[Vacancy] WASH Expert_Deadline April 6, 2016

Assignment        : WASH ExpertResponsibility   : Ensure the technical relevance of WASH knowledge
and skills are internalized within partner’s internal staffLocation               :
West Java, Central Java, or East JavaDuration              :1 year contract, with possibility of extensionType                      :IndividualReports
to           :
Bina Artha Ventura’s WASH
Coordinator and operational team BACKGROUND Water.org is a U.S.-based, non-governmental organization working
to increase access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). Under WaterCredit program, Water.org provides technical support to PT. Bina
Artha Ventura (BAV) to enable access
for sanitation amongst low-income communities.  Bina
Artha Ventura is an Indonesian
Ventura company started in 2011 to deliver financial services to the economically active
low
income population in a fair,
transparent, efficient and sustainable manner.
The company offers
uncollateralized group-loans
ranging from US$ 150-300 to economically-active, low-income women. The target of
BAV group
loans are women with
a daily income of US$ 2-6,
mainly living in semi-urban and semi- rural areas. BAV’s lending
approach is joint liability group lending with no collateral requirements. As of December 2015 BAV serves over
173,000 clients and seeks to reach 1,000,000 clients by 2020.  BAV
clients are organized into groups of
5-7 members. Groups are organized
in centers of 2-4 groups fortnightly (every two
weeks) center meetings in the client residential
areas are the primary point of contact
between BAV and the
clients. 
Each BAV branch office has a services
area radius of approximately
15 kilometers and serves around 100 center meetings. Since June 2014, Bina Artha Ventura has developed and launched a loan product to finance household
level facilities such as toilets
and septic
tank. Currently, BAV is planning to roll out the WASH loan product into new
branches across Java.  Bina Artha Ventura
seeks three WASH experts to
support program implementation during the expansion phase. RESPONSIBILITIES –       Building a
working team with WASH coordinator, head office team, regional office team, and
branch office team in implementing water and sanitation financing program
–     Attracting
potential water and sanitation contractors in each  branch location, and provide training to
increase their capacity to become 
partners in improving members’ WASH facilities, with at least 1 contractor
in each branch
–         
Directing
contractor in building WASH facilities and ensure its accordance with the
agreed facility and the standard quality
–         
Supervising
the WASH facility constructions
–         
Providing
training of WASH program to MFI employees
–         
Providing
training on hygiene and health behaviors relating to WASH program to members or
client in the meeting points.
–         
Working
with MFI  to conduct internal trainings
–         
Establish
coordination to cooperate with sanitarians in health center offices in order to
develop strategies, at the RT/RW, village, sub-district, or district levels
–         
Report on
the progress of WASH program in branches to the head office team
–         
Manage
WASH loan in all branches and provide quick and appropriate solutions
–         
Manage
WASH activities at the branch level and regularly report progress to WASH
Coordinator
 Qualifications:·        
Academic
background at least diploma, but prioritize bachelor degree
·        
Has
working experiences in WASH or other relevant sector (construction, civil,
environment and community empowerment)
·        
Has
leadership skills and motivation to help the poor
·        
Has the
ability to work in team or alone, able to achieve targets
·        
Good
communication skills, both verbal and written
·        
Capable of
using Microsoft Office
·        
Honest,
responsible, creative, innovative, initiative, and professional
·        
Could show
a sample of work relating to WASH sector during discussion/interview
·        
Comfortable
traveling extensively to MFI branch offices and operating areas
 Application
InformationCover letter and CV should be submitted
to Kiki Tazkiyah ([email protected]) and Neksi Triwidiyanti ([email protected]) no later than April 6, 2016 noting “WASH
Coordinator”
in the subject line.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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