Centre for Development Partnerships & Innovations Vacancies 2018

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11 Sep, 2018

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

Centre for Development Partnerships and Innovations (CDPI) is a local non-governmental organisation in Ghana with expertise in planning, implementation management, and M&E of rural water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects/services.

Job Description

Job Title: Programme Officer – WASH, (Duty station – Anyinam)

  • Category:  Programmes and Administration
  • Project location: Atiwa District, Eastern Region
  • Duty Station: Anyinam
  • Contract duration: Six Months
  • Experience: 1 year
  • Job expires: Wednesday, 5th September, 2018

RESPONSIBILITIES

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  • Work with other staff to prepare and implement the detailed project implementation plan (PIP) and strategies for the WASH Project.
  • Facilitate the formation or re-organisation of Water and Sanitation Management Teams (WSMTs).
  • Facilitate the formation and nurturing of Community Sanitation Committees (CSCs) to lead the community sanitation and hygiene promotion campaigns.
  • Facilitate the orientation and detailed training in operation and maintenance management for WSMTs, caretakers (for hand pumps) and operating teams (for piped water services).
  • Implement innovative models for household latrine construction and handwashing facilities and their widespread use with the support of the Community Development and Gender Officer.
  • Implement activities that lead to the achievement of open defecation free status by project communities.
  • Implement community sensitisation/animation programmes on WASH with the support of the Community Development and Gender Officer.
  • Work with communities in a respectful way to ensure their full participation and ownership of the project.
  • Conduct regular community consultations to discuss and build consensus on plans and schedules for completing project activities.
  • Provide technical support to households and community-based organisations (WSMT and CSCs) on construction quality monitoring and operation and maintenance management of WASH infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with relevant staff of the District Assembly.
  • Undertake studies/assessments as may be required.
  • Contribute to project monitoring and evaluation
  • Develop and implement strategies that ensure project effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability, equity, inclusion, and widespread use of WASH services.

Required Skills or Experience

  • First degree in a relevant discipline such as Planning, Development Studies, Social Sciences, or water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH software) related course.
  • Minimum of one year relevant experience in a WASH Project.
  • Be conversant with national guidelines for rural water, sanitation and hygiene delivery.
  • Be conversant with approaches to community participation in project delivery.
  • Be familiar with the Community Ownership and Management concept for sustainability.
  • Applicants are to include their salary expectation in the cover letter
  • Applicant must be living in Eastern Region

How to Apply

CV and Cover letter addressed to:

The Executive Director Centre for Development Partnerships and Innovations Anyinam Email: [email protected]

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