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Responsibilities and Tasks

 Research and Documentation


  •    Identify research gaps on Community governance
  •    Conduct research on Community Action planning
  • Responsible for mobilizing communities and engaging them on WASH and community governance research issues.
  • Actively promote gender sensitive research methodologies at all levels of project implementation.
  • Identifying, develop and take part in testing innovative  approaches to schools and community-based water, sanitation and hygiene that promote sustainability and scalability
  •    Prepare and Develop research reports and manuscript for publication
  • Ensuring research tasks are undertaken on schedule
  •   Document and report research progress to the project manager

Monitoring, Evaluation and Data Analysis

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  •    Conduct monitoring and evaluation of the project research pieces
  •    Develop and review data collection tools
  •   Carry out data collection and analysis
  •   Responsible for development and maintenance of research datasets and project work plan
  • Develop monitoring tools
  • Community strengthening and support for policy implementation and governance

Advocacy, community engagement and Communication:


  •   Assist in developing andcoordinating implementation of communication Strategy for Government Collaboration and   Influencing
  •    Mobilization of political will to increase budget allocation and financing for water, sanitation and hygiene in schools and communities
  •   Initiate community dialogue that promotes effective delivering and financing of community and school WASH
  • Developing key advocacy messages and strategy at the county level to promote community dialogue and advocate for improved water coverage.
  •   Take part in Collaborative implementation and influencing of policy at the county level
  • Promote point of use water treatment technologies uptake through policy development and advocacy
  • Advocate for improved clean and safe water provision for communities
  • Identify or develop appropriate tools that can be used to monitor WASH implementation.
  • Community mobilization and action planning, Integration of VSL model and WASH in the community    

  Representation, Liaison and Networking


  • Engage Government and other development partners to influence policy that prioritizes
  • WASH in schools, clinics and community
  • Mobilizing partnerships with local civil society organizations,     
  • Representing the project on relevant county working groups.
  • Liaise with GOK, NGO’s and other mission sectors as appropriate
  • Deputize for Project Manager SWS Project in any forum and when required.
  • Identify and prepare issues/topics for presentation in workshops and meetings
  • Promote dissemination of Project’s results in consultation with the Project Manager.
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Project Manager

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Location: The incumbent will be based in Kisumu but carry out field activities in Migori County as well.


  • Preferably University degree in Social Sciences, Environmental Health Sciences/ Community Health or equivalent
  • At least five years experience in community based programme management
  • Experience in NGO work is desirable.
  • Experience in promotion of participatory research in Safe Water System (Point-of-use home based water chlorination), water, sanitation, hygiene and project monitoring and evaluation techniques   
  • Preferably a postgraduate degree in public/community health, social sciences or equivalent.
  • Excellent training and communication skills.
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills.
  • Project management.
  • Computer literacy Word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Knowledge on VSL/GSL methodology is desirable
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

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