Splash International Water Infrastructure Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Splash International Water Infrastructure Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 227192

Category: Engineering

Location: Addis Ababa

Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)


Job Description

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.
  • Joy - Kids at heart, seeing potential everywhere.
  • Mistakes - Make them, don’t repeat them.

    The Job]

    Position Overview:

    The Water Infrastructure Officer supports the implementation of water infrastructure at hundreds of school sites across Addis Ababa. This staff member will help ensure that water interventions are planned, implemented, monitored, reported, and quality assured per standard designs and specifications.

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

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

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct school water 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 construction supervision of school water infrastructure activities per Splash standards.
  • Maintain up-to-date records of water infrastructure implementation in Splash’s Salesforce database.
  • Prepare monthly plan, progress highlights, and detailed technical reports.
  • Support WASH infrastructure operations and maintenance trainings for school and government stakeholders based
    on Splash’s standard training materials
  • Promote safety of Splash staff, school community, and contract workers at active construction sites.
  • Follow up on project implementation activities in line with WASH Team’s implementation plans and approaches.
  • Coordinate pre- and post-implementation water quality tests (includes bacteriological, chemical, and physical testing).
  • Prepare water quality testing plan and conduct bacteriological tests as needed.
  • Analyze and interpret water quality test results.
  • Visit and support school sites that have concerns/complaints regarding unexpected water quality issue and come up with recommendations on corrective measures with the WASH team.
  • Provide support for overall Splash WASH 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.
  • 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.

    Job Requirements


  • BSc in Water Engineering, Civil 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).
  • Experience with water quality testing (bacteriological, chemical, and physical) and analysis of lab reports
  • Literacy in Microsoft Office (required), AutoCAD, and other relevant Project Management software and methodologies like ArchiCAD.
  • GPS/GIS software experience is Mandatory.
  • Strong report writing skills and good command of English.
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply

    Desired Attributes Include:

  • 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

    Interested and qualified applicant should apply through the link below

    Splash International Water Infrastructure Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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