Norwegian Church Aid - WASH Program Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia
Norwegian Church Aid - WASH Program Advisor Jobs in EthiopiaJob SummaryThe WASH Program Advisor is responsible to coordinate key stake holders in the WASH project management and represent NCA in partner engagements as essential.
S/he works is in charge of WASH project development, implementation and reporting of same in Gambella.
The Advisor is required to actively engage in staff development and management, monitor the project budget and actively engage in the reporting and documentation of project activities.
The position requires a highly motivated individual with strong personal integrity and commitment to serve community in need.
Evident exposure of INGOs in relation to the WASH project roles is a plus.
The person to be employed need to accept the Code of Conduct of ACT Alliance.
Coordination and representation
Develop relationship with a range of key stakeholders including ARRA, UNCHR at camp level.
Representation of NCA and actively participate in zonal and camp level thematic coordination meetings.
Maintain / establish regular reports to UNCHR, ARRA and the donor in collaboration with the WASH PM.
Lead and coordinate sanitation and hygiene team planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
Ensure the smooth implementation of the project as per the DIP.
Oversee the overall WASH program and lead the team in the absence of WASH Program Manager.
Project development, implementation and reporting
Assist the WASH PM on the development of draft concept notes, project plans, budgets and funding proposals.
Participate and ensure quality and technical standards for capacity building, activities of all levels.
Produce/update SOPs for all Sanitation and Hygiene promotion activities.
Assist the WASH PM to produce rapid assessment tools and ensure quality data collection, data entry and undertake analysis and produce reports.
Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual reports in the areas of WASH
Staff development and management
Supervise WASH, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion officers, Assistants HPO, Foreman and provide technical follow-up and support.
Develop staff performance measurement and targets and assess them based on the set targets and contribute to technical assessment of WASH officers and assistants.
Conduct training needs assessments of all WASH staff and make recommendations.
Conduct periodic field visits to support field staffs through technical backstopping and to train duty carriers.
Maintain NCA's code of conduct and principles of accountability.
Assist the WASH PM on grants management of all WASH projects in Gambella
Liaise with Logistics, Finance departments to ensure smooth operation of the offices.
In co-operation with the WASH PM, review the activity and related financial reports.
Ensure timely procurement for the project according to the procurement plans
MSc/BSc in Civil/Water/WASH/Environmental Health or other WASH related fields from a recognized institution with a minimum of 3/5 years demonstrated experience preferably in the International humanitarian or development organization
Demonstrated skills in planning, organizing, mentorship and supervision
Excellent interpersonal skills to promote effective collaboration within staff, among refugees, across partner organizations & stakeholders
Strong written and oral communication skill in English
Professional fluency in written and spoken English
Knowledge of local language is a plus
Personal qualities & competencies
Documented skills in Project Planning and Management is a plus.
Thorough knowledge of WASH national and international standards.
Proven skills in computer programs (Word, Excel, and statistical packages).
Excellent skills in report writing and meeting deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to work in emergency, preferably in refugee context.
Proven experience in effective coordination and creating working relations with the other team members and other stakeholders.
Proven commitment to accountable practices.
Knowledge of working in challenging environments.
Proven ability to manage large varied workloads and deal constructively with stress and periods with long hours.
Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meeting deadlines and work with limited supervision
Proactive, stable and robust character and a good team player.
Excellent communication skills, calm and a good sense of humor.
Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective working relations at all levels.
How to Apply
Interested applicants are required to send their non-returnable application, CV and other supportive documents via email@example.com
In person application to NCA office is not accepted to protect candidates and staff to potential risk of COVID-19,
Closing date will be 14th May 2020 - CoB,
Enquiry by phone is not accepted,
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted via telephone,
NCA is an equal opportunity organization,
Qualified women applicants are highly encouraged to apply.
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