Assistant WASH Coordinator
General Description about Goal Organization
•GOAL has been working in Sudan since 1985 implementing a multi-sectoral integrated humanitarian program incorporating Health, Nutrition, Livelihoods, REFLECT and Emergency Response. GOAL works in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health. GOAL is currently implementing programs in North Darfur and South Kordofan States, and is having field offices in these states as well as in Khartoum. The current GOAL program focuses on four main sectors: Primary Health Care, Nutrition, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) and Women Empowerment.
General description of the role:
•The primary role of the Assistant WASH Coordinator is to manage and supervise the implementation of WASH projects in North Darfur and oversee implementation of construction projects in North Darfur state in both Kutum and Alwaha localities and beside any additional GOAL intervention area require technical support. Oversee and manage the construction of facilities and ancillary buildings for program and operations departments, such as Health, WASH (as per work plan agreed with AC), FSL, Logistics to accepted Sudanese and GOAL standards and relevant Ministry specifications.
•Supervise all engineering works to be carried out by GOAL in North Darfur associated with Water, Sanitation, and related projects. This will include, but is not limited to; design, tendering, supervision of contractors and commissioning of works.
•Serve as the focal point for all activities related to water, sanitation and hygiene promotion.
•Prepare accurate design drawings and bills of quantity for water & sanitation infrastructure at both house hold and public levels.
•Supervise installation and start-up operations of water & sanitation infrastructures
•Prepare, organize and regularly update relevant work plan (PMP) for the field activities,
•Assist in the capacity building of CBOs and local actors in water and sanitation issues.
•Assist in ensuring appropriate and sustainable development.
•Train communities in maintenance and operation of schemes
•Work closely with GOAL’s national partner to ensure community members are aware of and fulfill their roles responsibilities relating to the WASH projects.
•Follow the implementation of the Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) through GOAL’s partner and ensure that all CLTS M&E forms are filled: Pre-triggering, triggering, follow-up, ODF verification.
•Ensure proper documentation of CLTS project and contribute actively to lessons learned documentation.
•Supervise directly the WASH team members.
•Adapt tasks and responsibilities allocation within the WASH Program team to accommodate program requirements or specific situations.
•Identify capacity building needs for staff and partners involved in the response. Take the lead on coordinating any formal or informal training for the WASH Program Team and partners.
•Hold a recognized university degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
•3+ years’ experience in various design, tendering and supervision of WASH field program, preferably including Community Led Sanitation approaches.
•Previous work experience at least 1 year with Non-Governmental Organizations particularly in a WASH program management position.
•Experience of work and partnership with local development actors,
•Good computer skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is essential.
•Competency and experience in the use of the software packages for the preparation of engineering drawings (e.g. AutoCAD) is a must
•Good standard of written, spoken and understood English and Arabic.
•Outgoing personality with excellent communication skills.
•Good team player, flexible and capable of working with a diverse team.
•Ability and willingness to travel to rural locations and live in sometimes basic and insecure conditions.
•Appreciation of and sensitivity to local culture.
How to Apply :
Interested applicants should submit their applications and credentials to the labour office at HAC in Al Jamhoriya Street and to firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date is two weeks after the advertisement.
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