Job Information WASH Team Leader NGO Information
Contact Name HR
Contact Email
Job Information
Contract Duration 3 Months
Governorate Salah Al-Din
Job Shift
Nationality National
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2019-05-16
Requirements
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 2 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2019-05-16
Deadline Date 2019-05-30
Location
[Tikrit,Iraq ]
Description

WASH Team Leader

Duty Station [Tikrit Iraq]

  

Who are we?

Danish Refugee Council is a leading protection agency pursuing our mandate to protect and promote durable solutions to displacement-affected populations on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), DRC apply a regional approach with operational presence in Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey and Iraq.     

Present in Iraq since 2003, DRC is today operational in the Kurdish governorates, in and around Baghdad and in several South-Central governorates. Focused both on the influx of Syrian refugees and the current IDP crisis, DRC is providing assistance in a range of sectors including Camp Coordination and Camp Management, Protection, Livelihoods, Emergency Response (including food security, cash, and NFIs), WASH, Shelter and Mine Action. The Iraq programme presently employs some 450-national staff and 45 international staff, and is growing to meet new, emerging needs associated with ongoing and recent conflict in multiple locations

About the job:

  • Supervise members in team
  • Deliver technical support and guidance to team
  • Ensure the quality of the planning, implementation and follow up of all technical aspects of the sector activities being implemented by DRC
  • Develop and maintain good relations with relevant stakeholders and other humanitarian actors to support adequate
  • Implementation and coordination of DRC’s Sector activities: Sector responsibilities: Emergency water supply, hygiene item distribution, hygiene information and education, construction of latrines, installation water points, wells and water storage. Water purification.

    Responsibilities:

     

    Management

  • Lead and manage the team (including people planning, performance, well-being and development)
  • Ensure effective planning and quality implementation of the WASH activities
  • Provide technical support and inputs Reporting

     

    Programming & Operations

  • Ensure efficient and effective program implementation while following the budget and work plan
  • Participate in preparing monthly/quarterly/annual highlights/reports and proposals and budgets for donors
  • Lead the team in carrying out monitoring and evaluation exercises
  • May have budget management responsibility

     

    Coordination and representation

  • Collaborate with relevant internal and external technical experts on sector relevant issues
  • Represent DRC at meetings and other relevant technical coordination meetings
  • Ensure integration with other DRC sectors

     

     

    Project development

  • Develop project plans and budgets for funding
  • Develop projects tools
  • Project implementation and reporting
  • Monitor and evaluate projects

     

    Logistics/Finance

  • Support the monitoring of financial commitments and expenditures against budgets and provide timely feedback on budget follow-up
  • Plan and coordinate proactively logistics and movements of staff from and to different operational areas
  • Initiate procurements and ensure their execution
  • Ensure distribution plans are prepared and shared with logistics in a timely manner

     

    As Team Leader the post-holder is responsible for the following:

  • Accountable for people management of employee in the same area of work
  • Accountable for ensuring that agreed work plans and tasks set by the next-level up Manager are implemented on time
  • Initiating the hiring and firing of employees and conducting performance appraisals are permitted at this level, but are overseen by the next-level manager.
Qualifications & Preferred Skills
  • About you

    Experience and technical competencies:

     

  • Minimum 1.5 year of experience of implementing WASH programming in Iraq, preferably Salah Al Din, and experience with OFDA fund is an advantage.
  • Minimum 1.5 year experience of leading the planning and implementation of rehabilitation of critical services such as water networks, sanitation and drainage in Iraq, preferably Salah Al Din.
  • Management experience at a mid-level working for an international NGO or UN agency.
  • Experience of working closely with local authorities to agree programming, approvals of works and collaboration in Iraq, preferably Salah Al Din.
  • Practical field experience in WASH working for an INGO
  • Proven management skills and a competence in people management
  • Excellent skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

     

    Preferred attributes

  • Master's degree in engineering, or bachelor’s degree and relevant experience
  • Native Arabic.
  • Full professional proficiency in English

 

 

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies

Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process. 

Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback. 

Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation. 

Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly. 

Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with DRC’s vision and values.

 

 

We offer

Contract length: 3 months (renewable based on both funding and performance).

Level: G

Start date: 1st of June 2019

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Nationals; please refer to drc.ngo under Vacancies. .

How To Apply

Application process

All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered.

Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking here  or on the apply button.

Closing date for applications: 24 of May, 2019.  Due to the urgency of the position DRC reserves the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.

For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website drc.ngo.


DRC as an employer 
By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our:

  • Professionalism, impact & expertise
  • Humanitarian approach & the work we do
  • Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution
  • Culture, values & strong leadership
  • Fair compensation & continuous development


Read more here about what our employees say about working in DRC. 

DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process. Visit drc.ngo to read more about what we do to secure robust safeguarding mechanisms. 

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport.

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