06 January, 2016

6017 Wash Officer | Hygiene Promotion

CARE International Vanuatu

Non Government Organization
Tanna, Lenakel, Vanuatu 
Due Date

Job Description:
CARE is an international humanitarian and development organisation fighting global poverty, with a vision to which focuses on empowering women and girls to fight poverty and bring lasting change to their communities. We work in over 80 countries around the world. We work with partners to achieve lasting results for marginalized communities

        We are looking for a WASH Officer (Hygiene Promotion) to join our team based in Tanna, Tafea Province with travel to Outer Islands.
        The WASH Officer (Hygiene Promotion) is responsible for the design and implementation of all hygiene promotion activities of CARE International in Vanuatu’s WASH program. This will entail supervising Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (PHAST) activities with communities, including supporting community volunteer Hygiene Promoters to facilitate the development and implementation of their outreach plans to improve hygiene and sanitation behavior. In addition, the WASH Officer (Hygiene Promotion) will develop and disseminate hygiene promotion messages through participatory, interactive activities with communities in coordination with non-food item distributions and other WASH program activities. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about encouraging hygiene and sanitation behavior change within their community, and will have experience with community mobilization. (S)he will have the skills to engage women and girls, young people, older people, and people with disabilities in discussions around WASH issues. The role involves working in a team and coordinating with government, community, and other WASH implementing organizations in Tafea Province. 

        Required qualification and skills
        • Good qualification with skills in project designs and implementation
        • Knowledge of one or more of the following: public health, health or hygiene promotion, community development, education, or community water supply and sanitation
        • At least two years of practical experience in community development, health, WASH, or similar programs and ability to mobilize communities
        • Written and oral fluency in English, Bislama, and Tanna local languages required
        • Demonstrated awareness and sensitivity to the particular needs of women and other marginalized people in WASH
        • Demonstrated ability to take direction and to work as part of a team
        • Ability to work well under pressure and in response to changing needs
        • Strong communication skills and ability to deliver clear messages to large groups
        • Ability to work independently and efficiently
        • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook, or the ability to learn quickly
        • Willingness to be based in Tanna and travel to the outer islands.


              In return for your commitment you will benefit from ongoing professional development and a comprehensive benefits package. 


              English and Bislama

              How To Apply:
              To find out more about this rewarding opportunity please sent your cover letter and CV in English before 13 January 2016, quoting the reference ‘CIV1606’ as the subject of the email/letter. Only successful candidates will be contacted. 
              Contact Person:

              Nelly Daniel

              Not Stated

              Nelly Daniel, Human Resource Coordinator, PO Box 1129 Port Vila, Vanuatu or 
              John Bill Charley, Field Coordinator, CARE Office, Isangel Tanna



               Not Stated
              6-Jan-16 Direct from Employer

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