WASH Coordinator at Save the Children Nigeria

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfill their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: WASH CoordinatorLocation: BornoRole PurposeThe WASH Coordinator has overall responsibility for an effective implementation of all WASH activities in Borno Humanitarian response.The implementation cut across community, school and health facilities in coordination with Nutrition, Child Protection, Community Mobilization, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods sectors.Key Areas of AccountabilityTechnical and Management:Lead on WASH technical assessments in coordination with other Save the Children thematic areas and/or other external sector agencies, ensuring assessment findings are documented and that all assessments include a specific analysis of children’s needs.Provide inputs to the development of concept notes, proposals, WASH strategy, details implementation plans and master budgets;Identify priorities and technically assist with assessments, designing and overseeing KAP and other surveysIdentify key gaps in WASH facilities and minimum standards in the WASH interventions by providing technical checking of WASH engineering and hygiene promotion aspects of the programme and proactively promote high-quality WASH technical approaches for the response;Design and run water supply, sanitation and hygiene interventions as per national and SPHERE standards etc.Prepare and oversee WASH programme implementation to ensure timely delivery of programme activities.Develop program management/implementation tools for WASH programs in communities, schools and health facilitiesProgramme Support:Working closely with the HR team, identify staffing needs (national) for WASH officers, and ensure timely recruitment and induction of new staff.Work closely with the Logistics and Finance teams, to identify WASH programme supplies needs and coordinate to put in place a sensible phased procurement plan, budget and supply chainCoordinate with other partners and other relevant authorities and administration to ensure coordinated implementation;Participate in WASH Sector Coordination meetings, sharing information from Save the Children programmesCoordinate with other sectors (Nutrition, Child Protection, Education, Food security and Livelihoods etc.) to ensure integration in programWork closely with the MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning) team put in place a sector MEAL plan, ensuring this links to reporting requirements, and capacity build technical field staff in carrying out the workCapacity Building:Identify learning needs of WASH team and mentor teamDevelop capacity building plan for WASH team and implement it in coordination with HR and line manager.Maintain growth of team through appropriate measures e.g. create learning and sharing environment, on-the-job trainingCoordinate with community mobilization team and other sectors for capacity building of community-based organization/groups and volunteers involved in WASH programRepresentation & Advocacy & Organizational Learning:Take steps to document lessons learned, from WASH programmes, for wider dissemination.In collaboration with senior programme staff, assist in advocacy activities that target decision-makers at all levels.Attend relevant meetings and represent SCIGeneral:Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.Any other tasks assigned by line manager to achieve the objectives of the position.

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