Self Help Africa Vacancy Ethiopia

Self Help Africa Vacancy Ethiopia would like to invite qualified and competent applicants to apply for the following vacant post.


Location:Bahir Dar (frequent travel to the field)

Duration: Six-month contract, renewable based on performance review and availability of fund

Job Summary 

The job holder will be based in Bahir Dar and frequently deployed to the field for the successful implementation of WASH project activities including WASH infrastructure constructions and maintenance works in the project sites. The SWO will be responsible to make sure that the overall water supply, hygiene and sanitation work and humanitarian work within SHA is implemented in a timely and quality manner in line with the humanitarian standard operating procedures and mandate. He/She is primarily responsible to ensure SHA’s Development and Emergency WASH projects are implemented in line with the project design, Sphere and cluster standards and use the existing or develop systems to monitor the performance of these activities for hosting community, disaster affected communities, health institutions, schools, businesses and Internally Displaced Peoples.

The post holder will be responsible to prepare engineering estimates, drawings, BoQ and tender documents in line with the standards. He/she will oversee the sub-contract work with the local consultants as well as follow up delivery of WASH services in collaboration with woreda/zone water bureaus technical experts. The SWO must ensure that the SHA development and humanitarian programs delivered are to the appropriate scale, scope, quality and accountability expected of Self-Help Africa.

The SWO, will be reporting to the Humanitarian Program Manager and work closely with the Addis and Field/Cluster offices staff to ensure successful implementation of the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene activities throughout the region and beyond. He/She will ensure effective integration and harmonization exercised with the livelihood, nutrition and health programming. She/he will be standing committee of Procurement in the tendering of construction works and WASH NFI procurement process and strongly work with the procurement unit and follow up all the procurement process.

Skill and educational background

Bachelor’s degree in Hydrology and Water resources management, hydraulic engineering, Civil engineering, or any other related discipline with hands on WASH experience and trainings
At least 2 and more year’s relevant work experience in the humanitarian set ups; preferably in the International NGOs
Proficiency in verbal and written English,
Proven skills in project planning, design, implementation, M&E.
Strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relations with multicultural and multiethnic teams, including working with partner organizations.
Ability to work in hardship and longer hours and good skill of data collection.
Proven experience in networking, influencing and negotiation skills.
Knowledge of the government current systems and policy environment specifically at Woreda level.
Firm believe in teamwork, gender equality, and conceptual approach in sustainable development programming
Demonstrated skills working in computer software and design application, CAD knowledge, Spreadsheet etc

   Application way

You can apply for the position by completing the application form and
uploading it along with your CV, cover letter on the Self Help Africa portal through the link here.
Application Deadline: Feb 29, 2024

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