17 August, 2017

7086 Water, Sanitation and Hygiene [WASH] Technical Coordinator

CARE International Vanuatu

Non Government Organization
Tanna, Vanuatu 
Job Hours:
Not Stated
Due Date

Job Description: Job Reference: CIV1717
CARE is an international humanitarian and development organisation fighting global poverty, with a vision to which focuses on empowering women and girls to fight poverty and bring lasting change to their communities. We work in over 80 countries around the world. We work with partners to achieve lasting results for marginalized communities.
We are looking for a WASH Technical Coordinator to join our team based in Tanna with significant travel to field sites.
The WASH Technical Coordinator will provide coordination of the technical aspects of activities to ensure activities are delivered to high quality and in line with best practice technical standards.

Your major responsibilities will be varied and will include;
  • Representing the CARE technical side of programs to stakeholders/Partners and at a Provincial Level.
  • Conducting WASH needs assessment and technical design of water schemes
  • Overseeing technical coordination and quality assurance of WASH activities
  • Team Management
  • Coordinates and in collaboration with the Logistic and Procurement team of the Logistics and supply management of WASH Materials and suppliers.
CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

CARE is committed to protecting the rights of children.  CARE reserves the right to conduct screening procedures to ensure a child safe environment.
        Required qualifications and skills:
        • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Water Supply Management, Water Engineering, Public Health Promotion,  Environmental Science or equivalent and/ or minimum 4-5 year relevant work experience, preferably in appropriate water supplies and technologies, sanitation and hygiene promotion
        • Proven technical skills in WASH programs, preferably for an INGO
        • Excellent communication skills in Bislama and intermediate (very good) in English
        • Ability to coordinate a technical function(s) and implement procedures and processes, with minimal supervision
        • Ability to develop high quality, concise reports and submission with accuracy
        • Demonstrated high level organisational and time management skills, including the ability to plan and manage workflows and balance competing priorities to ensure timely processing to meet deadlines in a complex environment
        • Demonstrated strong leadership, decision making, problem solving, planning, analytical and influencing skills
        • Demonstrated experience in effectively leading, people management and motivating a team
        • Demonstrated honesty, maintaining confidentiality, reliable and trustworthy
        • Representational skills including developing networks and relationships with key  stakeholders
        • Proven understanding of working with an International Non-Government Organisation (INGO) and a willingness to learn about CARE, gender equality and women’s empowerment activities
        • Proven ability in managing a budget and/or cash;  and
        • Fully conversant in Microsoft Office with knowledge in Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel, intermediate numeric skills.


                  In return for your commitment you will benefit from ongoing professional development and a comprehensive benefits package. 


                  Bislama, English

                  How To Apply:
                  To find out more about this rewarding opportunity please sent your cover letter and CV in English before 25 Aug 2017, quoting the reference ‘CIV1717’ as the subject of the email/letter.

                  Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.

                  Contact Person:

                  Nelly Daniel


                  Not Stated
                  Port Vila: Nelly Daniel Human Resource Coordinator, PO Box 1129 Port Vila Vanuatu
                  Tanna: John Bill Charley Tanna Field Coordinator, CARE office Isangel Tanna

                   Not Stated
                                17-August-17 Direct from Employer

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