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Environmental Health Officer
Care International Switzerland

CARE is an organization driven by its mission to overcome poverty and social injustice. CARE International Switzerland (CIS) in Sudan is part of CARE International, whose vision is to seek a world of hope, tolerance, and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.  We are known everywhere for our unshakable commitment to the dignity of people.  CIS and partners contribute to the empowerment of the most marginalized and vulnerable rural women and girls to exercise their rights.

 Monthly Gross Salary Range: 834.65 - 1,210.71 USD
 Grade Level: D
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Duration: 1 year contract
 Closing Date: 15 July 2019


The Environmental Health Officer (EHO) will lead the implementation of the sanitation and hygiene part of the WASH program in Naivasha (Um Bada locality), Khartoum State, and support the program manager in implementing the overall WASH program effectively. 



 Duties and responsibilities:

  • The EHO is responsible for the sanitation and hygiene component of the program which includes training of community based hygiene promoters,
  • conducting hygiene promotion and cleaning campaigns, excreta disposal, solid waste disposal, drainage systems, vector control, general constructions,
  • participate in emergency response initiatives, and provide technical and managerial oversight to hygiene promoters, community members and partners.
  • At this juncture in the program, refining current programming and developing culturally appropriate and contextual new sanitation and hygiene curriculum in collaboration with other team members, SMOH and the WASH cluster will be a priority.
  • The EHO is responsible for the planning, implementation, budget disbursement and monitoring of the sanitation and hygiene component of the projects in the State Provide technical support to WASH team
  • Coordinate with key stakeholder on federal and state level, i.e. beneficiaries, communities, authorities, NGOs, clusters and other, coordination forums, CIS partners, contractors etc. , Work closely with all CIS field offices as well as with Khartoum team

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Environmental / Public health/ Civil or Water Engineering or equivalent
  • At least one year experience with any organization in planning and implementing WASH or public health programs focusing on hygiene promotion, sanitation and community mobilization  in emergency and / or development contexts
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and manage project implementation
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Good knowledge in monitoring, has ability to compile, analyze data and prepare report
  • Demonstrated analytic and conceptual skills in relevant field
  • Good team player with flexibility: Has demonstrated proactive roles in teamwork. Able to work in team context
  • Good interpersonal and facilitation skills: Ability to conduct and facilitate training
  • Knowledge and skills in networking: Has ability to effectively deal with GO/NGO and other counterparts / partners
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) in both Arabic and English; Ability to write reports in both English and Arabic, and translate documents
  • Has demonstrated leadership roles, and ability to organize people to involve in program activities. Knowledge and skills in resource management
  • Willing to work with the disadvantaged / vulnerable people  in difficult situations

Interested candidates who fulfill the above requirements are requested to  drop the  hard copies of their CVs  with cover letter, supporting documents (any educational certificate from outside Sudan must be certified by Ministry of Higher Education) and names, addresses and contacts of three professional non-relative referees (one of the referee being  a former or current supervisor) at:  the Joint Procedures Centre at Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) Labor office, Gamhoria  St., Khartoum, and to :  SDNrecruitment@care.org or via Sudanjob.net on or before the provided closing date of this post


Please note the following:

  • Any persuasion will disqualify the candidates.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be invited for the interview.
  • Please write the position applied for at the top right hand corner of the envelope.

Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women to apply.


CARE International Switzerland (CIS)

We seek a world of hope, tolerance, and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security



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