WASH Project Manager (Sudanese Nationals) at Norwegian Refugee Council

Sudan country programme is recruiting a WASH Project Manager who will manage the WASH teams towards implementation of WASH projects in Kadugli and El Leri areas of South Kordofan.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Contribute to needs assessments, including attention to Protection risks and to provide area specific information and inputs to Core Competency heads; WASH PDM, Head of Programs and Area Manager (AM) South Kordofan (SK) when required
  • Responsible for development and follow up of detailed work plans, spending plans, M&E plans for WASH projects in SK Area
  • Overall accountable for monitoring and oversight of technical quality of WASH projects and maintain transparency and accountability in implementation, in collaboration and consultation with WASH PDM where relevant
  • Support cash-based interventions and market-based approaches in WASH where appropriate
  • Overall responsible for quality assurance of NRC GORS WASH M&E data for SK Area
  • Responsible for mainstreaming Protection in WASH projects in line with NRC Protection Policy and Guidelines called Safe and Inclusive Programming.
  • Contribute with WASH specific inputs to Emergency Preparedness Planning when required
  • Contribute to WASH related activities as a part of NRC’s Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) in SK Area
  • Seek support and mentoring on technical issues from WASH Program Development Manager (PDM) complying with WASH technical directions to ensure high quality and cost-efficient projects targeting the beneficiaries in most need
  • Participate in coordination mechanisms such as WASH sector Working Group, Kadugli and coordinate closely with relevant local authorities and humanitarian actors in SK
  • Performance Management [staff review process] of staff reporting to WASH Project Manager SK
  • Responsible for a management culture, a working and learning environment in line with NRC’s values and leadership/management framework


Generic professional competencies you should have to perform your duties:

  • Experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian or early recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Technical WASH expertise in rural contexts, including experience with construction of water surface and sanitation systems
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Good working English (both written and verbal); fluency in Arabic

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Specific skills, knowledge and experience that will enable you to exceed expectations:

  • Knowledge of context in the Kordofan Region desirable
  • Strong experience in community driven WASH programming
  • Strong inter-personal, communication and network skills
  • Strong organizational and team working skills
  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity

What We Offer

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to join our work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility: At NRC, we think outside the box. We encourage ideas and give responsibility to all employees at all levels, to help solve the complex issues that we face. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative

  • 12 months fixed term contract
  • Senior grade 8 in NRC’s grade structure
  • An opportunity to match your career to a compelling cause
  • A chance to meet and work with people who are the best in their fields


More Information

  • Job City Kadugli
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