WASH Program manager

Vacancy Number:
Title: WASH Program manager
Duration:6 months
Exp.: 2018-08-19-(6 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1
Salary:Based on SI salary scale


Organization: Solidarites International | About Solidarites International
City: Kunduz
Country: AF


Education:Degree in social work humanitarian and development project management or other relevant field of st
Work Experience:Minimum 5 year of work experience in this field Years


Degree in social work humanitarian and development project management or other relevant field of study preferred

Technical skill and competence:

- Good knowledge of NGOs project management previous experience in this field of expertise will be considered an asset

- Sound written reporting skills

- Strong communication skills experience in rapport building with local and/or refugee communities will be considered an asset

- Familiarity with international humanitarian operations coordination structures and the mandates of donors UN agencies and other NGOs

- MS office

Personal quality:

- Capacity to adapt to strong security constraints.

- Diplomacy and assertiveness; the ability to confront and discuss sensitive issues with respect

- Strong coordination skills with proven ability to work across multiple technical areas simultaneously supporting and mentoring multiple staff members

- Profound cross-cultural awareness

- Ability to work in autonomy and strong sense of initiative;

- Good resistance to stress and pressure;

- Good organizational skills;

 Languages (required):

- To be fluent in Dari Pashto and English (written read spoken)

 Personal:

- Being proactive motivated and able to learn quickly new methods of working

- Ability to work in and adjust with different situations

- Previous experience within the area of intervention

- Being able to work autonomously under remote management

Duties & Responsibilities

Position in the organisational chart:

The WaSH Program Manager will be under the direct supervision of the Field coordinator

2. Main objective of the position

In the framework of the “Emergency WASH assistance to drought-affected population of Kunduz province in Khanabad and Chardarah districts” project the WaSH Program Manager is responsible for implementing and achieving the objectives defined in the operation proposals in the intervention area.

He is responsible for overseeing operational teams assigned to the program.

He guarantees the good performance and the quality of the program(s) activities implemented and where appropriate proposes adjustments or developments to ensure relevance.

3. Specific Tasks of the position

Implementation and operational monitoring

 Organize and plan needs assessments and write assessment reports

 Plan and oversee the implementation of program(s) that he/she is responsible for both on-time and within the set technical specifications

 Plan activities with the support Departments (administrative logistics) according to program objectives

 Use management activity results and context monitoring tools such as APU-IC and Operational Follow up

 Respect SI procedures and use SI INTRANET resources

 Provide support and advice to the logistics base for the purchase of materials specific to its program activities

 Assess the relevance of activities the effectiveness of interventions and their appropriateness in light of changing circumstances and the needs of populations

 Propose adjustments to program(s) if necessary

 Ensure the achievement of results of the programs he is responsible for

 Anticipate the difficulties associated with conducting the programme activities and help solve problems related to programs activities

 Propose program adaptations according to the changing environment and indicators

 In collaboration with the administrative service contribute to the development of program budgets budget follow up and proposal budgets for the program parts

 Define financial needs and treasury requests with supervisors

 Follow and Report program material stocks with the logistics department (“field” inventory)

 Analyse the humanitarian situation taking into account the protection problems / Do No Harm policy for the population


 Write the capitalization documents referring to activities implemented in accordance with SI tools

 Prepare handover reports before the end of his/her employment contract and forward them to concerned parties in the mission and at headquarters if needed

 Ensure diffusion of SI technical documentation

Human Resources Management

 Participate in validating recruitment for the national technical staff under its responsibility

 With the administrative department define the prerequisites for the vacant positions and if necessary adapt the referent job profile

 Welcome and brief new employees working under his responsibility

 Identify team training needs related to operational requirements and implement trainings

 Manage and support the team under his responsibility

 Conduct workshops weekly team meeting and ad hoc meetings

 Evaluate the performances of his/her team members

 Identify potential changes in members of his team and provide feedback to the programme coordinator

 Make sure his team follows the safety rules

Reporting / communication / Representation

 Share with the Security Focal Point and Field Coordinator any information on the security context and any event which may have consequences on SI activities and team safety

 Write reports and annexes concerning his program for donor reports and/or amendment

 Ensure compliance with reporting deadlines and guidelines

 Maintain a local operational communication network and positive relations with the local/governmental authorities donor representatives UN and other international agencies under the supervision of the Base Manager

 Report activities progress to the regional wash cluster and relevant local authorities

 Representation in the meetings or forums concerning the program in his place of employment

 Represent SI on request and/or delegation

 Respond to the requirements of Headquarters concerning specific needs

 Write the administrative documents to be signed (MOU handover…) jointly with governmental authorities communities or partners

Submission Guideline

5. How to apply
To apply please submit: a two page curriculum vitae; a one page cover letter explaining how your skills and experience match the job requirements stated above. If possible please send all the above in one document – MS Word or PDF. Also write the job title and your name in the subject line. Send to [email protected]
Submissions can also be done by hand in SI’s offices.
If you have not heard from SI within a month you should presume you were not short listed for this post. However SI thanks you for your interest and encourages you to apply for other openings where your skills and experience match.
Solidarites International may cancel this recruitment at any time

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