|Location||Bale, Oromia, Ethiopia|
|Date Posted||August 1, 2020|
|Category|| Business Development |
|Job Type|| Full-time |
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
@ Ensure that technical quality and standards are considered during project implementation WASH activities design, follow up and evaluation.
@ Implement all program activities, as member of a team, such as hand dug wells with alternative energy sources, boreholes rehabilitation, open ponds, new water scheme development, pit latrines, placental pits, incinerators and other WASH infrastructures.
@ Facilitate and conduct WASH/DRR related trainings in schools and communities.
@ Prepare engineering design, bill of quantities, cost estimate of WATSAN infrastructures, and develops monitoring and supervision methodologies.
@ Participate in construction bid openings, registration and recording of readings.
@ Conducts construction site handing over, make regular supervision to all construction project sites and evaluates the progress.
@ Checking the contractors work schedule, crew formation and material delivery program and commenting on its effectiveness with regard to timely completion of the work.
@ Notifies any omissions, fault or deviation to the supervisor and other concerned bodies to take timely measures.
@ Prepare daily duties/schedule in detail in the order of their complexity and supervise the construction works at all critical stages.
@ Checking the quality of materials and workmanship for conformity with the requirements of the contract and provide site instructions as required.
@ Approving of the contractor’s work to proceed from one stage to another.
@ Checking, correcting and approving contractors Take-Off Sheet and Payment Request based on the measurements taken and submit to his supervisor.
@ Taking responsibilities for the construction work and administration of the contract.
@ Checking site daily dairies and schedules and evaluating weekly plans of the contractor.
@ Take measure if the contractor performs his work less than the schedule as per the contract.
@ Contribute to project planning and ensure that interventions are completed in line with project proposals and Terms of Reference (ToRs).
@ Take measure if the contractor performs his work less than the schedule as per the contract agreement.
@ Carry on Recording, Documentation and Reporting of attainments and encounters on daily, monthly, quarterly bases as needed.
@ Organize meeting with the contractor’s staffs on regular basis (weekly, monthly and quarterly).
@ Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual progress report and conduct provisional acceptance for completed projects.
@ Liaise with communities, local authorities and other agencies regularly to ensure coordination and effective implementation of projects.
@ Liaise with communities, local authorities and other agencies regularly to ensure coordination and effective implementation of activities.
@ Develop activity plan for WASH committee and Community agents regarding sanitation and hygiene.
@ Identify and distribute hand-tools/maintenance kits & water treatment chemicals to targeted communities.
@ Conduct water quality analysis at each water scheme, disinfect/treat/ water supply schemes.
@ Donor reporting: responsible for writing technical and financial part of the project reports (activity narrative, activity databases, expenditure, beneficiary’s tables, and update of LFA indicators).
@ Guide and direct program staff both at Field/ satellite office level.
@ Organise and lead project coordination meetings.
@ Ensure a positive working environment and good team dynamics (solve out potential conflicts and create good team sprit).
@ Responsible for overall, monthly and weekly planning of project activities.
@ Represents WASH programs at all relevant technical external task forces, working groups, seminars or other meetings/forums, which have been identified and approved the Area Office and use these meetings to negotiate strategic, and advocacy positions.
@ Develops good relations with other NGOs, development and UN agencies etc. working in the sector and where possible forge alliances to influence key actors around advocacy objectives.
@ Be fully aware of national policies, strategies and other initiatives and developments by government and other stakeholders in the sector or thematic area covered.
@ Through external contact with relevant counterparts in donor/research agencies, identify new potential funding sources and share with program manager and program director.
@ In cooperation with Member Service, provide information and inputs to be used for SCI WASH information and communication materials.
@ Ensure that the voices of children guide advocacy and policy change objectives and related activities.
@ Work in close cooperation with Zonal Water and Health Bureaus.
@ Perform other extra duties as required.
@ BSc /MSC Degree in Water Resource Engineering, Environmental Health, Sanitary Engineering, Hydraulics, and Water Resource Development or other related academic background.
@ At least 4 years of relevant project management experience in emergencies, or WASH related project’s management in an international NGO or similar organization.
@ Proved experience and skills to work in coordination with authorities at Regional, Zone, and Woreda level.
@ Proven experience in preparation of Terms of Reference and contractual agreements for specific WASH related works.
@ Proven team and personnel management experience.
@ Experience of managing donor(s) funded projects or programmes.
@ Technical background and knowledge in construction management and demonstrated work experience in Designing, Supervision and Implementation of Rural Water Supply and Sanitation facilities for community, schools and health centres.
@ Technical background and knowledge in environmental health and demonstrated work experience in designing & implementing sanitation and hygiene promotion program.
@ Computer literate and operational knowledge of MS office, and other Engineering-Software (AutoCAD).
@ Availability and willingness to travel and work in rural areas/harsh climatic conditions where the project is implemented.
@ Knowledge and experience in working with communities.
@ Excellent oral and written English skills & knowledge of the local language of the duty station advantageous.
@ Demonstrated expertise in both hardware and software implementation of WASH in emergency responses.
@ Experience in assessment, WASH facilities design and Bill of Quantity preparation.
@ Knowledge and experience in the implementation of sanitation and hygiene promotion tools (PHAST, CHAST and CLTS).
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en