SP Drilling Program Manager Jobs in South Sudan

SP Drilling Program Manager Jobs in South Sudan


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  • The Drilling Program Manager works with area coordinators and WASH managers to identify locations where Samaritan’s Purse will plan drilling operations. This role manages logistics and planning for the drilling teams to provide year-round access to protected water sources in locations where access is poor.

    In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Maintains a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, charitable beneficiaries, and the general public.

  • Prepare drilling budgets, together with the Chief Driller(s), and agrees on a drilling plan prior to the rainy season to ensure all activities are completed on time.

  • Ensure that communication with local authorities and communities has taken place prior to drilling to remove barriers to activities.

  • Manage all the logistical aspects of the program including procurement, delivery, and relocation of drilling equipment.

  • Communicate with the security managers regularly to notify them of drilling locations, ensuring that drilling activities are compliant and obtain any needed security permissions or support.

  • Collaborate with the Fleet Manager and Head Mechanic to ensure that machines are cared for and spare parts are procured and on hand.

  • Ensure all required drilling preparation is completed and geophysical surveys are shared
    with the Chief Driller.

  • Work with the MEL Manager, WASH Program Managers, and other relevant staff to develop simple tools and databases to monitor progress on the status of activities.

  • Ensure all information is stored electronically, including GPS Coordinates when needed, in an organized and easy-to-access manner.

  • Ensure that appropriate health and safety procedures for construction projects are followed at all times by all people on site, including Samaritan’s Purse staff, partners, and contractors.

  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with all government, NGO, and community stakeholders within identified areas.

    Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Community Development, Public Health, or related field and three (3) years experience working with communities in a CBO or NGO environment, managing logistics, and project management with understanding of community mobilization in relation to WASH/Health promotion; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Ability to manage people, delegate responsibility, and work diplomatically in adverse and pressure-filled environments.

  • Ability to encourage and demonstrate concern for the well-being of international and national staff.

  • Strong relational skills able to communicate and act effectively in diverse settings.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; SP Drilling Program Manager Jobs in South Sudan ​


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