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Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Wash Facilitator at ARC Rwanda


Posted By on Wednesday, July 25, 2018

ARC is looking for several qualified, self-driven and committed individuals - for the position of  Wash Facilitator (2 positions) to be based full time in Kiziba Refugee Camp in Karongi District, Gihembe Refugee Camp in Gicumbi District respectively.

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Key responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the Training of Trainers for the Community Based Environmental Health Promotion Program model and lead the rollout of the latter at village level.
  • With a strong and routine partnership with different stakeholders that include refugee communities, health partners, assess, identify and analyze WASH problems, views, feelings and needs of the community to propose/design possible solutions most importantly focusing on community mobilization in solving the problems.
  • Strengthen capacity of hygiene club members (hygiene promoters) to effectively promote the sanitation and hygiene best practices at household level.
  • In collaboration with Hygiene Promoters, support communities to organize themselves for effective implementation of the CBEHPP model.
  • Organize the community to ensure the sustainability of sanitation and hygiene promotion interventions through local ownership.
  • Monitor the implementation of the CBEHPP model and document the promising practices and lessons learnt to inform future WASH programing
  • Promote major cross-cutting themes including environment, gender, and protection, disability to ensure that all refugee communities and families are participating in the hygiene promotion activities at household level.
  • Create networking and partnership with relevant partners to enhance sanitation and hygiene promotion at household level.
  • Engage in the preparation, designing and contextualization of appropriate guidelines, training manuals and standards, educational materials and promotional tools for sanitation and hygiene promotion activities.
  • Facilitate WASH committee meetings and stress the need of community mobilization in solving the sanitation and hygiene problems.
  • Carry out assessments related to WASH especially the KAP survey and share results for advocating and leverage the existing resources within the refugee camp to develop WASH sector.
  • Produce weekly/monthly and quarterly progress reports
  • Ensures all the activities planned are done within the stipulated time and budget.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor, or any other ARC Senior Manager



EDUCATION, TECHNICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health or Public health from a recognized university.
  • At least 5 years of experience in implementing hygiene promotion activities preferably in the refugee camps and previous experience in Rwanda.
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of the Community Based Environmental Health Promotion Program (CBEHPP) approach and the Rwanda Ministry of health protocols and guidelines on WASH especially hygiene promotion.
  • Strong community engagement skills
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation of WASH-related projects,
  • Excellent English writing skills, Kinyarwanda is also required,
  • Excellent Organizational, administrative and management  skills,
  • Strong Oral and written communication skills, strong computer skills,



APPLICATION GUIDELINES:
N.B: Any applicant to this position must have a valid License from Rwanda Engineering council. Any candidate who does not have the valid license will automatically be disqualified.

Submit 1 page Cover letter, an updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor - via email to RWJobs@arcrelief.org with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is 5th August 2018 at 17:00hrs.

Only applications received through the stated email address will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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