Advisor Water Sanitation and Hygiene - WASH (Consultancy contract)

SNV has been working in Vietnam since 1995. Using market based approaches, SNV is committed to reducing poverty by catalyzing environmentally sustainable solutions for the poor in agriculture, energy, water & sanitation, and REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation).

Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for All (SSH4A) Program is one of SNV’s on-going programs in the WASH sector. SSH4A aims to improve the health and quality of life for the people in rural areas of Vietnam, through enhanced access to improved sanitation and hygiene practices, with specific focus on the households living in poverty, ethnic minority groups and the villages where the sanitation coverage is the lowest. The program is currently being implemented Nghe An province and is planned to be expanded to the new additional provinces from early 2013.

We are seeking for highly qualified candidate for the post of Advisor WASH to take part in  the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the SSH4A program.


- Support in planning and implementation of baseline surveys in the new programme target areas
- Develop work plans and activity budgets for SSH4A programme and contribute to the development of high-quality progress reports
- Provide direct advisory services to clients as assigned by Programme Leader
- Support Programme Leader to identify topics/ideas with relevance to WASH themes for scoping and development. This may include research, site identification and selection, field scoping
- Support the WASH program leader to prepare new proposals for submission to donors. This may include background research, development of project activities and support to prepare proposal documents such as work plans, timelines
- Strengthen the relationship and cooperation with the clients, programme partners and stakeholders
- Contribute to monitoring and evaluation of the programme in accordance with SNV’s requirements and programme specific monitoring framework
- Participate in external and internal learning and networking events in the WASH sector

Candidate profile

- University degree in the relevant field related to international development and/or water and sanitation
- At least 5 years of relevant experience with international organizations/projects
- Knowledge and skills on monitoring and evaluation of development programs
- Strong commitment to development work and positive attitude
- Ability to work independently and in a multi-cultural team
- Willingness to travel to programme locations
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills in English and Vietnamese (spoken & written)
- Computer proficiency in Windows and Office based programs

Contract Duration: One-year associate consultancy contract with a competitive salary package and with possibility of extension.

Starting date: November 2012

How to apply?
Please send your application letter and CV in English, together with an indication of your current salary and compensation package, to Ms. Nguyen Thi Hai Yen at [email protected]  by 11th October 2012.

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Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2012-10-11