Save The Children WASH Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia
Save The Children WASH Coordinator Jobs in EthiopiaJob DescriptionKey Areas of AccountabilityEnsure that technical quality and standards are considered during project implementation WASH activities design, follow up and evaluation.
Implement all program activities, as member of a team, such as hand dug wells with alternative energy sources, boreholes rehabilitation, open ponds, new water scheme development, pit latrines, placental pits, incinerators and other WASH infrastructures.
Facilitate and conduct WASH/DRR related trainings in schools and communities.
Prepare engineering design, bill of quantities, cost estimate of WATSAN infrastructures, and develops monitoring and supervision methodologies.
Participate in construction bid openings, registration and recording of readings.
Conducts construction site handing over, make regular supervision to all construction project sites and evaluates the progress.
Checking the contractors work schedule, crew formation and material delivery program and commenting on its effectiveness with regard to timely completion of the work.
Notifies any omissions, fault or deviation to the supervisor and other concerned bodies to take timely measures.
Prepare daily duties/schedule in detail in the order of their complexity and supervise the construction works at all critical stages.
Checking the quality of materials and workmanship for conformity with the requirements of the contract and provide site instructions as required.
Approving of the contractor’s work to proceed from one stage to another.
Checking, correcting and approving contractors Take-Off Sheet and Payment Request based on the measurements taken and submit to his supervisor.
Taking responsibilities for the construction work and administration of the contract.
Checking site daily dairies and schedules and evaluating weekly plans of the contractor.
Take measure if the contractor performs his work less than the schedule as per the contract.
Contribute to project planning and ensure that interventions are completed in line with project proposals and Terms of Reference (ToRs).
Take measure if the contractor performs his work less than the schedule as per the contract agreement.
Carry on Recording, Documentation and Reporting of attainments and encounters on daily, monthly, quarterly bases as needed.
Organize meeting with the contractor’s staffs on regular basis (weekly, monthly and quarterly).
Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual progress report and conduct provisional acceptance for completed projects.
Liaise with communities, local authorities and other agencies regularly to ensure coordination and effective implementation of projects.
Liaise with communities, local authorities and other agencies regularly to ensure coordination and effective implementation of activities.
Develop activity plan for WASH committee and Community agents regarding sanitation and hygiene.
Identify and distribute hand-tools/maintenance kits & water treatment chemicals to targeted communities.
Conduct water quality analysis at each water scheme, disinfect/treat/ water supply schemes
Donor reporting: responsible for writing technical and financial part of the project reports (activity narrative, activity databases, expenditure, beneficiary’s tables, and update of LFA indicators).
Guide and direct program staff both at Field/ satellite office level.
Organise and lead project coordination meetings.
Ensure a positive working environment and good team dynamics (solve out potential conflicts and create good team sprit).
Responsible for overall, monthly and weekly planning of project activities.
Represents WASH programs at all relevant technical external task forces, working groups, seminars or other meetings/forums, which have been identified and approved the Area Office and use these meetings to negotiate strategic, and advocacy positions.
Develops good relations with other NGOs, development and UN agencies etc. working in the sector and where possible forge alliances to influence key actors around advocacy objectives.
Be fully aware of national policies, strategies and other initiatives and developments by government and other stakeholders in the sector or thematic area covered.
Through external contact with relevant counterparts in donor/research agencies, identify new potential funding sources and share with program manager and program director.
In cooperation with Member Service, provide information and inputs to be used for SCI WASH information and communication materials.
Ensure that the voices of children guide advocacy and policy change objectives and related activities.
Work in close cooperation with Zonal Water and Health Bureaus.
Perform other extra duties as required.
BSc /MSC Degree in Water Resource Engineering, Environmental Health, Sanitary Engineering, Hydraulics, and Water Resource Development or other related academic background.
At least 4 years of relevant project management experience in emergencies, or WASH related project’s management in an international NGO or similar organization.
Proved experience and skills to work in coordination with authorities at Regional, Zone, and Woreda level.
Proven experience in preparation of Terms of Reference and contractual agreements for specific WASH related works.
Proven team and personnel management experience.
Experience of managing donor(s) funded projects or programmes.
Technical background and knowledge in construction management and demonstrated work experience in Designing, Supervision and Implementation of Rural Water Supply and Sanitation facilities for community, schools and health centres.
Technical background and knowledge in environmental health and demonstrated work experience in designing & implementing sanitation and hygiene promotion program.
Computer literate and operational knowledge of MS office, and other Engineering-Software (AutoCAD).
Availability and willingness to travel and work in rural areas/harsh climatic conditions where the project is implemented.
Knowledge and experience in working with communities.
Excellent oral and written English skills & knowledge of the local language of the duty station advantageous.
Demonstrated expertise in both hardware and software implementation of WASH in emergency responses.
Experience in assessment, WASH facilities design and Bill of Quantity preparation.
Knowledge and experience in the implementation of sanitation and hygiene promotion tools (PHAST, CHAST and CLTS).
How to Apply
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
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