WASH Project Coordinator
WASH Project Coordinator
Purpose of position:
Provide support in the development, planning, implementation and monitoring of WASH projects in KRI. The projects which are predominantly emergency response to the IDP crisis in Iraq involving the rehabilitation and construction of WASH facilities and hygiene promotion in camp and non-camp settings.
- Safety and Security responsibilities
Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:
Bachelor’s degree in Civil / Environmental / Public Health Engineering.
Master’s degree in above related fields are preferred.
Management of multiple projects
Experience in designing and putting bill of quantities, WASH facilities like toilet, bathing cubicles, water supply lines and hygiene promotion for affected people
Understands and have implemented water trucking and solid waste management and hygiene promotion methodologies in emergency settings
Demonstrated experience in managing WASH grants is preferred.
Experience in working on Bill of Quantities and design for water and sanitation facilities in particular in schools
Experience of working with cross-functional teams.
Experience in coalition building and ability to rally coalitions and networks to take positions on specific policy issues.
Fluency in Arabic and Kurdish.
Working knowledge of English and ability to write reports in English.
Successful track record in project coordination.
Ability to manage a wide range of work assignments and changing priorities in high pressure and demanding environment
Strategic, creative and innovative thinking.
Demonstrated understanding of the NGO sector, public sector planning in MEER countries.
Ability to work in high tension and high security risk situations and be able to adapt to rapidly changing contexts
Knowledge of and adherence to the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct and capability of incorporating standards in design, implementation and evaluation of relevant projects
Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments, and physical hardship conditions with limited resources
Ability to respect and relate appropriately to people of other faiths.
Understands work from a process point of view and uses measurement and accountability systems effectively.
Excellent time-management and prioritization
1-3 years of experience focused in the management of humanitarian programs involving rural communities to promote humanitarian response.
Experience in project management and programming knowledge in WASH in addition to Livelihoods