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WASH Extender

Date Posted: Feb 11, 2024
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Job Detail

  • Location:
    Nangarhar
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
    Rotating Days
  • Career Level:
    Experienced Professional
  • Positions:
    1
  • Vacancy number:
    VAC-11356
  • Experience:
    5 Year
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Salary:
    0 Af
  • Degree:
    Bachelors
  • Apply Before:
    Feb 26, 2024

About CTG

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

Overview of position

Treatment of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is one of the key components of PND activities serviced through BPHS NGOS. It is primarily implemented in the emergency affected provinces where the prevalence of SAM is high. The services will be expanded as part of emergency response once there is emergency induced SAM cases. Therapeutic nutrition supplies (e.g F-75, F-100 and RUTF) are core elements of the services. PND manage the overall supply chain including forecasting, requesting, distributing, and collecting the reports on a quarterly basis.

Purpose of the post:

The main objective of this assignment is to support PND to manage quality IMAM services delivery as inpatient care and outpatient care. Also, to manage the therapeutic supply and minimize the nutrition supply stock outs through improved nutrition supply management system. The technical assistance will also be responsible for emergency related activities in PND including coordinating with Nutrition cluster. 

Job Description

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

 

Job Description:

Need Statement:

Access to drinking water, sanitation and hygiene is the basic human rights. Unfortunately, Afghans still have a long way to go and get access to this right. Over 31% of the population don’t have access to at least basic water supply services (MICS 2023). Under 5 child mortality stands at 50/1,000 live birth (NHS 2017). Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation & Development along with its sector partner has put all its efforts to attain the SDGs for WASH by provision of WASH services, coordination, policy development and implementation of the WASH projects. UNICEF as one of the main technical and financial partners for the WASH sector has remained the core partner to MRRD, MoPH MoE and other sector stakeholders. UNICEF has been backing up the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation programme of MRRD to continue service delivery under any circumstances.  

UNICEF WASH support water supply, sanitation, and hygiene promotion projects in different provinces. Provincial WASH Officers are responsible for assessment, design, implementation, monitoring and handing over of all WASH projects in that specific province. 

Provincial WASH Officers are responsible for coordinating all WASH activities in that province. He/she will be ensuring elimination of duplication, sharing planning with UNICEF relevant ZO, prioritization, and all aspect of UNICEF funded WASH programme. 

The WASH Officer gained tremendous experience in WASH in the past couple of years. He was key in delivering WASH services in his areas of responsibility. WASH officer will be working with the CDCs which are implementing partners of MRRD at provincial level. To ensure quality of work, a technical WASH expert is required at sub-national level. 

The extender (WASH Officer) will be managing, supporting, and implementing UNICEF supported projects. He will be reporting to relevant UNICEF ZO and will be dealing with daily work at that area. 

Objective: 

Timely and quality implementation of WASH activities at field level. 

Reference to the RWP: 

1. Relevant government ministries at national and sub-national levels have increased capacity and commitment to manage equitable and sustainable WASH programmes

Role objectives

  • Specific Tasks/Activities 

     Conduct detailed needs assessment in terms of “missing” or “not operational” WASH in community (rural and urban) and prioritize the projects considering UNICEF/MRRD Criteria. Provide a list of prioritized projects to the implementing partners for inclusion in the annual plan.

     Support UNICEF WASH in Emergency response including water, sanitation, hygiene, and supply distribution. 

     Conduct Survey (technical and economic) for all WASH activities including community (rural and urban), school, health center and WASH in emergency. 

     Prepare detailed design and drawing for all kind of WASH projects in community, school, health centers, and emergency camps/locations. 

     Prepare and draw up contracts and tendering document with implementing entity (mainly CDCs).

     Regular supervision and monitoring of all WASH activities in the provinces/ region.

     Work closely with engineers of implementing organizations to make sure the projects are implemented and completed on timely manner, ensuring quality and requirements as per the approved designs (BoQ and Drawings)

     Keep a close liaison with UNICEF zonal office and undertake all important functions in close collaboration with UNICEF. 

     Manage all the construction related issues/ concerns in close collaboration with implementing organizations and UNICEF Zonal WASH program officers.

     Prepare monitoring reports/ mission reports of the visited project sites.

     Facilitate Training and orientation of CDCs, DDAs, RRDs and DoEs on using of the water supply and sanitation facilities and delivery system and hygiene promotion practices leading to behavior changes for controlling diarrhea and other communicable diseases. 

     Support community O&M systems, including provision on the job training to mechanics and O&M committee members,    

     Establish Water Safety Plans for all water supply projects. 

     And any other tasks assigned by UNICEF zonal offices. 

     

Project reporting

§  Plan prepared with complete data and actual needs in community, school, and health canter. Including WASH activity in emergency and urban settings.

§  Information and planning are shared with UNICEF based on prioritization criteria.

§  Water quality tested for all water supply systems.

§  WASH in community and WASH in institutions assessments, designs and other documents prepared and circulated within relevant people.

§  WASH in community and Institutions Water Supply technical need assessment and surveys are conducted

§  Designs are done using Water CAD and Water GEMS software.

§  Full sets of technical documents and contract (design, BoQs, costing, implementation schedule and milestones, implementation modality, etc) are prepared and shared with zonal WASH officers.

§  Timely physical work progress reported on the implementation of WASH in community and institutions projects, keeping in consideration the quality of the work, as per the UNICEF/MRRD standard design and specification.

§  Water safety plans are implemented.

§  Ensured coordination and participation in field missions and technical coordination meetings (Technical representation of MoE-PED in working group, and organizing regular coordination events and meetings with implementing organizations, zonal UNICEF offices and other stakeholders at operational level during planning, surveying, design, implementation and handover of construction projects,  troubleshooting the issues and bottlenecks as it arises and engage partners during planning, execution, monitoring and handover process. 

§  Regular monitoring of project sites are done; project progress and quality are controlled. Monitoring follows up plans are prepared after each visit and recommendations are addressed.  Ensure quality implementation of activities through frequent field visits and close supervision and monitoring of WinS projects to make sure the construction of WASH facilities are in line with the BoQs and design/specifications of the singed contract between UNICEF and contractor (Government, NGO, private company or CDC/DDA). Compile and submit all technical Daily, weekly monthly and quarterly reports from UNICEF funded projects, and update WASH community projects on monthly basis.

§  Facilitated training and orientation programs to CDCs, DDAs, RRDs, and DoEs on the use of WASH facilities and delivery systems, as well as hygiene promotion practices that lead to behaviour changes in the control of diarrhoea and other communicable disease.

Support partners in elaboration of Operation and Maintenance (O&M) systems and water safety planning in schools including formation of SMS, O&M committee, preparation of O&M plan in the school and on the job training on O&M and WSP.

Job Requirements

A bachelor or higher-level degree in water supply engineering, civil engineering, environmental engineering and/or another relevant field.

1.      A minimum of 5 years’ experience in water supply design, project management, planning, and implementation of water supply projects

2.      Proven skills and experience in water supply design software (Water GEMS, Water CAD, Auto CAD)

3.      Computer skills including MS Office

4.      Strong English speaking and writing skills.

5.      Management skills of project and programme

6.      Knowledge of national and international standards and codes of water supply systems.

7.      Expert knowledge of technical survey, design of water system, monitoring and supervision.

8.      Knowledge of hydrogeological assessments, groundwater, and related areas.

9.      Knowledge of climate change impacts and resilience strategies

Proven experience of managing water supply projects.

Skills Required

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Vacancy Reference NO. VAC-11356

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