Water Trucking Coordinator via ReliefWeb

Danish Refugee Council

Rhino Camp Settlement, , UG

Key Responsibilities

Coordination and representation

  • Develop relationship with a range of Key stakeholders including OPM, UN Agencies, Local Governments and Private Sector.
  • Representation of DRC and active participation in the local WASH Sector and relevant sub‐sectors/working groups.
  • Maintain/establish rapport with government authorities, UN agencies, international and local NGOs as required.
  • Ensure coordination and close working environment with other sectors of DRC.
  • Coordinate planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of WASH (Water Trucking) related projects in West Nile.
  • Work in active coordination with other sectors in Rhino/Imvepi/Omugo settlements and similar activities in West Nile-if required.
  • Ensure regular WASH sector staff meetings in Arua (Rhino/Imvepi/Omugo settlements).
  • Actively participate in internal coordination meeting in Arua and other locations of West Nile when needed.

Project development, implementation and reporting

  • Provide leadership to the WASH (Water Trucking) Sector in Rhino Camp.
  • Responsible for the development of concept notes, project plans, budgets and funding proposals
  • Undertake gap analysis in the areas of WASH (Water Trucking) and contribute in the development of new thematic areas according to the analysis.
  • Responsible for the efficient and effective program implementation of all WASH (Water Trucking) projects within the given time-frame, budget and quality standards.
  • Contribute to the development of DRC strategy in areas of Water Trucking.
  • Participate and ensure quality and technical standards of the capacity building trainings, activities at all levels.
  • Develop a monitoring scheme, which include performance and impact indicators.
  • Develop data base system and data collection tools and ensure quality data collection, data entry and undertake analysis and produce reports.
  • Ensure that a common strategy, approach and tools are developed for all WASH (Water Trucking) components in West Nile.
  • Contribute to the development of advocacy points based on assessment of situations and risks.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual, donor and other reports in the areas of WASH (Water Trucking)

Staff development and management

  • Supervise Water Trucking officers in Rhino Camp and provide technical follow up and support to Water Trucking officers in West Nile-when required.
  • Develop staff performance measurement and targets and appraise them based on the set targets and contribute to technical appraisal of Water Trucking officers in the settlements.
  • Conduct training needs assessments of all Water Trucking staff and make recommendations.
  • Conduct periodic field visits to support field staffs through technical back stopping and to train duty bearers.
  • Uphold DRC’s code of conduct and principles of accountability.

Budget Monitoring

  • Responsible for grants management of all WASH (Water Trucking) projects in Arua – Rhino/Imvepi/Omugo Camps and projects with shared funding in West Nile
  • Monitor financial commitments and expenditures against budgets and provide timely feedback on budget follow ups of Rhino/Imvepi/Omugo Camp projects and shared funding projects in West Nile.
  • Liaise with DRC Administration, Logistics, Finance departments and the Program/Project Manager/Head of Office to ensure smooth operation of the field offices.
  • In collaboration with the Program/Project Manager, review the activity and related financial reports.
  • Ensure timely procurements for the sector according to the procurement plan.
  • Ensure procurements for the sector are done within acceptable price, quality and technical qualities for the deliveries.

Reporting Arrangements

The Water Trucking Coordinator reports to the Water Trucking Manager.

Personal Specifications


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Environment Health Science, Water Engineering or WASH related course from recognized institution with more than 5 years work experience in a similar role.
  • Or Masters of Science with at least 3 years of work experience in a similar role.
  • Documented skills in Project Planning and Management is an added advantage.
  • Thorough knowledge of WASH national and international standards.
  • Proven experience in Water Trucking operations in refugee settlements is essential.
  • Strong competence in English literacy.
  • Proven skills in computer programs (Word, Excel, and statistical packages).
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent skills in report writing and meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in emergency and conflict areas.
  • Proven experience in effective coordination and creating working relations with the other team members and other stakeholders.


  • Proven commitment to accountable practices.
  • Knowledge of working in challenging environments.
  • Proven ability to manage large varied workloads and deal constructively with stress and periods with long hours.
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work with limited supervision
  • Proactive, stable and robust character and a good team player.
  • Excellent communication skills, calm and a good sense of humor.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective working relations at all levels.

How to Apply

Applications should be in English and include the following:

  1. A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria and salary expectations.

  2. Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant training courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant references.

Please send your Cover letter, CV and Academic certificates by email to [email protected]by 4th March 2018 5:00pm clearly indicating position name in the subject line. We thank applicants for their interest in the position however; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.