WASH Manager / STH/SCH transmission break project/

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Development and Project Management
Career Level:
Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description

    Purpose of the position:

The WASH Program Manager will be responsible for the leadership of the Soddo Cluster Coordination Office and CIFF Funded water, sanitation and hygiene program planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and managing a team to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all activities and products generated under the project.

S/he will be responsible for achieving expected WASH outcomes and integration of WASH to NTDs. The WASH Program Manager will work with the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Advisor to coordinate and systematically disseminate lessons-learned with other partners engaged in the SCH/STH Transmission Break.


Major Responsibilities :


·         Ensure proper leadership and management of the Soddo Cluster Coordination Office and WASH project with strict adherence to World Vision personnel, financial and other applicable policies, strategies, guidelines, principles and core values.   

·         Review technical documents and other deliverables to ensure alignment with overall project strategy and donor requirements.

·         Liaise with local government officials, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate to ensure responsive and sustainable programming.

·         Participate in relevant technical working groups and forums at zonal and regional levels.

·         Ensure grant/project expenses are reasonable, allocated as per assigned budget, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure low risk audits.

·         Consistently look for more effective and efficient implementation methods and opportunities to increase impact, are in the targeted operation areas, meet technical standards and in compliance with donor’s requirements, government policies and global standards.

·         Ensure the implementation of the CIFF funded WASH project is in compliance with the plan, work schedule, budget and quality to ensure proper accountability to donors, government and the benefiting community.

·         Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems.  Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet donor requirements.

·         Lead design of the capacity building and learning opportunities of the WASH staff in order to build their capacity to ensure that the staffs have the competency to plan and implement the project effectively and efficiently.

·         Engage in and ensure that appropriate human resource performance monitoring mechanisms with proper coaching and mentoring are practiced to enhance smooth staff relations, accountability, and delivery of results for the project.

·         Facilitate and handle donors and support offices visits and briefings.

·         Promote major cross cutting themes including environment, gender, protection, disability, peace building and Christian commitment.


Job Requirements



·         Minimum of ten years of experience in the WASH sector, in areas related to successful Activity implementation such as provision of technical expertise for WASH, demand creation, and sanitation marketing.

·         M.Sc degree in Hydraulics, Water Resource, Environmental Science, public health and other related fields.

·         Demonstrated experience building private sector capacity to provide WASH products and services is highly desirable.

·         Demonstrated experience in building local government capacity to install, rehabilitate, and maintain water systems.

·         Prior experience in the Ethiopian WASH sector desirable, preferably including experience with national level coordination under the One WASH Program


Working Environment / Conditions:

Office-based with frequent travel to the implementation districts


How to Apply

 How to Apply

Interested applicants are required to attach Current CV with three references & fill employment application form which can be found    ) and email before the closing date of this announcement to   [email protected]  or through ethiojobs.net

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