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A WASH CLUSTER CO-COORDINATOR – KRI

We are looking for: A WASH CLUSTER CO-COORDINATOR

Country: In The Kurdistan Region of Iraq, based in Erbil. This position require mobility in Kurdistan Region and to Bagdad

Length of contract: 6 to 12 months starting as soon as possible

General objectives : Ensuring a coherent and effective response by mobilizing groups of agencies, organizations and NGOs to respond in a strategic manner to the humanitarian crisis in Iraq

The position: You will be in charge to:

  • Act as focal point at national level for emergency response interventions; through linkage with the Sub-national cluster focal points, identify gaps and needs and leading on resource mobilization.
  • Provide WASH technical leadership on quality standards and indicators within the WASH cluster response.
  • Provide inputs into response, preparedness and contingency plans
  • Identify areas for upskilling and capacity building sub-national focal points and contribute to capacity building activities.
  • Act as the WASH members’ liaison and adviser for inputs into cluster funding mechanisms

The applicant: You hold a bachelor degree in Water Sanitation and Hygiene. You have some significant experiences in humanitarian WASH activities (minimum 2 years) in implementing WASH projects in emergency contexts. Also, you are able to coordinate with different partners (local authorities, UN agencies, INGO/NGO) and proven leadership from part experiences.
You have an understanding of humanitarian funding mechanisms. Good knowledge of Cluster system and Wash sector is required.

WSSCC Developing Roster of Senior Consultants for Sanitation and Hygiene Programming Support

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) is currently recruiting to populate a roster of Senior Consultants Sanitation and Hygiene Programming Support. Placement on the roster will enable consultants to be contracted on a retainer basis to provide support to WSSCC’s country-level work in a variety of countries in Africa and Asia.  The purpose of these consultancies is to strengthen WSSCC’s range of activities around equity and sustainable and integrated hygiene and sanitation behaviour change at scale, within four main task areas:

Programme support: strengthen equity and hygiene and sanitation behaviour change programming aspects in GSF programmes in selected countries by providing technical support to programmes.

Capacity strengthening: Directly respond to programme capacity needs in relation to equity and/or hygiene and sanitation behaviour change; where appropriate develop capacity building materials or tools; advise WSSCC on the development of systems for equity and/or sanitation and hygiene behaviour change related capacity development.

Learning: In line with the 2012-2016 Medium Term Strategic Plan, inform WSSCC’s sustainable behaviour change and equity related learning agenda.

Country scoping and strategic programme development: Scoping, sector reviews and relationship building to support identification of new programme countries for WSSCC engagement.

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