Water Aid Zambia
Posted Job
almost 2 years ago

Programme Manager Hygiene

WaterAid is looking for a Programme Manager Hygiene to play a vital role in our mission to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone in Zambia by 2030.

This is a middle management role responsible for overall development, coordination and management of Hygiene programmes. This position is responsible for setting, achieving and maintaining quality standards in the delivery of hygiene and behaviour change programmes. This role will ensure that the programmes remain coherent, integrates policy and practice and develops its practice and initiatives on integration with health, education and nutrition sectors. This position will also ensure that programme interventions and partnerships remain relevant and influence policy, practice and systems across sectors at district and town levels.

This position is responsible for ensuring the quality and effectiveness of the social, behavioural, and technological options and interventions of WaterAid Zambia’s programmes. The post holder will also be expected to pilot new and innovative initiatives where they have the potential to enable the delivery of plans and goals.

The Programme Manager Hygiene role will focus on the following specifically:

  • Programme Planning, Development and Management
  • Fundraising and Grants Management
  • Partnership development, support and management
  • Collaboration and Networking
  • Support learning and development of staff and partners
  • Leadership & People Management

To be successful, you’ll need:

  • Full commitment to WaterAid’s vision, mission and values and a way of working that demonstrates this, with the ability to communicate this enthusiasm to others.
  • A Masters’ Degree in Development Planning or Development Studies from a recognized University, or professional qualifications in civil engineering, water and sanitation, or environmental health.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in programme planning, development and management at managerial level in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
  • Experience in participatory monitoring and evaluation approaches and proven experience in water and sanitation work in the Zambian context.
  • Experience in developing and managing projects, including staff, budgeting and budget management.
  • Experience in implementation of integrated programmes and experience in leading development of models and approaches and packaging learning
  • A clear understanding of Hygiene programming and policy contexts
  • Experience of development and management of teams and partner organisations
  • In-depth knowledge of participatory approaches, facilitation and training techniques.
  • Ability to think strategically & translate development and fiscal plans
  • The role will require some travel in-country and could involve some travel in the region or internationally

How to Apply

If you are interested in the position, send your application, consisting of a cover letter and a CV, via email using ”Programme Manager Hygiene” as the subject. Please provide details of at least three relevant references and clearly indicate details of your current remuneration package. Deadline: 16th November.

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Application deadline
16 Nov
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