Terre des hommes WASH in School - Project Manager Jobs in South Sudan

Terre des hommes WASH in School - Project Manager Jobs in South Sudan

General description

This position is a non-accompanied, non-family expatriate position. The WASH in School PM:

  • Is based in Yei where the project is implemented,
  • Is responsible for supervising and training his/her field teams.
  • Ensures decisions and actions are taken in his/her area of intervention and deals with them independently on a daily basis in consultation with the sector coordinator and the Country,
  • Ensures that the outcomes of the project(s) s/he is in charge of are achieved.
  • Acts as the link / the synergy between the project for which s/he is authorized and the other projects developed within the delegation.
  • Builds up the expertise in his/her field of intervention.
  • Collaborates and coordinates with the Wash Specialist and the thematic advisors at headquarters to develop and validate the thematic strategy in line with the Tdh strategic commitments, and conduct advocacy and strategic capitalization actions.
  • Collaborates with the other Tdh sectors.

  • Conduct technical and social feasibility studies
  • Devise estimated plans and cost estimates for the facilities according to the procedures
  • Define the thematic strategy by involving the thematic expert
  • Comply with the Tdh WASH standards and the international standards (SPHERE, minimum standards etc.) and those of the country
  • Train his/her team in the technical and methodological aspects
  • Validate the quality of the construction materials
  • Implement procedures for invitations to tender, specifications and technical clauses in collaboration with log and admin and in compliance with Tdh procedures
  • Train the partners in the management and maintenance of the facilities built to improve the lifespan of the facilities
  • Be responsible for the implementation of action plans and budget monitoring
  • Adapt the Tdh tools in WASH and capitalize on experiences by sharing the tools developed in the field with the headquarters (thematic expert)
  • Follow the recommendations of the thematic expert / present arguments if not followed
  • Compile all the essential technical documents for the projects on a digital medium to be sent to his/her technical advisor (HQ)
  • Make sure that the referencing for Tdh facilities is registered in the national databases
  • Compile all the essential technical documents for the projects on a digital medium to be sent to his/her technical advisor (HQ)
  • Compile the photos of his/her project(s) to be sent to his/her technical advisor (HQ) during his/her debriefings / copies to the communications department
  • Validate his/her project leaders' exchange of technical knowledge and send it to the headquarters (if no coordinator)
  • Take on the shared knowledge and integrate it into current and future projects
  • Write and submit a mission/handover report at the end of the mission using the Tdh format (copy to thematic advisor)
  • Initiate, develop and strengthen relationships and collaborations with state structures and relevant actors at the region and district as at the community level
  • Strengthen and develop collaborations with UN organizations and international and national NGOs
  • Establish and maintain a local and regional exchange
    mechanism on WASH issues
  • Consult, cooperate and coordinate with officials of the Health and Protection Sectors of Tdh for the integrated operation of the activities and operational strategies
  • Administration / logistics and recovery services
  • Participate in sponsors' visits
  • Adhere to and enforce current administrative and logistical regulations and procedures
  • In consultation with the Field Coordinator, participate in drawing up and presenting project proposals to sponsors
  • Evaluate future requirements and order the necessary equipment within the time frames
  • Ensure that equipment and other material resources available to the project are used wisely
  • Ensure quality and technical specifications of all WASH-specific supplies procured.
  • Participate in drawing up project budgets in compliance with current standards with the local partner
  • Information / Publications / Communication / Reporting (EN)
  • Collaborate in the effort to publicize the delegation in collaboration with the Management:
  • Participate in and promote the development of external communication tools
  • Pass on any information about the project's progress which is useful for media coverage to the Program Management
  • Produce periodic reports on activities within deadlines
  • Keep in regular contact with the coordinator or the Wash Expert at the headquarters regarding the status of the project's activities
  • Communicate with the organization’s other employees on a regular basis
  • Contribute to the SITREPs in coordination with the coordinator or DP, produce them if these posts do not exist within the delegation
  • Plan and draw up project proposals in consultation with the thematic advisor and Wash Specialist, including in particular the validation of the impact of the project, its consistency, coverage, efficiency and effectiveness, long-term viability and relevance/feasibility, and taking into account cross-cutting issues (gender, HIV, environment, etc) before submission to the Head of Delegation and the headquarters
  • Guarantee the quality of project reports (including the annual project reports)
  • Conduct regular field visits for supervision and assessments of the project's progress
  • Involve an need assessment for further project
  • In his/her professional activities, adhere to the values defined in the strategic plan: commitment, expertise, integrity and self-reliance
    Undertake to comply with the Tdh Good Governance
  • Policy and behave in an exemplary manner with regard to the various resources and logistics available to him/her for accomplishing his/her activities
  • Adhere to the security guidelines employed by Tdh on site and when travelling.

  • Strong background on community development
  • At least 3 years’ technical experience with WASH infrastructure.
  • Previous experience with an NGO is appreciated.
  • Previous experience in emergency response is appreciated.

    Required Qualities:
  • Organized, sense of human relations, diplomacy, communication skills, capacity to work under pressure and on tight deadlines.

  • Proactive, autonomous, rigorous, analytical, willingness and motivation to work in an international and intercultural context, able to provide constructive critique and evaluation.
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 27th July 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Terre des hommes WASH in School - Project Manager Jobs in South Sudan

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