WASH Sector Manager - Darfur
Organisation: CAFOD UK
Posted on: 21 May 2012
Application deadline: 5 June 2012
[b]Salary: £28,534 p.a.
Based: Darfur, Sudan
Contract: 12 Month, unaccompanied contract
Closing date: 5th June 2012[/b]
Decades of conflict has left Sudan highly unstable with a continuing humanitarian crisis in Darfur in the west and fighting in bordering South Sudan. Darfur continues to be one of the largest humanitarian responses in the world. The two main church-based networks, ACT International (represented by Norwegian Church Aid) and Caritas Internationalis (represented by CAFOD) have come together in a demonstration of unity of purpose through common action to:
• Deliver a range of operational activities to improve the quality of life of Internally Displaced Persons and affected communities
·#Deliver capacity-building support to local partners
·#Contribute towards a lasting peace.
If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding position with excellent benefits CAFOD, are currently recruiting for a WASH Manager on behalf of the NCA Darfur programme
The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Sector Manager will provide leadership and expert assistance to improve sustainable access to safe water supply, sanitation and hygiene services to IDP camps, host communities and underserved rural areas in South and Central Darfur. The WASH Sector Manager will have a key role in assisting the Programmes Department to achieve the agreed strategy, goals and annual plans for and improving its ability to cope with additional demands resulting from changes in the context and operating environment.
• Qualified water/civil/environmental/sanitation/hydrology engineering with a proven practical background in water supply and sanitation design works and proven experience in sanitation and public health programme implementation.
• Knowledge of survey and research methods (particularly GIS mapping, SPSS, Data Analysis software)
• Knowledge of participatory techniques and experience in designing and implementing programmes with a high level of community participation.
• Proven experience of managing similar programmes in a range of different country contexts, and in complex emergency situations and insecure environments.
For more information and to apply please visit the CAFOD website: