WASH Consortium Coordinator

 (via ReliefWeb)
ACTED
Mafraq, Jordan
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Junior (0-4 Years)
Apply By: 
13 May 2017
19 days remaining until the deadline.

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Position

Wash Consortium Coordinator

Starting date

ASAP

Location

Mafraq, Jordan

Type of contract

Fixed Term Contract

Contract duration

12 months ( renewable)

Security Risk Level

Sensitive (2/4)

About ACTED

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential. We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,300 national staff 300 international staff, ACTED is active in 35 countries and implements more than 450 projects a year reaching over 11 million beneficiaries. More on www.acted.org

Country Profile

Number of projects

9

Number of areas

4

Number of national staff

333

Annual budget (EUR)

28,5 M€

Number of international staff

50

Position context and key challenges

ACTED Jordan provides emergency humanitarian assistance as well as longer term development programs reaching over 150,000 direct beneficiaries in Jordan in 2016. ACTED’s operations are spread across Amman as the Country Office, and three area offices:

  • From its office in Marfaq, ACTED provides support to vulnerable Jordanians and Syrian refugees of Northern Jordan including household rehabilitations, emergency assistance (cash, vouchers and in-kind), as well as water/sanitation infrastructure. ACTED is also working to develop sustainable livelihood programmes.
  • In Za’atari King Abdulla and Cyber City refugee camps, ACTED provides water supply, solid waste management, hygiene promotion, community mobilization, repair and maintenance and has completed the initial phase of the Za’atari water network for over 80,000 refugees.
  • In Azraq (including Azraq refugee camp), ACTED provides water supply, solid waste, desludging and food assistance for approximately 35,000 refugees.

ACTED also partners with REACH, who provides information management support to working groups and sectors nationally. The Amman office is also ACTED’s Regional Coordination Office for the MENA region. Through it, ACTED supports civil society development through a regional program across Jordan, Palestinian Territories, Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya. In addition, the Regional Coordination Office provides support to the MENA region, including operations in Iraq, Turkey, Lebanon, Yemen, as well as those mentioned earlier, supporting ACTED’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis across the region.

Key roles and responsibilities

  1. Representation
  2. Internal Coordination
  3. Project Cycle Management

3.1. Project Planning

3.2. Project Implementation Follow-up

3.3. Project Quality Control

3.4. Grant Management

Required qualifications and technical competencies

At least 2 years of field experience in program management and coordination

Familiarity with the aid system, and ability to understand donor and governmental requirement

Excellent communication and drafting skills;

Able to coordinate and manage staff and project activities;

Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office;

Being a strong team player and adept at creating a strong team spirit;

Ability to organize and plan effectively;

Ability to work with culturally diverse groups of people;

Ability to travel and work in difficult conditions and under pressure;

Knowledge of local language and/or regional experience an asset

Conditions

Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid; educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and performance are considered for pay bonus

Additional monthly living allowance

Free food and lodging provided at the organisation’s guesthouse/or housing allowance (depending on contract length and country of assignment)

Transportation costs covered, including additional return ticket + luggage allowance

Provision of medical, life, and repatriation insurance + retirement package

How to apply:

Please send your application including cover letter, CV and references to jobs@acted.org under Ref: CCW/JOR