Junior Environmental Health Professional – Development for Peace Organization (DPO) Vacancy Announcement

Junior Environmental Health Professional – Development for Peace Organization (DPO) Vacancy Announcement, April 20 2024



Organization: Development for Peace Organization (DPO)

Position: Junior Environmental Health Professional

Location: Pinyudo Refugee Camps (Old Nuer, Agnwa, Pinyudo II, and Village 12 Health centers)


Date of Announcement: April 18, 2024

Deadline: April 29, 2024




Job Description


About the Organization
Development for Peace Organization (DPO) is an Ethiopian non-profit organization established in 2020 with a mission of striving to meet the humanitarian and developmental needs of societies regardless of race, color, religion or cultural background. We are legally registered to work in Ethiopia (Reg. 5164) as National NGO and as INGO in South Sudan (Reg. 4178), Somalia (Reg. NGOD/Moifar0422/022) and Kenya (OP.218/051/22-400/12732); it is also processing its registration in Yemen. We are currently seeking an experienced Junior Environmental Health Professional to join our mission-driven organization.
Job summary
The junior environmental health professional will support the implementation of hygiene, sanitation promotion, and water supply activities. He/she will utilize appropriate hygiene promotion approaches, adhering to standard principles, and ensuring a high level of community participation in various outbreak response interventions.
He/she will also be responsible for mobilizing communities, and play a crucial role in promoting public health preventive interventions including sanitation campaigns.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Contribute to all stages of project planning, execution, monitoring, and evaluation related to water, sanitation, hygiene promotion, and outbreak prevention.
  • Conduct capacity-building training sessions for healthcare workers, community health workers, and rapid response teams,
  • Engage actively in risk communication and community involvement initiatives for various outbreak prevention and response.
  •  Coordinate and facilitate interactive hygiene promotion activities to drive social and behavioral change communication.
  • Organize and facilitate hygiene and sanitation campaigns with partners and refugee structures.
  • Develop feasible activity plans, procurement strategies, and spending plans for cholera outbreak response activities within the grant period.
  • Participate in and conduct various health and WASH-related needs assessments, and develop action plans for effective hygiene and sanitation promotion activities.
  • Contribute to the design and production of appropriate hygiene Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) materials.
  • Maintain health/WASH data, records, and lessons learned, and share them accordingly.
  • Foster productive partnerships with stakeholders, including community leaders, health facility staff, and beneficiaries, actively seeking feedback.
  • Participate in local coordination mechanisms, such as Health/WASH working groups, as needed.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for technical and line managers.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

Reports To :Health and Nutrition Coordinator (Pinyudo Refugee Camps)

Required number: 01 (one)


Job Requirements


  • Degree (BSC) in Environmental Health Science from an accredited Institution and has active License to practice in Ethiopia.
  • Two years of practical experience.

How to Apply


Interested and qualified candidates shall fill out this form https://forms.gle/eJ1zMbxFAqwcLMeB9  and submit their motivation letter along with their non-returnable updated resume as a Merged PDF file through recruitment@devforpeace.org until April 29, 2024
Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply!
Note: Use “Junior Environmental Health Professional” as the subject line of your email!
DPO is committed to diversity and inclusion in its workforce and encourages all candidates to apply to join the organization, regardless of gender, nationality, religious/ethnic heritage, or disability.
DPO has a zero-tolerance policy for sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, authority abuse, and discrimination. DPO follows the principles of UN Child Protection. As a result, all shortlisted candidates will be subjected to thorough reference and background checks, as well as being expected to conform to these standards and principles.


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