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Nafazi za kazi: Junior Wash Advisor



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Are you interested in joining an international organisation with a long-term commitment to fighting poverty? Would you like to work in a challenging environment to develop a career focused on shared values and lasting impact?

SNV TANZANIA is looking for a:
Junior Wash Advisor
Based in Iringa, Tanzania
(Local contract)

SNV Netherlands Development Organization is an international NGO with a trusted presence in Tanzania for more than 40 years. Currently SNV is working throughout mainland Tanzania in three main sectors of Agriculture, Water and Sanitation Hygiene (WASH), and Renewable Energy (RE
The SNV Tanzania programme in the WASH sector develops and applies innovative solutions for increasing access to water and sanitation in rural and peri-urban Tanzania.
SNV focuses on four Programmatic areas:

  • Rural Water Supply: supporting districts to (i) improve functionality of rural water facilities by strengthening capacities of local communities to manage their water supply; and (ii) develop the political and planning capacities of local government authorities for more effective monitoring and planning and equitable resources allocation (using of water point mapping data)
  • WASH in Schools: working in partnership with other International and national organisations, supporting the Government to improve the situation of WASH in schools.
  • Peri-urban and small town water supply program provides capacity building and technical back-up support to small utilities to improve their performance and outreach of their services (currently in pilot phase)
  • Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for all: innovative approaches in sanitation and hygiene promotion that is technically suitable, culturally acceptable and economically sustainable (currently in identification phase).
A. Advisory Services

  • In coordination with other SNV advisors and local service providers in capacity building (LCBs) WASH Programme
  • Facilitate linkages and relations between local rural and urban improved cook stove supply chain actors (producers, distributors, retailers) to develop and validate market access of appropriate cooking technologies to target consumer markets.
  • Participate in Monitoring and Evaluation of WASH project activities, while actively being engaged in the day-to-day implementation of project activities. Lend general support to WASH Advisors with a focus to up-scaling and complementary partner initiatives.
  • Organizational capacity building of national and local WASH stakeholder platforms, including TAWASANET
  • Provide on-the-job technical assistance, advisory and coaching to partners, local service providers (LCBs, consultants) and clients in the project as well as other WASH programs especially in the area of market based approaches for scaling up sanitation
B. Knowledge Development & Learning

  • Delivery of quality information briefs in communication, advocacy and dialogue with public-private RE stakeholders, and PR and resource mobilization efforts with (inter)national donor/partners. Knowledge brokering and sharing of (inter)national best practices in RE with clients, partners and SNV team.
  • Participate and contribute to sector events (workshops, training, learning events, etc) that initiate constructive means and channels for on-going advocacy and dialogue with relevant public-private agencies (MoW, ME&VT, MH7SW, PMO-RALG)
  • Develop, expand and maintain effective and efficient networks with relevant sector stakeholders at local and national levels and identify potential partners in the sector.
  • Ensure up to date contextual analysis within the WASH sector in Tanzania and beyond, identifying and interpreting emerging opportunities, barriers and threats to the SNV strategy and services.
Candidate profile

  • Innovative, entrepreneurial, business oriented.
  • Leadership, coaching and self-reflection skills.
  • Good team player, pragmatic, hands-on, negotiator with solution orientated approach.
  • Readiness to work and travel in rural districts with minimal amenities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (in Kiswahili and English
Key Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Degree in Water Engineering, or Social Science (Sociology), Water Resource Management, or Social Science, or an equivalent;
  • Proficiency in computers and Microsoft word
  • Demonstrated capacity in Water service management
  • A minimum of six years relevant working experience in water supply services three of which in rural water supply and sanitation

Contract duration: 2 years National Contract
Desired start date: 1st February 2014

How to apply
Please apply by sending your application letter and CV toTanzaniaHR@snvworld.com or to our offices to the attention of
Human Resources Manager,
Position you’re Applying,
P.O.Box 3941,
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
The application should reach us before 13th December 2013

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