We are currently seeking for two
WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE (WASH ADVISORs)
For the “Beyond the Finish Line - Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for All” Project
SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization working in Agriculture, Energy and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). Founded in the Netherlands in 1965, we have built a long-term local presence in more than 30 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors works with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development. We have strong commitments to gender equality and social inclusion principles and practice
SNV Laos is looking for two qualified and motivated WASH Advisors (one based in Vientiane and one in Savannakhet province) to join the team for the implementation of the Beyond the Finish Line – Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for All (SSH4A) Project.
The project is funded by the Australian government (DFAT) for the period of four years (2018 – 2022). The project aims to improve health, gender equality and social inclusion, and wellbeing of 200,000 people in three districts (Atsaphone, Champhone and Xonbuli) of Savannakhet Province in Lao PDR, by 2022 by equitably increasing access and use of safe sanitation and hygiene, for all.
The project’s will strengthen capacities of the provincial government and three districts through 4 interrelated and mutually reinforced components (i) inclusive WASH governance, (ii) social and behaviour change communication (SBCC), (iii) sanitation demand creation (adapted to the local context) and (iv) sanitation and hygiene supply chains and marketing. The process brings together multiple government departments at provincial and district with a pool of expertise, knowledge and experience.
The team of advisors (in Vientiane and Savannakhet) will work in partnership with CARE Laos and 03 selected district governments to strengthen capacity for planning, budgeting, implementation, steering and monitoring of sanitation and hygiene services, aligned with district planning and implementation process. The project places a strong focus on mainstreaming Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) and climate change resilience in the design and implementation.
The project will work in close collaboration with key stakeholders to develop and pre-test sustainable and practical models and approaches to achieve universal sanitation coverage in the project districts that can subsequently be replicated by other districts within Savannakhet as well as other provinces in Laos
Contract type: Local
Contract duration: Two years with possible extension for another two years.
Start date: 01 August 2018
Working at SNV:
We offer a challenging working environment, opportunities to lead and innovate, and a commitment to strengthen your capacity and skills in a fulfilling and diverse working environment. Advisors benefit from, and contribute to, a global network of WASH experts. For more information, please visit our website: www.snvworld.org
Remuneration is based on the experience and expertise of the candidates.
How to apply?
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter with an updated CV and preference of position location before 14th July 2018 to email@example.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
PLEASE SEE DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTIONS FOR THE TWO POSITIONS below
wash GOVERNANCE ADVISOR
OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION
The WASH Governance advisor will coordinate and strengthen capacity of the provincial and district teams to develop and pretest inclusive WASH planning, budgeting, monitoring and implementation models and approaches for universal coverage in 3 districts of Savannakhet province.
RESPONSIBILITIES and tasks
Project administration and reporting
Technical support to provincial and district teams
wash - SOCIAL MARKETING AND BEHAVIOUR CHANGE COMMUNICATION ADVISOR
OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION
The WASH Advisor will supervise and provide technical support to the Provincial and the district teams; to ensure smooth coordination with the project field team and government stakeholders. The advisor will also take the lead role in designing and delivering interventions for the SBCC; sanitation and hygiene supply chain development and sanitation marketing
responsibilities and tasks
Social Behavior Change Communication
Sanitation and Hygiene Supply Chain and Marketing
SNV Netherlands Development is a not-for-profit international development organization that has built a long-term local presence in 38 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin-America. SNV Laos implements projects to improve individual lives and contributes to solving global challenges in the areas of Agriculture, Energy, and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene.