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NES WASH Sector Working Group (WSWG) Deputy Coordinator

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 863

Job Title: NES WASH Sector Working Group (WSWG) Deputy Coordinator

Application deadline: 14.08.2018

Other Information’s:

This position is conditioned to the validation of coming funding. It means that the recruitment process might be stopped because of lack of financing.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for the next steps of the recruitment process.

Job Requirements:        

  1. Advanced university degree or equivalent in WASH or a WASH-related field.
  2. A minimum of 2 years of experience within the humanitarian WASH sector
  3. Excellent interpersonal skills
  4. Excellent attention to detail, analytical capacity, organisational skills and discretion with confidential information and the need to anonymise WASH partner data
  5. Ability to work independently and proactively as part of a team
  6. Experience in report writing, production of communication material, database maintenance, M&E and analysis of data
  7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (essential), Arabic (essential) and Kurdish (desirable)
  8. Fully computer literate including working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel.
  9. Syrian national
  10. Fully able to travel widely and be fully mobile within North East Syria, both independently as well as with the IMO and/or WSWG Coordinator. The Raqqa City position will be based in Ein Issa or Raqqa City. The Amuda position will be based in Amuda.

Delocalised benefits package will be offered in case the employee needs to be delocalised to take the position.

Job Description:

  1. Presentation of organisation

Solidarités International is a French humanitarian organisation present in Syria since 2013. The mission currently consists of emergency and post-emergency programs in the following regions: Raqqa governorate, Deir ez Zor governorate.

This position will be based in Amuda with weekly deployment for the following program: support to Internally Displaced Populations in the Deir ez Zor and Hasakeh governorates by improving water, hygiene and sanitation conditions.

  1. Responsibilites and tasks

Main responsibilities, based on the Global WASH Cluster Minimum Requirements  for National Humanitarian WASH Coordination Platforms, which should be read in conjunction with the job description. All responsibilities will be undertaken as a member of the WSWG Coordination Team.

Supporting Service Delivery

  • Facilitating coordination efforts between WASH actors active in NES with a particular attention to the inclusion of local authorities and civil society (CSO, CBO, LNGO)
  • Supporting the establishment/maintenance of appropriate WSWG coordination tools and mechanisms (4W, information sharing, Online Response Platform, assessments, meetings physical and online)
  • Acting as a focal point for inquiries on the WASH sector, including response plans, identification/filling of gaps for local authorities and civil society (CSO, CBO, LNGO, local councils)
  • Working with the IMO to ensure compliance with WASH partner monthly 4W submissions and the Online Response Platform and ensuring WASH partner data is anonymised
  • Actively contributing to needs assessment and analysis and supporting the development of standard assessment formats for use within the sector
  • Supporting partners proactively in the use of the WSWG Online Response Platform with support of the IMO
  • Able to simultaneously support the coordination needs of a range of different WASH beneficiaries (camps, host communities, water stations/infrastructure) as well as different response contexts e.g. disease outbreaks, population displacements and any threat to the continuity of WASH service delivery

Informing the NES NGO Forum’s Strategic Decision Making

  • Supporting the WSWG IMO in upcoming assessments related to highlighting needs, gaps and required WASH responses
  • Supporting the drawing of lessons learned from past activities and revising strategies and WASH response plans accordingly
  • Contributing to the WSWG Team’s context analysis of humanitarian WASH needs on the ground
  • Ensuring the WASH needs and responses are always included in the NES Forum’s analysis and plans

Planning and Implementing WSWG Strategies

  • Being a key part of rolling out the WSWG workplan, especially at the operational field level
  • Giving support to the annual HNO/HRP process and its implementation in the different types of work (camps, host communities, water stations/infrastructure)
  • Contributing, were appropriate, to developing indicators in order to assess and monitor the impact of WASH programs and to adjust them where needed

Monitoring and Evaluation of WSWG Performance

  • Contributing to and supporting this process

Building National Capacity in Preparedness and Contingency Planning

  • Conducting technical training in local language when required
  • Developing/upgrading/translating guidelines for the sector in close collaboration and consultation with all the relevant stakeholders
  • Building capacity of local councils and governance structures in NES
  • Contributing to preparedness and contingency planning, given the range of scenarios that could unfold in NES over the coming months.

Supporting Robust Advocacy

  • Support the coordination team in Identifying key operational and/or contextual issues negatively affecting the WASH response in NES and support appropriate and timely advocacy actions.

Accountability to Affected Populations

  • This is an underdeveloped area but an inter-sectoral issue which needs development. A key issue is to strengthen WSWG parter’s engagement with local and district councils, especially Raqqa, Deir Ez Zor and Tabka councils.

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Duty Station: 1 for Amuda and 1 for ein issa

How to Apply:
Please send your CV to the following email:

amu.jobs@solidarites-syria.org

Please consider to mention the advert ID (Above) and the job title in the email subject.