Sanivation WASH Process Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Sanivation WASH Process Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Quick Summary

Sanivation is a social enterprise dedicated to improving overall health, dignity, and the environment by transforming human waste into an eco-friendly fuel.

We have three factories and are rapidly expanding our work.

Currently recruiting for a dynamic individual to join as a key member of our Projects team. S/He will have an opportunity for hands-on technical work as well as management and strategy roles.

And you’ll be joining a passionate team changing the face of sanitation in East Africa.

Looking for a WASH Engineer who wants to bring sustainable, safe sanitation to tens of thousands of people. This is an opportunity for personal impact and to help shape a new and growing department.

Applications accepted on a rolling basis and evaluated as they come in. We will recruit until role is filled, and we’re looking for starting ASAP.

Role Overview

  • This role will report to the Director of Projects and collaborate with people across the business including Product Development and Operations teams.
  • The role will develop into having management responsibility of fellows and a local team.
  • The role will manage projects across the Infrastructure Lifecycle on feasibility, design, commissioning, and operation.
  • It will require immense creativity while grounding ideas in experience and data, and a passion for figuring things out the hard way.

  • University degree in engineering
  • Work experience as an engineer in water, waste water, sanitation or similar engineering field.
  • Experience working in a developing country. East Africa preferred.
  • Willing to live in Kenya full time, strong preference for 2 year commitment
  • Leading projects and managing teams
  • Experience at various stages of the project life cycle i.e. feasibility, design, construction, commissioning, operation and asset management
    Comfort working with a diverse, energetic team with changing priorities and tight deadlines

    Desirable experience
  • Working with a large, multinational organization
  • Experience in fecal sludge management strongly preferred
  • Experience in manufacturing
  • Professionally certified engineer
  • Experience checking and/or approving documents
  • Training in Health and Safety
  • Able to speak Swahili or eagerness to learn

  • Excellent cross-cultural communication
  • Open-minded, inquisitive and critical approach to sanitation services
  • Ability to focus on the details while still pushing towards high-level goals
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, risk and change; we are a startup building something completely new, so the road will be bumpy and exciting!
  • Confidence to challenge assumptions and behavior – to say the unpopular thing, raise opposing viewpoints and questions decisions made from above
  • Passionate about social causes and a sense of humor

    Key Responsibilities
  • Key member of design team for expansion treatment plants
  • Advising on expansion strategy from a technology and systems perspective
  • Collaborating on innovative new products with Product Development team
  • Leading commissioning procedures including: data collection, SOP creation, H&S, troubleshooting
  • Testing new machinery and equipment before passing it to Operations
  • Leading data collection and management to inform future designs and improve current processes
  • Establishing maintenance procedures
  • Applying external perspective and experience to all work at Sanivation
  • Recommending and implementing best practices from previous experience across design, construction, H&S and company culture.
  • Supporting professional development of engineers at Sanivation

    How to Apply
  • Applications will continue on a rolling basis until the role is filled.
  • We’re looking for a candidate to start as soon as possible.
  • Please send all applications to Talent@Sanivation.comby 30th August 2019 with the subject: WASH Process Engineer.

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