The WASH Field Officer (WFO) is reporting to the Food & Nutrition Security Advisor (FNSA) of the Food Security Programme for Refugees and Host Communities in Kassala and Gedaref.
The WFO will be based in Gedaref. The position will require regular travels within Sudan.
General Description of Role
The WFO will assist the FNCA in the day-to-day management and implementation on a two-fold objective within the WASH & Construction Unit of the project:
Assist on all construction- and rehabilitation-related measures regarding water supply systems and sanitary facilities
Assist to carry out capacity development activities for improved sanitation and hygiene.
S/he will ensure that activities and reporting are completed within the allocated time frame, and to the quality standards and implementation mechanism stipulated in the project proposal, logical framework and in accordance with the project work plan.
The candidate should have knowledge of the Gedaref and Kassala region in East Sudan and be willing to drive to field locations. S/he will carry out the following major tasks:
Assist to plan and implement water and sanitation activities in the field (capacity building) and ensure effective and timely completion of activities
Support technical items in the preparation of designs, cost estimates, BoQs and tender documents for all WASH infrastructure
Assist in monitoring and reporting on project activities using project management and monitoring tools
Establish close working relationships with NGOs, INGOs, host government agencies, and U.N. agencies operating in the region.
Participate in WASH needs assessment and other data collection activities