Groundwater Relief Project Coordinator - Disaster Risk Reduction Jobs in South Sudan

Groundwater Relief Project Coordinator - Disaster Risk Reduction Jobs in South Sudan

About the Job

We are looking for a Project Coordinator to be based in South Sudan, to coordinate project activities for Groundwater Relief, over the course of the 10-month period. This is a fixed term contract with opportunities for extension.

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Facilitating the management of all project activities in close collaboration with IOM staff throughout the project duration.

  • Facilitating field assessments by consortium members to undertake specific elements of project work.

  • Supporting the socio-economic survey in the project areas, through recruitment and coordination of a field team of enumerators.

  • Supporting a capacity assessment of key stakeholders and institutional tools used to support disaster risk reduction.

  • Working with consortium engineers to conduct environmental surveys and receptor vulnerability mapping across the five counties.

  • Working with the IOM and government stakeholder in Juba to obtain data and information to support the assessment.

  • Working with the project team to support field validation and facilitating community consultation of various long list options.

  • Presentations of long listing options to key stakeholders.

    Essential Skills and Experience

  • Fluent in English

  • Relevant degree with an MSc or equivalent qualification in Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Engineering or similar.

  • Experience in project management.

  • A good
    working knowledge of water resource management or disaster risk management.

  • Demonstrable experience in managing international projects, project budgets and delivering effective and timely outputs under pressure.

  • Ability to engage with a range of different stakeholders, ideally within the humanitarian and development sector.

  • High competency in developing and delivering high quality reports.

  • Demonstrable experience delivering complex ideas to non-technical personnel.

    How to Apply

    Given the urgent deployment requirements for the Project Coordinator position, Groundwater Relief will close the application period early upon identifying a suitable candidate. We encourage you to submit your application at your earliest convenience.

    Please send your application for the role of Project Coordinator to

    Your application should consist of a covering letter detailing why you are suitable for this position (no longer than 2 pages), and your CV.

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