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Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation. In Malawi, MSF works in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the local community in integrated HIV/AIDS in Chiradzulu District and Cervical Cancer projects Blantyre districts.

 

MSFF is looking for its coordination office:



Position: WATSAN MANAGER -1 POSITION



Workplace
                     :        Blantyre


Type of contract
           :        6 month Fixed term contract with possible extension


Start date
                       :        Immediate

 

Main purpose of the position

Planning, coordinating, implementing and monitoring all logistics activities in the project related to Water, Health and Sanitation, according to MSF protocols and standards in order to ensure an optimal running of the projects.


Main responsibilities

In collaboration with the Project Coordinator and the Logistics Coordinator, planning, elaborating and reviewing the annual budget for the Watsan activities in order to identify and give a response to the needs of the mission and the targeted population.

Monitoring on a day-to-day basis the implementation of the Watsan activities in the project ensuring compliance of MSF standards, protocols and procedures, and reporting to the Project Coordinator/Logistics Coordinator on the development of the ongoing programs including the following:

  • Designing, implementing and managing all Watsan interventions in the project. (including, but not limited to: water supply, excreta disposal, waste management, hygiene, vector control and infection control
  • Conducting routine Watsan assessments in collaboration with project medical teams to identify Watsan needs at project level and making recommendations for response activities to the line manager (e.g. Project/Field Coordinator, Watsan Coordinator/Referent/Focal Point). Ensuring the Watsan contribution to the development and planning of emergency response strategies and resources, in collaboration with the medical and logistical teams
  • Ensuring availability, proper purchasing, and appropriate technical specifications of required materials and equipment through planning, organizing and overseeing the inventory of the Watsan stock
  • In collaboration with the Project Coordinator, Logistics Coordinator and the HR Coordinator, participating in the planning and implementation of  HR associated processes (recruitment, training, briefing/debriefing, evaluation, detection of potential, development and communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required to correctly perform all logistics activities pertaining to his area
  • Providing technical support to the medical team in identifying possible "risk factors" (e.g. behavioral practices, environmental sources of infection, and transmission routes) and offers solutions for infection control. Actively contributing to the integration of Watsan activities in the medical intervention offering project proposals and work plans.


Requirements


Education:
                

  • Diploma/Degree in Civil/Environmental/Architectural Engineering/Public Health/Environmental Health
  • Demonstrable technical skills and understanding of WHS in hospital setup (oncology is an added advantage)

 

Experience:                

  • Experience Watsan/WASH (Minimum 3years experience)
  • Experience in waste management (medical/environmental/cytotoxic) is an asset


Desirable:
  • Public health background or experience in or familiar with implementing and promoting the use of two or more of the following activities (water supply, excreta disposal, waste and waste water management, vector control)

Competencies:        

  • Results and Quality Orientation
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Behavioural Flexibility
                                   

How to apply

Documents to provide:

  • Cover letter, Updated CV, ID Copy and relevant certificates

Deadline for submission of application:  11th June , 2021


Application should be submitted to:



Coordinator Human Resources

Médecins sans Frontières France

Po Box 30353

Blantyre – Malawi

 

E-mail address: msff-lilongwe-recruitment@paris.msf.org


With in object
: 202106_WATSAN_ MANAGER_ FULL NAME


NOTE
:   Please clearly indicate the position title on the application. Letters, CVs and any documentation included in application package will not be returned. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. MSF is an equal opportunity employer: all applicants will be equally considered under the same criteria and expectations. MSF does not charge any application/recruitment or training fees: if ever you are requested to pay any amount to process your application or access employment with MSF, do not pay and please inform the MSF administration on email: msff-lilongwe-recruitment@paris.msf.org as soon as possible.


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