Pakistan Red Crescent Society, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial BranchFull time Full day
30th August, 2023
Last date to apply
5th September, 2023
We are seeking a highly skilled and dedicated WASH Officer with an engineering background to join our organization for a Flood Recovery Program. The incumbent will be responsible for implementing of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) activities to support flood-affected communities in the districts of KP. The WASH Officer will work closely with PRCS Provincial & district branches, local authorities and community members to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of WASH services.
Specific Duties, Responsibilities, and Accountabilities
- Plan and coordinate WASH activities in consultation with stakeholders, ensuring alignment with program goals and objectives.
- Conduct assessments to identify WASH needs and priorities in flood-affected areas.
- Implement WASH recovery plans, including the design, construction, and maintenance of water supply systems, sanitation facilities, and hygiene promotion initiatives.
- Provide technical expertise and guidance on WASH-related engineering issues, ensuring compliance with industry standards and best practices.
- Collaborate with government agencies, NGOs, and community leaders to build partnerships and ensure the sustainability of WASH interventions.
- Train and mentor field staff, community volunteers, and local partners on WASH-related topics, promoting knowledge transfer and capacity building.
- Monitor and evaluate the progress and impact of WASH activities, collecting and analyzing data to inform decision-making and improve program outcomes.
- Prepare timely and accurate reports, including activity updates, project proposals, and financial documentation, in compliance with organizational and donor requirements.
- Ensure compliance with relevant safety, security, and environmental standards during the implementation of WASH interventions.
- Stay updated on emerging trends, technologies, and best practices in WASH and disaster recovery, and incorporate them into program strategies as appropriate.
Bachelor's or DAE in Civil Engineering or a related field.
Proven 1 years’ experience in designing and implementing WASH projects, preferably in implementation of recovery activities.
1. Strong technical knowledge of water supply systems, sanitation infrastructure, and hygiene promotion strategies.
2. Familiarity with relevant engineering software, such as AutoCAD or GIS, is desirable.
3. Experience in conducting assessments, surveys, and data analysis for WASH programs.
4. Knowledge of national and international WASH guidelines, standards, and protocols.
5. Excellent project management skills, with the ability to coordinate multiple activities simultaneously and meet deadlines.
6. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders.
7. Fluency in English and Urdu is required. Knowledge of local language is an advantage.
8. Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities, with attention to detail.
9. Willingness to travel frequently to project sites within the assigned provinces.
Maximum age limit 45 Years
31st December, 2023
Terms and Conditions
- Selection will be made on merit
- Applications with incomplete information will not be entertained.
- Only shortlisted candidates will be called for test/Interview.
- Original documents must be produced at the time of test/Interview.
- PRCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- No TA/DA will be admissible
- Pakistan Red Crescent Society reserves the right to postpone or cancel the whole process without assigning any reason.
Local candidates and those having past association with Pakistan Red Crescent Society & Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement will be given preference.