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Wash Manager

 

Good Neighbors Mozambique is an international humanitarian development NGO founded in Korea in 1991. To make the world a place without hunger, where people live together in harmony, we work in 46 countries with our focus on community development to protect children’s rights and encourage the self-reliance of communities.

Vacancy Announcement

GNMOZ is currently looking for a WASH MANAGER based in Chokwe or Mabalane District in Gaza province.

Duration

Fixed-term contract for 11 months (May 2022- March 2023)

Possibility of extension depending on the performance and the availability of funds.

Objective of the project:

To improve health status of the community through the provision of safe water, sanitation and hygiene services in Massangena District in Gaza Province, Mozambique.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Main Duties & Responsibilities

・Management of general project activities and provide daily reports to Project Manager;

・Develop a program plan, ensure its smooth implementation, and manage the team’s performance of project tasks and activities that may include, but are not limited to;

・Construction or rehabilitation of water networks, gravity flow systems, wells or boreholes;

・Implementation of latrines or other sanitation facilities;

・Hygiene promotion and education;

・Creation and training of management structures;

・Water treatment;

・Carrying out of assessments and post-implementation monitoring;

・Geophysical analysis;

・Capacity building of stakeholders;

・Monitoring of sub-contractor work;

・Ensure appropriate design, construction and implementation of WASH hardware according to technical standards, as well as proper maintenance and use of WASH equipment;

・Develop and ensure the use of appropriate techniques and materials for hygiene promotion and training;

・Support coordination and effective communication between Project Manager and the counterparts in the field (Provincial and District Government Offices, UN agencies, etc.);

・Coordinate with stakeholders to ensure all required inputs are timely provided and project schedule is met;

・Manage the program budget through the passing of timely orders, the preparation of monthly forecasts and the monitoring of expenditure;

・Track the progress of activities, ensure the collecting of program indicators and provide on-time internal status reports and external donor reports;

・Identify and monitor risks, constraints or escalating issues, and inform the hierarchy accordingly;

・Ensure that all data and information is updated, well organized and easily accessible; and that lessons learnt and best practice are capitalized;

・Analyze and report on the evolving humanitarian needs and provide clear recommendations for interventions;

・Develop appropriate targeting criteria and mechanisms to ensure the needs of identified vulnerable groups are met;

・Participate in the development of new proposals;

・Fulfill other duties assigned by Project Manager and Project Manager;

Team Management

・Work with the team (government-seconded staff) to ensure all activities are planned, prioritized, carried out and monitored in efficient and effective ways, with due consideration to gender and advocacy issues;

・Ensure full compliance with security plans and protocols in consultation with GNMOZ;

・Provide technical expertise and guidance to staff as appropriate, in (for example, but not limited to) assessment, monitoring, evaluation, reporting (Internal and Donor Reports), financial management, proposal development, technical design of water and sanitation facilities and the exercise of judgment skills;

・Work with the team to provide appropriate and regular verbal and written reports to the Project Manager.

Required Qualification

・Master degree in Civil Engineering, Architecture or relevant fields;

・Over 5 years of Work experience of WASH project management in NGO/INGO or non-profit sectors;

・Familiarity with GIS, data analysis software and water modelling software preferred.

・Fluency in written and spoken English; Portuguese and local language is a strong asset;

・Good computer skills (MS Office: Excel, Word);

Any Other Special Requirements:

・Training skills, participatory skills;

・Knowledge on how to prepare a community business proposal in a context of associations/cooperatives;

・Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible, culturally sensitive;

・Ability to adapt to restrictive local conditions;

・Ability to function well in a team and contribute positively to team dynamics;

・Ability to work in isolated conditions;

How to Apply

Send your CV/Applicant Resume in English and certificate of qualifications relevant to the role to: gnmozhr@gmail.com

Deadline for application: 13 of April 2023

Remarks:

1. Write in the subject: vacancy name-candidate name.

2. Only applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements for the position will be considered.

3. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

4. Individuals engaged under a fixed term project or individual contract will not be considered “permanent staff members” and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein.

GNI is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

GNI has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the project, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.

GNI also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. The selected candidate will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

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