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Project Manager - WASH

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

  • To provide overall management and supervision of the project

  • Provide technical expertise on the project’s operations related to the sector in question

  • Coordinate, manage resources and implement WASH activities, (Follow up on constructing and rehabilitating of water network and promoting good hygiene practices to Refugees and hosting communities in Lebanon)

  • Lead Project activities, such as Needs assessment, technical designs, coordinating with local partners, private contractors and vendors, monitoring, weekly and monthly progress reporting and weekly planning.

  • Liaise between the project’s stakeholders and its beneficiaries

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

10%

Assess water and waste water needs, available resources and location of waste water treatment plant and the capacity of existing systems.

Develop the need assessment, map the stakeholders.

5%

Consult with local partner’s representatives (including women) about access, design and management of water and waste water systems as well as hygiene promotion and water use needs.

Term of reference, Technical designs and Assessment are in place

15%

Look for available hygiene promotion materials, contextualize or elaborate new one for staff training, community and Refugee in conjunction with our health team.

Hygiene promotion are in place, Agreement with related stakeholders on the hygiene promotion sessions (schools, dispensaries, municipalities,…)

5%

Deliver training on efficiency Solid waste management for BWE and municipalities staff, water use, water treatment, water quality testing, maintenance and hygiene promotion, cleaners, to partners, community and Refugee

Stakeholders staff are trained on the needed topics

15%

Prepare technical drawings and Bill of Quantities (BOQ) specifications for water infrastructure.

Hire the engineering consultancy firm and develop a

40%

Develop, negotiate and manage contracts with service providers (may include preparing tender documentation and evaluating capacity and quality of contractors)

Supervise contractors.

Contracts are negotiated and signed.

Work of the contractor are implemented as per the tender documents and specifications

5%

Liaise with other NGOs/Civil, water establishment, local authorities and Donors to ensure coordination, consultation and works approval.

Participating at the coordination meeting on monthly basis,

5%

Represent World Vision at interagency coordination and donor meetings on WASH

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Strong English and Arabic communication skills (oral and written)

  • Ability to travel across the country regularly for training, assessment, regular monitoring and evaluation

  • A high level of diplomacy and networking skills is required.

  • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina

  • Able to use a computer, with word-processing and spreadsheets, (e.g. Microsoft Office)

  • Experience in managing staff, partners and facilitating capacity building

  • Essential: Bachelor Degree or Post Graduate Diploma in the following: Mechanical engineering, preferable specialized in water and environment

  • Essential: 3 to 5 years of experience in an infrastructure project (design, planning, implementation, budgeting, reporting, and evaluation and monitoring)

  • Desirable: 2 years’ experience in NGOs in the work of implementing or managing programs in any field related to water, sanitation, health or shelter: involving assessments, design, planning, implementation, budgeting, reporting, and evaluation and monitoring with experience in working in the informal tented settlement

  • Member of syndicate of Engineers is a preference

  • 70% field work and 30% office based