WASH Coordinator

WASH Coordinator

Solidarites International

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

 

The WASH coordinator contributes to the development of Solidarités International strategy by proposing a sector-based strategy in the field of WASH.

He/she specifically guarantees the quality and suitability of proposed technical approaches and ensures the appropriateness of WASH activities and general SI objectives to the needs of the local populations.

He/she coordinates the project cycle and more particularly the operational monitoring of WASH programs implemented in the intervention country.

He/she contributes to the process of capitalization and the improvement of Solidarités International methods and techniques in the field of WASH.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Strategic orientation;
  • Relevance and quality of projects;
  • Coordination, technical support and operational monitoring;
  • Capitalization;
  • Personnel management;
  • Reporting/communication/representation.

Specific stakes and challenges

  • Deal with a large volume of operations in a relatively vast area with program implementation organized by zones and not by grant;
  • Need to keep increasing the quality and development of new approaches in WaSH, which require strong technical capacities;
  • Play a key role in incorporating protection and DRR mainstreaming within Wash activities;
  • Heavy representational duties at sector coordination level.

Priorities for the 2/3 first months

  • Follow-up of the operationalization and action plans of the Wash strategy;
  • Ensure strong and close support to the PMs in the design and toolkits technical development;
  • Ensure project management and technical monitoring tools are developed and in place for the Wash programs.

Your Profile:

Education

  • Bac + 5 (master’s degree) degree in Water Sanitation and Hygiene related sector, Engineering, Environment and/or Geology, and/or professional technical humanitarian-oriented training (Bioforce WASH or similar).

Experience

  • Previous experience in coordination position;
  • Three years’ experience in relevant Water, Sanitation and Hygiene project management and/or coordination in NGO/humanitarian fields;
  • Experience in emergency contexts and protracted crises (conflict/post conflict country);
  • Experience in delivering training and capacity building of staff;
  • Experience in context strategical analysis;
  • Experience in functional management of Wash Program Managers;
  • Experience in dealing with vast and complex operational volume;
  • Experience in external representation at sector coordination level.

Technical skills and knowledge

  • Strong knowledge of project cycle management, project design and proposal writing;
  • Strong technical knowledge on water supply (hydrogeology basics, boreholes drilling and O&M, wells construction, stream catchment and gravity flow network design and management) and Sanitation;
  • Technical skills on Fecal Sludge Management is an asset;
  • Knowledge of community mobilization, water and sanitation social management, hygiene promotion methodologies and public health basics;
  • Knowledge of SI rules and procedures is an advantage;
  • Knowledge of disaster risk reduction approaches would be an advantage.

Transferable skills

  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Capacity to work under pressure to tight deadlines;
  • Good organization skills;
  • Good writing/editing skills.

Languages

  • Fluent in English (spoken and written).

Other desirable qualities

  • Patience, persistence, pedagogic talent;
  • Good relation skills with external actors.

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