WASH field officer

Job Summary


Deadline: 8 February 2022

Duty station: Chimanimani

Welthungerhilfe is one of the largest German non-governmental organisations in development co- operation and emergency relief. Primarily in cooperation with local partner organisations, our task is to contribute to the improvement in nutritional and income base for the low-income populations in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Welthungerhilfe has been implementing projects in Zimbabwe since 1980. Sector focus is on Water Sanitation and Hygiene, Food and Nutrition Security, Livelihoods and when necessary, Emergency response; Welthungerhilfe (WHH) is a key player in Rural WASH and emergency response to several WASH related
emergencies in Harare and other districts in Zimbabwe. Currently, WHH is implementing a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Zimbabwe Idai Recovery Project (ZIRP) in Chimanimani building on the various interventions implemented during the Cyclone Idai emergency response in 2019 to early 2020.


Duties And Responsibilities


Duties and responsibilities
The overall goal of the intervention is to reduce morbidity and mortality through provision of improved WASH services to the people affected by emergencies as per UN and UNICEF Core Commitments for the Children; Specific objective: Improved access to safe and sustainable piped water service for vulnerable communities to better adapt to effects of climate change.

Qualifications And Experience


Qualifications and experience
Qualified Civil / Water Engineer; Over 2 years’ experience in WASH Infrastructure designing, operation and maintenance; Strong capacity building, facilitation skills and Skills transfer to water supply operators; Experience Working with various government departments and other Humanitarian organisations in the district; Experienced in WASH emergency response WASH context; Technical skills in borehole engineering; Experienced in working with Local authorities and District administration; Report writing skills.



How To Apply


To apply
Interested candidates should submit a letter of motivation and their CVs to recruitment.zimbabwe@welthungerhilfe.de Please state the position applied for in the subject line of the email. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

During the application process, WHH will not charge any fee nor will it require any payment for an application to be considered. WHH is an equal opportunity employer and employs personnel without regard to race, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, language, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status and or physical handicap. Persons with disability are encouraged to apply.