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WASH Project Coordinator Tanzania at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) December 2023

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WASH Project Coordinator Tanzania
Nyarugusu_ Open to Tanzania Nationals Only Kasulu, Tanzania, United Republic
Kasulu, Tanzania, United Republic of
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Job Description
A job description is a written statement that describes the employee’s role and responsibilities. The role and responsibilities shall be executed within the NRC framework. The job description facilitates the recruitment process by stating the necessary competencies. It is mandatory for all positions.

Position: Wash Project Project Coordinator
Reports to: Area Manager
Supervision of: WASH Officers & Assistants
Duty station: Kigoma region, Kasulu/Kibondo/Kakonko districts.
Travel % -
Project number: TZFM2403
Duration and type of contract: 12 months

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

Role and responsibilities
The purpose of the wash Project Coordinator position is to implement delegated wash project portfolio.
The following is a brief description of the role.
Generic responsibilities
  • Line management for project staff
  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Contribute to the development of Country, Area and wash strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant wash projects
  • Coordinate and manage wash project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
  • Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Wash/Shelter PDM and Area manager
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  • Develop and manage project budget (in cooperation with Cs) and coordinate across CCs
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders
  • Promote the rights of refugees in line with the advocacy strategy

Specific responsibilities
  • Ensure that assessment, programme design and implementation considers needs and vulnerabilities within the community.
  • On the basis of these assessments to design and construct appropriate responses (both programmatic and advocacy) to meet people's basic WASH needs including water reticulation system, excreta disposal, solid waste management, drainage, vector control, and hygiene.
  • Ensure that WASH programme design is informed by and integrated with NRC’s other priority sectors of camp management, education and Shelter.
  • To ensure that sustainable systems are set in place for longer term operation and maintenance of all water and sanitation infrastructure, including the provision of all necessary training.
  • Prepare and oversee the implementation process to ensure timely delivery of programme activities (for example, monitoring against log frames, individual performance management work plans).
  • To ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the UNHCR and SPHERE standard
  • Identify learning and training opportunities for NRC staff and partners and work as a mentor and role model for less experienced staff. Look for opportunities for experiential learning within all work.

Critical interfaces
  • Strategy and project planning: Sector leads/team leaders/PMS
  • Area operations: Field coordinator/team leaders and staff
  • Staff capacity building: Sector leads, Coordinators and Team leaders.
  • Implementation: Wash/Shelter, education and ICLA Sector leads.

Scale and scope of position
  • Staff: WASH project staff (WASH Officers and Wash Assistants)
  • Stakeholders: UN agencies, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) INGO’s and local NGOs
  • Budgets: All WASH related budgets
  • Information: The post holder is responsible for Monthly reporting and also relevant parts of the CO strategy reporting (quarterly reports).
  • Legal or compliance: Responsible for managing contracts with contractors and/or suppliers working on the WASH projects. In addition, the post holder is responsible for compliance with the donor regulations of projects that s/he will be the budget holder for.
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Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

1. Professional competencies
These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

Generic professional competencies:
  • Minimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Technical Wash expertise
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:
  • Knowledge of the context in Tanzania is an advantage
  • Emergency & Protracted crisis WASH assistance in camp set up
  • Knowledge of the local language (Swahili) is an advantage
  • Experience with start-up of operations

2. Behavioural competencies
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Handling insecure environments

Performance Management
The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:
• The Job Description
• The performance Management system
• The Mid-term/End-of-trial Period Performance Review
• The End-term Performance Review
• The NRC Competency Framework

Additional Information.
This position is open to Tanzania National Only. ‘’Female candidates are encouraged to apply''.

Job Info
Job Identification
Job Category Coordination
Posting Date 12/21/2023, 12:22 PM
Apply Before 01/04/2024, 12:22 PM
Degree Level Bachelor's Degree
Job Schedule Full time
Locations Nyarugusu

What We Offer
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to join our work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility: At NRC, we think outside the box. We encourage ideas and give responsibility to all employees at all levels, to help solve the complex issues that we face. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative 24 months fixed term contract
An opportunity to match your career to a compelling cause
A chance to meet and work with people who are the best in their fields

Internal candidates are encouraged to apply but we are also open to external applicants who can show a commitment to NRC and being part of a challenging, but important mission to make a difference.
To apply as an internal candidate, click on the suitcase icon “I am an employee” on the top right of the page to be redirected to NRC’s internal career site

Click this email to contact the recruitment team; quote the full name of the advert on your subject line. Applications sent via email will not be accepted. Please check your application status on your NRC application profile.
This position is open to Kenya and Tanzania Nationals.

About Us
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.

NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and phys

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