Action Against Hunger WASH Sector Manager Jobs in Nigeria
Action Against Hunger WASH Sector Manager Jobs in Nigeria
Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.Ensure appropriate design, construction and implementation of WASH hardware according to technical standards, as well as proper maintenance and use of WASH equipment
Ensure technical implementation of integrated ACF - WASH programs in Yobe State:
Implements, in the framework of projects, the mission’s WASH strategy taking into account the key internal and external documents: ACF charter, 2018 strategic framework, policies (WASH and other ACF sectors), positioning papers (WASH and transversal), national strategies and other specific legal framework enforced by the body/department in charge of WASH issues.
Develop and ensure the use of appropriate techniques and materials for hygiene promotion and training
Ensure contractual activities are completed on time, within budget and with acceptable quality
Identify and monitor risks, constraints or escalating issues relating to the management of the program, and inform the hierarchy accordingly
Ensure post-implementation monitoring of ACF WASH structures
Plan and manage emergency responses; and priorities activities according to humanitarian needs.
To develop ACF understanding of WASH issues in Northern Nigeria:
Ensure that all data and information is updated, well organized and easily accessible; and that lessons learnt and best practice are capitalized
Analyze and report on the evolving humanitarian needs and provide clear recommendations for interventions
Carry out needs assessments
Participate in the definition of the WASH strategy for ACF as well as identification and design of potential new intervention areas.
Supervision of the WASH program staff: induction, follow up, evaluation, and responsibilities promotion of positive team dynamics and motivation:
Supervision of WASH technical staff carrying out activities in Yobe
Recruitment and training of WASH staff as needs arise.
Overseeing the work of WASH program staff in order to ensure good compliance of activities within the objectives of the mission and of proposals - this includes regular visits to the field sites in order to evaluate achievements; to discuss the constraints encountered, the possible solutions and to make recommendations for current and future programs
Evaluation of WASH program staff as per the defined schedule
Capacity building of WASH staff and mentoring of WASH program officers
To actively participate in external coordination within the WASH sector at the county and state level, as well as national level as required:
Participate in WASH Coordination meeting held at LGA and state levels
Develop WASH contacts with other NGOs, agencies and technical bodies
Assess feasibility of ACF technical support and guidance to partner agencies and relevant governmental bodies, specifically the RUWASA
Support capacity building of ACF WASH partners in the area of intervention
Participate in emergency WASH interventions in Ni geria as required Support WASH coordination efforts outside of Yobe as required.
To coordinate within the ACF team:
Collaborate and communicate with Technical and Support Coordinators, Program Managers, CD, and any other ACF resource people in order to ensure the coherence of activities and reports in terms of ACF WASH strategy.
Informing/updating the FieldCo and CD on WASH program implementation and any issues on a regular basis
Participation in weekly base team meetings and any other general team or strategy meetings
Follow up of WASH program budgets in liaison with the Admin coordinator and program managers, to ensure budget expenditure is in line with program objectives and timeline.
Follow up of logistics requirements for WASH Programs in liaison with the Head of Base
Participation in the overall mission and program strategy, narrative and financial project proposals and reporting, in collaboration with Log/Admin/CD and other program coordinators as necessary.
To ensure proper reporting of the programmes:
Reporting on attended meetings or training to share with program managers, coordination team as necessary
Track the progress of activities, ensure the collecting of program indicators
Monthly ACF WASH report to be sent to Multisector project manager (line manager) -which includes an overview of the WASH situation, external coordination update, achievements for the past month and objectives for the following month
Preparing inputs for the mission weekly and monthly sitrep
Writing of contractual donor reports
Prepare handover report as necessary to replacement
Engineering, Technology or Public Health Degree (Bachelor level or equivalent/higher) in a field related to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (Civil/ Building/Geology/Public health)
Additional training courses specific to WASH in development contexts (such as Bioforce Institute graduates), and/or Program Management professional certifications, strongly preferred.
Minimum 3 years relevant working experience, in a WaSH management/supervisory Capacity.
Strong computer literacy, organizational and planning skills, report writing, budget oversight
Commitment to upholding ACF’s values, excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Experience in the INGO/NGO and humanitarian context
Experience managing a team of staff
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 25th April, 2019.
For more information and job application details, see; Action Against Hunger WASH Sector Manager Jobs in Nigeria
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