Yemen: WASH Coordinator – Integrated Humanitarian Assistance to YemenAden, Yemen 224 views


FHI 360 Closing Date : 2019-12-16
Duty Station : Aden, Yemen
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Organization: FHI 360
Country: Yemen
Closing date: 16 Dec 2019

FHI 360 s Crisis Response Team (CRT) is seeking a WASH Coordinatorto lead the WASH component of an integrated humanitarian health, WASH, and nutrition program based in Aden, Southern Yemen. The WASH Coordinatoris responsible for developing and leading technical programming, and plays a critical role in ensuring the organization s emergency programming is responsive to the needs of disaster-affected populations in Yemen. He/she will ensure humanitarian activities are evidence-based and adhere to technical standards for the field, and as circumstances demand, engage at all stages of an emergency, from the initial acute phase through to transition and recovery, and will support technical programs from assessment and conception through close-out and evaluation.

Duty of Care Statement: This duty station has been designated as high risk, extreme risk, or unaccompanied post and poses a heightened risk or direct threat to personal safety. Applicants should research this location and the associated risks beforesubmitting an application.Accountabilities:

Lead the WASH component of the Yemen country program, with the goal of improving the well being of IDPs and host communities through access to safe and adequate water, improved sanitation facilities and improved hygiene practicesConduct sector assessments, provide technical guidance on appropriate emergency activities, and devise sector-specific response strategies for the acute and transitional phases of emergency operations in crisis-affected communitiesProvide technical guidance on appropriate emergency activities, and devise sector-specific response strategies for the acute and transitional phases of emergency operationsAssess municipal infrastructure and service-provider capabilities, identify support needs, service gaps, and opportunities for partnershipAssist with resource mobilization by designing, drafting, and reviewing concept notes and technical proposals for emergency operations and related programming, as requiredDevelop partnerships and ensure effective coordination with local service providers and international organizations operating in the sector and attend regional cluster meetingsWork with operations staff and partners to ensure commodities are procured, handled, and managed properly, in accordance with the organization s pharmaceutical supply-chain management protocolsManage emergency program budgets, as assigned, including routine expense forecasting and pipeline analysisDetermine staffing needs for emergency programming, conduct recruitment in collaboration with management and home office technical staff, as necessaryManage field personnel supporting emergency programming

During startup and launch phase, management and technical oversight of program teams*Applied Knowledge & Skills:*

Bachelor s Degree or its International Equivalent in Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field**

5-8 years of experience leading complex on-site emergency response WASH projects and/or programs**

Experience coordinating complex programs with a wide variety of stakeholders; experience as WASH cluster co-lead preferred

Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company of progressive program management experience in humanitarian assistance or related industry experience in a relevant technical area

Demonstrable experience designing and leading technical assessments using proven and effective methodologies such as SMART and SQUEAC and/or cultural practices; strong background in outcome monitoring and evaluation preferred

Knowledge of US Agency for International Development (USAID)/Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) proposal and application guidelines essential

Knowledge and application of Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS), Sphere standards and Red Cross/NGO Code of Conduct

Ability to deploy to the field to austere and/or insecure locations with minimal infrastructure or amenities

Skilled in developing responsive, evidence-based program designs, including budget development

Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. Arabic highly desirable

** Or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience sufficient to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job.

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