Project Manager Jobs at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in Kenya today 2013

Job Title: Project Manager Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, National Position, Dadaab, Kenya
Closing Date: Monday, 02 July 2012

Only applicants with Kenyan work permit will be qualified for this position.

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been present in Somalia since early 2004 and has since expanded its programme to Kenya in 2006, to Ethiopia in 2011 and started this year in Yemen. Since 2004, NRC has demonstrated a regional competence and expertise in working with displaced and refugee populations. Obtaining and maintaining access to the displaced populations remains the main operational challenge in the Horn of Africa region. The Horn of Africa mission is supported through a Regional Office in Nairobi, Kenya.

The WASH Project Manager (WASH PM) is responsible for the overall planning and implementation of the NRC Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Programme in Dadaab.
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Job description â- Manage, coordinate, develop and expand NRC’s WASH projects â- Contribute to Plan of Action for 2012 and future activities â- Develop/Implement the planning for the extension of NRC’s WASH team and activities â-  Quality control of all WASH activities – security allowing, travel regularly to all the sites of implementation of WASH activities, ensuring that all activities are in accordance with norms and standards â-  Be responsible for the recruitment of WASH staff together with the Area Manager and WASH adviser â-  Manage NRC WASH staff and provide on the job training â- Prepare/ develop narratives and budgets for proposals in collaboration with the Area Manager and Management team in Nairobi â- Prepare monthly reports of all NRC WASH activities, and as required by donors â- Manage and monitor program finance and budgets â- Develop, implement and manage remote monitoring systems â- Ensure a constructive co-operation with other NRC programs , local authorities, other international and local NGOs as well as the UN Agencies Personal qualities â- All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable. Job location â- Kenya, Dadaab

Qualifications â- Technical background in Public Health. First degree or postgraduate diploma in Public Health Engineering (Water & Sanitation), or similar relevant discipline â- Work experience in the planning and execution of WASH Projects of at least 3 years â- Solid field experience, preferably from refugee / IDP WASH projects in complex emergencies â- Experience in staff management, capacity building and training of staff â- Experience in project, logistics and admin. management â- Experience of coordination and advocacy work â- Thorough understanding of the principles behind and experience in the implementation of Hygiene Promotion programs, with emphasis on participatory approaches â-  Ability to collect and analyse data to direct program implementation priorities â-  Experience in designing, implementing and maintenance of water supply systems in emergency contexts â-  Proven skills in report/proposal writing â- Excellent communication skills, including the ability to explain and present technical information â-  Language: Fluency in written and spoken English is essential, fluency in Somali or Kiswahili is highly desirable â-  Proven ability to use MS Office software (especially Word and Excel) and AutoCAD is essential. Experience with other computer programs such as SAP 2000 and Microsoft Project would be an advantage â-  Holder of a valid international driver’s licence We offer â- Commencement: As soon as possible â- Duty station: Daadab â- Duration of Contract: 12 months with possibility for extention â- Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions for national staff, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the office in NRC Daadab. â- Recreational and social facilities are extremely limited, and accommodation is in the NRC Compound in Dadaab â- This position will not been initialed to the Time off Policy of NRC as this is a senior position.

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Deadline: 2nd July 2012