LOCATION: Lusi in Rarieda Sub-County
REPORTS TO: Programs Manager
SUPERVISES: WASH Staff
We are a Non-Governmental Organization operating in Rarieda Sub-County in Siaya County focused on empowerment and development, both within the community and the organization. We are currently seeking to recruit talented, progressive and team-oriented individual to fill the position of WASH Coordinator, based in Rarieda Sub-County in Siaya County, Kenya.
Due to the rural set-up and challenges associated therewith, all applicants should have a personal commitment to working with the vulnerable community. Applicants should take time to reflect and make sure they resonate strongly with the organisation’s vision and mission before considering to apply.
Vision:People believe in themselves and work together to build a vibrant and progressive community.
Mission:Empower people and build their capacities to create positive change for children and youth within their community.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
Reporting to the Programs Manager, the WASH Coordinator is expected to provide technical and managerial leadership and expert assistance to guide, coordinate, manage and monitor the WASH portfolio of activities. S/he must interact with a range of partners involved in the sector, maintain oversight of the overall sector impacts and ensure the efficient use of resources.
The incumbent should have excellent leadership skills, initiative, and independent judgment in supporting the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of strategies and ORGANISATION programs. The WASH Coordinator is responsible for providing management and supervisory direction as well as technical guidance to the WASH staff, contractors, and grantees to ensure that programs adhere to the terms and conditions of partner agreements, and are achieving the development impact and results that are expected. The WASH Coordinator works collaboratively and proactively with other technical experts and support offices on program matters.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
R1. Project Implementation & Management
R2. Strategy Support
R3. Partnerships, networking and collaborations
R4. Governance and Management
R5. ORGANISATION Values and Ethics
R6. Other duties and responsibilities
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR EFFECTIVE PERFORMANCE
This position requires a broad combination of technical, analytical, and managerial abilities combined with excellent communication skills. The incumbent should demonstrate a range of expertise in the area of management and the field of water and sanitation services.
POSITION RELATIONSHIP IN THE ORGANISATION
Within the Organization
Outside the Organization
AUTHORITY / DECISION MAKING
The position involves making recommendations on policy and operational issues to the Human Resource and Management team for consideration, in addition to implementation of activities according to the operational and work plans.
SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS
The position requires the incumbent to make field visits. The travels may be to remote places where adverse weather conditions and poor roads may make travel difficult.
May periodically work long and odd hours to meet deadlines and/or respond to specific situations.
Provide technical and managerial leadership and expert assistance to guide, coordinate, manage and monitor the WASH portfolio of activities
We hand-pick our favorites and send you the hottest deals every week!