WASH Coordinator

Contract3 weeks ago
Employment Information
Duty Description:
This role is the Programme Focal Point that Provides the enabling environment for every activity to be carried out in the project by coordinating between the Programme Team and beneficiaries, stakeholders, and community leaders both in camps and host communities. He organizes meetings, and focus group discussions to ensure community participation and feedback responses from beneficiaries. He ensures the safety and well-being of every beneficiary and sees that all elements of AAP and "Do no Harm" Policy are maintained, including sustaining gender mainstreaming throughout the Project life cycle. And collate all Programme Reports Monthly.
Job Description:
Assessment:

Provide WASH sectoral leadership and technical support to rapid needs assessments and their analysis and ensure their linkage to activity plans and budgets.
Assess in-country resources and capacities (human, material, and financial) for WASH program rollout as per agreed objectives. In addition, evaluate the strengths/gaps in the capacities.
Implement and maintain prescribed reporting systems to monitor and evaluate the objectives, indicators and outcomes of the projects

Program Design:

Formulate the overall aims and objectives of the WASH response program through development of a clear WASH strategy for senior Country Management.
Design an appropriate overall response to the country-specific needs, taking into account the needs of the community; the current levels of in-country WASH capacity, and the overlapping of WASH and other LPF sectors.
Select and design from an array of appropriate technologies for water systems for the given context, including source selection (ground water, surface water), abstraction, storage, treatment and distribution for new systems and/or the rehabilitation of old Water systems.
Select and design the most appropriate form of sanitation system (to include excreta disposal, vector control, solid waste disposal, drainage) taking full account of local conditions, resources, customs, and cultural norms.
Select and design, in collaboration with other actors a suitable hygiene promotion program that suits the local context and would be widely accepted by beneficiaries.
Ensure and advocate for the consideration of cross-cutting areas such as; gender, protection, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and sustainability within all WASH interventions. Also taking into account the importance of integration with other key sectors such as health and nutrition.
Support further development of WASH interventions through the use of project conceptualization and planning skills such as SWOT analysis and Stakeholder mapping
Ensure Sphere and National standards are considered through the program cycle and are well documented.
Develop concept papers, letters of intent, proposals and budgets related to the above.

Management and Implementation:

Plan, lead, and manage WASH program in a phased and prioritized manner in full consultation and coordination with Lindii Peace Foundation’s staff and other agencies both governmental and non-governmental.
Work closely with Human Resources team for planning and hiring of the WASH team.
Build the WASH team capacity to respond to the emergency and development phases.
Ensure gender and protection is considered throughout the project cycle, with women being enabled to influence decision making around WASH challenges.
Ensure WASH program is integrated with DRR, gender, protection, and nutrition as and when appropriate.
Design and develop appropriate supervisory, monitoring, and evaluation systems for WASH interventions.
Work closely with program support functions (logistics and finance departments) for WASH program supplies and activities planning.

Information and Co-ordination:

Provide regular updates and technical guidance to the team on progress, priorities, and challenges – verbally and in writing.
Responsible for oversight of staff workplans, vacation schedules, staff training, development, and appraisals.
Represent LPF to external stakeholders such as governmental and non-governmental groups, Donors, and relevant clusters
Showcase the work of LPF to Donors and the private sector to explore future funding opportunities

Other Compliance Information:

Eager and required to adhere to LPF’s principles and values and promote gender justice and women's rights.
Understanding of and commitment to adhere to equity, diversity, gender, child safety, and staff health and wellbeing principles.
Ensure that the properties in the place of work are respected and that no damage is caused to them.
Adhere to implementation standards, LPF ways of working, and the terms of the LPF Code of Conduct; including the commitment to zero tolerance on SEA and the obligation to report SEA cases.
He / She must not use their position of being engaged in LPF work to gain favors or material advantage.
Report any failure or damage of system/water facilities to the LPF Officer or Assistant in charge.
Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Officer or Assistant in charge.

Selection Criteria Core Competencies
Skills:

Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train staff and also able to work with disaster-affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.

Communication Skills:

Well-developed written and oral communication skills. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of LPF. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.

Integrity:

Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to LPF's core values and humanitarian principles.
Resilience/Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high-security risks, and harsh living conditions. Works and lives in a flexible, adaptable, and resilient manner.

Awareness and sensitivity of self and others: Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity. Have experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner. Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessments, particularly in high-stress and high-security contexts.
Work style:

 Is well-planned and organized even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision-making with competent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Knowledge and skills:

knowledge of LPF policies and procedures. Requires general information management and telecommunication skills and proficiency in information technology/ computer skills.
Minimum of 2 – 5 years of humanitarian aid experience.
Multiple language skills desirable. Graphics technical competencies required for this position
High level of experience in developing information and communication related technical tools guidelines and systems.
Qualifications and / or experience in professional information and communication-related fields. 
Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis, and strategic planning skills.
Knowledge of Humanitarian /Human rights / Refugee Law.
Basic knowledge of contract employment and experience and skills in recruitment and selection.

GENERAL INFORMATION
For an application to be valid, an applicant's Application letter and CV must contain the following information:

Name of the Applicant (Must be the same as Name on Bank/Account Information)
Gender       
Phone Number and/or Email Address and/or Contact address (Residential)
Nigerian Government-Approved ID Card (Either NIMC/National ID, National Voter’s Card, International Passport, or Driver’s License)
Indigene certificate (Any)
Birth certificate/declaration of age
Language proficiency (List the Language and State your Proficiency level)
Referee (minimum of 2 referees)

Other information

The contract duration is 6 Months with possible extension upon satisfactory performance
For an application to be valid, responsive References/Referees should be captured in the application with full and accessible contact information/details.
Only applicants who scale through the prerequisite conditions will be invited for an interview.·