World Vision Kurdistan Region in Iraq Office is looking for a highly qualified and motivated person for the position of WASH Field Officer - Duhok.
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Provide support in the development, planning, implementation and monitoring of WASH projects in Iraq. The projects which are predominantly emergency response to the IDP crisis in Iraq involving the water conservation awareness campaign and hygiene promotion in camp and non-camp settings.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: WASH Field Activities Supervision
Supervision, implementing and monitoring of the field activities.
Ensure the design of IEC (Information, Education, and Communication) tools and the implementation of promotion activities within the communities.
Ensure the supply and availability of materials in the stocks and sites.
Support the Project Coordinator in the Procurement Request process.
Support the Project Coordinator in the follow-up of HR, financial and logistics aspects of the project.
Ensure the collaboration with the local authorities in the intervention areas.
Follow up with the suppliers to ensure that the posters, signboards on save water messages are installed properly and in the required locations.
Monitor the site activities on daily basis and ensure that all the activities are implemented as per the project papers and requirements.
Monitor progress of activities report all milestones and flag issues as soon as they arise.
Participate in the regular meetings to review the quality and progress of the work. Prepare the required reports to the line manager (WASH Project Coordinator) and feedback with accurate information.
Assist in raising PRFs and tendering process for supplies and purchases
Manage community outreach activities
Prepare project reports, and assist coordinator in periodic reports.
Facilitate the promotion of WASH program impact on water conservation activities
Ensure the close liaison and consultation with Communities leaders during implementation of the WASH services as per project document requirement.
Undertake capacity building of the various groups involved in projects, including Household Sanitation Committees, Water Committees, Community Hygiene Promoters, in aspects of Water Sanitation and Hygiene in an emergency humanitarian situation.
Work Quality Outputs and Budget Controls
Assist in establishing and oversight of implementation of systems for efficiently controlling the quality of technical works; closely tracking works progress against payment and work plans, and controlling the quality of the final activities outputs as per donor and user community expectations.
Supervise and monitor implementation of water conservation awareness activities in the households and increase water conservation awareness for the general public through water conservation carnival as well as, monitor with DoW for the water conservation initiatives and capacity building of DoW staff.
Coordination with local community groups/ Government Departments/ Other stake holders (Internal and External)
Coordination with Directorate of Water (DoW) and other related government departments to obtain the approval for the implementation of the project activities.
Coordination with local community groups/government departments.
When required, in collaboration with WASH Project Coordinator, Represent World Vision at DoW
Reporting and Communication
Ensure that project documentation is prepared, including weekly and monthly project reports on implementation/ construction status and updating shared folders as per requirements of World Vision.
Other tasks as requested by the Line Manager and/or Response Manager
Safety and Security responsibilities
Responsible of own security and actively contribute to a positive security culture Abide by the security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to line manager and / or security manager.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Experience in school and Household Mobilization and related fields are preferred.
Experience of working with cross-functional teams.
Experience in coalition building and ability to rally coalitions and networks to take positions on specific policy issues.
Past experience in working with the education sector.
Fluency in Arabic and Kurdish.
Working knowledge of English and ability to write reports in English.
Successful track record in project coordination.
Ability to manage a wide range of work assignments and changing priorities in high pressure and demanding environment
Strategic, creative and innovative thinking.
Demonstrated understanding of the NGO sector, public sector planning in MEER countries.
Ability to work in high tension and high security risk situations and be able to adapt to rapidly changing contexts
Knowledge of and adherence to the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct and capability of incorporating standards in design, implementation and evaluation of relevant projects
Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments, and physical hardship conditions with limited resources
Ability to respect and relate appropriately to people of other faiths.
Understands work from a process point of view and uses measurement and accountability systems effectively.
Excellent time-management and prioritization
1-3 years of experience focused in the management of humanitarian programs involving rural communities to promote humanitarian response.
Experience in project management and programming knowledge in WASH in addition to Livelihoods.
Up to 60 Per Cent domestic travel.
World Vision is an equal-opportunity employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce and welcomes and supports all employees to achieve the maximum extent of their potential. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.