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  • Posted on: 7 October, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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    Action Against Hunger | ACF-International works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

    We are recruiting to fill the position of:

    WASH Emergency Program Manager


    You'll contribute to ending world hunger by ...


    The WASH Emergency Program Manager directly reports to the Field Coordinator and leads the Emergency Cholera Response Program in Maiduguri, Nigeria. TShe/he will lead the needs identification, development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of emergency activties. He/she is responsible for exploring opportunities for scaling up and expand the emergency response in line with country strategic plan. 

    Key activities in your role will include:


    • Ensure that the startup / scale up of the WASH response is well coordinated and timely and qualitatively implemented. Ensure that logistic, security and administrative ACF procedures are in place in the new project locations in the shortest possible delay.
    • Ensure that program implementation is coordinated with other humanitarian actors, operating in the same geographic location 
    • In collaboration with the Technical Coordination team, analyze of the broad humanitarian emergency trends by attending regular coordination meetings at national level, field assessments, and secondary data from other sources.
    • Serve as a point of contact for all ACF emergency programs in Maiduguri and build collaborative relationships with UN agencies, INGOs and relevant Government agencies who are active in the area.
    • He/she provides the coordination team with up-to-date emergency humanitarian information and possible scenario analysis and contingency planning.

    Does this description fit you?


    You’re a seasoned Emergency WASH specialist

    • You have a university degree in International Development, Public Health, International Humanitarian Assistance
    • You have at least 3 years’ experience managing programs in acute humanitarian emergencies. 

    You are passionate about finding effective solutions 

    • You encourage your team to deliver life-saving activities, supporting them while they work in difficult conditions. You help teams manage difficult situations & then work with them so their energies remain focused on delivering those quality activities which will most impact our beneficiaries. 
    • Your experience allows you to remain are calm & articulate under pressure. You are a strong advocate for improving the humanitarian assistance to those most in need, able to represent ACF appropriately with a range of national counterparts.

    Your work style encourages trust & resilience within the emergency team

    • You intuitively adapt your communication style to suit colleagues from other cultures & professions

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should visit ACF's Career Page

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