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Project Manager - REACH Project

Job Description

Position: Project Manager – REACH Project

Report to: Response Operations Manager

Location: Yumbe

PURPOSE OF POSITION

To provide overall management and technical back stopping on Water, sanitation, hygiene and Child Protection in the project area and networking with various stakeholders including UN Agencies to achieve World Vision’s child well being out comes.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Manage quality project implementation, including proper data capturing using World Vision International approved data tracking systems or simple project level data capturing tools able to demonstrate project impact while ensuring all controls are in place.

  • Networking and stakeholder engagement: Coordinate and liaise with partners including donors, UN agencies and government through Coordination meetings and other related forums as a basis of fronting WVU WASH agendas.

  • Actively participate in fund raising initiatives through proposal writing and other avenues

  • Compile and submit internal and external reports as per the stipulated Organizational and donor requirements using the right templates to the donors, Response Manager and WASH Programme Manager.

  • Oversee project assets and ensure proper project budget management to avoid both over and under expenditure.

  • Performance management for all staffs reporting directly to the WASH Project Manager position

  • Provide support to the M&E team in documenting good practices and other key learning areas on WASH.

  • Build capacity of the Project team on implementation of WASH and how it integrates with other technical programmes like child protection, Education and Livelihood.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

Minimum Qualification required: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Water/Civil Engineering or related disciplines.

A Master’s degree in Public Health or Water or related disciplines from a recognized University is an added advantage

Experience: At least 5 years Experience in implementing health, and WASH related activities of preferably with an NGO

Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Sound people management skills

  • Very strong facilitation and communication skills

  • Ability to write technical reports and proposals

  • Demonstrated computer literacy (MS Office Suite: MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and databases)