Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Coordinator at PIND

Business Development Manager at PIND
October 23, 2017
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Full Time
Nigeria
Posted 10 months ago

Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) was established by Chevron Corporation to provide support for socio-economic development programmes in the Niger Delta. The foundation is funding programmes in partnership with other donors and implementing organizations from the public and private sector. PIND seeks to create a dynamic, multi-stakeholder partnership that takes full advantage of the synergies involving diverse organizations and interests.

The foundation is seeking qualified candidates to fill the vacant position below;

Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Coordinator

Job Location – Warri

The position holder will be responsible for developing, reviewing, coordinating and finalizing project plans and developing action items to ensure timely implementation of WASH projects. S/he will be responsible for building positive, respectful and fruitful relationships with partners and stakeholders, including NGOs, CBOs, and government agencies.

Responsibilities

  • Participate and contribute to the identification of new areas of WASH intervention
  • Develop project plans that strategically reflects Appropriate Technology objectives
  • Conduct research on effective approaches towards implementing WASH projects and share knowledge with team members and partners to help incorporate model practices into project plans
  • Take a leadership role in building the WASH training programmes and develop a first-class WASH training facility
  • Provide technical guidance to WASH projects i.e. Water Quality – household water treatment options (BSF, clay filters, and others); developing supply chains; training; quality testing; building small businesses to supply; research project around this – social angles, adaptability, scalability. Water safety planning – setting targets, working with government and WASH Communities in identified LGAs to build local capacity
  • Ensure compliance with appropriate local and international standards
  • Develop existing and /or new partnership with organizations working in WASH focus areas
  • Ensure programme activities are designed and integrated with regular monitoring & evaluation assessments and reporting
  • Understand the project delivery processes for WASH technologies and infrastructure, as well as the soft measures to ensure maintenance and sustainability

Educational Qualifications

A degree in Environmental Management or any relevant field. A Master’s degree in the WASH field will be an added advantage.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years working experience in WASH
  • Experience on Appropriate Technology related projects for socio-economic development programmes
  • Good communication skills, including ability to simply present complex technical information
  • Project funding and proposal writing skills/experience are essential.
  • Strong experience in capacity building and training of target groups, especially in community mobilization and hygiene promotion
  • Ability to understand and integrate gender issues in programme implementation
  • Proficient in using appropriate technology tools to develop and implement WASH programmes
  • Knowledge of WASH activities in the Niger Delta region
  • Sound knowledge and commitment to participatory approaches to working with communities
  • Knowledge of the Nigerian WASH landscape in terms of policy, partners, networks and donor funding.
  • An understanding of emerging issues and concepts around WASH and international development such as; Theory of

Change, sanitation marketing and technology innovations

Method of Application

Application and CV’s with the job title clearly indicated as the subject of the mail should be sent to;

pind@rhizomeng.com. Female candidates and candidates from the Niger Delta region are highly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

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