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Emergency WASH Volunteer

GOAL South Sudan operates multi-sectoral programmes in Twic County, Warrap State, Agok and the Sobat Corridor. GOAL supports health, water, sanitation, livelihoods and informal adult education programmes. 
Since violence erupted in South Sudan during December 2013, GOAL has increasingly been involved in emergency response work in both Warrap and Upper Nile states. As GOAL seeks to scale-up WASH response in Upper Nile state additional support is required to guide emergency response WASH programming.
 
General Description of the Role:
The Emergency WASH Volunteer will be working with the field-based team in Upper Nile and Warrap states and also with the team in Juba. This will entail activities such as supervising hardware construction, ensuring suitable and effective community liaison and hygiene promotion, and liaising with other WASH partners. At Juba level the Emergency WASH Volunteer will report to the WASH Coordinator and Emergency Coordinator to facilitate the smooth running of the WASH response. The overall aim is of ensuring compliance with an emergency response plan and monitoring and evaluation framework. This is a field oriented job necessitating a considerable amount of time working on day to day management issues in challenging circumstances. The volunteer package includes; return flights, pre-departure medical, shared accommodation and a monetary contribution.​ This is an 8 month contract. 

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.

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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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WASH Project Manager – Generic (All Medair field programmes)

Role and Responsibilities

To plan, develop, monitor and evaluate the assigned WASH project(s). Assess WASH needs, design projects, write proposals and initiate and effectively manage and report on projects in line with the objectives, timeframe and budget. Provide technical support, leadership and strategic direction; meet quality standards in WASH delivery, encourage beneficiary participation, liaise with other stakeholders and manage and train WASH staff.

Project Overview

Emergency Relief and Recovery projects in countries of high vulnerability.

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.

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