The Community Development and Health Office of the Salvation Army Kenya East Territory seeks to recruit a qualified person to fill the position of Field Cluster Coordinator in their Kitui / Mwingi Cluster to oversee the implementation of the Kenya Integrated School and Community Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (KISC-WASH) Project.
Position Summary: The role of this position is to facilitate communities and schools in the implementation of the KISC WASH Project as per the project design and plans.
This is a full time contract position for 1 year renewable based on performance.
The successful person shall be based at Thokoa in Kitui County.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
- Oversee the project implementation in Kitui / Mwingi Cluster including preparation of plans, budgets and ensuring timely preparation of reports
- Participate in networking meetings involving partners from the government, non-governmental organizations and other players from the private sector.
- Facilitate communities to conduct a thorough needs assessment and prioritization.
- Supervise the construction of WASH facilities and agricultural interventions undertaken within the targeted schools and communities to ensure quality control (materials and workmanship) and prudent use of resources
- Work closely with the government officials, extension workers and NGO officials with similar objectives to those of the Salvation Army KISC WASH Project in order to enrich the projects output.
- Compile and submit regular monitoring/field reports on all project activities within the cluster to the project Field Development Coordinator.
- Assist the Project Manager in the preparation of quarterly / annual activity and financial reports
- Organize and facilitate community trainings and health outreaches.
- Other duties as may be required within the scope of the project.
Qualifications & Experience:
- Minimum of Diploma qualification in social sciences preferably in the following fields Community Development, Public Health, Agriculture. Environmental Sciences and Water Supply Technology from reputable institutions.
- At least 1 year experience working with grass root communities. Experience in community WASH projects will be an added advantage.
- Ability to organize and facilitate training targeting both adults and children using the participatory methodologies.
- Ability to ride a Motor cycle. A valid riding license is mandatory.
- Good knowledge of rainwater harvesting technologies,VIP latrines and other rural water supply solutions.
- Fluent written and verbal English and Kiswahili language skills.
Interested candidates should submit their application letter and CV, including telephone contact and details of at least 3 professional referees, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 August 2016.