Project Officer Job in Kenya 2019
Job Employment Kenya: Project Officer Job in Kenya 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

CMMB



Job Title: Project Officer – WASH
We believe in a world in which every
human life is valued, and health and human dignity are shared by all.
We believe that access to quality
healthcare is a basic human right. For more than 100 years, we have worked with
global partners to deliver locally sustainable, quality healthcare solutions to
women, children and their communities. We’re ready to make it 100 more.

We believe change starts with her.

We work tirelessly for women’s and
children’s health because they are disproportionately affected by illness and
poverty. We know that healthy, educated, and empowered women are better able to
raise healthy, educated, and confident children, and that communities depend on
their livelihoods. We’re making an impact – learn
more
.
Building around a new CHAMPS
(CHildren And Mother PartnershipS) model, CMMB will work at both the community
and clinical levels in these targeted communities to strengthen health services
and address the leading causes of maternal and child death.
In addition, CMMB will expand its
volunteer program to strengthen health care delivery in CHAMPS-supported
facilities, and will engage with the pharmaceutical industry to help meet the
needs of CHAMPS communities and facilities.
CMMB is committed to learning and
evolving in order to successfully achieve impact in its strategy and will have
strong vertical and horizontal team structures in alignment to the global
strategy in order to encourage accountability, communication, and effective
project management.
We strive to live out our core values
of collaboration, love, excellence and respect every day. We provide our
employees with a competitive salary and a meaningful benefits package, with
opportunities to learn and grow.
We especially encourage all persons
of diverse backgrounds to apply. Read more from our President & CEO below.
This team is also responsible for
generating revenue from and partnering effectively with government(s), major
foundations, and other major donors, and will help to position and enhance
CMMB’s technical capacity and reputation in the field of global healthcare.
CMMB has been working in Kenya for
almost 15 years. CMMB works to ensure that the most vulnerable populations,
especially mothers and children, have access to quality services in health
care, health promotion and illness prevention.
Under the direct supervision of the
CHAMPS Project Coordinator, The WASH Project Officer will generally oversee the
implementation of Public Health and Social Aspects of WASH project in Athi ward
in Kitui South sub-county.
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Identification of training needs and
organization of the appropriate trainings for intended beneficiaries including
CHVs, community leaders, school health club patrons, health care workers among
others.
·        
Identification of key hygiene
practices to be addressed in schools, health facilities and in homes and to
engage the community in defining appropriate communication strategies for safe
WASH practices
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Mobilization of the affected
communities for participation in design, construction, operation, and
maintenance of WASH facilities and services.
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Undertaking water quality (microbial,
physical and chemical) analysis and purification of water using potable water
quality kit, as per water quality technical guidelines approved by the
government/WHO.
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Creation of channels for dialogue
(water user committees, Parents and Teachers Associations, school’s
administration and county water departments to ensure appropriate technical and
social interventions in order to secure outcome, impact and sustainability.
Planning and Coordination
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Implementation and monitoring of WASH
project activities appropriate to members of the community including children
and women.
·        
Facilitation of the Community Led
Total Sanitation (CLTS) approach through which WASH activities can be
implemented.
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Contributing towards development of
the WASH program implementation approaches, strategies and the overall (CMMB
Children and Mothers Partnerships (CHAMPS) strategy in Kitui.
·        
Ensuring technical and programmatic
quality of the WASH project
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Assisting in preparation of WASH
implementation plans or proposals for possible funding.
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Ensuring that program inputs are
procured, handled and distributed responsibly.
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Sensitize the community both formally
and informally on their role in sustainable water supply and hygiene practices.
·        
Assisting in the development and/or
introduction of new policies, approaches, methods and practices in WASH.
Representation and Networking
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Regularly liaise with the relevant
Stakeholders including NGOs involved in water and sanitation interventions for
effective implementation of project activities in the operational area
·        
Compilation of monthly activity
reports for inclusion in the qualitative and quantitative reports submitted to
Country Office and contributing to the other reports as required.
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You have a Bachelor’s degree in
Environmental/Public Health, Water management or related field.
·        
You have a minimum of 4 years’
experience in WASH program in the rural settings.
·        
You have excellent coordination and
networking skills including liaison with WASH stakeholders.
·        
You have knowledge and experience
working on the National Community Health Strategy.
·        
You have good analytical and writing
skills.
·        
Resource Mobilization and proposal
writing experience will be added advantage.
·        
Experience working in hardship areas
in a plus
·        
You have experience with
report-writing
·        
You have experience working with an
NGO
·        
You have experience working with
Microsoft Word, Excel and have data analysis software skills
·        
You are comfortable working for a
faith-based organization.
·        
You believe in CMMB, where we’re
going, and what we can do together to achieve Healthier Lives Worldwide.
Interested applicants should submit
their application together with resume/CV to hrkenya@cmmb.org indicating
position applied for on the subject line by 1st April 2019.
Include telephone and email contacts
of 3 references and your daytime telephone/cell phone contact.
Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.
To learn more about us, visit our
website at www.cmmb.org.
A message from Bruce Wilkinson, our President and CEO
As president of CMMB, I would like to thank you for your
interest in joining with us on our journey to bring healthier lives to women,
children and their families worldwide. CMMB has embarked on our second century
of service to the most marginalized. Our vision of a world in which every human
life is valued, and health and human dignity are shared by all is at the core of
who we are. We are always looking to join hands with experienced professionals
who want to add their energy to our work and are so pleased you are considering
CMMB as your potential employer.
The Project Officer- WASH is critical to our mission and vision.
I welcome your interest in joining CMMB’s diverse, talented, professional and
motivated team and lead our Kenya team achieve our mission.

Cheers,
Bruce

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