PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Provide overall leadership, management and coordination of the entire operations (design, implementation, monitoring and reporting) of the WV Mauritania WASH interventions in a holistic and sustainable manner.
Develop strategies and technical approaches for WASH project models and ensure their implementation.
In collaboration with all stakeholders, develop, monitor and implement the WV Mauritania WASH Business plan.
Coordinate WASH activities planning, organize and monitor field teams to reach the objectives, outcomes and outputs.
Provide field supervision and monitoring to ensure that WASH interventions are completed in compliance with national and international standards and policies.
Ensure coaching and training of the staff of the Program to achieve the project objectives and outcomes in their respective areas of responsibility.
Lead in the development of WASH projects in Mauritania, mapping of resource needs and lead WASH fundraising initiatives.
Communicate and report activities’ progress to NO, WASH Regional Office and WVUS.
Develop and manage partnership in WASH sector including Government partners, WASH sector partners, local authorities and potential and current donors.
Fulfil any other task in line with the mission and vision of WV upon request from the RAM Director or designate or National Director.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Design engineering degree in civil engineering and hydraulic infrastructures and systems.
At least five (5) to ten (10) years of experience in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector throughout private, Development & Humanitarian organizations.
Five (5) years professional experience in international development and managing water supply systems and Hygiene & sanitation programs.
Good knowledge and skills in management and leadership.
Familiar with the global trends in water, sanitation and hygiene sector, as well as WHO and industry standards.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Good computer and Internet skills.
French and English proficiency.
Work environment: Travelling and working in rural areas sometimes without potable water and poor hygiene conditions.
Travel: travelling thousands of kilometers sometimes no roads or tertiary roads.