The Salvation Army Jobs
Location: Nairobi, Kenya.
The Salvation Army Kenya East Territory WASH Project seeks to recruit a qualified person to the position of construction / field supervisor for a period of one year.
This is a full time position based at our Territorial Headquarters in Karen, Nairobi and involves travel to the rural areas (Central and Eastern regions of Kenya) approximately 80% of the time.
Construction / Field Supervisor
To supervise field operations of water and sanitation improvements undertaken in the targeted schools, ensuring quality control and effective use of resources.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:Supervise the construction of water and sanitation facilities within the targeted schools to ensure quality control (materials and workmanship) and effective use of resources.Train local Artisans to undertake repairs/maintenance of WASH facilities in schools.Train School Management Committees (SMCs) on O&M, record keeping and basic fundraising for O&M.Assist the Water & Sanitation Engineer with the technical aspects of the project. These include and not limited to examining and assessing all plans, designs and budgets for schools’ water and sanitation improvements.Compile and submit regular monitoring reports on all construction works.
Qualifications & Experience:Minimum Diploma in Civil Engineering, building and construction, water Technology/Engineering or Public Health from a recognized institution.Minimum 3 years experience in community WASH interventions. Experience in school WASH will be an added advantage.Ability to organize and facilitate training to both adults and children using the participatory methodologies.Good knowledge of rain water harvesting technologies, VIP latrines and other rural water supply solutions.Excellent computer skills. Knowledge of Auto-CAD is desirable.Fluent written and verbal English and Kiswahili language skills.Must be in sympathy with aims and mission of The Salvation Army.
Interested candidates should submit their application letter and CV, including telephone contact and details of at least 3 professional referees, via email to kenya_projects [at] kya.salvationarmy.org by 25th May 2012.