Category Archives: Africa

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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Finance and administration manager, IRC Burkina Faso [deadline 30 April]

Organisation: IRC Burkina Faso
Hours: full-time
Location: Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Salary: Commensurate with required experience and qualifications (Monthly gross salary: 716,950 FCFA – 914,580 FCFA)
Contract: 1 year renewable after probation period

About IRC:

Headquartered in The Hague, the Netherlands, IRC is a leading think-and-do-tank in the water, hygiene and sanitation (WASH) sector. Our work spans over 25 countries around the globe. Established in Burkina Faso since 2012, our mission is to provide innovative, evidence-based solutions to ensure reliable and sustainable WASH services in rural and semi-urban areas in Burkina Faso and other francophone countries in West Africa. Please join us in carrying out our mission (http://www.ircwash.org/).

Programme Overview:

The Burkina Faso Country Programme has a cooperative agreement with the Burkina Faso Government to support strategic stakeholders in implementing a Service Delivery Approach, for improving aid-effectiveness and for improving inter-sectorial cooperation in the WASH sector. The programme is based on 5-year renewable operational plans (OP) until 2030. The first OP covers the period from 2012 to 2016.

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Expert senior en Appui institutionnel Eau et Assainissement, IRC Burkina Faso [dernière date 30 avril]

Organisation: IRC Burkina Faso
Durée : Plein-temps
Localisation : Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Salaire : Fonction des qualifications et de l’expérience (salaire mensuel brut : 716.950 FCFA – 914.580 FCFA)
Contrat : CDD 1 an renouvelable après période probatoire

A propos d’IRC :

Avec son siège à La Haye aux Pays Bas, IRC est un leader mondial en matière réflexion et d’innovation dans le secteur de l’eau, de l’hygiène et de l’assainissement. Nos interventions couvrent environ 25 pays. Etabli au Burkina Faso depuis 2012, notre programme vise à développer et diffuser des approches et solutions éprouvées pour assurer des services fiables et pérennes d’eau, d’hygiène et d’assainissement en zones rurales et semi-urbaines au Burkina Faso et dans les pays francophones d’Afrique de l’Ouest. Rejoignez-nous et soutenez notre action (http://www.ircwash.org/).

Aperçu du Programme :

Le programme d’IRC au Burkina Faso est fondé sur l’accord de coopération avec le Gouvernement burkinabè pour accompagner les acteurs stratégiques à mettre en œuvre l’approche de fourniture des services, améliorer l’efficacité de l’aide et renforcer la collaboration intersectorielle en matière d’eau, d’hygiène et d’assainissement. Le programme se concrétise à travers des plans stratégiques quinquennaux renouvelables jusqu’en 2030. Le premier plan stratégique quinquennal couvre la période de 2012 à 2016.

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Medair is looking for a WASH Cluster Co-Coordinator – South Sudan [deadline not specified]

Role and Responsibilities

Along with the Lead Agency and Cluster Coordinator, work together in the WASH Cluster to ensure a coherent and effective response by mobilising groups of agencies, organisations and NGOs to respond in a strategic manner to a humanitarian crisis.

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

Project Overview

In order to ensure consistent and clear terminology within the WASH Cluster, the following roles are defined as follows: UN Lead Agency – The UN agency that serves as the Global Cluster Lead is UNICEF;

NGO Co-Lead Agency, the NGO agency which is selected to serve as the Co-Lead (Medair); Cluster Coordinator, recruited and funded by the Lead Agency to provide coordination of the cluster; Cluster Co-Coordinator (this role), recruited and funding by the Co-Lead Agency (Medair) to represent NGO cluster members in coordination, and assist the Coordinator.

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