WASH Coordinator’s role is to lead and provide technical support for planning and smooth operation of WASH activities in any defined context. This includes the active involvement in developing and rolling out the country WASH strategy based on the specific context, assessments/needs identified, program implementation of multiple WASH projects and fundraising. In addition, the WASH Coordinator will support with the overall building of capacity of local staff and stakeholders in WASH.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The individual will plan and implement the Global Wash projects, foster internal and external networks with stakeholders and donors; provide technical support to the development of funding proposals. The WASH Coordinator will manage, lead and provide direction to the WASH team in line with Country priorities. In addition, where required, the Coordinator will support the program team in obtaining the required government permissions and positively engage with institutional and private donors as well as Organization's HQ. Moreover, the Coordinator will ensure project monitoring, regular reviews, preparation of donor reports, capturing learnings and is able to close the project and implement exit plans.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the essential functions under limited or basic living conditions and working environment. The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
Provide WASH sectoral leadership and technical support to rapid needs assessments and their analysis and ensure their linkage to activity plans and budgets.
Assess in-country resources and capacities (human, material and financial) for WASH program roll out as per agreed objectives. In addition, evaluate the strengths/gaps in the capacities.
Implement and maintain prescribed reporting systems to monitor and evaluate the objectives, indicators and outcomes of the projects
Formulate the overall aims and objectives of the WASH response program through development of a clear WASH strategy for senior Country Management.
Design an appropriate overall response to the country specific needs, taking into account the needs of the community; the current levels of in country WASH capacity and the overlapping of WASH and other IMC sectors.
Select and design from an array of appropriate technologies for water systems for the given context, including source selection (ground water, surface water), abstraction, storage, treatment and distribution for new systems and/or the rehabilitation of old Water systems.
Select and design the most appropriate form of sanitation system (to include excreta disposal, vector control, solid waste disposal, drainage) taking full account of local conditions, resources, customs and cultural norms.
Select and design, in collaboration with other actors a suitable hygiene promotion program that suits the local context and would be widely accepted by beneficiaries.
Ensure and advocate for the consideration of cross cutting areas such as; gender, protection, DRR and sustainability within all WASH interventions. Also taking into account the importance of integration with other key sectors such as health and nutrition.
Support further development of WASH interventions through the use of project conceptualization and planning skills such as SWOT analysis and Stakeholder mapping
Ensure Sphere and National standards are considered through the program cycle and are well documented.
Develop concept papers, letters of intent, proposals and budgets related to the above.
Management and Implementation
Plan, lead and manage WASH program in a phased and prioritized manner in full consultation and co-ordination with Project's staff and other agencies both governmental and non-governmental.
Work closely with Human Resources team for planning and hiring of the WASH team.
Design and develop appropriate supervisory, monitoring and evaluation systems for WASH interventions.
Work closely with program support functions (logistics and finance departments) for WASH program supplies and activities planning.
Information and Co-ordination
Provide regular updates and technical guidance to team on progress, priorities and challenges – verbally and in writing.
Represent the project deliverables s to external stakeholders such as governmental and non-governmental groups, Donors and relevant clusters
Showcase the work done under Project to Donors
Apply by: 31 Dec 2021
Send your cv along with covering letter, current CTC and expected CTC.