Sanitation & Hygiene Facilitator

Living Water International Zambia

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Sanitation & Hygiene Facilitator x 1

Location – Chipata

Reporting to the Sanitation and Hygiene Lead

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

To ensure effective, impactful, and efficient Hygiene and sanitation promotion is delivered to schools and communities through appropriate promotional methods, techniques and activities. The officer mobilises and conducts delivery of H&S promotion in designated WPA communities, working through CHWs and other Environmental hygiene delivery structures. In addition, the Officer will provide technical guidance and support to the Water Solutions team.

-Mobilise and select appropriate structures for H&S promotion e.g. clusters and local leaders.
Orientate and train specific implementation structure e.g. CHWs and cluster heads in CLTS, communication and planning skills.
-Mobilise and trigger community behaviour change through CLTS and other appropriate promotional approaches as identified from baseline and behaviour analysis.
-Monitor behaviour change progress, verify open defecation free (ODF) communities, and certify communities that attain ODF status.
-Maintain detailed log of H&S work, records and databases relating to area operation.
-Provide capacity building and technical backstopping to cluster heads, CHWs and local leaders in all areas H&S promote leaders.
-Provide tailored skills training to communities in relation to skills/knowledge gaps identified during behaviour barrier analysis and in accordance to CLTS work plan. Trainings should be limited to identify skills/knowledge needs able to trigger change.
-In liaison with H&S coordinator organise WPA community ODF certification by District and National sanitation working group.
-Follow up H&S activities in communities and community implementation structures.

QUALIFICATION, SKILL AND EXPERIENCE

-Degree in public health, environmental health science, development studies, social sciences or Diploma in Water Engineering with relevant trainings in Hygiene Promotion
-3 years’ experience in a similar role with an NGO/INGO setting with one field experience in health/WaSH sector
-Practical experience in application of HP approaches like CLTS, social marketing, CHAST, SSHE etc.
-Formal training in CLTS and practical experience in facilitating CLTS is an added advantage.
-Previous experience in designing and delivery of trainings in hygiene and sanitation for communities or schools.

OTHER COMPETENCIES

-Must be a committed Christian with a personal relationship with Jesus Christ
-Experience in community mobilization
-Must be proficient in MS programs
-Fluency in reading, writing & speaking English
-Proficient in report writing
-Self-directed and reliable

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Interested candidates should send their application letter with not more than four paged detailed updated Curriculum Vitae to:

[email protected] or hand delivered to Living Water International Offices situated at Living Water International, Plot 216, Ufulu Road, Little Bombay, Chipata.  Please do not submit emailed applications to any other email address apart from what has been provided above.  Any application submitted through a different email address shall not be considered.

  • Do not send copies of your qualifications at this stage.
  • Position applied for should be indicated in the subject line of your email when sending in your application.
  • The deadline for receipt of application letters is Wed, 15th May 2024 at 17:00 hours, Zambian time.
  • License and ability to drive a manual vehicle is preferred.
  • Preferably with own accommodation in Chipata.

Please Note

LWI in Zambia is an equal opportunity employer, and therefore qualified females are encouraged to apply.

All documents submitted will not be returned and are subject to authenticity and background checks.

A recommendation from your local pastor / church leader will be an added advantage.
ONLY shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

You are free to visit the website: www.water.cc for more information about the activities of Living Water International.

ONLY Applicants that STRICTLY meet the qualifications and person specifications should apply.

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