Sudan nationals: Wash Coordinator 

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Kosti, Sudan 🇸🇩


                                Wash Coordinator (National Position) –Advertisement

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NRC resumed operations in Sudan in 2020, providing humanitarian assistance, protection, and durable solutions. Our country programme integrates all of NRC’s six core competencies (camp management, education, ICLA, livelihoods, shelter, and WASH), and provides a rapid response capacity (including for the recent refugee emergency in eastern Sudan), and thematic capacities for cash and markets-based approaches, advocacy, digital modes of assistance, and co-leading various technical and strategic coordination platforms.

Role Specific Information

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Line management WASH project personnel: WASH Team Leader, (White Nile), WASH Officer, 2 WASH Assistants
  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Contribute to implementation of Sudan Country Strategy (2022-25) especially WASH Strategy
  • Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects in White Nile in collaboration and consultation with NRC Sudan WASH Program Development Manager (PDM)
  • Coordinate and manage WASH program in White Nile, along with WASH PDM: activities, budgets, project documentation in line with proposals, strategies, and donor requirements
  • Provide progress reports/donor reports when required
  • Ensure projects pay special attention to target beneficiaries most in need related to protection and vulnerability
  • Explore, discuss, and provide ideas to NRC management on better ways to implement projects   
  • Collaborate with relevant local authorities and local partners [Ministry of Infrastructure, COR, WES, HAC, HOPE], attend sectoral working groups and link with key stakeholders 
  • Ensure capacity building of WASH staff with support from WASH PDM
  • Promote rights of IDPs/returnees/refugees in line with the Advocacy Strategy
  • Contribute to needs assessments/base line, end line surveys, Post Distribution Monitoring, and provide information and inputs to WASH PDM/Head of Programs, Area Manager WHITE NILE for proposal development when required
  • Responsible for detailed WASH project work plans, spending plans, M&E plans in collaboration with WASH PDM
  • Support inputs for GORS data
  • Supervise construction/rehabilitation of water schemes and WASH infrastructure
  • Supervise Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) & hygiene promotion activities
  • Scale up and diversify WASH operational capacity with support from WASH PDM e.g., Integrated Programming, Regenerative Design
  • Support inclusion of market-based approaches in WASH where appropriate
  • Mainstream Protection in WASH projects, in line with NRC’s Safe & Inclusive Programming
  • Support Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) when necessary, including being part of Extended Emergency Response Team (EERT)  
  • Undertake Performance Management reviews with staff reporting to WASH Coordinator.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Technical background in WASH, university degree level in relevant discipline essential
  • Minimum 4 years’ WASH experience in a humanitarian/ early recovery context
  • Experience working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Previous experience working in White Nile essential
  • Technical WASH expertise (rural experience preferred) including experience with construction of water surface systems
  • Very good working English (both written and verbal); fluency in Arabic.
  • Knowledge of White Nile context essential
  • Experience with start-up programming an advantage
  • Strong experience in community driven WASH programming
  • Strong inter-personal, communication and network-building White Nile
  • Strong organisational and team working White Nile
  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity

Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!

Email and paper applications will not be considered.

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions

Duty station: Kosti

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