DAI KIWASH Project Jobs in Kenya

DAI KIWASH IT Officer Jobs in Kenya

DAI, a global development consulting firm, seeks applications from qualified Civil Engineers for the Kenya Integrated Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (KIWASH) project.

The Kenya Integrated Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (KIWASH) Project is a five-year, USAID funded project to improve lives and health through the development and management of sustainable water, sanitation, and hygiene services in Kenya.

Essential Duties

  • Establish office IT local area networks and ensure secure IT systems.
  • Manage all software, servers, and local networks.
  • Assess local availability of IT equipment.
  • Procure and provide staff with appropriate IT and communications equipment (cell phones, satellite phones, laptops, etc.)
  • Negotiate service arrangements with Kenyan and regional ICT service providers.
  • Check systems in order to optimize performance and initiate recovery action after system failures.
  • Make suggestions for network hardware and software system improvements.
  • Maintain inventory of IT and communication equipment.
  • Provide IT support assistance to project staff.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: The IT Officer will have no supervisory responsibilities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or other relevant field.
  • 5+ years of experience developing and managing IT solutions, preferably for a donor-funded development project.
  • Fluency in English.

    Base of Operations: Kisumu

    Reporting: The IT Officer will report to the HR/Office Manager.

    How to Apply

    Apply online by 20th July.

    For more information and job application details, see; DAI KIWASH IT Officer Jobs in Kenya

    DAI KIWASH Service Provider Capacity Building Specialist Jobs in Kenya

    Essential Duties

  • Collect baseline data for potential WASH enterprises using real-time online platforms such as EpiCollect5, in order to get a deeper understanding of their operations and services, determine their future goals and propose a clear plan of action to help them achieve their desired future state;
  • Assist the Service Provider Capacity Building Managers (Eastern and Western) to prepare reports for classroom training workshops, and to follow up on agreed milestones with WASH enterprises under incubation;
  • Support the SPCB Managers (Eastern and Western) during coaching and mentoring visits to WASH enterprises to help them internalize and apply the learning from classroom training workshops;
  • Collect necessary details from WASH enterprises for development of Concept Notes for KIWASH financing, under the guidance of the SPCB Manager(s);
  • Work with appropriate local partners in target areas to identify needs to develop and deliver business development services to potential private WASH product and service providers;
  • Increase direct involvement of the private sector in WASH and strengthen the commercial orientation in the sector overall;
  • Conduct analysis of sanitation value chain capacity needs, develop sustainable programs to meet those needs, and deliver programming;
  • Support strategic partnerships with the private sector and other development partners to assist in commercializing appropriate, promising technologies in the WASH sector
  • Assist the SPCB Manager(s) to compile the contributions of the SPCB team for required reports e.g. weekly briefs, quarterly and annual reports;
  • Participate in meetings with partners and other stakeholders as needed;
  • Any other tasks as required by the supervisor(s).

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    The Service Provider Capacity Building Specialist will have no supervisory responsibilities.


    The Service Provider Capacity Building Specialist should meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Engineering, Development Studies, Public Health, Social Sciences, Business Management or any other relevant course with a bearing on water and sanitation issues;
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in implementation of water supply and sanitation projects in urban and/or rural settings in Kenya;
  • Have a good understanding of business processes and project management with sound entrepreneurship skills;
  • Demonstrate good knowledge of the water sector reforms in Kenya, including the role of County Governments in water service provision;
  • Knowledge and experience in monitoring and evaluation of water supply and sanitation interventions;
  • Be good in documentation/ report writing, with high proficiency in computer applications;
  • Be able to work with minimal supervision.

    How to Apply

    Apply online by July 13th, 2017 at 5:00 pm.

    For more information and job application details, see; DAI KIWASH Service Provider Capacity Building Specialist Jobs in Kenya

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