World Concern is a US-based Christian global disaster response and sustainable community development agency. The love of Jesus Christ compels us to join Him in spiritual reconciliation and physical transformation by expressing a culture that is boldly focused on Christ and extending opportunities to people facing the most profound human challenges of extreme poverty. We serve over 6 million people in 15 countries, focusing on clean water and health, child protection, disaster response, economic empowerment, and spiritual transformation.
Reports to: Emergency Response Coordinator**
Duration of duty : 3 months with possibility of extension
Essential Duties and Responsibilities are to. WC may add, change, or remove essential and other duties at any time
Under the leadership and supervision of the Emergency Response Coordinator, the Emergency Shelter & WASH Manager will:
· Line management for project staff.
· Adherence to WCH policies, guidance and procedures.
· Contribute to the development of Country, Area and Shelter and WASH strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant projects.
· Coordinate and manage Shelter and WASH project implementation in the Nippes department (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements;
· Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects.
· Provide regular progress reports to the Emergency Response Coordinator and the WCH leadership team as needed;
· Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and assess new and better ways to assist;
· Develop and manage project budget (in cooperation with relevant staff) and coordinate across Core Competencies;
· Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills.
· Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders;
· Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
· Provide technical and management support to the project to ensure standards of the project
· Perform all project related tasks as recommended by the Emergency Response Coordinator
· Accountable for the successful staffing and structure of the Shelter & WASH project team;
· Accountable for ensuring recruitment and line-management is conducted in accordance with the relevant WCH policies and procedures. This includes but not limited to; ensuring that the Shelter & WASH team maintains an appropriate balance of gender, skill-sets and diversity at Field-Office level.
· Accountable for the successful capacity building of Shelter & WASH staff in relevant competencies. This includes but not limited to; performance management and planning and resourcing capacity building initiatives within the framework of WCH strategies, tools and guidelines.
· Responsible for on the job training in integrated project planning, management, quality control in coordination with the Emergency Response Coordinator and Human Resources.
Project Cycle Management (PCM) Implementation and Budget Management
· Accountable for the successful delivery of Shelter & WASH or related activities and targets as per donor log-frames and budgets, continuously assessing feasibility adjusting plans as necessary;
· Responsible for Shelter & WASH representation in meetings, development of work-plans, spending-plans, procurement plans, M&E plans and protection risk assessments.
· Accountable for the implementation of high quality Shelter & WASH projects in accordance with the agreed WCH Country and Country Strategies, tools and guidelines. This includes but not limited to; ensuring compliance with relevant minimum standards and collaboration with the WCH Senior Engineer in developing minimum technical standards, SOPs and guidance; compliance with WCH procedures, rules, regulations and guidelines; compliance with Housing, Land and Property requirements; meaningful consultation with affected populations throughout the project-cycle; needs-based targeting and selection; and integration with other Core Competencies where relevant and take an active role in liaison with other actors and stakeholders.
· Responsible for high quality Shelter & WASH Strategies and other program development initiatives. This includes but not limited to; context and needs analysis, needs assessments, assess possibilities for expansion and development of Shelter & WASH activities, pilot activities, Shelter & WASH representation at Area-level workshops, meetings, trainings and related events and Shelter and WASH contributions to proposal narratives, budgets and annexes.
Monitoring and Evaluation and Reporting
· Accountable for accurate and high quality Monitoring and Evaluation of Shelter & WASH or related activities, including. This includes but not limited to construction/process, output and outcome monitoring, internal reporting, donor reports and inter-agency reporting of achievements (E.g. 4Ws) information management and filing and ensuring compliance with Country-level Monitoring and Evaluation Strategy, tools and guidelines.
Protection & Accountability
· Accountable for Protection and Accountability mainstreaming throughout Shelter & WASH or related activities. This includes but not limited to ensuring safety and dignity of beneficiaries, understanding their diverse needs, enabling meaningful access to WCH’s services, ensuring adequate accountability to affected populations, and supporting the realization of their human rights, ensuring due diligence.
· Collaborate with the Emergency Response Coordinator, and leadership team to ensure protection and Accountability mainstreaming throughout the project-cycle. All project activities will be conducted in accordance with the Country-level Protection Strategy, tools and guidelines.
External Coordination and representation
· Accountable for Area-level external coordination and representation concerning Shelter & WASH activities. This includes but not limited to coordination and representation in formal and informal forums including clusters, working groups, international and local NGOs and local authorities in coordination with the Emergency Response Coordinator.
· Responsible for ensuring a constructive and regular communication on operational coordination and strategic discussions.
Any other task relevant to the position as delegated by the line manager.
By interfaces, WCH means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:
· Logistics department
· Finance department
· HR department,
· The Nippes Regional Manager
a) Core Competencies:
- Results Orientation – Recommends solutions that meet program needs in the most effective and efficient way;
- Communication – Gives and receives information with clarity, attentiveness, understanding and perception.
- Commitment to World Concern’s values and mission;
- Time Management – Ability to multi-task & meet deadlines
- Personal Integrity-Trustworthy, conscientious and can be relied on to act and speak with consistency and honesty. Able to keep information confidential.
- Initiative – Grasps opportunities and proactively ensures that neither issues nor people are forgotten or overlooked.
- Concern for Standards – Thoroughness & accuracy**
- Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Partnership development – Ability to identify sub-grantee’s needs and produce correct recommendations that will enable the leadership to make better decisions;
- Accountability – Welcomes objective evaluation of working relationships and performance of self and others. He has no hidden agendas but is open to sharing in information on conflict of interest with others. Upholds WC Ethical values as stated in WC Code of Conduct and other humanitarian ethics standards.
- Open-mindedness – is open and flexible towards new information, thoughts and ideas, welcoming the opportunity to grow in knowledge and understanding.
Required professional competencies:
· Minimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian emergency and recovery contexts
· Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
· Technical CC (Shelter and WASH) expertise
· Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
· Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
· Fluency in French both written and verbal
· Working skills in English
· Based in the WCH Nippes office with frequent travel to WCH other regional offices and the main office in PAP as needed. Living conditions in the field may at times be harsh.
· May require working extended hours and on weekends/holidays to meet deadlines.
· Normal office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00a.m.-4:00 pm.
How to apply
Please send your resume, cover letter, work certificate, Judicial record, and other required document(Diploma, certificate, etc…) at [email protected]