Category Archives: Africa

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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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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