Sanivation WASH Process Engineer Jobs in Kenya
Sanivation WASH Process Engineer Jobs in KenyaQuick 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.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
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 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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