WASH Officer | Jobs In Ethiopia | EthioJobs

Job Title: WASH Officer

Date: 19-Oct-2020

Location: Dimmtu, OR, ET

Firm: Plan Worldwide

The Organisation

Plan Worldwide is an impartial improvement and humanitarian organisation that advances youngsters’s rights and equality for ladies.

We consider within the energy and potential of each little one. However that is typically suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s ladies who’re most affected.

Working along with youngsters, younger individuals, our supporters and companions, we try for a simply world, tackling the foundation causes of the challenges going through ladies and all susceptible youngsters.

We assist youngsters’s rights from start till they attain maturity. And we allow youngsters to organize for – and reply to – crises and adversity. We drive adjustments in observe and coverage at native, nationwide and world ranges utilizing our attain, expertise and information.

We’ve got been constructing highly effective partnerships for kids for over 80 years, and are actually lively in additional than 70 nations.


Plan Worldwide is an impartial little one rights and humanitarian organisation dedicated to youngsters dwelling a life freed from poverty, violence and injustice.

We actively unite youngsters, communities and different individuals who share our mission to make optimistic lasting adjustments in youngsters’s and younger individuals’s lives. We assist youngsters to achieve the talents, information and confidence they should declare their rights to a satisfying life, right now and sooner or later. We place a selected give attention to women and girls, who’re most frequently left behind.

We’ve got been constructing highly effective partnerships for kids for greater than 75 years, and are actually lively in additional than 70 nations.

The place holder is primarily accountable to guide and implement the WASH program and Ethipad venture discovered at Oromia regional state at Dimitu woreda and to insure the linkage to the Nation WASH Program on the program space degree. The submit holder is answerable for the supply of outcomes in keeping with pre-agreed venture plans and goals and function Undertaking implementation in any respect levels all through the venture cycle. Given {that a} important quantity of the venture thematic actions are accomplished in partnership with key authorities sector workplaces, s/he can have additionally a key side of the position is nurturing, creating and facilitating the achievement of outcomes.

He/she is anticipated to proactively have interaction in documenting classes and practices with the goal to for coverage influencing and guarantee profit of women, girls’s and LSP associations and likewise construct institutional capability of Plan and its companions to successfully reply to WASH associated wants generally and Reusable sanitary pads manufacturing and entry for women and girls’s; with the general goal of enhancing MHM practices and increasing entry to native reusable sanitary pads for women and girls’s on the goal woredas.



Monetary measures or statistics related to submit corresponding to finances; listing of direct and oblique studies

  • The submit holder will report back to the Jimma Program Space Supervisor Oromia PA, and technical report line Undertaking Supervisor/Well being Coordinator on the nation workplace.
  • The submit holder can have total accountability for the planning, administration, operation, coordination and common monitoring of the venture to make sure clean and quick implementation of the MHM and Hygiene venture actions together with redesigning, implementation, monitoring and analysis and the submit holder will handle/present technical assist for about 3 million Birr of annual finances, and supply finances oversight for area primarily based initiatives apart from particular person grant venture budgets with personal venture managers. 
  • The submit holder is answerable for venture design, Planning, Implementation, Building Supervision and Contract Administration, monitoring, working with neighborhood and native authorities, and reporting whereas guaranteeing high quality Undertaking supply to the general WASH program and Infrastructure actions.
  • Facilitate, lead and insure Ethipad venture building initiatives bid course of till contract settlement signing
  • The submit holder will handle Ethipad venture and supervises/present technical assist and steerage for area primarily based venture coordinator/managers primarily based on the Program space degree. 
  • The submit holder is accountable to handle program design, implementation and monitoring and analysis of Ethipad initiatives and all WASH applications. 
  • She/he ensures clean teamwork inside and throughout this system space/working workforce on the nation workplace whereas enhancing integration amongst different applications.  Key elements of the place embrace operationalization of the WASH program, advocacy and networking, creating and strengthening partnerships, useful resource mobilisation and workforce administration at Ethipad venture. 
  • Liable for compliance to organizational and statutory insurance policies and legal guidelines on Individuals and Tradition legality issues and likewise has accountability to assist in guaranteeing compliances.
  • Key elements of the place additionally embrace working with different regional actors, (like NGOs, UN Companies, and so forth) regional advocacy and networking, venture degree thematic space planning, creating and strengthening partnerships and mainstreaming of kid centred and girls focus neighborhood improvement.
  • The place can be primarily based at Oromia PA, Jimma Sub Workplace at Dimitu woreda
  • The interval of the place holder is for one yr topic to probation interval efficiency (Nov 1/2020 to Oct 31/2021)

