Responsible for the correct implementation and monitoring of the overall Water Hygiene and Sanitation content of programs and construction and rehabilitation activities in the mission and the projects This according to universal health standards and MSF procedures, in order to ensure protection to the public health and proper construction and rehabilitations with safety standards
§ Implement in collaboration with the Coordination Team (Medical Coordinator and Logistics Coordinator), and the Field Coordinators the WHS strategies and activities for the country and/or mission, ensuring formal requirements compliance, in order to prioritize objectives and plan activities accordingly.
§ Conduct assessment in collaboration with medical teams, identifying WHS needs and recommends CMT on findings and appropriate responses. Participated in elaborating of WHS emergency strategies and response plans including resources in collaboration with the medical and logistical teams.
§ Contributes to the development of project proposals and/or work plans, when WHS is integrated in medical interventions.
§ Develop community participation strategies related to improvement of WHS practices, engaging local authorities or other non-governmental players, in order to improve the standard of living conditions and to enhance the humanitarian and environmental scope of the projects
§ Plan and organize, in collaboration with the Logistics Coordinator and Field log Managers, the purchasing of required materials and equipment, in order to ensure appropriate technical specifications, stock management and timely deliveries..
§ Supervise and advice the execution of the WHS activities in order to en-sure quality indicators, time schedule and budget, prevent deviations and propose immediate technical adjustments when necessary in close coordination with the CMT and Field Teams,.
§ Plan, coach and supervise, in close coordination with the HR department the associated processes (recruitment, training, evaluation, development and communication) in order to ensure both the number and the skill of the team is appropriate.
§ Write WHS part of SitRep, monthly WHS reports, and collaborates with other members of CMT for quarterly, donor or local authorities reports.
§ In collaboration with the Medical and Logistical Team, contribute to the annual WHS planning and report its activities in order to transparently inform the donor communities and authorities.
§ Plan construction/rehabilitation projects to be performed in the mission, participating in the project design and development and ensuring that technical aspects are met and the compliance with the local construction habits
§ Supervise and monitor the progress of the construction, ensuring that the works are done following MSF protocols and project specifications.
§ Coordinate purchase orders with supplies related to the construction and rehabilitation activity
§ Participate in the preparation of budgets associated to construction/rehabilitation projects, preparing invoices for payment of the works and anticipating the cash flow required for monthly payments.
§ Follows up and reports on the works’ progress and on technical aspects of the work, participating in monthly reports according to guidelines (SitRep, Logistics Statistical Report, etc.).
§ Ensure the provision of safety equipment for people who work in construction so as to ensure that all workers comply with safety standards
§ Plan and supervise, in close coordination with the HR Co, the associated processes (recruitment, training/induction, evaluation, potential detection, development and communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required
· Academic background in Water engineering, construction engineering or related fields and an equivalent relevant training
· Previous MSF experience as a Watsan and construction is an advantage
· Knowledge of mission and local language desirable
· Essential computer literacy (word, excel)
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