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ERP Assistant Field Officer-WASH

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SOS Children’s Villages International (CVI)

Job Type

Full Time



Description :

ERP Assistant Field Officer-WASH: SOS Children’s Villages International (CVI)
Deadline: 24 March 2020
Working location: Seke Rural
Purpose of the position
The candidate will be responsible for the implementation, monitoring, reporting, communication, and coordination of the emergency response project in Seke District. The successful person will develop relationships with relevant stakeholders at the district level and work smoothly with communities and all stakeholders. He/she will represent SOS Children’s Village emergency program in the relevant coordination forums at the district level.
Priority tasks & responsibilities
Represent the organization’s emergency response program in Seke rural and ensure a positive collaboration and working relationship with pertinent government offices, community leaders, community structures and program participants; Coordinate meeting with NGOs, and government offices and update the ERP WASH Field officer on any emerging issues with regard to the Emergency Response program; Implement emergency response activities and closely monitor, evaluate, and produce reports accordingly; Improve awareness and participation of targeted beneficiaries on the program activities through community meetings and trainings; Organize and manage regular meetings with different community committees in the programme area to effectively engage targeted groups or beneficiaries on the planned activities; Identify beneficiaries through participatory selection of the most vulnerable households and record or document each beneficiary data to be able to trace the change before and after the project implementation; Ensure vulnerable children and women inclusion in all aspects of program activities; Create strong linkages with pertinent government line departments and update them regularly on the program progress; Help in translation of information and reports from local to English or from English to local language in an understandable process; Maintain all documents related to the project areas in standard filing system and develop case stories; Prepare and use weekly and monthly plans and submit progress reports accordingly to the ERP WASH Field officer for validation; Prepare monthly and quarterly reports and submit to the coordinator; Support the ERP WASH Field officer in conducting situation assessment and concept note development; Ensure adherence to SOS CV policies such as the Code of Conduct, Child Safeguarding Standards and others as well as the minimum standards of humanitarian relief (Code of Conduct, Sphere, HAP); Perform other similar activities as assigned by the immediate supervisor.
The Emergency Response Assistant Field Officer – WASH must have: Degree in social sciences, Environmental Health, Disaster management, Water and sanitation or a field related to participatory environmental health Education; A diploma with substantive continuous hands-on experience in hygiene and health promotion relating to water and sanitation would be accepted in lieu.
Key skills and experiences
The WASH Emergency Response Assistant Field Officer must have: Been involved in the implementation of disaster emergency response and recovery, preferably in the area of hygiene and health promotions and or water and sanitation; At least 3 years of experience in community mobilization, sensitization, education, relief items distributions, beneficiaries targeting as well as general awareness creation; Good knowledge of key issues relating to sanitation and health in Zimbabwe in general, and in Seke District in particular; Good ICT skills, especially the use of Microsoft Office tools, computers, and email communications; Basic computer training; Good understanding of humanitarian issues and a deep understanding of the aims and objectives of the organization; Good understanding of accountability and code of conduct issues relating to interactions and management of persons affected by disasters; Sound judgment with good people skills; Ability to write clear and detailed reports in English; Experience in research, use of qualitative and quantitative approaches as well as the ability to use participatory skills and techniques.

How to apply

To apply
Please send a cover letter and CV, with 3 traceable referees who are previous supervisors, to the email address indicated below. The subject matter of your email should read “DRA-ERP ASSISTANT FIELD OFFICER – WASH”. E-mail: Applications including at least three traceable referees should be sent electronically to SOS Children’s Villages Zimbabwe is an equal opportunities employer and encourages all eligible applicants to apply without any consideration to sex, cultural consideration, disability or creed. “Every child belongs to a family and grows with love, respect, and security”

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