Useful resource mobilization

  • Develop program funding portfolio by means of conducting speedy wants assessments, writing idea notes and proposals, endeavor technical feasibility research, preparation of designs and payments of portions, preparation of tender paperwork and customarily supporting the event and implementation of Water and Sanitation programs and MHM primarily based on Plans’ company procedures to boost useful resource mobilization efforts to succeed in extra youngsters and communities. 

Monitoring and analysis

  • Monitor venture implementation processes, coordinate evaluations, share studying’s and doc greatest practices.
  • Put together high quality and well timed preparation of various month-to-month, Quarterly semi-annually and annual progress studies together with case research and classes learnt and preparation & documentation of high quality case examine on greatest observe.


  • Liable for the coordination of sanitation and hygiene promotion actions and finances on the ETHIPAD venture goal districts. She/he can be a finances holder of the venture for this system areas
  • Given {that a} important quantity of the work is finished by means of coordination and collaboration, a key side of the position is promotion, creating and facilitating the achievement of the outcomes by means of authorities woreda WASH sectors, WOCA, LSP associations, VSLA and neighborhood teams & members.
  • Facilitate the event of Ethipad work plan primarily based on the venture doc, in session with related Plan employees and applicable woreda stakeholders together with WOCA.
  • Conduct sensitization of the venture goals and outcomes to the woreda involved authorities sectors, kebele & neighborhood leaders, beneficiaries and different related stakeholders.  
  • Perform the design, element plan and building/rehabilitation of MHM rooms in session with related Plan employees, applicable Woreda stakeholders and the goal college neighborhood.
  • Getting ready Ethipad venture tendering paperwork and carefully supervises any venture implementation carried out by contractors.
  • Facilitate the choice, design and implementation of probably the most applicable sanitation amenities in session with the Woreda well being, water, training workplaces, establishments and goal neighborhood with little one and other people with incapacity pleasant service.    
  • Facilitate efficient Menstrual Hygiene promotion messages and actions that deal with key behavioural practices and are focused for all person teams, representatives from these teams take part in planning, coaching, implementation, monitoring and analysis.
  • Conduct frequent monitoring of venture implementation on the particular venture goal areas.
  • Guarantee well timed implementation of venture M&E actions together with common overview assembly, midterm overview, and last analysis in shut collaboration with the PA M&E workforce.   
  • Make sure the institution and coaching of VSLAs and caretakers in collaboration with the woreda Ladies’s and youngsters workplaces, training and well being workplaces.
  • Equip the capability of the VSLA and LSP by means of offering completely different mandatory supplies, supportive observe up and on job refresher coaching. 
  • Work carefully with Nation workplace and program space related technical WASH staffs, the venture employees significantly with the Ethipad Undertaking Supervisor, logistic, finance and HR. 
  • Take particular accountability to facilitate participation of ladies, youngsters and neighborhood at each steps of the venture design/planning, implementation and monitoring cycle.
  • Make sure the mainstreaming of youth ladies, youngsters and other people with incapacity wants in all of the Ethipad companies.
  • Guarantee high quality and well timed reporting and documenting of venture exercise together with preparation of month-to-month, quarterly, biannually and yearly venture progress report and updates of the venture standing.
  • Below the assist of the Nation workplace and Program Space (PA) produce Biannual and annual studies of the venture primarily based on the template which FLNO will share to us.
  • Guarantee high quality program supply in any respect ranges of the venture cycle administration in keeping with the kid centred neighborhood improvement strategy.
  • Shut monitoring and observe up for clean and on time venture implementation.
  • Put together and develop in session with applicable stakeholder’s month-to-month, annual and multi-year venture plan.
  • Document and share good practices and case tales achievements of the venture
  • Guarantee efficient and environment friendly administration of monetary sources, together with overview and examine venture budgets, monitoring expenditures, and implementing price management measures.
  • Guarantee M&E and studying in shut collaboration with the M&E workforce.
  • Guarantee high quality and well timed reporting and documenting of venture actions together with preparation of quarterly/yearly venture progress studies.
  • Handle and manage trainings, workshops and conferences that considerations the venture in any respect ranges and take part when related.
  • Function a principal consultant to WASH thematic networks and clusters within the area that has relevance to the venture implementation, to create collaborative and optimistic partnerships and alliances, and to affect coverage that maximizes the impression of the venture.
  • Makes observe up and correct documentation and share of regional authorities insurance policies, methods and plans with respect to water sanitation and hygiene
  • Guaranteeing mainstreaming of cross reducing points primarily gender, surroundings, HIV&AIDS and incapacity in responses and likewise adoption of essential approaches from PIE’s pertinent initiatives notably CLTS
  • Shall carry out different duties as assigned by her/his line supervisor, WASH Program Lead and leaders or members of different groups/applications, managers, and so forth


