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AMAZI WATER: Facilities Technician

Facilities Technician
AMAZI WATER +257 22 27 9662

🕙 Deadline: May 20, 2024

Vacancy Announcement – Facilities Technician   



Amazi Water
Position Title
Facilities Technician
Reporting To
Facilities Team Lead
Duty Station
Starting Date

About us:

As a Christ-centered organization, AMAZI WATER is the primary implementer of Burundian water projects, working to provide sustainable access to clean water in every community by 2028. 

About the role:

The Facilities Technician is responsible for undertaking, upkeep, and repairing equipment and property at the interior and exterior of Amazi Water HQ premises. Under the supervision of the Facilities Team Lead, the Facilities Technician will liaise as needed with outsourced maintenance and repair suppliers. The Facilities Technician will ensure the reporting of issues and completed tasks to ensure accurate data records for the department.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Perform electrical, mechanical, and plumbing maintenance and repairs.
  • Assess air conditioning unit repairs and needs.
  • Repair & paint doors, windows, walls, roof, and other parts of the building according to the annual plan or ad hoc needs; according to the Facilities Team Lead.
  • Report any arising needs of maintenance and repair to the Facilities Team Lead.
  • Perform periodic window cleaning.
  • Repair office equipment as needed.
  • Maintain the HQ compound external area according to the annual plan or ad hoc needs according to the Facilities Team Lead.
  • Supervise the periodic cleaning of tanks.
  • Analyze Amazi Water appliances issues and report issues to the supervisor.
  • Hang pictures and whiteboards on walls as needed.
  • Help in office moving as needed.
  • Help in event planning and preparation as needed.
  • Assist Facilities Team Lead in managing contractors for outsourced Facilities projects.
  • Ensure best safety practices while performing all tasks including the proper use of personal protection equipment.
  • Report progress on scheduled tasks and projects to the Facilities Team Lead for accurate tracking and data recording.
  • Any other task as requested by the Facilities Team Lead or her hierarchy.


Educational & Professional level required:

  • High School diploma (A2) in mechanical and electrical section
  • Fluent in French, Kiswahili, and Kirundi
  • Fluent English is a plus

Role-Specific Knowledge & Experience:

  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • Experience in basic plumbing,
  • Electrical and Mechanical certified knowledge

Core Competencies:

  • Communication Skill
  • Planning and Organizing Ability
  • Adaptability
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Initiative
  • Attention to Detail


  • A love for Burundi
  • A love for Jesus Christ
  • Professional fluency in French, English, and Kirundi
  • Proficiency with email, Excel & Word
  • Ability with community development and social work
  • Ability with communicating with government offices and partners.
  • Understanding of the need and benefit of clean water.

Submission of Application

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify. Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the hiring manager.

Eligible candidates are kindly requested to submit a completed AMAZI WATER application by May 20th, 2024. 

Only candidates who meet the above criteria will be contacted.


AMAZI WATER (ONG) +257 22 27 9662

Amazi Water est une ONG basée à Bujumbura, au Burundi. En tant qu'organisation centrée sur le Christ, Amazi Water est le principal maître d'œuvre des projets d'eau au Burundi, s'efforçant de fournir un accès durable à l'eau potable dans chaque communauté d'ici 2028. Après avoir appris que les principales organisations caritatives internationales de l’eau ne travaillaient pas au Burundi car il n’y avait pas de partenaires efficaces dans le pays, les fondateurs ont décidé de créer la première et la seule organisation nationale dédiée à l’eau au Burundi – maintenant appelée Amazi Water. Amazi Water travaille en partenariat avec d'autres ONG et organisations confessionnelles basées au Burundi afin de fournir des solutions d'eau potable à long terme à l'ensemble du Burundi d'ici 2028. Les fondateurs et les membres du conseil d'administration de Amazi Water sont des chrétiens engagés, qui croient que ce projet existe pour servir notre Seigneur et Sauveur Jésus-Christ en partageant l'Évangile et en considérant les pauvres. Les principaux membres de leur équipe nationale sont également de tout cœur engagés envers Christ; ce qui fait de nous une équipe concentrée et passionnée. Que Dieu soit glorifié par notre travail. Qu'Il nous aide à partager avec beaucoup de gens …

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