Job descriptionThe WASH Specialist will:
- Develop WASH Core Competence strategy, technical guidance and Macro logframe
- Develop and implement WASH programming in camps and out-of-camp with the aim to promote durable solutions and resilience.
- Work closely with Emergency Response Manager in design of WASH in emergency response.
- Work closely with other CC Specialists to promote integrated programming and synergies.
- Contribute to innovation in WASH design and smart use of cash-based interventions in WASH.
- Assist the Area Managers in the recruitment of the National WASH staff.
- Promote community mobilization and ensure participatory approaches in project design and implementation.
- Carry out assessments for effective planning and implementation of WASH projects.
- Undertake and document quality control and of all WASH activities – travel regularly to all implementation sites, identify challenges, solutions and implement quality improvement plans.
- Ensure a constructive co-operation with other NRC programs in neighbouring countries, ARRA, UNHCR, local authorities, other international and local NGOs.
- Liaise and coordinate with technical counterparts ARRA, UNHCR and relevant authorities on the project follow-up and monitoring.
- Communicate with and obtain necessary agreements and understanding from local authorities in line with the NRC protocol for communication.
- Ensure project result indicator monthly progress tracking and quality assurance of WASH GORS indicators reporting.
- At least 5 years of relevant field experience in international project-management, with technical expertise in a humanitarian/ recovery context
- Experience in developing strategies and overseeing their delivery;
- Experience in WASH program implementation at the field-level, and WASH support function at national or regional level.
- Solid experience in WASH program development, preferably from refugee/IDP situation in complex emergencies;
- Experience in capacity building and training of staff;
- Significant understanding of complex emergencies and crisis contexts;
- Experience in coordination mechanisms on global, national and regional levels;
- Strong written and oral communications skills including ability to write technical documents and give presentations to colleagues in and outside of NRC.
Engineering sciences & technology
College / University, Bachelor’s degree
- Handling insecure environments
- Strategic thinking
- Empowering and building trust
- Initiate action and change
- Contract period: 12 months
- Salary benefits: According to NRC’s general directions
- Duty station: Jigjiga, with 50% travel in Ethiopia
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