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STTA - Urban Sanitation Officer

Closing: Apr 10, 2024

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Published: Mar 27, 2024 (29 days ago)

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Educational and Professional Qualification

  • A bachelor’s degree in environmental health, Public Health, Sociology, Environmental Science, or a related field.
  • Additional certifications or training in sanitation management, environmental management, or public health would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of urban sanitation principles, practices, and technologies, including wastewater management, solid waste management, and hygiene promotion.

Competencies and skil

  • Proficiency in data analysis and interpretation, including the use of software tools for statistical analysis and geographic information systems (GIS) for spatial analysis.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple tasks and deadlines.


Responsibilities

Educational and Professional Qualification

  • A bachelor’s degree in environmental health, Public Health, Sociology, Environmental Science, or a related field.
  • Additional certifications or training in sanitation management, environmental management, or public health would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of urban sanitation principles, practices, and technologies, including wastewater management, solid waste management, and hygiene promotion.

Competencies and skil

  • Proficiency in data analysis and interpretation, including the use of software tools for statistical analysis and geographic information systems (GIS) for spatial analysis.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple tasks and deadlines.


Scope of Works

The Urban sanitation officer will work with the Western Kenya Sanitation Project (WKSP) Market Facilitation team to support urban sanitation activities for Siaya Cluster.

  • Support Water and Sanitation Service Providers/Companies: Provide technical support, capacity building, and coordination to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of sanitation services delivery.
  • Engage with Private Sector Players: Build partnerships with private sector players, such as Manual Pit Emptiers, Vacuum Truck Operators, financial institutions and technology providers among others, to promote innovation and investment in urban sanitation.
  • Facilitate Training and Capacity Building: Provide technical assistance, best practice guidance, and skills development opportunities to enhance service professionalism and performance.
  • Promote Technology Adoption and Innovation: Facilitate the adoption of appropriate technologies and innovative solutions to improve sanitation service delivery, infrastructure management, and waste treatment processes.
  • Monitor Compliance and Ensure Data Quality: Conduct regular monitoring, data collection and analysis activities to assess compliance with sanitation regulations, service standards, and performance indicators.
  • Support County Governments: Collaborate with county governments to develop and implement effective urban sanitation policies, regulations, and strategies aligned with national objectives and priorities.


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