Background on 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
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Position context and key challenges
In response to the emergency situation in Syria, ACTED recruits.
The WASH Project Manager will work in and oversee ACTED’s WASH Programme.
He/she reports immediately to the Area Coordinator concerning any difficulty met in the implementation of his/her activities, in dealing with beneficiaries, authorities or with other stakeholders, or with concern to security.
With these objectives the WASH Programme Manager is responsible for:
Building/rehabilitation/preventive maintenance of water and sanitation facilities in emergency and long-term settings
Water quality and delivery monitoring or organization
Solid waste management and hygiene promotion
Coordination with stakeholders involved in water and waste management at local level
Ensure external representation of ACTED in relevant sectors
More generally, the program manager is expected to contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of ACTED’s mandate, ethics, values and stand-point with regard to other actors.
Project Cycle Management
More generally, communicate systematically to the relevant Country Coordinator on project progress and planning.
Provide Relevant Technical Expertise
Oversee Program Staff and Security
Identify Best Practices and Lessons Learned
Degree in civil engineering, water engineering, or related courses;
At least 3 years of experience in project implementation and construction, preferably in an international context;
At least 3 years of experience in water supply, water quality, sanitation, and related fields;
Experience in Greenfield sites preferred.
Experience in refugee camp situations preferred.
Arabic language preferred.
Rapid deployment required
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
Transportation costs covered, including additional return ticket + luggage allowance
Provision of medical, life, and repatriation insurance + retirement package
Submission of applications
Please send your application including cover letter, CV and references to [email protected] under Ref: PMW/NS