Action Against Hunger (ACF) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-political, non-denominational and non-profit making organisation working in the Palestinian Territory since 2002.
ACF is recruiting for its Gaza office a
Hygiene Promotion and Water Sampling Technical Assistant - Part time
For a period of 8 months
The Candidate will:
-Collect water samples from domestic and drinking water tanks at household level.
-Calibrate and use Del Aqua Kit for water testing (chemical and biological parameters).
-Document and archive all required data for each water sample according to ACF and/or donor procedures.
-Enter, analyse and report all water tests results.
-Follow up the water quality in targeted households by using specific monitoring and evaluation tools.
-Support Hygiene Promotion Officer in correct implementation of the community awareness activities and monitor these activities through regular field visits.
-Assist Hygiene Promotion Officer to manage community mobilizers in the field.
-Support Hygiene Promotion Officer to organize information, meetings and workshops with community members to develop their knowledge in terms of water quality and hygiene practices.
-Support Hygiene Promotion Officer during distribution of hygiene kits.
-Contribute to writing of internal project reports.
-Contribute to the internal reports and submit to the Hygiene Promotion Officer.
-Participate in writing D3AF mid-term and final reports to the donor in collaboration with Hygiene Promotion Officer.
-Follow the specific safety rules of the security plan of the mission and the base and ensure the safety of management tasks that can be added to the protocols.
-Communicate with security focal point in the base any information related to the safety or the failure of the security plan
Profile of the Candidate:
-Minimum Diploma in laboratory testing, public health, environmental engineering, or chemistry.
-Knowledge in water sampling and testing.
-At least five (5) years-experience in water sampling and testing. Proven experience in hygiene promotion/conducting community awareness activities.
-At least three years-experience in humanitarian or emergency programming and strong preference for experience in WASH projects.
-Good communication and presentation skills.
-Capacity to apply organizational rules and procedures.
-Capacity to treat information confidentially.
-Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
-Flexibility and ability to work under pressure
-Excellent in reading, writing and speaking both Arabic and English
-MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and email/internet software.
Interested candidates should send a letter of motivation and their updated CV including at least two professional references covering the last two supervisors for their last two jobs to
Applications will be accepted up to and including the 13th March 2016.
PLEASE indicate the reference WASH/TTPP/16/01 in all correspondence.
Only those candidates pre-selected for a test and an interview will be contacted.
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