PURPOSE OF POSITION
World Vision is seeking a WASH & Shelter Assistant to provide support to the WASH & Shelter Manager on the day-to-day activities in WV Turkey’s office and in field humanitarian interventions in N. Syria. This person will be integral in supporting the WASH & Shelter Manager in developing Bill of Quantities, monitoring field teams, preparing WASH project updates and creating procurement documents.
Assist the WASH & Shelter Manager in ensuring that all Technical Sector related field staff are closely integrated and that all programs receive equal planning and monitoring.
Assist WASH & Shelter manager to develop planning, including design, bill of quantity and project schedules for water sanitation facilities construction/refurbishment in accordance with humanitarian standards.
Prepare technical drawings and Bill of Quantities (BoQ) specifications for Water, Sanitation and Shelter infrastructure.
Prepare a monitoring and tracking sheet for the distribution of WASH & shelter items.
Assist WASH and Shelter Manager in Reporting and Planning for all WASH and Shelter activities.
Assist WASH & Shelter Manager to design and supervise rehabilitation and constriction of shelter activities.
Support WASH & Shelter Manager on preparing procurement related specifications and relevant details when preparing Purchase Requisitions.
Support WASH Manager in preparing EERs for all WASH& Shelter team activities along with the proper coding as per specific PRF.
Assist the WASH Manager with meeting Finance Department requirements and Support services in order to carry out activities in Area of Operation as required.
Coordinate with WV’s Program Development team to prepare new proposals.
Coordinate with WV’s Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning M&E on planned and ongoing activities.
Assist the WASH Manager with the development of strategies for long-term or additional interventions.
Compile Daily, Weekly and Monthly projections/delivery plans.
As per delegation, participate in WASH & Shelter related meetings and coordination with other INGOS and stakeholders.
Daily communication with the field staff.
Produce daily/weekly updates and monthly progress reports and any other report requested.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelor or Post Graduate University degree in in Water, Environmental, Electromechanical, Civil Engineering or other related fields.
Must be fluent in spoken and written English and Arabic.
Knowledge of NGOs and humanitarian industry.
Experience in networking and coordination with NGOs, UN and authorities.
Able to use computer MS Applications (word processing, spreadsheets etc) for reporting and monitoring data collection.
Experience facilitating meetings and capacity building workshops.
A minimum of 2 year experience in Civil engineering, water and sanitation infrastructures, operation.
Cultural sensitivity and adaptability.
Ability to work with a reasonable level of comfort in high tension and high security risk situations.
Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments and physical hardships.
Demonstrates openness and transparency.
Ability and willingness to travel between Syria and Turkey – 10% travel