Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 27 Aug 2017
WASH Project Manager – Tanzania
Norwegian Refugee Council
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs
Political instability in Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo has caused a large number of refugees to seek sanctuary in Tanzania. As of March 2017, Tanzania is hosting almost 235,000 Burundian refugees, with a daily arrival of more than 300 persons. To respond to this situation, NRC opened an operational office in Kibondo, North Western Tanzania, in November 2016. It now operates in three camps hosting Burundian asylum seekers and refugees in Mtendeli and Nduta camps and Burundian and Congolese asylum seekers and refugees in Nyarugusu Camp
NRC became Implementing Partner with UNHCR from 1st May 2017 for Camp Management in Nyarugusu and the Camp Management Project Manager (CM PM) is required to establish and implement the Camp Management portfolio in Nyarugusu refugee camp. The CM PM will have overall responsibility for the implementation and reporting for NRC’s camp management activities in Nyarugusu, Tanzania.
All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These guide NRC’s actions and relationships. The post-holder will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for NRC Tanzania.
The purpose of the wash Project Manager position is to implement delegated wash project portfolio.
Job descriptionGeneric Responsibilities
Line management for project staff
Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
Contribute to the development of Country, Area and wash strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant wash projects
Coordinate and manage wash project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects
Provide regular progress reports to the Wash/Shelter PDM and Area manager
Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist
Develop and manage project budget and coordinate across other projects
Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders
Promote the rights of refugees in line with the advocacy strategy
Ensure that assessment, programme design and implementation considers needs and vulnerabilities within the community.
On the basis of these assessments to design and construct appropriate responses (both programmatic and advocacy) to meet people’s basic WASH needs including water reticulation system, excreta disposal, solid waste management, drainage, vector control, and hygiene.
Ensure that WASH programme design is informed by and integrated with NRC’s other priority sectors of camp management, education and Shelter.
To ensure that sustainable systems are set in place for longer term operation and maintenance of all water and sanitation infrastructure, including the provision of all necessary training.
Prepare and oversee the implementation process to ensure timely delivery of programme activities (for example, monitoring against log frames, individual performance management work plans).
To ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the UNHCR and SPHERE standard
Identify learning and training opportunities for NRC staff and partners and work as a mentor and role model for less experienced staff. Look for opportunities for experiential learning
QualificationsMinimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Technical Wash expertise
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Valid driver’s license
- Civil engineering / construction
- College / University, Bachelor’s degree
Personal qualitiesManaging resources to optimise results.
Managing performance and development.
Empowering and building trust.
Handling insecure environments.
Initiating action and change.
We offerDuty station: Kigoma region, Kasulu district. , Tanzania
Commencement: 1st November, 2017
Contract duration:1 year contract with possibility of extension subject to funding availability
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions in Tanzania. The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for NRC Tanzania.
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- Deadline for application:27/08/2017
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- Key info:Advertiser:Norwegian Refugee Council
Ref. nr.: 3539332478Full or part time (%): 100%Full timeNumber of positions: 1
- Search criteria:**Industry**Emergency Relief**Special field**WASH**Role**Middle / line manager
Job location:Kasulu-Kigoma, 255 Kasulu
How to apply:
Please, apply through www.nrc.no, then vacancies
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