That WASH manager monitors and manages all WASH activities. The goal of the WASH office is to provide clean water, adequate sanitation and services, improve hygiene knowledge, attitudes and practices of those affected by the disasters, promote hygiene and access to water and sanitation in the long-term programming to improve. The individual is a very strong team leader and is able to develop and mentor team members and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to achieve common goals. Mentor team members and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to achieve common goals. He/She must be familiar with the geography and logistical means. Provide leadership to team members and partners in the key areas of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) according to project activities and provide recommendations for improvement according to Philippine Red Cross standards.
Coordination and team support
- Coordinate with partners such as IFRC, ICRC, PNSs, local government entities and international/national NGOs for the smooth implementation of the established plans.
- Coordinate with Chapter Administrators and Field Operations Head on strategic directions related to WASH programming
- Coordinate with NHQ service and department heads to ensure a common approach, synergies and information sharing;
- Coordinate projects and act as the single point of contact for project planning/scheduling for the project team, including local and international partners;
- Organizing the team to maximize resources, information dissemination and implementation;
- Coordinating with team members to plan and implement service delivery or activities;
- Provide supervision, training, capacity building, technical support and guidance to WASH staff in the planning, implementation and management of WASH programs and activities. Assess the training and capacity development needs of WASH personnel and develop training programs to meet those needs.
- Identification of key partners for recovery and establishment of appropriate coordination mechanisms;
- create connections and networks between cluster groups;
Program planning, implementation and monitoring
- Develop a comprehensive plan for the affected areas based on the organization’s recovery goal.
- Management of the implementation and monitoring of the program plan of activities in the areas concerned;
- Oversee and coordinate project execution to ensure all project activities are completed within planned timeframe, budget and to acceptable quality.
- Ensure the overall success of implementing activities by ensuring the team completes the defined activities in compliance with internal standards and contractual obligations.
- facilitating planning meetings and workshops when needed;
- Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the activity to identify additional areas for improvement and best practices.
- Analyze and report on evolving humanitarian needs and provide clear recommendations for intervention. Facilitates requests and makes a recommendation for planned activities.
- Ensure that thematic issues are considered in all aspects of implementation (emergency, recovery and development work);
- Lead and facilitate the development of new proposals, request grants and receive support from diverse partners and stakeholders.
Monitoring and Reporting
- management of effective and efficient supervisory, support, quality control and reporting systems and processes;
- Conduct periodic field surveys and modifications as needed;
- Ensure that the PRC and donor reports are produced according to the established schedules (monthly, quarterly and yearly) on grant activity, indicators and achievements in a quality and timely manner.
representation and coordination
- Ensure coordination is maintained within the team;
- Developing and maintaining effective coordination and long-term relationships with external stakeholders, representing the PRC’s positions as appropriate.
- Represent PRC at meetings with stakeholders (government and non-governmental organizations) to be up to date with the latest updates on who is working where and what when to avoid duplication of effort.
- Participate in the technical and sectoral meetings and working groups involving NGOs and UN agencies and all other intergovernmental institutions
- A graduate of a four (4) year Allied Health or Welfare course
- At least 5 years of professional experience in emergency response, development programming and application of technical know-how WASH.
- Familiarity with SPHERE standards
- With leadership quality and high organization to handle a variety of tasks
How to apply
All interested applicants must send their resume and letter of intent to [email protected]