Christian Reformed World Relief Committee

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Engineer - Kilifi & Taita

Christian Reformed World Relief Committee (CRWRC)

Term of position:
Full-time – six months

Closing Date:
September 16th.

Lead the planning, design and implementation of WASH activities.

The incumbent will provide technical support and consultation in the program area.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the implementation of WASH activities , ensuring compliance with donor requirements and timelines;
  • Ensure the relevance and consistency of the programs vis-à-vis the needs of the local populations;
  • Make certain that the programs under his/her supervision achieve the required results
  • Ensure that all the work meets sustainability requirements and that established norms and standards are respected
  • Anticipate difficulties and facilitate the resolution of problems linked to the programs
  • Propose the reorientation of activities according to changing context and indicators
  • Coordinate, collaborate and cooperate with project target community leaders, related NGOs and government institutions.
  • Assist in the procurement, appraisal and evaluation of materials, performance contacts, tenders and agreements;

    Experience and Skills Required

  • BSC –Water Engineering
  • High level technical expertise in designing and implementing community-based WASH projects; including engineering expertise in gravity-fed and water catchment systems.
  • Community development and participation skills; experience in mentoring and building the capacity of colleagues and community members.
  • Ability to plan own work, set priorities and complete work under pressure or when faced with competing demands.
  • Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet. Computer design skills desirable.
  • Valid and clean drivers licence.
  • Excellent written and spoken English language.


  • Commitment to Christian principles and beliefs
  • Honesty and integrity
  • A strong team player
  • Maturity in decision making
  • Patient, willing to learn and teach
  • Flexible and adaptable in changing and demanding circumstances

    Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter by email to:
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