Category Archives: Africa

WASH ETC Lead, GOAL, Sierra Leone [Deadline 05 December]

GOAL is taking on the management of an Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Sierra Leone in response to the on-going Ebola outbreak. This facility will be fitted with adequate water, sanitation and waste management infrastructure and GOAL will be required to ensure this infrastructure is adequately operated and maintained throughout the period of ETC management and that staff using this infrastructure follow suitable procedures minimise risks.

The WASH ETC Lead will be responsible for managing engineering staff and ensuring all WASH related infrastructure is operating within specified standards to ensure a safe working environment for ETC staff and minimise the risk of other diseases. The role will also manage infection control managers and ensure suitable Standard Operating Procedures are in place and adhered to by hygienists operating within the ETC. The role will manage three additional international staff, and where applicable link to the on-going outreach activities as related to WASH.

Application deadline: 05 December 2014

For the full vacancy announcement and application information go to:
http://www.candidatemanager.net/cm/Micro/JobDetails.aspx?&mid=YGTYD&sid=BEVGTAZ&jid=UFDYWAZ&site=Goal

 

 

 

SNV WASH Sector Leader, Mozambique [Deadline November 27]

SNV is looking for a WASH Sector Leader

Based in Nampula, Mozambique

International Contract, 12 months initial term

SNV is seeking qualified candidates for the position of WASH Sector Leader. The WASH Sector Leader is responsible for the overall quality of WASH programs content, business development / resource mobilization, steering the quality of technical advisory services, and overall management of the SNV WASH programmes for SNV in Mozambique. The WASH Sector Leader will enhance the quality and visibility of our WASH programs and position SNV within the national WASH sector. The WASH Sector Leader reports directly to the Country Director and collaborates closely with the WASH global sector team.

Responsibilities

  • Strategic Leadership: develop country level WASH strategy aligned to corporate WASH frameworks;
  • Advisory Services: lead complex assignments, set benchmarks for results, and monitor quality of advisory services of the WASH sector team;
  • Programme Management: deliver effective development results, planning and monitoring, financial management, and donor reporting;
  • Business Development: develop proposals and secure funding for innovative WASH programmes;
  • People Management: lead, manage, and coach the team of SNV advisors, local capacity builders and consultants;
  • Monitoring & Evaluation: ensure uniform understanding and practice in planning, reporting, monitoring, and evaluation of WASH programs in line with SNV’s internal frameworks;
  • Representation & Promotion: develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders to improve SNV market position and actively participate in external and internal networks.

Candidate profile

  • Relevant advanced academic qualification in WASH or related field;
  • 7+ years of relevant experience in WASH service delivery (specifically in our three sub-areas) including at least 5 years in a management role, preferably in Africa;
  • International work experience and the ability to lead a disparate team of multi-disciplinary advisors in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Proven track record in resource mobilization; demonstrated programme design, proposal writing, business development, and international donor relationship management;
  • Proven experience with project planning, monitoring, evaluation, reporting and financial management;
  • Established WASH networks and strong relationship management skills;
  • Proficiency in English and Portuguese required;
  • The successful candidate will be a self-motivated achiever with excellent intercultural leadership, teamwork, coaching, communication, networking and organizational skills.

Start Date: February 2015

Working at SNV: SNV offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, per international standards. We offer a challenging work environment, opportunities to lead and innovate, and a commitment to growing your skills in a fulfilling and diverse working environment. Our staff benefit from, and contribute to, an internal global network of WASH experts. For more information, please visit our website: www.snvworld.org

How to apply 

Please apply by completing your application in our in-house recruitment system: https://snv.devhire.devex.com/jobs/330325  before November 27, 2014.

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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