GOAL Ethiopia Senior WASH Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

GOAL Ethiopia Senior WASH Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 214505

Category: Engineering, Water and Sanitation

Location: Meta, Oromia

Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Employment Type: Contract


Job Description

Reference No: HRUDP/060/19

Job title: Senior WASH Officer

Location: Meta – W/E Hararghe

Reports to: Area Programme Manager

Term of Employment: Three month

Closing date: July 29, 2019

About GOAL

GOAL’s mission is to work with the most vulnerable communities to help them respond to and recover from humanitarian crises, and to assist them to build transcendent solutions to mitigate poverty and vulnerability.

GOAL is a non-for profit organization that has been working in Ethiopia for over 30 years, towards ensuring the poorest and most vulnerable in our world and those affected by humanitarian crises have access to the fundamental rights of life, including but not limited to adequate shelter, food and livelihoods, water and sanitation, nutrition, healthcare and education.

GOAL implements a range of multi-sectoral development, resilience, recovery and humanitarian responses programmes by being sensitive to cross-cutting issues including gender, accountably, child protection, HIV/AIDS.

Currently, we work with pastoralist, agro-pastoral, pastoral dropouts, rural small holder farmers, rural/urban youth and street children to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience in Ethiopia working closely with local communities, local government, donors and other key actors.

GOAL E Humanitarian Response is centered on nutrition, WASH, livelihoods, multipurpose cash, NFIs and protection interventions in country wide while the recovery and development focus on livelihoods, economic opportunities, health, health and nutrition system strengthening and WASH with solid emphasis on integrated programming and community-based approach in Oromiya regional state.

The Street Children programme is implemented with local partners in Addis Ababa and Hawassa.

We envision a world where poverty no longer exist, where vulnerable communities are resilient, where barriers to wellbeing are removed and where everyone has equal rights and opportunities. GOAL Ethiopia’s main donors Irish Aid, USAID/OFDA, EHF, ECHO and other private donors.

About the Position:

To ensure that GOAL Ethiopia’s emergency WASH project in different parts of the country, incorporate all the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene aspects in to each of the programme activities and that systems are developed to monitor the performance of these activities for affected communities, health institutions and IDP’s (internally displaced peoples).

The Senior WASH officer will be totally responsible to oversee the successful and quality implementation of water supply and sanitation facilities constructions in the assigned zone/region.

The senior WASH officer will be accountable for reporting the progress of WASH implementations to HO WASH and NFI coordinator, on weekly, monthly and quarterly bases. S/he will be responsible for coaching all the WASH staffs working in the area of assignment.

S/he is expected to check and ensure regularly that effective integration is exercised b/n WASH and nutrition in the whole course of the project

Job Requirements

Join Us

Do you want to join an exciting organization that brings high level impact to the community and add value to your professional advancement? Then join us if you have:

  • Bachelor Degree in water supply and environmental engineering, Water Resource engineering, Hydraulic Engineering or related field with 4-5 years of relevant experience preferably with an NGO setting.

    Desirable qualities, skills and competences:

  • Demonstrated experience in emergency WASH response
  • Good demonstrated experience in using AutoCAD and WaterCad software
  • Ability to demonstrate theoretical aspect of community mobilization in to practice.
  • Strong organizational skill and experience with work planning and timetabling
  • Excellent communication and coordination skill, preferably with the community and woreda line departments government
  • Ability to understand the cultural context of the community and use that culture as an input for community mobilization.
  • Accountability & responsiveness within areas of responsibilities,
  • Passionate, strongly dedicated and highly committed to work for the improvement of the poor community.
  • mmediate availability

    Note: This description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

    Remuneration and Benefits:

  • GOAL will pay a competitive basic salary based on the salary grading with addition benefits.
  • A chance to develop tangible experience.
  • Being part of a team who continue to make a real difference to the lives of the most vulnerable people.


    GOAL’s recruitment procedure is fair and transparent which is also in line with the organization’s commitment to its integrity, honesty and culture.

    GOAL is committed to ensure that, its performance complies with the terms and conditions of relevant agreements, applicable laws & regulations.

    Hence, pre-employment background checks will be conducted, and employees are required to read, understand, sign and implement different polices including safe guarding and child protection policy, Protection from Sexual Exploitation and abuse policy, sexual harassment policy, code of conducts and any other rules and regulation of the organization.

    GOAL is strongly committed not to harm the people under its care.

    How to Apply

    Application Procedure:

    Interested and qualified applicants need to submit ONLY once their non - returnable application with CV for one vacancy.

    The vacancy reference number along with the title need to be written in the application letter and/or subject of the email. Applicants can apply using the following option.

    Applicants who have access to the internet can directly apply on line using www.ethiojobs.net
    Applicants are advised to fill GOAL Ethiopia’s Application Employment Form which can be found at (http://docs.ethiojobs.net/Goal_Ethiopia_Application_Form.docx) or from GOAL office/sites.
    GOAL strongly encourages female candidates to apply!

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview and exam.

    Shortlisted candidates will need to submit other supporting documents upon request at later stage.

    GOAL is not able to contribute towards any costs incurred by candidates during the recruitment process.

    GOAL Ethiopia Senior WASH Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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