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WASH Project Manager Job Vacancy


Position Title: WASH Project Manager
 
Location: FaIDA Field Office,Alinjugur
 
Reports To: Project Coordinator
 
Department: WASH
 
Length of Assignment: 12 Months
 

Job Purpose
 
The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Project Manager will have overall responsibility for the planning, management, operation, coordination and regular monitoring of the project to ensure smooth implementation of the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene promotion project activities including development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation as well as strengthening the technical capacity of the project team members. 

The WASH Project Manager will ensure that the Project and activities are executed according to generally accepted international humanitarian standards (e.g. SPHERE guidelines, Red Cross Code of Conduct, WHO guidelines).
 
Key responsibilities
 
Technical Support
  • Carry out technical assessments to establish the specific aspects of repair and rehabilitation of WASH infrastructure in target locations and prepare strategies for corrective action including rehabilitation and development of new sources as needs demand;
  • Provide technical support to other project staff in the implementation of the project including ensuring an integrated hygiene awareness and promotion component through community mobilization and involvement for sustainability.
Training and Capacity building
  • Provide supervision, training, capacity building, technical support and guide staff on the planning, implementation and management of the water, sanitation and hygiene project activities; 
  • Assess training and capacity development needs of WASH project staff and develop relevant training programs to meet the needs; 
  • Ensure the establishment, implementation and strengthening of the WASH project monitoring activities for effective reporting on key project indicators; Ensure compliance with accountability mechanisms inline with Humanitarian Accountability Framework, including SPHERE.
Coordination/Representation
  • Develop, nurture and sustain relationships with relevant stakeholders including the local Government departments, donors, NGOs and other agencies working in Kambi oos; 
  • Represent FaIDA in relevant sector clusters or other coordination mechanisms; 
  • Promote learning based on project objectives and activities and ensure documentation and sharing of learning with all stakeholders; 
  • Comply with FaIDA policies and practices with respect to child protection and security procedures and behave at all times in a manner which positively promotes FaIDA and its work, and actively maintain FaIDA acceptance within the camp;
Information and Knowledge Management
  • Ensure regular tracking of WASH Program expenditure, budget review and quality monthly reporting to facilitate timely replenishment of funds; 
  • Keep the Project Coordinator informed on progress of planned activities and any challenges or interruption to implementation that may arise; 
  • Produce quality and timely reports for FaIDA and donors within agreed reporting schedules and as required.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • At least a University degree in Civil Engineering, Water Resources Management, Public Health Engineering.
  • At least 4 years’ hands on experience in the management and coordination of WASHProject activities in a refugee set up.
  • Experience on use of PHAST –Participatory Hygiene And Sanitation Transformation or CLTS – Community Led Total Sanitation will be an advantage
  • Computer literate in MS Word, Excel and Internet packages
Contact Details
 
All application should include an application letter together with current CV and must be sent by email to HR Officer, email: recruitment@faidakenya.org on or before 14/12/2012. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contracted

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