WASH Cluster Engineer – Dodoma at World Vision | April 2024

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Job Description

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities:



Support WASH projects/programs Team Leaders/Managers in ensuring compliance of all WASH standards and donor regulations (15%)

Development of WASH technical programme design and planning
Design and plan national WASH strategy
Prepare detailed implementation plans in area of technical responsibility.
Develop annual work plans in the area of technical expertise.
Develops and ensures execution of procurement plan in alignment with policies and standards.
End Results

Implemented WASH projects that adhere to international WASH standards and donor requirements.

Technical guidance, supervision & quality assurance (25%)

To conduct inspection of water supply services in relation to water supply and sanitation including water quality monitoring
To provide inputs in reviewing and advising on tariffs and prices of water services
Monitoring the progress of projects from beginning to end (from feasibility stage to design through to construction and hand over or supervision one section of a large project)
Timely submission of progress reports to relevant partners
Preparation of BOQ as per National Standards
Provide technical supervision of the programme
Stay apprised of indirect support to implementation of services.
Assess and track quality of implementation and alignment to standards, government policies and TP/DIP plans.
Conduct activities to assess quality in the field, solicit community and stakeholder feedback.
End Results

Quality WASH projects are designed and accomplished timely.
Developed BOQs that meet the national and WASH international Standards.

Technical design and implementation of WASH projects (15%)

Building site supervision and site administration capabilities, QA/QC, estimating, and reporting experience.
Administering contract and ensuring that work is completed on time.
Design, plan and implement WASH projects activities in AP and Grants
Work closely with the local contractor to plan and design all solar electrification systems.
End Results

Quality construction of WASH projects with well monitored and supported during design, planning and implementation of WASH projects.
Enhanced Contract management

Monitoring, Evaluation and reporting (10%)

Monitoring and evaluation of WASH activities
Utilise field data to write reports and contribute toward learning and quality improvement.
Support the capture of lessons learned stories and good practice.
Knowledge management
Support research projects to explore programme quality and efficacy, and to test new approaches and innovations.
End Results

Enhanced routine monitoring of WASH projects and community-based interventions for WASH services uptake.

Resource acquisition and accountability (5%)

Proposal writing
Engage in negotiation with potential.
End Results

Increased grants that are WASH integrated or specific.

Networking and external engagement (10%)

Networking with local WASH hardware stakeholders
Attending Local meetings as appropriate
Collaborate with various bodies individuals, including local authorities, government agencies, clients, contractors, residents, suppliers, technical experts and other consultants in implementation of WASH projects.
End Results

Enhanced WASH representation in different Advocacy engagements at all levels

Capacity building and staff development (5%)

Training staff and partners
flexible approach to work and a willingness to take on new challenges.
Mentoring and coaching for staff development
End Results

Effective implementation of WASH projects due to strengthened capacity of Staff.

Safeguarding (5%)

Ensuring alignment to safeguarding of program activities
Ensure safeguarding training and orientation for all sector partners including community level
End Results

WASH projects are implemented in consideration of adult and child safeguarding policies.

Other Activities (10%)

Participate in the global WASH community of practice.
Ensure multi-sectoral integration.
Participating and supporting WV non-sector activities

Required Professional Experience

A minimum of 3 years’ experience in WASH hardware implementation

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification.

Bachelor’s Degree in Water Engineering I Environmental Engineering I Civil Engineering I Irrigation Engineering I Industrial & Municipal service or related field or equivalent experience.
Registered by ERB as professional Engineer (PE).
Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

Computer skills and conversant with AutoCAD/ Arch CAD/ EPANET / Hydraulic Excel calculations / Structure calculations
Demonstrate ability in supervision.
Knowledge of design bore hole and supervising drilling process.
Knowledge of design water project and Building structure
Knowledge of solar panel installation, wiring, battery storage systems, and pump mechanics
Knowledge of relevant safety standards and regulations
Experience in working with water projects.
Good planning and organizational skills
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff partners and donors.
Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

Work environment: Office-based some travel to WVT field offices

Travel: 20% Domestic/international travel is required.

To Serve Iringa and Dodoma Regions


☒ Be Safe and Resilient

☒ Deliver Results

☐ Build Relationships

☐ Be Accountable

☐ Learn and Develop

☒ Improve and innovate

☒ Partner and Collaborate

☐ Embrace Change

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only