Capacity Building Assistant

Aleta Wondo, Ethiopia

Job Title: Capacity Building Assistant

Sector: Environmental Health

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Location: Aleta Wondo, Ethiopia

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of the Hygiene Promotion/PLA Officer, the CBA Assistant is responsible for implementation of the water supply, Hygiene and Sanitation activities of IRC- Ethiopia, Sidama Zone sites to the required standard, principles and level of participation.

Summary of Responsibilities

Facilitate orientation and sensitization meeting with the community.

Assist in planning and facilitation of various trainings in consultation with program staff.

Assist in facilitation of socio-economic and KAP surveys.

Facilitate meeting for consultants and program staff with partners and community.

Consult communities and discuss with them on how to improve the impact of IRC’s assistance and their participation.

Look for ways to improve community participation in various projects and suggest the best experiences.

Updating the sustainability of various IRC projects and assess the status in financial, technical and management, and reporting the strength and weakness of the old grant projects including the scope of support from Zonal water office and woreda offices.

Assist in building the capacity of the community (in line with the community’s action plan) to balanced handle their water and sanitation facilities.

Assist in developing the facilitation skills of EHAs and Village Facilitators for Participatory Learning and Action/PLA Activities using the guideline.

Maintain a system for timely information and idea-sharing on lessons learned and changing circumstances on projects.

Maintain partnership and utilize the existing partner’s resources for community capacity building.

Facilitate the establishment of water Users Associations and water boards, selection of pump/generator operators and plumbers in collaboration with woreda water desks.

Coordinate and facilitate trainings of water committees and boards, plumbers and generator operators.

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Improve and ensure community participation at all stages of water projects (projects design, project implementation, project handing over and project evaluation).

Monitor and coordinate the activities of water boards and water committee for old and new grants

Conduct and work closely with other staff, close working relationship with significant partner institutions

Source and coordinate secondary socio-economic information of the zone and woredas.

Source and compile training materials for users.

Support the community, WUAs and FG people’s awareness for the donors visit and meetings.

Assist in facilitating the procurement and supply of fittings, spare parts, and operation and maintenance tools for WUA.

Facilitate provisional and final hand over activities of the project and assist in collecting its documents,list of water management committees and capacity building materials provided for WMC and all necessary data

Carry out other works as assigned by the organization

Minimum Qualifications

Degree or diploma in sociology, sanitary science, Rural Development, General Agriculture, or relevant social science fields

1-3 years‘ work experience required; humanitarian sector experience preferred.3 years‘ experience for Diploma holder and 1years for degree graduates.

Minimum of six month IRC internship service

Basic Computer knowledge

Basic English spoken and writing.

Have a good command of Local Language and English

Have Driving license for Motor bike is an asset