UN WASH/Shelter Project Manager Jobs in South Sudan
The Norwegian Refugee Council in South Sudan is looking for a WASH/Shelter Project Manager to join their Rapid Response Team.
The WASH/Shelter Project Manager will be responsible for managing current WASH and Shelter/NFI activities, whilst also exploring opportunities for expansion in the South Sudan Country Programme.
The position will provide overall planning and implementation of the WASH and Shelter/NFI project and will development and build the capacity of project staff.
As a member of the Rapid Response Team, the position will be based in Juba but travel extensively to field locations.Strengthen current and establish new WASH and Shelter programmes and Rapid Responses in South Sudan.
Provide input into the strategic direction and analysis of desired WASH and Shelter/NFI interventions responding to the WASH and Shelter/NFI needs based on assessments (in areas of operation and/or areas of expansion)
Manage, train and develop the capacity of the WASH Shelter/NFI and other emergency response teams
Develop, manage and monitor the budget(s) related to WASH and Shelter/NFI of the Rapid Response Team according to Financial Handbook and donor requirements.
Initiate WASH and Shelter/ NFI rapid responses with a strong protection lens and ensuring beneficiary feedback mechanisms is set up
Ensure the adoption of appropriate WASH and Shelter designs and technologies, taking into account cost effectiveness, cultural awareness and protection of the environment
Technical monitoring and management of WASH and Shelter specific projects: construction of primary schools, temporary learning spaces, YEP centres and NRC compound, as well as latrines and boreholes at schools
Develop RRT and WASH and Shelter related project proposals, reports and technical and financial documentation for submission to donors, internal and other external requirements
Continuously monitor and analyze potential emergency situations and lead RRT in conducting gap analysis and assessments of hard to reach areas with a view to implement WASH and Shelter / NFI response.
Represent NRC at emergency response coordination forums, relevant clusters, donors, UN and other working groups.
Lead on practical implementation of community based programming with strong community participation and involvement
Minimum first level university degree in relevant and related field; preferably engineering
Minimum 5 years of experience from working as a Project Manager (or similar) in a humanitarian/recovery context and specific experience in one or more Core Competencies: WASH, Shelter/NFI, Livelihoods & Food Security
Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Technical expertise in Livelihoods and Food Security will be advantageous
Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Experience in protection mainstreaming, desirable
High degree of creativity and initiating new ideas
Transparent and accountable
Ability to work under stressful conditions, meet deadlines and travel extensively at short notice to support field operations or capacity building
Ability to work with diplomacy, tact and cultural sensitivity, with experience working in different cultural contexts
Well-developed interpersonal and team skills
Proven ability to be flexible in demanding situations and ability to work under pressure and in response to changing needs.
Knowledge of the context in South Sudan
Experience with project/programme start-up, exit or similar
Solid understanding and experience of crisis contexts and working in complex emergencies.
Duty Station: Juba, South Sudan, with frequent field travel
Travel: This position is part of the Rapid Response Team and requires frequent field travel
Contract Duration: up to 31 March 2019 with possible extension
Salary & Benefits: NRC offers a competitive compensation package
NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners/employees and check that they have not been involved in illegal activity. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.
How to apply
Interested candidates should apply online by 28th August, 2018
For more information and job application details, see; UN WASH/Shelter Project Manager Jobs in South Sudan
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