Splash International Sanitation Infrastructure Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Splash International Sanitation Infrastructure Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 223316

Category: Engineering, Environment and Natural Resource

Location: Addis Ababa

Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)


Job Description

The Organization

Splash is an international charitable organization headquartered in Seattle, WA, founded in 2007. Our mission is simple: “We clean water for kids.”

Small, young and growing, Splash is in a unique position to be groundbreaking in the global health and WASH sectors, able to try new approaches to address the needs of urban kids.

In ten years, we have brought and continue to ensure safe drinking water to over 400,000 children in cities around the world.

Through its new initiative, Project WISE (WASH in Schools for Everyone), Splash aims to reach 100% of government schools in Addis Ababa with full WASH coverage by 2023.

Our core values guide everything we do including every hiring decision we make. They are:

  • People - People first. People second. People third.
  • Quality - Beautiful products that function and last.
  • Honesty - No drama, no surprises, no BS.
  • Mistakes - Make them, don’t repeat them.

    The Job

    Position Overview:

    The Sanitation Infrastructure Officer supports the construction and rehabilitation of sanitation infrastructure at hundreds of school sites across Addis Ababa.

    This staff member will help ensure that sanitation interventions are planned, implemented, monitored, reported, and quality assured per standard designs and specifications.

    Key activities will include conducting school sanitation infrastructure needs assessments, completing measurements for sanitation facility plans, supporting the preparation of BOQs and specifications, and supervision and quality assessment of construction activities.

    The Sanitation Infrastructure Officer will report to the WASH Infrastructure Manager and work closely with other WASH Infrastructure team members.

    Primary Duties:

  • Conduct school sanitation infrastructure needs assessment and prepare intervention plans, specifications, drawings/designs, take-off measurements, BOQs, cost estimations, bid documents, and payment certificates.
  • Support WASH Infrastructure Team to conduct regular monitoring and supervision of school sanitation infrastructure activities per Splash standards.
  • Maintain up-to-date records of toilet construction/rehabilitation in Splash’s Salesforce database.
  • Prepare monthly plan, progress highlights, and
    detailed technical reports.
  • Plan and implement sanitation operations and maintenance trainings for school and government stakeholders.
  • Promote safety of Splash staff and contract workers at active construction sites.
  • Follow up on project implementation activities in line with WASH Team’s implementation plans and approaches.
  • Provide support for overall Splash infrastructure work as deemed necessary by senior management. Provide support for other activities as instructed by the Senior WASH Infrastructure Manager and other relevant senior staff.
  • Plan and implement technical trainings on O & M of sanitation infrastructure, based on Splash standard training materials.
  • Support the WASH Infrastructure team to prepare monthly plans, progress highlights, reports, and monitor contractors’ team safety precautions and quality standards.
  • Respond to email requests in a timely manner.

    Reports To:

    Addis Ababa WASH Infrastructure Manager

    Compensation & Benefits:

  • Annual salary for this position will be established at time of hire and will be reviewed at least annually.

    Job Requirements



  • BSc in Civil, Environmental, Sanitary or Water Engineering, or Construction Management with a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with senior staff, peers, and local partners (contractors, government partners, schools and vendors).
  • Literacy in Microsoft Office (required), AutoCAD, and other relevant Project Management software and methodologies like ArchiCAD.
  • GPS/GIS software experience preferred.
  • Strong report writing skills and good command of English.

    Desired Attributes:

  • You exhibit absolute integrity, honesty, openness and sound judgment.
  • You demonstrate, self-motivation, flexibility, and cooperative attitude.
  • You are an excellent communicator, with the ability to listen, communicate effectively, and have good rapport with colleagues and partners.
  • You enjoy collaboration and have a genuine interest in learning from and developing others.
  • Innovative and creative: you constantly seek better ways to accomplish objectives.
  • You think critically and put a high value on offering and receiving constructive feedback and criticism.
  • You have a deep belief in and passion for Splash’s work and the children we serve.

    How to Apply

    Intrested and qualified applicants can apply through the following link :

    Splash International Sanitation Infrastructure Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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