|Published||March 20, 2022|
|Location||Chișinău, Moldova, Republic of|
|Job Type||Full Time|
As one of the few INGOs with an operational presence in Ukraine, we are already responding with initial life-saving activities in the Donetsk and Luhansk Regions, with the intention to scale-up assistance in the central and western regions of Ukraine. We have also launched a programme to support refugees arriving in Moldova, where we also already have a presence, and are investigating a further response in Poland.
We are now seeking passionate, professional and experienced humanitarian professionals to support our response to the crisis. We are looking for talent which thrives in collaborating with others (inside HelpAge International and beyond) and who can work in agile ways and across boundaries.
The WASH Adviser will provide technical advice and support to all WASH activities in Ukraine, Moldova and Poland
Provide technical guidance to WASH assigned field staff and teams at all stages of the program cycle (assessments, grant and proposal writing, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation);
Advise on technical designs from an array of appropriate technologies for water, sanitation, hygiene and infection prevention and control in different contexts
Work collaboratively in a team of technical specialists and advisors across sectors and cross-cutting issues; Support the development of technical guidance for WASH interventions in the Ukraine humanitarian response
Provide technical capacity building to HelpAge staff and partner organisations through coaching, mentoring, and on-the-job training during field's visits and remotely on global WASH standards and approaches for WASH in emergencies
Represent HelpAge International at relevant regional meetings with governmental donor agencies, various UN Agencies, the WASH Cluster, as well as conferences and meetings of health and WASH organizations.
Develop appropriate reporting systems for data collection, analysis and follow up and support with donor reporting on WASH activities
Assist the MEAL team and provide any technical support required during MEAL activities related to WASH activities
Lets talk about you:
You will be someone with:
7+years of relevant and progressive professional experience.
Significant field experience in managing water, sanitation, hygiene, in complex humanitarian settings including in rapid emergency responses
The ability to effectively analyse complex problems and find appropriate solutions
Good written and spoken English
Strong interpersonal and representation skills and previous experience of working with the WASH cluster
Proven experience in capacity building
Ability to work in a fast paced and stressful environment
Fluent spoken and written Russian
Previous experience of working in Eastern Europe and/or Ukraine
Previous experience of working with older people
How to apply
Please send CV and cover letter by email.
Due to the urgent need to fill this role we will be shortlisting applications as and when they are received