Muslim Aid is a faith-based British international charity that provides help to people who are victims of natural disasters, conflict or suffering from poverty, hunger, disease and illiteracy. It was established in the United Kingdom in 1985 in response to the drought in the Horn of Africa. Muslim Aid's Sudan Country office (MASCO) was set up in 1991 in response to the strategic need and to enable the continuation of effective aid work in the country. Currently, Muslim Aid is implementing projects in Kassala, Central Darfur and Red Sea State , Algazieera State , Gdarief State in Sudan.
Vacancy No: 1
East Sudan Programme Manager
No. of Post:
27 Sept 2022
The WASH project Coordinator will be deployed to the Area Office as the overall coordinator for WASH activities in MA East Sudan programme and technically leads the intervention at Tinedba camp. The post-holder will ensure that WASH intervention programmes delivered are to the appropriate scale, scope, quality, and accountability expected of MA. The WASH coordinator, reports to the East Sudan Programme Manager and works closely with other key departments, such as Finance, HR and Supply Chain. The position holder will play a leading role in the effective scale up and team building of Mas East Sudan programmes to increase impact and enable positive change for MA.
This position is meant to contribute to the strategic objective of improving the health and well-being of the vulnerable Refugees (elderly and people with disabilities). The post holder is expected to supervise construction works at the sites and helps facilitate the formation of WASH committees and hygiene and sanitation sessions.
Duties and responsibilities:
- Lead WASH interventions in East Sudan and specifically at Tinedba refugees camp
- Line Manage the hygiene promoters to ensure that all programme and operational activities are implemented in a quality manner.
- Ensure strict compliance of programme activities with MA national and global policies and procedures and with relevant donor regulations and agreements, SPHERE guidelines and the NGO code of conduct.
- Ensure quality programmes and the monitoring of this through regular site visits within the response.
- Supervise the construction of the twin toilets which will contribute towards the reduction of WASH specific morbidities
- Encourage and support targeted refugee families to construct bathing showers using local materials
- Supervise and facilitate the formation of 3 WASH committees at block C,D & E whose main role is to enhance hygiene and sanitation practices in the area.
- Conduct hygiene and sanitation promotion sessions leading to increased WASH knowledge and practices among the targeted group
- Conduct a facility audit to identify the specific challenges related to accessibility by People with Disabilities and older people
- Conduct an orientation session on the usage of accessibility incorporations added to the constructed latrines
- Facilitate the provision of accessibility materials to the targeted group
Programme Development and Quality:
- Collaborate with MEAL to ensure that monitoring & evaluation and accountability processes are in place and compliant with MA MEAL benchmarks and ensuring that feedback is incorporated into programme design and learning disseminated.
- Ensure strong accountability to beneficiaries
- Produce high quality and timely reports for MA Country Office, Donors and within agreed reporting schedules as required.
- Constantly updating the programme team on progress being made through weekly reports/updates
Representation & Organizational Learning:
- Take the initiative in documenting lessons learnt, good practice and case studies to shape in-country strategies and programme approaches and contribute to broader sector learning.
- Represent MA’s emergency response at the Coordination forums.
- Represent MA with relevant government ministries, HAC, COR at the regional levels.
- Provide support to partners in project implementation and ensure timely and qualitative implementation of projects by partners in line with MA and donor requirements
- Comply with MA’s policies and practice with respect to child safeguarding and code of conduct and other relevant policies and procedures.
- Contribute to transparent ways of working ensuring key information from projects, coordination meetings and other information-sharing and lessons-learnt fora is shared in an open and transparent way to build capacity and strengthen the overall MA’s response.
BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
- Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling MA’s values
- Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.
- Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
- Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.
- Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
- Values a broad definition of diversity and sees it as a source of organizational strength
- Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.
- Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
- Willing to take disciplined risks.
- Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:
- Strong language skills in English
- B.sc in water engineering, civil enginerring or any other related Field.
- 2- 5 years experieince in emeregncy WASH project field work.
- Commitment to, thorough understanding of, and able to train staff in participation and accountability approaches.
- Demonstrated ability to contributing to setting up monitoring & evaluation systems in large complex programmes.
- Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
- Excellent communication skills
- Proven ability to influence change at an operational and strategic level
- Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of tolerance, respect of diversity, patience, tact and diplomacy
The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances
The application should be submitted on or before 27 September 2022 in sealed envelope mentioning “MA-UK- application for Wash Coordinator to labor office OR HAC Gadrief.
Applications must be in English language and include:
Complete CV and Copies of all certificates and University degree.
Cover letter in English
Updated contact details (candidate’s phone number and a backup phone number)
Sudanese National ID. Copy of Labor card and civil certificate.
The application should be submitted on or before 21 of March 2022 in sealed envelope mentioning “MA-UK- application for Livelihood
Manager to labor office OR HAC Gadrief.