Save the Children: Emergency Wash Technical Coordinator-Nairobi

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• Degree in public health/civil or water engineering or a related field. Solid experience in WASH related programmes including in emergency context is needed if the qualification is not public health
• Recommended minimum of six years of relevant technical experience including two years at senior level
• Proven skills and experience in undertaking assessments and designing/writing quality technical proposals in the sector
• Proven experience in programme development, project cycle management and monitoring and evaluation related to the sector including writing up high quality project/donor reports
• Proven experience of developing and managing high quality, innovative and cost-effective technical WASH projects in fragile and insecure environments, preferably in the Horn of Africa context and with International NGOs
• Proven experience and skills in advocacy and building work relationships with local/national governments and influencing institutional, private and/or corporate donors
• Solid experience and excellent skills in capacity building of systems, staff, partners and other actors related to WASH
• Ability to extensively travel for project monitoring and provide on-site technical support to field teams
• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
• Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mindsets
• Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in
• Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner
• Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies
• Willingness to be deployed part or full time in to emergency response as per need and as directed
• Fluency in English, both verbal and written, required
• Commitment to Save the Children values

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