Job Summary

Our client is an international NGO supporting the GOK through the Ministry of Health in scaling up WASH activities in 8 additional counties

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

The Counties have been supported to scale up sanitation and develop their communication plans considering that sanitation is multi-faceted with a behavior change issue strengthened through social norms, synergized by the availability of technological and financial options. It can be accelerated many folds and even sustained beyond the project period when these conditions and using local existing structures such as community health strategy. It is critical that experience is shared amongst various partners for improving effectiveness in implementation. The stakeholder forum for sanitation needs to be strengthened with the technical capacity to coordinate and facilitated knowledge sharing.

Key tasks

  1. Engage and link the private sector to support sanitation activities and scale-up of sanitation within the county by strengthening partnerships.
  2. Engage with other partners and share their WASH experiences through documentation and dissemination.
  3. Support county Public Health Officer and Community Health Workers / Volunteers on effective engagement with the private sector including MFIs, mass-media, and building construction supplies (for an enhanced supply chain of building materials).
  4. Enhance sanitation and hygiene partnership linkages through existing and innovative forums such as Stakeholders meetings; chief barazas, Inter-Agency Coordination Committees (County and National), Technical Working Groups (National and County) among others.
  5. Regular update of the MIS including ensuring CLTS process data collected is uploaded into the system and provides support, Public health officers, in data analysis and reporting. 
  6. Generate monthly reports with specific actions on accelerating access to sanitation and ending open defecation for sharing with CPHO and the national coordinating team.
  7. Ensure County has access to ODF technical documents for reference and guidance in implementation.
  8. Provide technical support for the County and facilitate the development of related technical sanitation and hygiene promotion standards and guidelines as guided by the Kenya Environmental Sanitation and Hygiene (KESH) Policy and the Kenya Environmental Sanitation and Hygiene Strategic Framework (KESSF).
  9. Integrating WASH activities into existing nutrition, health, and education concepts and activities in the County to improve health outcomes.
  10. Any other work related to M&E assigned by the County Public Health Officer.

Key Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a discipline relevant to Public Health, Environmental Health, humanities, development studies
  2. Four years’ experience in Monitoring and Evaluation, sanitation and hygiene products marketing, and/or partnership linkages in WASH projects within either private, NGO sector or the government
  3. Good knowledge of sanitation especially within rural Kenya context and familiarity with Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) processes
  4. Have good people skills including skills in organizing and running partnership meetings and workshops.
  5. Computer skills and reporting experience

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