Category Archives: NGOs

Medair seeks a WASH Manager – Madagascar

Role and Responsibilities

To implement, monitor and evaluate the tasks assigned, improving access to safe water and sanitation for the target population. Assess WASH needs, initiate and effectively manage assigned WASH project(s) and report on the activities in line with the objectives, budget and timeframe laid down in the proposal(s). Provide technical support, meet quality standards, enhance beneficiary participation, liaise with other stakeholders, and manage and build the capacities of the water infrastructure staff.

Project Overview

Medair is officially launching a new WASH project in Madagascar (Maroantsetra and Mananara District). This is to facilitate the emergence of a private public partnership to help sustain the development of local structures and appropriate innovative technologies for a real improvement in hygiene and access to clean water and sanitation. The WASH Manager would also be expected to support any new project(s).

Medair

Medair is a humanitarian organisation inspired by Christian faith to relieve human suffering in some of the world’s most remote and devastated places. We bring relief and recovery to people in crisis, regardless of race, creed or nationality. As signatories of the Red Cross Code of Conduct, we believe that aid should be given to everyone who is in need, regardless of political, social or religious viewpoint. We save lives in emergencies and then stay to help people recover from crisis with dignity—working side by side with communities to leave a lasting impact. We provide a range of emergency relief and recovery services: health care and nutrition; safe water, sanitation, and hygiene; shelter and infrastructure.

Workplace         

Maroantsetra, Analanjirofo Region, Madagascar

Starting Date

October 2014

Initial Contract Details

Full time, contract of 24 months

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Medair is looking for a WASH Advisor – South Sudan

Role and Responsibilities

To develop, lead, monitor and evaluate the WASH programme portion of the country programme. To provide capacity building for national and international staff; leading on all WASH elements of proposals and reports. Coordinating and networking at senior level with national and regional WASH authorities and other NGOs. Championing best practice (international and Medair) in all WASH programmes.

Take a look at Medair’s Water, Sanitation & Hygiene work.

Project Overview

Multi-sectoral relief and recovery programme including: provision of primary and emergency health care, water, sanitation and hygiene, non-food items, and emergency shelter to assist in reducing morbidity and mortality in vulnerable populations of South Sudan.

Medair

Medair brings life-saving relief and recovery in disasters, conflict areas, and other crises by working alongside the most vulnerable. Its Internationally Recruited (IRS) and HQ staff are inspired by their Christian faith to care for people in need, providing practical and compassionate support, regardless of race, religion, or politics. Medair has achieved the ISO 9001:2008 certification, worldwide. This certification signifies that Medair effectively delivers goods and services with a focus on beneficiary needs. Founded in 1989, Medair’s unwavering commitment continues to bring hope to the world’s most vulnerable.

Workplace         

Based in Juba, South Sudan with regular field trips. Take a look at Medair’s work in South Sudan.

Starting Date

As soon as possible

Initial Contract Details

2 years, 100%

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Job: International Education & Training Advisor at CAWST [deadline not specified]

CAWST is looking for an International Education & Training Advisor to complement its WASH Education Program Development team and provide WASH training and consulting support services across the globe.

>>> See full job posting details and apply here.

The position

The International Education and Training Advisor is responsible for building the capacity of CAWST staff, partner organization staff and client trainers in effective facilitation skills. Another key aspect of the position is to support partners and clients in CAWST’s education program development process, to customize and develop their own education and training materials. This position will also help to develop and improve CAWST’s suite of education and training materials on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). This is a demanding role that requires a creative, motivated, and enthusiastic individual who wants to contribute to building the capacity of WASH educators globally.

International travel will be approximately 3-4 trips per year, up to 50% of the time. The position is based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada (the base of the Rocky Mountains!)

>>> See full job posting details and apply here.

Working at CAWST

Take it on
Work with CAWST to scale-up sustained access to WASH by building human capacity. We focus on training and consulting support of WASH practitioners and implementers, building practical knowledge and skills needed to initiate, improve and scale-up their WASH projects.

Make it happen
CAWST’s unique hybrid “non-profit business” model drives action. You’ll join a team with a clear humanitarian purpose and a disciplined, efficient business approach.

Learn Everyday
CAWST is dynamic, and you will learn something every day. We continually transform ourselves based on what we learn from the hundreds of organizations, of all types and sizes, that we work with in over 60 countries. We dedicate more than 2 weeks a year exclusively to learning and sharing within the organization.