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WASH Coordinator

IsraAID

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 8, 2022.

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# Job Description

This position is an exciting opportunity to join a growing organization in
developing its global humanitarian practices. The WASH Coordinator will
oversee the strategic development and positioning of the organisation in
Uganda in the area of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.

Context
IsraAID is an Israel-based non-governmental organization that was founded
in 2001 and has since its inception worked in emergency and long-term
development settings in over 54 countries. IsraAID’s mission is to support
people affected by humanitarian crises by partnering with local communities
around the world to provide urgent aid, assist recovery, and reduce the risk
of future disasters. IsraAID has operated in Uganda since 2016.

Job Purpose
The WASH Coordinator will lead the conception and implementation of
IsraAID/Uganda new WASH program in Palorinya settlements. He will be in charge
of launching the WASH program in Uganda, Provide strategic direction,
leadership and overall technical and management support to the WASH program.
The Coordinator will ensure it is needs-based, context-appropriate,
responsive, coherent, collaborative, and operationally and above all in line
with the do-no-harm policy of the IsraAID WASH Sector.

Duties and Responsibilities
Project Management·
? Work in collaboration with HQ Technical Advisor and Country Director to
oversee project implementation ensuring that services are delivered on time,
on budget and in compliance with donor regulations.
? Ensure that the program is implemented in ways responsive to communities and
in line with IsraAid principles, values and strategic plan and procedures
? Supervise the overall implementation of project plans, ensuring adequate
communication and organisation between local partners, international partners
and staff.
? Lead WASH multi-sectorial technical assessments in coordination with other
IsraAID thematic areas, as well as other external agencies.
? Prepare project and donor reports in a timely manner and in compliance with
internal and external requirements.
? Ensure minimum standards are maintained in accordance with the Sphere and
International guidelines.
? Ensure that programme interventions continue to be informed by and
integrated with other core sectors Protection & WASH

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning
? In coordination with HQ MEAL unit develop tools for the effective
implementation of the program
? In collaboration with the in-country MEAL officer, monitor programme
objectives, outputs, indicators and activities – ensuring team remains on
track as per donor commitment
? Work with Area Coordinator and program managerss to ensure appropriate,
timely and accurate data collection against agreed indicators to enable both
internal and external reporting
? Ensure learning from the WASH programme contributes to knowledge building
and sharing within the country office and IsraAid global.
? Lead discussions with communities and beneficiaries on programme design and
project review, as agreed with Technical Advisor, Field Coordinate/ Project
Managers.

Partnerships
? Foster a spirit of collaboration and empowerment with IsraAid local
partners.
? Identify, reach out and create collaboration with partners such CBO and
academies which is in line with the Country Office Protection vision and
strategy
? Offer support to partner organizations in respective fields
? Support partners in developing a coherent strategy and action plans in line
with IsraAIDs
? Conduct periodic reviews of joint project plans to identify obstacles and
the ways they could be mitigated.

Grants Management
? Work closely with the Country Director and Project Managers/Area
Coordinator to secure strategic funding opportunities and develop proposals
based on identified gaps and needs
? In coordination with the DEVCOM Department, produce quality reports to
ensure accurate, coherent and timely reporting.

Human Resources and Staff Development
? Provide technical support on the recruitment and management of WASH
staff, including developing Terms of Reference ToRs, staffing plan,
participating in recruitment processes, and performance evaluations where
applicable.
? Support the professional development of WASH staff
? Facilitate capacity building for team members and partners to develop WASH
expertise including coaching, capacity building, mentoring, and supervision
? Any other tasks as delegated by the Country Director

Representation, Advocacy & Organisational Learning
? Represent IsraAID in relevant WASH working groups and forums.
? Identify advocacy, funding, and research opportunities for action.
? Represent IsraAid with external stakeholders, including humanitarian
partners, donors, authorities, etc.
? Actively participate in cluster meetings and any other relevant forums

Required experience and competencies
? Bachelor’s degree in Water/Environmental Engineering or other relevant
field is a MUST
? Minimum 5 years progressive experience in the WASH sector with an INGO
and/or UN agency is a MUST
? Proven record in designing WASH programs in line with Uganda Ministry of
Water and Environment and/or WHO/UNICEF/UNHCR is a MUST
? Excellent knowledge and skills working with local communities and capacity
development of local staff and stakeholders.
? Proven experience as a trainer and in developing structured and
comprehensive curriculum and training manuals
? A high level of written and spoken English
? Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
? Knowledge in GIS is an advantage

Experience in planning, implementation and operation of water or sanitation
related infrastructures – is a MUST
Experience in water or sanitation treatment technologies and knowledge of
water quality standards and regulations – advantage
Understanding of water and sanitation related engineering design/drawing,
material and construction specifications, physical progress monitoring and
quality control. – advantage

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