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Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator – Oromia IDPs Response

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LonAdd Consultancy Plc

Location:

Addis Ababa, AA, Ethiopia 

Category/Specialization:

Other

Employment Type:

Contractor

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1867

Posted:

06.06.2018

Closing Date:

06.15.2018

Salary:



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Job Description:

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LonAdd HR Consultancy Plc (www.lonadd.com), Recruitment& Outsourcing Company will be working on behalf of a client in the recruitment process of suitable & knowledgeable candidate, as per our clients specific requirements stated below:

Number required:-  1 (One)

Duration :- 3 months

Location - Addis Ababa with field travel to Oromia Regions

Start date: ASAP

Objectives

To strengthen the current WASH services delivery to drought and conflict induced IDPs and ensure the national or SPHERE standards for services are met in drought affected hotspot priority one woredas so as to advance the survival and well-being of children and mothers and affected communities in emergency situation.

Justification

Oromia partners forum is aimed to strengthen the Sanitation and Hygiene response for Somali _ Oromia Region Border conflict IDP populations in Oromia Regional state of East West Hararghe , Bale, Borena and Guji zone sites. And this requires well facilitation, coordination and monitoring and timely service delivery of key Sanitation and Hygiene services with better expertise. However, there is limited capacity in the ground to do this in the IDP locations of Oromia region to coordinate and lead the Sanitation and Hygiene response. Therefore in consultations with RHB, CLEINT Oromia FO CLEINT WASH has decided to avail the services of one qualified national consultants who has similar experiences to assist in the scaling up of IDPs Sanitation and Hygiene services in Oromia.

Specific Tasks

  1. Identify sanitation and hygiene measure that are needed at IDPs sites and provide the necessary support to the woreda health office to plan for appropriate actions to be taken in each site.
  2. Support capacity building of woreda health office and hygiene promoter to effectively and efficiently provide sanitation and hygiene interventions in each of the IDPs sites and ensure that the full package of sanitation and hygiene interventions are provided to the IDPs, this includes: sanitation: latrine construction with hand washing facility and separate form men and women. Safe disposal of dry waste. Hygiene: personal hygiene practices for the IDPs including baby WASH, MHM practices for adolescent girls and women.
  3. Provide guidance and advice on clean water management at IDP site as well as family level.
  4. Support the woredas to initiate, facilitate, organize and conduct hygiene promotion sessions in the IDP sites and report on number of hygiene promotion sessions conducted, number of participants and topics covered on the sessions.
  5. Assess, observe the IDPs hygiene practice, mainly on excreta management (latrine utilization, baby feces disposal and OD status), immediately propose and respond practical solution for the observed problems.
  6. Support woreda health office on demonstration of safe water management at IDP sites and report the obtained result, number of participants, and demonstration sessions conducted.
  7. Asses and identify hygiene practices (hand, face, body and cloth washing practices for children and adults; and MHM practices for adolescent girls and women). Eventually report on the identified logistics, behavioral and technical gaps.
  8. Initiate and support government partners, NGO partners to mobilize IDP communities and conduct periodic environmental mass cleaning campaign and also monitor household and environmental cleaning practices in the IDP sites then provide necessary guidance, advice and support for the IDPs.
  9. Monitor the status of latrine and shower room construction in the 41 IDP sites and regularly report on the progress status.
  10. Conduct periodic monitoring and observation on the WASH facilities utilization and facilities gaps to learning centers, child friendly space, temporary health centers in the IDP sites and respond on spot for technical gaps and report on time for logistics gaps

Methodology

  1. Work closely with the ZHO and WHO to provide the necessary technical support and guidance to ensure effective support to quality Sanitation and Hygiene services for the IDPs, drought affected population in the designated woredas and IDPs sites.
  2. Conduct regular visits to IDP sites, preferably with the responsible woreda health and/or sanitary officer and provide on-site guidance and advice on the finding and agree on corrective measures to be taken in health, nutrition and sanitation and hygiene areas. .
  3. Provide technical support and guidance to the health extension workers/health workers, sanitation and hygiene promoters and community representatives at IDP sites and at priority one hotspot woredas to establish and maintain standards. .
  4. Support woreda health office to improve data management and support site level data recording and timely reporting compilation, analysis, for sharing updates and for decision at appropriate levels.
  5. Ensure that all the support provided and implementation of the sanitation and hygiene activities adheres to the national and or SPHERE standards at all sites and priority one hotspot woredas.
  6. Provide on the job training to health extension workers/health workers and sanitation and hygiene promoters.
  7. Identify Sanitation and Hygiene related resources gaps and quickly report to the WHO, ZHO, RHB and CLEINT for immediate response and support pipeline/supply management.
  8. Where possible, conduct group discussion with IDPs and communities at priority one hot spot woredas for feedback on effectiveness and efficiency of the interventions and understand beneficiary needs and feedback information to woreda, zonal health office, RHB and CLEINT to improve the quality of response.

 

 

Job Requirements:

Expected background and Experience

Education :- University degree in Public Health or related field. Additional qualifications in Environmental Health or Health Education is an asset.

Work Experience:- Three years of relevant professional work experience in development and emergency settings. Specific Experience in sanitation and hygiene interventions are essential.   Training/experience in WASH emergency response and management is highly desirable. Familiarity with national and SPHERE standards for application in emergency setting is an asset.

Language Proficiency :-  Fluency in English language with excellent writing skills. Knowledge of Local language (Afaan Oromo) is an asset. 

Ability to work independently, with excellent skills in data/information analysis and reporting.

Strong skills in networking and building strong relations and partnerships with CLEINT supported partners in the zones and woredas.

General Conditions: Procedures and Logistics

  • The consultant will not be provided lodging and/or meals.
  • The consultant will not work from CLEINT office, rather work at the Zonal level.
  • The consultant should provide his/her own materials, computer and accessories.
  • The consultant will be paid monthly upon completion of deliverables monthly basis.

 

How To Apply:

To apply send your CVs to:-  vacancy1@lonadd.com by putting ‘Application for Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator – Oromia’ in the subject box.

Candidates selected should be available immediately.

Application deadline: June 15/2018




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LonAdd Consultancy Plc
Addis Ababa, AA, Ethiopia

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