24 Sep 2014

Sociologist Job Vacancy

Northern Water Services Board (NWSB), a state corporation under the ministry of environment water and natural resources invites applicants for the following position:

Ref: NWSB/01/2014
1 Position

The Sociologist reports to Technical Manager, Rural Water and Sanitation Services (RWSS) under the technical services manager.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of proposals on community water projects that require funding
  • Carryout socio-economic surveys / impact assessment
  • Mobilization of communities to form community water service providers
  • Identify capacity building needs for community based water service providers

Qualifications / Key Competences

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, or Community Development or Development studies from a recognized University.
  • A Masters Degree in any of these fields will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience
  • Experience in community mobilization using relevant tools like Community Project Cycle and Participatory Rural Appraisal methods
  • Professional competency in work performance in Government, Middle level NGO in the development of water and sanitation services
  • Team player with relevant communication and computer skills

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit their applications together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees to:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Northern Water Services Board,
Maji House – Kismayu Road,
P. O. Box 495 – 70100,
Garissa – Kenya.


To be received not later than 1st October 2014 by close of business

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Northern Water Services Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Females and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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