Overview

PURPOSE OF POSITION

This Purpose of Position will be used in the WVI or local Careers site, and if applicable, advertisements. Please describe the role in 2-3 concise sentences. Focus on the core of what this role is supposed to achieve. Describe the purpose of this position and how this position contributes to achieving department objectives and the management and performance of others.

Provide oversight and guidance to WASH programmes and projects located within the region, district or zonal area. Supports staff implementing area programme level WASH with technical guidance, and liaises with the national office WASH to ensure alignment to national WASH focus and policies. With national level support, helps develop local-level WASH capacity and engages with district level government officials.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

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% Time Major Activities End Results Expected
50% Technical oversight, guidance and quality assurance
  • Support implementation of WASH projects and programmes
  • Advise on quality implementation of WASH projects and programmes
  • Liaise between area programmes and projects and national office leadership
  • Support the assessment and tracking of quality of implementation and alignment to standards, government policies and donor requirements.
  • Conduct activities to assess quality in the field, solicit community and stakeholder feedback
15% Monitoring and reporting
  • Support implementation of DME activities
  • Ensure data gathered is used for decision making and programme improvements
10% Resource acquisition and accountability
  • Raise local resources for WASH
  • Track accountability to donors, partners and duty-bearers
10% Capacity building and staff development
  • Support competency assessment and training for local area programme staff
  • Provide mentoring and coaching for local level staff
5% Advocacy, external engagement and partnering
  • Networking with district-level WASH stakeholders
  • Attending regional and local meetings as appropriate
5% Safeguarding
  • Ensuring alignment to safeguarding of program activities
  • Ensure safeguarding training and orientation for all sector partners including community level
5% Other activities
  • Participate in the global WASH community of practice and major WASH networks in the country.
  • Ensure multi-sectoral integration
  • Participating and supporting WV non-sector activities

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

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Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

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1. Bachelor degree in Public Health, Social Science, Water Resource Management, Civil Engineering, or equivalent experience

2. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in implementing WASH programmes

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  1. Good understanding of the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation sector and guidelines in Eswatini or any SADC country
  2. Above average Coordination, with minimum two years in a Coordination role
  3. Excellent negotiation, and stakeholder engagement acumen
  1. Proficiency in both spoken and Written English and SiSwati
  2. Excellent Presentation Skills
  3. Good analytical Skills
  4. Basic Project Management skills and certification preferred.
  5. International WASH certification or any Public/Global Health certification

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

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  1. Training or certification in integrated water resources management, behaviour change, market-based solutions, and other WASH areas (documented experience alternately accepted)

Work Environment

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  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30 % of the time.

More Details:  https://careers.wvi.org/jobs/swaziland/water-sanitation-and-health-wash/wash-coordinators/14746