Field Officer, USAID Improved Access to Safe Drinking Water Activity

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-time
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Audit and Oversight, Evaluation, Security and Safety
  • Deadline:
    28/04/2023

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title: Field Officer, USAID Improved Access to Safe Drinking Water Activity Location: Margibi or Monteserrado, Liberia Department: Agriculture, Resilience, and Water

 

POSITION SUMMARY Winrock International is a recognized leader in U.S. and international development, providing solutions to some of the world’s most complex social, agricultural and environmental challenges. Inspired by its namesake Winthrop Rockefeller, Winrock’s mission is to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources. Winrock is a nonprofit organization that implements a portfolio of more than 100 agriculture, environment and social development projects in over 40 countries. Winrock combines technical expertise with entrepreneurial innovation to improve lives around the globe. Winrock is seeking candidates for a Field Officer to support all county-/field-level activities and monitoring for the USAID Improved Access to Safe Drinking Water in Liberia Activity. The USAID/Liberia-funded Activity will strengthen water sector governance, create scalable models for equitable water service delivery, and mobilize collaborative action to improve access to clean water services. The purpose of the project is to move Liberians in Montserrado and Margibi counties to a basic level of water services.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Major Responsibilities Organize and implement county- and community-level workshops, trainings, and other activities to build the capacity of Community WASH Committees, Water Services Providers, pump mechanics, municipal teams, and other local stakeholders involved in water supply. Assist in monitoring visits to water point construction and rehabilitation sites, coordinating with the Water Technical Officer Assist in field-level data collection in support of the MEL team. Provide assistance and monitor activities of implementing partners in target county.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Education: B.S. or equivalent university degree in engineering, resource management, or related field. Experience: The ideal candidate will have the following experience: At least two years of experience in implementing WASH-related activities in Liberia. Experience conducting field capacity building, monitoring, or other project activities preferred. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with fluency in English required. Application: Applicants must submit a cover letter and current CV via website. Applicants should reference Field Officer by April 28, 2023.

Salary: The annual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. Winrock recruits, employs, trains, promotes, and compensates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law. At Winrock we have a clear mission: Empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources through unwavering dedication to accountability, equity, innovation, integrity, and transformation. Winrock knows that its success comes from the hard work and steadfast dedication of its diverse workforce. Winrock remains committed to maintaining diversity, inclusion, and equity across the entire organization