Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Officer (COVID-19 Pandemic Response)
Plan International
Cotabato City, Philippines
3d ago

Plan International is an

independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination.

And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity.

We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Plan International will implement a project to address the COVID-19 pandemic in Central Mindanao, Philippines. The project aims to contribute to the prevention and mitigation of the further spread of COVID-19 and to alleviate the human suffering of the most affected, including girls and women, and the most vulnerable sectors.

One of the project’s focus is on Health and WASH that aims to strengthen the capacity of LGUs and health service providers to effectively manage cases and prevent further spread of COVID-19, with a sensitive approach to gender, age, and diversity.

The Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Officer will take charge of the implementation of the response activities, in close coordination with the response teams.

Further, as the WASH Officer :

  • You will ensure all WASH COVID-19 response activities, including the risk communication and community engagement, are implemented as stipulated in the detailed implementation plan.
  • You will oversee assessments, particularly Post Distribution Monitoring (PDM).
  • You will assist in the development of a detailed implementation plan (DIP) for the project
  • You will represent Plan International Philippines in coordination meetings and liaise with implementing partners of the project.
  • DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

    To be successful in the role you will need among other things :

  • Degree in Civil Engineering, Nursing, Community Development, and other related courses.
  • Has knowledge and experience in designing urban and rural water supply facilities and delivering technical training in the management, operation &maintenance of water supply facilities.
  • Minimum of three years' experience in construction in community development.
  • Relevant knowledge and experience in sanitation designs; previous experience in community-led total sanitation (CLTS) is an advantage.
  • Applicants must have the right to work in the Philippines without restrictions. Local applicants are preferred
  • Location : Cotabato City, Maguindanao (Philippines)

    Type of Role : Project-based (17 months)

    Reports to : Project Manager

    Competitive salary package (local T&C)

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