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WASH Hub Director

Closing: Jul 5, 2024

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Published: Jun 14, 2024 (30 days ago)

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About the organization

Dig Deep is an award-winning NGO that believes everyone has a fundamental right to clean water, safe toilets and good hygiene through the achievement of UN Sustainable Development Goal 6. Operating in Kenya since 2007, our mission is to collaborate with the Kenyan government, local businesses and communities, to transform access to these vital services for the 1 million people of Bomet County. Our team is made up of 24 Kenyan and British staff & trustees supported by 300+ volunteers and our office is located in the heart of the communities we serve in Bomet.

We have purpose, passion and pride in our work delivering transformational change. All of our trustees, staff and volunteers uphold and promote the values of listening and seeking first to understand, evolving our approach based on evidence and recognising expertise in all its forms.

About the WASH Hub

Dig Deep in collaboration with Bomet County has established the Bomet County WASH Hub with the aim of strengthening the county’s Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) systems. The Hub is now playing a leading role in driving developments across the county through focusing on key strategies to bolster institutional capacity, public engagement, and governance. Achievements of the Hub so far include the development and adoption of the Bomet County WASH Masterplan; the successful digitization of WASH Monitoring System to create the Bomet WASH Dashboard; and the ongoing coordination of Masterplan delivery between County Goverment of Bomet and NGO partners including the Kenyan Society of the Red Cross, World Vision, Aqua Clara, I Choose Life and the Bomet Integrated Development Plan. The Hub has garnered significant political engagement and media coverage, establishing a solid foundation for impactful interventions.

About the position

The WASH Hub Director will play a pivotal role in leading and coordinating the activities of the Bomet County WASH Hub. This position requires a dynamic individual with a strong background in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) systems, coordination, MEL and project management. The WASH Hub Director will be responsible for implementing the strategies set out in the Bomet WASH Masterplan, driving institutional strengthening, and fostering collaboration among stakeholders.


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About the organization

Dig Deep is an award-winning NGO that believes everyone has a fundamental right to clean water, safe toilets and good hygiene through the achievement of UN Sustainable Development Goal 6. Operating in Kenya since 2007, our mission is to collaborate with the Kenyan government, local businesses and communities, to transform access to these vital services for the 1 million people of Bomet County. Our team is made up of 24 Kenyan and British staff & trustees supported by 300+ volunteers and our office is located in the heart of the communities we serve in Bomet.

We have purpose, passion and pride in our work delivering transformational change. All of our trustees, staff and volunteers uphold and promote the values of listening and seeking first to understand, evolving our approach based on evidence and recognising expertise in all its forms.

About the WASH Hub

Dig Deep in collaboration with Bomet County has established the Bomet County WASH Hub with the aim of strengthening the county’s Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) systems. The Hub is now playing a leading role in driving developments across the county through focusing on key strategies to bolster institutional capacity, public engagement, and governance. Achievements of the Hub so far include the development and adoption of the Bomet County WASH Masterplan; the successful digitization of WASH Monitoring System to create the Bomet WASH Dashboard; and the ongoing coordination of Masterplan delivery between County Goverment of Bomet and NGO partners including the Kenyan Society of the Red Cross, World Vision, Aqua Clara, I Choose Life and the Bomet Integrated Development Plan. The Hub has garnered significant political engagement and media coverage, establishing a solid foundation for impactful interventions.

About the position

The WASH Hub Director will play a pivotal role in leading and coordinating the activities of the Bomet County WASH Hub. This position requires a dynamic individual with a strong background in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) systems, coordination, MEL and project management. The WASH Hub Director will be responsible for implementing the strategies set out in the Bomet WASH Masterplan, driving institutional strengthening, and fostering collaboration among stakeholders.


Strategic Planning and Implementation:

  • Lead the development and implementation of county-wide WASH strategy, ensuring alignment with the overall

    goals and objectives.

  • Oversee the development and expansion of WASH monitoring and evaluation across Bomet county, working

    closely with relevant departments and stakeholders.

  • Stakeholder Engagement and Coordination:

    • Coordinate with government agencies, NGOs, and other stakeholders to enhance collaboration and

      information-sharing.

  • Organize and lead High level strategic planning meetings, fostering engagement with senior staff and key NGO

    stakeholders.

  • Capacity Building and Training:

    • ● Develop and implement targeted training activities for WASH stakeholders, ensuring continuous County-wide

      improvement in WASH delivery.

  • Facilitate trips to learn from best practices within Kenya and globally, promoting knowledge exchange among

    WASH practitioners.

  • Documentation and Knowledge Sharing:

    • Document approaches, successes, and challenges of WASH Hub activities.

  • Facilitate the production of original research to share findings with partners in Kenya and worldwide,

    contributing to the global knowledge base on effective WASH interventions.

  • Monitoring and Evaluation:

    • Develop and implement monitoring and evaluation processes, ensuring data collection aligns with long-term

      strategic WASH goals.

  • Conduct regular reviews and assessments to measure progress and identify areas for improvement across the

    county

  • PERSON SPECIFICATION

    Required Qualifications & Experience

    • Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., Water Resources Management, Public Health, Environmental Science,

      statistics or economics).

  • At least five years’ experience in designing and managing WASH programmes and/or MEL activities

  • Knowledge of Kenyan WASH sector, WASH policies, regulations, and best practices desired.

  • Desired Competencies

    • Strong project management and organizational skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong track record of managing the collection, management and interpretation of large data sets; including

    utilising data collection tools such as mWater (or similar) at scale and analysing large data sets using Excel (or

    similar) to produce key findings.

  • Strong track record of communicating findings from data collection in writing & presentations.

  • Strong track record of networking and influencing senior stakeholders.

  • Strong track record of building a community of practice

  • An ability to think creatively

  • An ability to undertake long-term strategic planning

  • An ability to lead & inspire change across multiple organizations through formal and informal partnerships

  • TERMS OF SERVICE

    Location: Dig Deep Office, Bomet Town, Bomet County, Kenya.

    Reporting to: Country Director

    Contract type: 1 year fixed term

    Salary & Benefits

    • Attractive salary

  • 8.5% employer pension contribution

  • Family medical insurance cover


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