23 October, 2014

5267 School WASH Project Officer

Live & Learn Environmental Education Vanuatu


Non Government Organisation


Port Vila, travel round Vanuatu

Job Hours:

Contract 12 Months

Due Date:


Job Description:

The School WASH Project Officer reports to the WASH Sanitation Marketing Project Coordinator and is responsible for the administration of the School WASH Project in peri-urban areas of Port Vila in Shefa and Luganville in Sanma Provinces, the management and delivery of WASH activities and budgets, timely reporting, regular monitoring and evaluation of project achievements.

1. A suitable undergraduate qualification in any discipline relating to water engineering, sciences, field of social sciences – public health or teaching.

2. Some work experience working in water, sanitation, health and hygiene management or working in an NGO setting.

3. Solid experience in hosting public awareness and hygiene promotion activities.

• Proficient oral and written communication skills in English and Bislama with some understanding of French is desired;

• Experience with installation and maintenance of hand-washing facilities, water filtration, water quality and sanitation, health & hygiene infrastructures such as Ventilated Improved (VIP) Pits, Compost Toilets, Pour Flush and Flush Toilet Systems;

• Experience to develop and implement PHAST trainings;

• Proven experience in implementing WASH projects, workshop facilitation and giving presentations in both formal and non-formal settings;

A commitment to consultative and participatory engagement processes with all stakeholders including staff of LLV and the ability to work in a team setting.

A commitment to upholding LLV’s Child Protection Code of Conduct with no criminal and fraud convictions and a commitment to practicing environmental protection and conservation; community-based work; sanitation enterprise marketing; health & hygiene; sustainable development; and community development goals and values.

* For further information and terms of Reference is available upon request, contact Raymond Missack, Administration Officer, Live & Learn Vanuatu on Tel: 27455 or email: raymond.missack@livelearn.org

The candidate is required to undertake the following project tasks and activities:


1. Manage the training in hygiene behavioural change for school managers, teachers, and pupils.

2. Establish appropriate sanitation facilities in selected schools.

3. Establish WASH committees in selected schools.

4. Manage the collection of data for the purposes of monitoring and evaluation and sharing of information of project outcomes and objectives.

5. Manage & coordinate timely reports and acquittals on field work as required by Live & Learn Vanuatu and its donors.

6. Manage & coordinate knowledge, aspirations and perceptions (KAP) research into schools knowledge, views and perceptions regarding WASH.

7. Commit to developing an excellent working knowledge of climate change, water, sanitation, and health and hygiene management in Vanuatu.

8. Build networks and partnership with other agencies/stakeholders in accordance with the organisational objective of Live & Learn Vanuatu, including government and non- governmental organisations and communities.

9. Collaborate and assist with other Live & Learn Vanuatu projects as required.

10. Attend to any other duties delegated by the Country Manager.


According to Live & Learn Vanuatu salary scales.


Bislama, English


How To Apply:

Interested applicant please forward your application to the addresses provided below.

Contact Name:

Dr Andrina KL Thomas, Country Manager


+678 27448




Dr Andrina KL Thomas, Country Manager, Live and Learn Vanuatu, PO Box 1629, Port Vila, Vanuatu.
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