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Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Project Manager Jobs in DR Congo

Location: Goma, with extensive travel within North Kivu and Maniema. Contract: 2 Year contract Start Date: Immediate Position status: Unaccompanied
Tearfund is looking for an experienced Project Manager to oversee the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector of our post conflict rehabilitation projects managed from Goma, North Kivu. Tearfund is implementing a number of donor funded projects in WASH and Food Security sectors. Reporting to the Area Coordinator, the WASH Project Manager is responsible for day-to-day management and successful implementation of our water supply, sanitation promotion and construction, and public health activities. The post holder is also responsible for ensuring strong linkages between the construction and public health elements of the projects, plus coordination with support functions (logistics, finance and HR). The successful candidate must be a qualified Engineer with significant relevant humanitarian experience in the implementation of Watsan construction and public health projects, including experience of engaging communities to ensure sustainably and ownership of project outputs. Proven management and leadership skills, coupled with experience in project and financial management are essential. Responsibilities also include regular coordination within the UN Cluster and with other NGOs and Govt departments, and in collaboration with the Area Coordinator, the writing of donor proposals and reports. Excellent written and spoken English is required, along with either spoken French or Swahili being strongly desirable.
Candidates must be able to work in potentially insecure environments, with remote supervision, to tight timeframes. Applicants must be committed to Tearfund’s Christian beliefs. All posts involve potential contact with children and the recruitment process may include specific checks related to child protection issues.
Salary: £24,571 gross per annum, plus a competitive benefits package

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