DRC is an international non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions for refugees and internally displaced people in more than 30 countries world-wide.
DRC has established an operation in Pakistan in December 2010 in order to contribute to the flood recovery response, as well as part of a regional program addressing Afghan displacement in close coordination with its programmes in Afghanistan, Iran and Tajikistan. DRC office in Pakistan is established in Peshawar with approximately 50 national and international staff.
Programme components include support to Afghan refugees through Protection, Livelihood and Community Infrastructure activities. DRC has a long-term view to its programming in Pakistan and expects to grow significantly in a relatively short period. The current DRC projects are funded by international recognised donors such as UNHCR and DANIDA.
Position’s Overall Objective
To develop and lead the WASH health and hygiene components of DRC’s community led hygiene promotion programme and ensure that hygiene promotion activities meet SPHERE standards, millennium development goals and recognised best practice adopting a participatory community based approach.
- Develop health and hygiene promotion and education materials and resources
- Conduct community health and hygiene assessments adopting participatory tools and methods
- Conduct school assessments to identify gaps in hygiene practices as part of the Community Infrastructure team
- Collect data from Community Mobilizes and prepare regular reports on activities and WASH conditions for monitoring
- Coordinate with water supply and sanitation field staff to ensure that the various aspects of the WASH response are integrated
- Work within the agreed work plan and ensure timely attention to priority tasks
- Work M&E staff in collecting project related information according to KAPB baselines
- Initiate sessions to children, teachers and local community on significance of health & hygiene practices
- Ensure WASH programmes meet SPHERE standards and established best practice
- Arrange field visits regularly to observe WASH practices
- Work with community to establish/strengthen WASH clubs as part of community led health and hygiene promotion activities
- Ensure activities are participatory through engaging community including students, teachers and shuras regarding development of awareness raising and community education materials and strategies
- Deliver trainings and TOT to DRC staff and WASH committees regarding SPHERE standards and other relevant standards and best practice
- Contribute to the development of the emergency prevention and response strategies
- Ensure that activities engage the participation of all sections of the community and meet the needs of especially vulnerable individuals and mitigates gender based protection risks
- Initiate written and verbal progress reports within the team and across sector
- Undertake any other tasks assigned by line manager.
Only shortlisted candidates will be called for Test/Interview.
No TA/DA will be admissible to the shortlisted candidates called for Test/Interview.
|Physical Health/Environmental Sciences||Masters Degree||Pakistan||Minimum 4-5years experience in Health and Hygiene promotion within the Humanitarian/NGO sector,
*Community led interventions
*Developing hygiene promotion materials
*Working with Afghan refugees
*Delivering trainings on hygiene promotion
*Conducting KAP(B) surveys desirable.
*An excellent understanding of SPHERE standards pertaining to WASH activities.|
|Skill and Knowledge|| Excellent || *Communication and Report writing skills,
*Fluency in Pashto, Urdu and English – written and verbal,
*Command on MSOffice.|