WASH Specialist - NWS

Save the Children International Gaziantep
Doktora,Yüksek Lisans,Üniversite
Tam Zamanlı 4-9
İngilizce (C2, Level 6, Advanced)
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ROLE PURPOSE:

This role will provide field-focussed technical management in this complex, large-scale emergency in the North West of Syria, where Save the Children implements through a network of local partners on the ground. The WASH Specialist will be expected to lead on sectoral assessments, programme design, concept notes/proposals and budgeting, coordination, project implementation (with partners) and support procurement.  The post holder will be expected to mentor and/or capacity building existing country programme and, possibly, the staff of implementing partners.

 

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3: the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

 

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Deputy Head of Office

Doting reporting technical line: WASH Technical Advisor

Staff reporting to this post: None

Budget Responsibilities: YES

 

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY :

Programme Management:

  • Working together with Partnership team to meet and engage with the WASH’s partners to understand their program and portfolio and technical capacity
  • Oversee Local partners on WASH projects implementation to ensure timely delivery of the project activities.
  • Support Local partners on prepare implementation work plan, budget plan and support local partners’ team to implement the activities accordingly.
  • Support local partners to mentor field local partner’s staffs on a gap analysis, selection of target sites to be able to implement the activities smoothly.   
  • Support local partners on prepare work plan and budget for regular operation and maintenance of Institutional (Health and educational) WASH facilities in working area. 
  • Support local partners on prepare procurement plan of the WASH projects’ and work closely with supply chain team to ensure the required materials were available on site to implement activities.
  • Coordinate with clusters, ensuring SCI is in line with the cluster recommendations and coordinate efforts and share information.
  • Development of high quality, integrated concept notes and proposals in line with the needs with the support being provided by the line manager.
  • With support from Deputy Head of Office, prepare timely programme and donor reports on project activities in compliance with internal SC requirements and any relevant external donor requirements.
  • Support local partners on promote community participation in project implementation and ensure accountability mechanism were in place and feedback from children and their families is considered in project design.
  • To ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Sphere Charter and Red Cross Code of Conduct and that the quality of programming meets Save the Children’s Quality Benchmarks

Capacity Building and partnership:

  • Identify learning and training opportunities for local partners and work as a mentor and role model for less experienced national/local partners.
  • Assess partner’s technical needs in WASH and provide support accordingly through regular engagement and coaching sessions.

Programme Quality and Support:

  • Ensure programme quality of WASH activities in Save the Children’s NW Syria response programmes. This includes ensuring that international best practices and quality standards are applied in our work with the targeted communities.
  • Monitor and assess WASH needs and ensure that these are appropriately reflected in sectoral strategies and programme development.
  • Review and Monitor programme quality assurance tools, such as needs assessment tools, programme level indicators, quality checklists for use in spot checks, complaints and response mechanisms, internal review and programme evaluation work plans, and others in conjunction with the MEAL team.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability

  • Support the Technical Advisors and MEAL department to develop M&E and indicator tracking plans for all grants, inputting into the development of additional M&E tools as necessary to monitor project progress
  • Support Knowledge Management/MEAL to collect appropriate, timely and accurate data against agreed indicators to enable both internal and external reporting
  • Work with MEAL team to identify and incorporate project suitable accountability mechanisms.

General:

  • Deliver high quality results in line with the on-going proposals and Save the Children’s strategy – to do this in a way which maintains the reputation of the WASH team.
  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
  • To perform such other responsibilities as agreed with your line management.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE


Essential

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of working in WASH-related humanitarian programmes with progressively responsible experience
  • Previous experience on management WASH project and remote management
  • Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability in a WASH context
  • Previous experience in WATSAN, Hygiene Promotions design and implementation programming.
  • Ability to work both in an advisory and a hands on implementation capacity
  • Demonstrated monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Experience of training and capacity building WASH staff (external and internal)
  • Knowledge of institutional donors and experience of developing proposals
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of SCI. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support

Desirable:

  • Language skills in Arabic and Turkish
  • Experience or knowledge of working and living in relevant regions/contexts
  • Experience working in conflict and an infectious disease environment.

 

Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Child Safeguarding:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Safeguarding our Staff:

The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy.

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

 

The Organisation
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.  

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
•    No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday 
•    All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
•    Violence against children is no longer tolerated 

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued. 
 

Application Information:
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 www.savethechildren.net/careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

We encourage qualified women and persons with disabilities to apply.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. 

Save the Children International

SCI employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
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