With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.
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Technical supportIdentify and implement viable sanitation and Hygiene promotion technological options within the programme areas. Design innovative interventions/products that would facilitate change among targeted market actors and business centre Support WASH Business centre to improve its commercial, financial and technical competencies. Support the team to design interventions that would mainstream resilience, competitiveness and inclusiveness in business operations of the WASH business centre. Contribute to internal learning and knowledge management processes, including regular performance monitoring, programme reviews and evaluations of the WASH business centre. Identify opportunities for innovation and new areas for developing market systems approaches and tools for improved WASH programming through WASH business centres. Develop detailed implementation plans for the WASH business center project, as well as other sanitation and hygiene interventions and monitor implementation of Sanitation and hygiene project activities in the area programs. Provide support in implementation of Sanitation and Hygiene projects to ensure quality, effectiveness and timely implementation. Ensure that business processes, standards and guidelines related to Sanitation and Hygiene are effectively implemented by staff within the area program Collaborate with the Advisor- sanitation and hygiene to provide the AP with the appropriate technical orientation needed to achieve proposed child and community well-being outcomes through sanitation and hygiene initiatives; Ensure that AP staff monitor and support the timely and appropriate utilization of budgeted resources for S&H related project activities; Support in policy formulation and Capacity building of both staff and communities running the WASH business centre. Preparation of bills of quantities for projects e.g VIP latrines and pre - cast sanitation slabs where needed. Participate in development of timely and accurate funding proposals in line with donor requirements and WVK standards in collaboration with AP technical staff and other sector specialists in WVK. Coordinate and Support smooth running of existing centres in Kalawa and Bartabwa as well as Start-up of new WASH Business Centers in Mwatate and Bandaptai and where else it will be needed and ensure full integration with vision fund for microfinance.
Quality AssuranceCollect, analyze, interpret and compile reports that communicate gaps in the WASH business centres. Record number of people trained and reached by several hygiene promotion messages, Loans uptake and behavior change. To record all community contributions either in materials, cash form etc and estimate their local monetary value. Develop monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and end of projects reports on Sanitation & hygiene and ensure that the reports are prepared in a timely manner and in accordance with WV Kenya and Donor requirements. Document and disseminate best practices on sanitation & hygiene interventions and microfinance. Provide technical support during, Assessment, Planning, Designing, baselines, monitoring, reporting and evaluation
Advocacy, Engagement with strategic partners, Linkages and networks & partnership developmentCollaborate with Ministry of Health and other relevant departments in implementing the S&H activities and aligning WASH business processes to existing national guidelines and policies. Liaise with consultants and government line ministries in providing relevant S&H technical advice to WASH project Manager and Community Build strong relationships with businesses, Vision Fund, private sector and government partners across the county to accelerate WASH services through WASH microfinance. Promote advocacy on sanitation and Hygiene issues within the programme area Participate in Sanitation and Hygiene coordination and other meetings as may be required in the programme area. Liaison with the County government in identification of areas of collaboration and scale in WASH access. Engage with key stakeholders, Community, government, church and other civil society representatives within the AP in order to maximize the impact of AP efforts. Any other relevant responsibility as may be assigned by the Area Program leadership or other relating supervisors Work with other partners, including Vision fund in the WASH microfinance Project implementation for synergy and achievement of bigger impact and sustainability. Representation of WV Kenya in key S&H stakeholder forums/meetings at the Ward, Sub-County levels, TWGs forums
Any OtherSupport any other duty on needs basis
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLEDegree in public/Environmental health, community development or relevant WASH field A minimum of 5 years proven experience for degree holder in working/programming in either relief or development including managing a large-scale community-based project with components of sanitation and hygiene and with evidence of successful implementation of similar projects. Working experience in the commercial sector and/or economic development or management under the market system development space with bias to WASH. Good commercial acumen - appreciation of budgeting and financial management. Good analytical and critical thinking skills, problem-solving, judgment and decision making skills and the ability to monitor and explain trends and variances. Good negotiation and persuasion skills with the ability to influence people positively Wide experience in development work in sanitation and hygiene in the NGO sector Expertise in partnership and collaborations with community, county governments and other S&H related institutions under WASH micro-finance. Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, and ability to work with a wide range of people from different backgrounds. Proficiency in Ms Office Proposal/Concept writing skills for fund raising
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