WASH Program Manager

WASH Program Manager

Solidarites International

Syrian Arab Republic

ABOUT THE JOB

SI is looking for a WASH Program Manager, based in Northeast Syria.

Placed under the supervision of the Deputy Field Coordinator for Programs and the functional support of the WASH Coordinator, the WASH Program Manager leads SI’s emergency WASH response, with a particular focus on IDPs.

The WASH Program will supervise a team composed of a Deputy, 3 Supervisors and 13 Officers.

General objectives:

  • Carry out the emergency WASH Program comprised of water supply (water trucking essentially), hygiene promotion sessions, construction of emergency latrines and showers, as well as waste management;
  • Additional activities under the job incumbent’s responsibilities could include WASH in school and WASH in health facilities.

Specific stakes and challenges:

  • Complex environment with highly volatile security situation;
  • Semi-remote management, with limited access to areas of implementation and exchanges with the teams;
  • Very important operational volume, with intervention on a large diversity of sites.

YOUR PROFILE

Diploma/education:

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering or Hydraulic Engineering is strongly preferred. Alternatively, strong technical skills must be clearly proven by means of extended professional experience with engineering.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as emergency WASH Program Manager;
  • Proven previous experience in unstable environment (conflict/post conflict country);
  • Experience in remote project management would be an asset;
  • Experience in delivering training and capacity building of staff.

Technical skills and knowledge:

  • WASH response for IDPs in collective sites as a response to early-onset emergencies in conflict areas;
  • Knowledge in the construction of emergency sanitation infrastructure, including but not limited to latrines, bathing shelters, handwashing point, waste management systems, rehabilitation of water networks, including network extension, emergency water trucking, chlorination and water quality analysis;
  • Skills in hygiene promotion, including distribution of NFIs and targeting, and integration of protection, health, menstrual hygiene management in hygiene promotion.

Soft skills and spirit:

  • Strong management skills;
  • Diplomacy and coordination skills;
  • Strong management and training/capacity-building skills and particularly capacities to provide distance technical support;
  • Display initiative with solid organizational and communication skills.

Languages:

  • Fluent English is mandatory;
  • Arabic or Kurdish will be an asset.

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