• Leilani Sikkema

WASH Specialist


Applications closed.


● An exciting opportunity to know that your work contributes to making the world a better place for children

● Contract fixed number of days position open to All Applicants

● Based in Port Vila with travel to the islands


The Organisation

Save the Children is the world's largest independent child rights development organization, making a difference to Children's lives in more than 100 countries. From emergency relief to long-term developments Save the Children secures a child's right to health, education and protection


Save the Children has worked in Vanuatu since 1984 and currently implements programs in health and nutrition, education, child protection, disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation across Shefa, Sanma, and Penama provinces.


The Position

The WASH Specialist will use their WASH technical skills, strong understanding of Department of Water Resources standards, and demonstrated experience in designing and implementing community water systems to provide technical support and quality assurance oversight to Save the Children’s WASH activities in Sanma and Penama provinces.


Essential Selection Criteria

► Tertiary degree in Engineering or related field, or commiserate work experience

► Demonstrated experience in the design and implementation of community water systems in Vanuatu

► Strong understanding of WASH quality standards as defined by the Vanuatu Department of Water Resources (DOWR)

► Positive relationships with Provincial DOWR stakeholders in Sanma and Penama provinces

► Proven ability to support a remote team to deliver high quality output against tight deadlines

► Strong ability to provide WASH technical inputs and build the capacity of program staff in the same

► Knowledge of English and Bislama

► Sensitivity to Vanuatu culture, tact and constructive problem solving are essential


Terms of Reference

Please read the Terms of Reference before applying.


Apply Online

Applications for this role must be submitted online using the link below.


Applications closed on Sun 24 October 2021


Vanuatu citizens are strongly encouraged to apply

Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply

Unsuccessful applicants will not be contacted

Save the Children reference: D22172


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