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WASH Specialist Kenya/Tanzania 31 views

  1. Role and responsibilities

Generic responsibilities (max 10)

  • Lead on the WASH component of the Integrated Programming strategy (Situation Analysis, Response Analysis, Programme Design)
  • Ensure evidence and learning from WASH programme is captured, consolidated and disseminated, contributing to knowledge building and sharing within Kenya and globally to influence policies and programme planning
  • Lead a transition from direct implementation to a local partnership implementation modality in support of the localization agenda
  • Lead on WASH fundraising, develop and revise funding proposal, budgets and donor reports
  • Identify trends technical standards and donor priorities
  • Provide technical direction and project implementation support
  • Follow up on compliance with contractual commitments within WASH CC, ensure high technical quality and synergies in project implementation
  • Provide systematic training and build capacity of technical staff
  • Represent NRC in relevant forums/clusters, including with national authorities and donors
  • Promote the rights of refugees in line with the advocacy strategy
  • Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures

Specific responsibilities

  • Ensure that the WASH strategy is informed by sound analysis, with consultations with teams and concerned stakeholders and that programmes strategies are devised in promotion of NRC’s values, culture and beliefs
  • Lead on the coordination with PWJ and key WASH stakeholders in Kakuma, and facilitate the transition to a new WASH strategy approach for NRC in 2023
  • Ensure coordination with relevant WASH stakeholders including representation and effective networking – act as focal point for the partnership with Oxfam Consulting.
  • Lead on research/studies, specifically about innovation and market-based approach, including consultation, dissemination and advocacy
  • Explore and develop strategic partnerships contributing to quality of programmes

Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in working as a senior Program Manager and/or Advisor of humanitarian WASH programme, preferably in refugees’ environments
  • Experience of setting up and implementing monitoring, documentation and learning systems
  • University degree or higher education relevant to WASH
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and negotiation skills
  • Proven skills and experience in research and analysis
  • Knowledge of cash-based interventions and market-based programmes
  • Ability to prioritize needs and carry out multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Prior experience and proven capability in training and capacity development
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

For more info see the detailed Job description

Additional information:

Reports to: Head of Programme

Supervision of: N/a

Duty station: Nairobi (Kenya), with frequent travels to areas of operations

Travel: Up to 50 %

What We Offer

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to join our work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility: At NRC, we think outside the box. We encourage ideas and give responsibility to all employees at all levels, to help solve the complex issues that we face. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative

  • 12 months fixed term contract
  • An opportunity to match your career to a compelling cause
  • A chance to meet and work with people who are the best in their fields

Internal candidates are encouraged to apply but we are also open to external applicants who can show a commitment to NRC and being part of a challenging, but important mission to make a difference.

To apply as an internal candidate, click on the suitcase icon “I am an employee” on the top right of the page to be redirected to NRC’s internal career site

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How to apply

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