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JOB ADVERTISEMENT WASH UNIT : Water Sanitation and Hygiene Training and Capacity Building Specialist Organisation Caritas Switzerland and Caritas Luxembourg are non-governmental aid agencies and members of Caritas Internationalis. Caritas works worldwide and adheres to international humanitarian principles (NGO code of conduct). Caritas Switzerland and Caritas Luxembourg act in the frame of a MoU as a consortium in the Eastern Africa and the Horn of Africa. They operate a joint Liaison Office in Nairobi, have Country Offices in Somaliland (Hargeisa) and South Sudan (Torit) and a Representative in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa). Caritas Switzerland/Luxembourg is currently seeking to recruit a WASH Training and Capacity Building Specialist to complement the Regional WASH Unit. The WASH Unit provides technical assistance, training and advice to WASH projects in Eastern Africa and the Horn of Africa. Training and Capacity Building Specialist WASH Unit Coordinator 1 year (with possible extension) Nairobi, Kenya with regular travel within Kenya and to South Sudan, Somaliland and Ethiopia 1. Provide advice and technical backstopping to Caritas field staff and Caritas partners in our projects in Kenya, South Sudan, Somaliland and Ethiopia Carry out PHAST or/and CLTS ToT and CHAST training of teachers for projects in the region, and ensure follow up and monitor the impact of the trainings and the roll out to communities Carry our trainings to project based staff on WASH related methods, tools and guidelines and provide guidance and technical support as required Carry out KAP survey or supervise the execution of KAP survey (selection of consultant, providing advice on methodology, review report ) Provide support and ensure application and replication of best practices in relevant WASH themes (e.g. Community mobilisation, sanitation, hygiene promotion, community management, exit strategies and building community ownership)

Position Reporting to Duration Location Key tasks & responsibilities

2. Development of WASH related skills, knowledge, methods, tools and guidelines

Build up and maintain relevant internal and external WASH documentation and WASH products (e.g. reports, toolkits, manuals, factsheets etc.) in Caritas' resource centre and organise knowledge management and experience sharing activities and events Assist in the development and dissemination of tools and training programmes, in particular on hygiene and sanitation promotion, and community mobilisation Develop WASH factsheets and guidelines to set standards for Caritas WASH projects (for example on organising CHAST trainings and tool kits, hygiene campaigns, community management of water supplies, etc.) Assist in the development of a regional WASH strategy

3. Actively take part in the M&E of the soft component of our WASH projects in the region

Carry out regular field visits to assess the level of achievement of the project results according to the logical framework Assist in the development of standard M&E indicators regarding the soft component of WASH projects

4. Support Caritas staff as well as key staff of partners in WASH proposal development, report writing and PM&E, and provide guidance and technical support as required

New Rehema House, Westlands P.O. Box 14954 -00800 Nairobi

Tel.: +254-(0)20- 4447699 / 4447267 Fax: +254-(0)20- 4448571

Internet: & E-mail:

2/2 5. Represent Caritas Switzerland at meetings and liaise with partners and donor agencies in the region Essential requirements & qualifications

Advanced University degree in a relevant field (e.g. public health, social sciences, environmental sciences or another field relevant to international WASH related development assistance) Knowledge of PHAST/CLTS and CHAST At least five years professional work experience with a non-governmental organisation, including fieldwork experience preferably in Somaliland, South Sudan and/or Ethiopia; Proven track record in providing trainings, capacity building, PM&E, and PRA methodologies Strong analytical capacity working and thinking on an academic level Outstanding communication and advisory skills Excellent written and oral communication skills in English Flexibility, good interpersonal and networking skills, ability to work in multi-cultural environment and sensitivity to cultural values Knowledge of the Caritas network and the structures and relief and development activities of the Catholic Church is an added advantage.

Contract start Application

Dec 2013 If you feel you fit the required profile, please let us know how your qualifications, experience and career ambitions match the requirements of this position. Send your application letter th explaining your motivation by latest October 28 to indicating 'WASH training and capacity building specialist' on the subject line. Please also provide a full Curriculum Vitae (CV) that contains personal contact (including date of birth, nationality, phone number, email address) details of your qualifications (with year of graduation), experience, present position, current remuneration, earliest date of availability, names and telephone contacts of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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