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    General Responsibilities

    To take responsibility for the overall designs, initiatives, and implementation of the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project interventions within the Jijiga operation, while also providing thought leadership and practical support to WASH elsewhere within the NRC Ethiopia Mission.

    Key Responsibilities

    Participate in the strategic planning and drafting proposals of WASH activities within NRC Jigjiga Operation, including the community approaches and the budgets associated with them
    Participate in planning for project implementation including technical activity, financial and procurement planning
    Take charge of the field interpretation and adaptation of NRC’s WASH project strategy
    Participate in development and design of new WASH projects in Jigjiga refugee operation
    Supervise and coordinate WASH activities under NRC in all Jigjiga Area field offices
    Ensure that all project activities are in accordance with budgetary constraints and being implemented on schedule
    Participate in tendering and bid analysis for contracts for service delivery and materials
    Participate in Area WASH outputs delivery quality assurance and reports validation
    Ensure documentation of project progress is ongoing and integrate sound M&E procedures in all aspects of each WASH project in the Area
    Prepare periodic reports on the WASH project activities, including documentation for final handover and closure of projects in the Area
    Represent NRC at relevant Refugee camps/Area theme clusters and other coordination meetings
    Develop any required rapid response and contingency plans related to WASH
    Take actions for capacity building and technical support to all WASH supervised staff in Jigjiga
    Assign duties, supervise, train, and appraise the assigned WASH Officers in the Area
    As requested, assist the Project Manager on other WASH Project tasks.
    Job Requirements

    Academic and Professional Qualifications

    Bachelors degree in Water resource or any other relevant discipline
    National Certificate in Project Management training.
    Relevant Experience

    Minimum of 6 years of relevant experience, at least 2 in Humanitarian or urban informal settlement contexts.
    Knowledge, Skills & Personal Attributes

    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    Ability to organize and prioritize work
    Excellent ability to coherently lead and manage diverse spread out teams
    Works well under pressure and meet deadlines
    Excellent action and process focus on outputs and outcomes
    Excellent analytical skills
    Ability to resolve individual and group conflicts
    High level of computer literacy
    Good community mobilization skills
    Individual and group facilitative capacity building skills
    Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
    Excellent program evaluative and report writing skills.

    How to Apply
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