CARE is an International Non-Government Organization and works in 95 countries around the world to support more than 890 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian-aid projects in the improvement of livelihoods and capacities of poor and marginalized households especially women and girls. In Malawi, CARE works in collaboration with the Government of Malawi and other non-governmental partners.
CARE has received funding from USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance to implement a floods recovery from June 2020 through December 2020. The main objective of the project is to provide safe, dignified shelter and facilitate improved hygiene practices to 1,100 households in Nsanje and Chikwawa Districts. The project will use market-based approaches such as voucher fairs and cash transfers, combined with training in flood-resistant shelter construction, to facilitate shelter recovery. The project will also work with local committees and Care Groups to promote improved hygiene practices in recovery areas.
In order to deliver this project, CARE seeks to recruit suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions which are based in Nsanje district:
Position: WASH Field Advisor
The WASH Field Advisor will be responsible for the day to day supervision and implementation of field level activities. S/he will be responsible for implementing the water hygiene and sanitation activities among flood affected households in Nsanje and Chikwawa district for OFDA. S/he will also be responsible for conducting community sensitization, training, targeting and monitoring of the project activities. S/he will facilitate the exchange of lessons and experience between groups and will monitor the on-going progress of activities.
Specific Roles and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following specific duties:
Minimum Required Qualifications, skills and relevant work experience
How to apply
Applicants who meet the required qualifications and experience should send their applications through email to:
addressed to the attention of:
The Country Director
Closing date for receipt of applications is July 6, 2020. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
CARE has zero tolerance to sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse and has a Safeguarding Policy which outlines expected behaviors and responsibilities of all staff and CARE related personnel (consultants, vendors, partners, project participants, etc.). All potential candidates will be required to complete a Self-Declaration Form and those successful will be expected to sign up to the Code of Behavior contained in the Safeguarding Policy.