 Ensures that Plan Worldwide’s world insurance policies for Baby Safety (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are absolutely embedded in accordance with the rules and necessities of the coverage together with related Implementation Requirements and Tips as relevant to their space of accountability. This contains, however shouldn’t be restricted to, guaranteeing employees and associates are conscious of and perceive their tasks underneath these insurance policies and Plan Worldwide’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their space of labor, and that considerations are reported and managed in accordance with the suitable procedures.



  • Help and assist communication division in creating communication supplies by means of adopting and contextualizing it and disseminate to recognized goal audiences, organizations, media, and so forth., assist the division in translating supplies into native languages as mandatory.
  • Promote a collaborative, workforce surroundings amongst venture/program workforce.
  • Inform line supervisor after which to the donor of any points or proposed useful resource adjustments (monetary or human) that will require technical help or donor approval in a well timed trend. 
  • Oversee outreach actions at program areas to assist and lift consciousness in regards to the function of the venture and any associated alternatives.




Academic Qualification and Expertise

  • Bachelor of Diploma in environmental well being, public well being, Water Assets Engineering  and associated fields from acknowledged college with at the least 4 years related expertise in Menstrual hygiene administration and sanitation improvement and Hygiene, building supervision and Contract Administration out of which a minimal of two years’  direct expertise in menstrual hygiene associated WASH response venture in an NGO..
  • Demonstrated expertise in key programmatic areas and within the administration (feasibility examine, design, building supervision, contract administration and so forth.) of water provide and sanitation initiatives and infrastructures and administration of MHM associated initiatives.
  • Expertise in CLTSH, neighborhood mobilization and group talent
  • Expertise in preparation of Invoice of Portions and specs, bid doc preparation and analysis, contract doc preparation, negotiation administration, in addition to supervision and administration of initiatives.
  • A dedication to, and understanding of, participatory approaches to improvement.
  • Expertise in venture examine, design bid preparation analysis and building contract administration is advantageous.


  • Information of the water, sanitation and hygiene sector.
  • Building – together with supervision of all kinds of water-supply initiatives corresponding to spring, hand dug, shallow effectively and deep effectively improvement and rehabilitation and building of MHM rooms.
  • Expertise in initiatives associated to manufacturing of reusable sanitary pads.
  • Consciousness of environmental well being points with particular consideration to the wants of ladies and youngsters.
  • Expertise of managing WASH and MHM programme implementation and dealing in partnership.
  • Capability to ship high quality applications in a short while and work underneath irritating situations.
  • Confirmed skill to work in a workforce surroundings and independently.
  • Understanding of built-in improvement points
  • Information of  participatory Monitoring, Analysis and Analysis programs and processes
  • Glorious written, verbal communication abilities in English and Amharic and Oromiffa.

Expertise Particular to the Submit

  • Interpersonal abilities, together with the power to construct relationships with colleagues
  • Understands budgetary processes together with planning, monitoring and reporting.
  • Glorious written and oral communication abilities, together with presentation.
  • Capability to analyse data, consider choices and to suppose and plan strategically
  • Proficient in laptop abilities and use of related software program and different purposes
  • In a position to work with minimal supervision
  • Creates extremely motivated workforce of unified function



  • In a position to carry out underneath stress,  revolutionary, construct relationships, talk successfully, coach and mentor, facilitate change, develop groups, provoke motion, strategic determination making, planning and organizing and a private dedication to youngsters’s improvement and safety. 
  • Good organizational and interpersonal abilities.
  • Capability and willingness to  journey and work in distant and difficult environments

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