WASH Manager - OFDA, Mozambique

  • Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 18 March 2020

Job Description

World Vision International

*Position is contingent to funding and donor approval.

Founded over 65 years ago and now working in nearly 100 countries, World Vision implements disaster preparedness programmes and helps build resilient communities. Our Disaster Management team acts to save lives and alleviate suffering of crises-affected people by implementing sustainable programmes focused on meeting immediate and long-term needs.
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development, and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world.

Here’s where you come in:

The WASH Manager - OFDA, Mozambique, you will be responsible for overseeing, at all stages, the WASH activities of the OFDA Consortium Project under the Southern Africa Floods & Cyclone Emergency Response (SAFCER). You will be responsible for managing the WASH component of the OFDA Consortium, and will thus be working alongside the other WASH partners in the consortium. You will also be accountable for accomplishing the WASH program objectives and outcomes. You will ensure the overall success of the program by making sure the consortium WASH partners completes the defined activities while adhering to agreed humanitarian, accountability and SPHERE standards and contractual obligations; and that the project is completed on time, within budget and with acceptable quality. You will be responsible to coordinate the consortium members to WASH coordination and Technical meetings for consistency, improvement and the capacity building of the partners’ staff to respond to emergency situations.


  • Post graduate qualifications in Civil/ Environmental Engineering, public health and/or international development.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in emergency and WASH.
  • Has experience in working with UN and/or INGO and other partners in the WASH sector.
  • Proven ability in programme design and management including assessments, reviewing and writing grants, and evaluation.
  • At least 5 years in international humanitarian response and development work.
  • Understanding of donor requirements and completion of emergency response funding and grants proposals.
  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English. Portuguese an added advantage.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time.

Is this the job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 31 MAR 2020. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

About the Organization

The World Vision Partnership is a global community of people passionately committed to improving the lives and futures of the world’s most vulnerable children.

We believe that every child is a precious gift to the entire world and that their well-being concerns us all. We will not rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed. We are looking for people who share our beliefs and our passion.


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