WASH officer

negotiable / YEAR Expired 4 weeks ago
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The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges girls and vulnerable children face. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood and we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

For over 85 years, we have rallied other determined optimists to transform the lives of all children in more than 80 countries.

We won’t stop until we are all equal.

The Opportunity:

The position provides project management in the implementation of the WASH, Food and Nutrition Security incorporating Climate Resilient Agriculture in accordance with Plan’s Child Cemented Community Development (CCCD approach. He/she ensure that quality project deliveries are reflected within the entire project cycle and that all field program implementation is undertaken efficiently and effectively. The position holder technically works closely with the Project Manager, Tigray EPA Manager, CO team, field level officers and supports the programme teams to ensure proactive engagement in the area of networking and collaboration, learning and knowledge management within the broader organization and with another partner organization. The position is subject to donor approval. Plan International Ethiopia has put in place a CP policy that all of its staff must adhere to and sign.


The post holder will report to Project Manager at Emergency Program Area Office. The post holder will have responsibility for the planning, management, operation, coordination and regular monitoring of the WASH component to be implemented in the district.

The Individual:

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge


Qualifications/ experience essential:

  • BSC Degree in Water Supply & Environmental Engineering, Water Resource Engineering, Hydraulic/Irrigation/Agricultural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Public Health Engineering, or related disciplines.
  • 3 to 5years of work experience in managing multidimensional projects on integrated WASH, Health & Nutrition. NGO experience in similar positions is advantageous

Qualifications/ experience desirable:

  • Awareness of integrated WASH, Health and MUS approaches.
  • Experience of managing large scale integrated WASH, Health, Nutrition and MUS projects.
  • Hands-on experience on government’s One WASH National Programme and the ODF-campaign on Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) and post-ODF; sanitation marketing for improved sanitation; baby WASH; personal hygiene; promoting the safe water chain including household water storage and safe use; hygiene practices such as handwashing at critical times; sanitation and environmental health of the immediate housing environment; and inclusion of menstrual health and hygiene (MHM) management in schools (as part of the institutional WASH component).

Languages required:

  • Fluency in English language is essential
  • In addition to Amharic other local Knowledge of Local Languages is a desirable

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Safeguarding Children and Young People (Safeguarding) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI)

  • Understand and put into practice the responsibilities under Safeguarding and GEI policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC).
  • Ensure that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in day to day work.
  • Ensure that Plan Ethiopia contributes to Plan International’s global efforts to ensure safeguarding and GEI, including making sure that relevant reporting and data are submitted.

Location: Adidaero/Adihageray

Type of Role: WASH Officer for EHF Project

Reports to: Project Manager

Grade: C1

Closing Date: May 21, 2024

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.

We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates.


Adi Dairo, Ethiopia
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