WHH Head of Project WASH Jobs in South Sudan

WHH Head of Project WASH Jobs in South Sudan


  • The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration of one year.

  • There are good prospects for an extension.

  • Employment location will be Torit, South Sudan.

  • As Head of Project WASH (Water-Sanitation-Hygiene) you will be responsible for the implementation and coordination of Welthungerhilfe's WASH activities in the project region according to the prescribed content, organisational, temporal and financial framework.

  • The project is carried out in accordance with Welthungerhilfe standards and the directives/provisions of the co-financer.

  • You will ensure an appropriate use of funds as well as a correctly and duly reporting to Welthungerhilfe's Country Office and donors.

    Your responsibilities

  • Ensuring that all project relevant support (monitoring, logistics, finance administration, etc.) is in place

  • Responsibility for all WASH-related local activities

  • Carrying out the project planning, implementation, monitoring and the project's financial control

  • Reporting to the Country Director/Area Manager/Programme coordinator on the progress of the project(s)

  • Recruiting and managing staff according to Welthungerhilfe's policies

  • Ensuring the implementation of Welthungerhilfe's HR policies and their adaptation
    to local conditions

  • Contributing to the development of country policies and strategies

  • Making project purchases according to internal procurement guidelines

  • Monitoring of logistical procedures, including warehouse management, inventory control and distribution reports

  • Representing Welthungerhilfe in relevant fora/clusters at state and national levels and within the humanitarian community

    Your profile

  • A university or polytechnic degree in Water Engineering or equivalent technical
    qualifications that are commensurate with this position

  • minimum of 7 years of project and management experience in carrying out transitional WASH projects with international agencies

  • Proven experience in planning, implementing and supervising WASH software activities

  • Regional working experience in South Sudan would be an asset

  • GIZ and/or BMZ Donor experience would be an advantage

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • A high level of mental and physical resilience and readiness to travel to areas with volatile local conditions

  • Coordination and organisational skills - even under a high workload

  • Excellent spoken and written English

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; WHH Head of Project WASH Jobs in South Sudan

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