PURPOSE OF POSITION
The position holder ensures development and implementation of the WV Lebanon National WASH Program strategy and Technical Programme in collaboration with relevant stakeholders. The WASH specialist is responsible for:
Ensuring quality implementation of WASH programming from design to implementation according to strategy.
Partner with proposal writers to design WASH programming across funding streams toward achieving the relevant child well-being objective(s) and according to the pathway of change and prioritised project models
Provide external and donor representation for WASH programming, including cultivation of partnerships
Build organisational capacity and provide training to implement prioritised project models and evidence-based practices
Spend time in the field (at least 30% of the time), working with field operations staff to troubleshoot implementation issues
Provide input on WASH to ELA when it designs tools and leads monitoring, evaluation and other evidence building initiatives.
Review ELA data and reports to understand and influence the quality of WASH programming
End Results Expected
Strategy & Program Development
Support Implementation, monitoring and reporting
Staff Management & Capacity Building
Networking & External Engagement
Learning and Research
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelors degree in any area related to Energy and Water Management, Water and Hydraulics, Civil Engineering, etc.
Masters Degree in the above mentioned areas is preferred
Strong understanding of concepts and practice in Energy, Water quality, Sanitation, Environment, Waste management, etc.
Creative and able to come up with, embrace and coordinate innovative thinking, partnership building and problem solving skills;
Good analytical and writing skills;
Good interpersonal skills, influencing skills and cross-cultural sensitivity;
Effective in written and oral communication in English;
Able to work on multifunctional tasks in the pressure of time and organizational changes;
Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Three to five years of technical expertise in the areas of WASH, Sanitation, etc. in a similar role
Experience in capacity building processes, tools and methodologies
Proven experience in working with the relevant ministries and WASH stakeholders
Two years or more NGO experience in the humanitarian and development fields respectively
Experience in needs assessment and project design
Proven experience in WASH in Emergency settings
Valid driving license (in Lebanon) for more than 2 years is required.
Excellent written English, with fluency in speaking Arabic and English
The position requires 70% of the time to be office based.
The position requires 30% of travel within the country.
The position requires ability and willingness to continue to function during a crisis, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster.
The position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally.