WASH and shelter Team Leader – Welthungerhilfe

Welthungerhilfe

Are you aiming to work for an organization where it is worthwhile investing your personality, your skills and your time? Are you looking for a job that is exciting and has clear goals? Welcome to Welthungerhilfe! We are one of the largest and most respected private organizations for development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. We are a politically independent and non-denominational organization, our value-oriented actions are always based on humanitarian principles. Our vision is a world in which everyone has the chance and the right to lead a self-determined life in dignity and justice, free from hunger and poverty.

Welthungerhilfe’s Head Office is in Bonn, Germany whilst the Syria Response is managed from our Country Office in Gaziantep. Welthungerhilfe was established in Turkey in 2013 specifically to help people who are affected by the Syria Crisis. Since then, the organisation has expanded its program scope and scale to make the greatest possible contribution to meeting humanitarian needs in Turkey and North West Syria. Welthungerhilfe has field offices in Azaz, Afrin Idleb, as well as Ankara, Istanbul, Hatay and Mardin. The Syria Response program includes food security, WASH services, Shelter and NFI services, protection, early recovery and livelihood.

If you want to become part of this joint mission in Turkey, Syria and Lebanon, we look forward to receiving your application as:

WASH and shelter Team Leader*

in Dana (Harim)

The position is to be filled by January 1, 2024, Employment/Service location will be Dana (Harim), Syria. The position is paid according to SG4.

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Project, Senior Project Officer in the Gaziantep office and the Field Coordinator in Dana office. The field worker works closely with IDPs and host communities. The WASH & SHELTER Team Leader ensures accountability by functional and effective feedback mechanisms. The project aims to support the internally displaced persons and host communities with Wash & sheltert activities in/off camps to support the targeted households

Your responsibilities

The tasks of the WASH & shelter Team Leader shall be:

  • Performs Wash & Shelter activities according to WHH’s guidelines, project workplans and field coordinators guidance. Performs Wash & Shelter activities according to WHH’s guidelines, project workplans and field coordinators guidance.
  • Conduct thorough needs assessments for water, sanitation, hygiene, and shelter in target areas.
  • Follow up the implementation of activities, ensuring adherence to project goals and standardsPerforms CFW activities and participates in the selection of the workers under the field engineer supervision and the supervisors.
  • Ensures that assigned activity is implemented successfully and in a timely manner.. Monitoring the partner implementation and providing field visits reports.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports.
  • Conduct technical visits to the targeted locations .
  • Maintains accurate and confidential beneficiary records and keeps track of all necessary figures and data related to services and respects confidentiality and the rights of the beneficiaries.
  • Takes partin market assessments, monitoring prices, registration and verification process of beneficiaries in/off camps throughout the project.
  • Provides regular and accurate reporting on livelihoods activities as required and requested by supervisors.
  • Reports all incidents in the field to the Field Coordinator promptly.
  • Works in close collaboration with other members of the team to ensure an integrated approach to meet the other basic needs of the affected population.
  • Supports the Field expert and the field engineer in identifying the locations needed for the project.
  • The Team leader is expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to the beneficiaries and to Welthungerhilfe’s’ Code of Conduct, Conflict of Interest, and Provision of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse.
  • The Team leader must ensure all interventions adhere to Welthungerhilfe’s’ Gender Policy, Do No Harm principles, and beneficiary accountability standards.
  • Behaving in mutual respect to other team members as part of work friendly environment.

Undertaking other project tasks as required.Field Tasks (60%):

  • Performs Shelter activities according to WHH’s guidelines, project workplans and field coordinators guidance.
  • Cooperate with the vendors to ensure effective and appropriate interventions and follow-up.
  • Reports all incidents in the field to the Field Coordinator/field engineer promptly.
  • Behaving in mutual respect to other team members as part of a work friendly environment.
  • Communicate effectively with beneficiaries and all stakeholders to provide information on program activities and their rights.
  • Maintains accurate and confidential beneficiary records and keeps track of all necessary figures and data related to services under Wash & Shelter and respects confidentiality and the rights of the beneficiaries
  • Works in close collaboration with other members of the team to ensure an integrated approach to meet the other basic needs of the affected population.
  • Follow-up with the vendors and beneficiaries during implementation.
  • Conduct technical visits to the targeted locations and follow up with their needs. Provides regular and accurate reporting on Wash and Shelter activities as required and requested by supervisors.
  • Works in close collaboration with other members of the team to ensure an integrated approach to meet the other basic needs of the affected population
  • Supports the Field expert and the field engineer in identifying suppliers, services and locations needed for the project.
  • Ensure that workers signing attendance sheet and well-document them.

Office Tasks (30%):

  • Supports the Field Coordinator and the field engineer in identifying suppliers, services and locations needed for the project.
  • Ensures that assigned activity is implemented successfully and in a timely manner.
  • Provides regular and accurate reporting on the activities as required and requested by supervisors.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports.

Other tasks (10%):

  • Takes a role in needs assessment, market assessments, price surveys, monitoring of the implementation, vendors selection, registration process of beneficiaries in/off camps throughout the project.
  • Undertaking other project tasks as required.

And the team leader should make sure about:

  • The Team leader is expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to the beneficiaries and to Welthungerhilfe’s’ Code of Conduct, Conflict of Interest, and Provision of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse.

The Team leader must ensure all interventions adhere to Welthungerhilfe’s’ Gender Policy, Do No Harm principles, and beneficiary accountability standards.

Your profile

    • Position open to Syrian nationals only
      Education: A university degree is required, preferably Civil engineer , Architict ,
      Work Experience: Minimum 2 years and above of professional experience in a similar position, specifically Shelter,Wash
      Skills/knowledge:
  • Experience in implementing shelter activities.
  • Experience in conducting needs assessments and KIIs.
  • Experience in conducting distribution and dealing with stakeholders/vendors.
  • Experience in using mobile data collection tools, and/or other smartphone applications.
  • Experience working in insecure and remote locations and reporting to remotely located management
  • Experience in working with migrants, refugees, internally displaced persons, victims of trafficking and other vulnerable groups;
  • Ability to summarize disparate information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Prior work experience with international humanitarian organizations, non-government or government institutions/organization in a multi-cultural setting is an advantage.
  • Being able to travel.
  • Proven analytical, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Good level of computer literacy.
    • Social Skills;
  • Ability to work in a team.
    • Language Skills: – Fluency in Arabic is required. * – Knowledge of English is advantageous.
    • Familiarity with Local Context: Candidates who have work experience and knowledge of the local context in Dana, Harim, A’zaz and/or Afrin are preferred.
      Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

The Wash and Shelter team leader will be obliged to maintain confidentiality regarding all information obtained in the course of his/her work during employment at Welthungerhilfe and thereafter.

Our offer

We offer you the opportunity to work in a responsible and interesting field as part of an extremely dedicated team. Welthungerhilfe attaches great importance to the personal and professional development of its employees/consultants and the balance of their work and private life. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale. In addition,

WHH receives funds from its donors for projects. If necessary funds are secured the duration of the announced post may be extended. If project funding is not secured the activities will stop completely and the employment/consultancy contract shall be terminated.

Please send your application/CV in ENGLISH LANGUAGE via our online recruiting system by December 15, 2022. Arabic CVs will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Please read the privacy notice.
WHH JOB CANDIDATE PRIVACY NOTICE
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On the legal bases referred to in Article 5, “the processing activity is necessary for establishment, use or protection of a right” and “the processing is necessary for the conclusion or fulfilment of a contract”, WHH Turkey shall process your name-surname, e-mail address, mobile phone no, references and CV/résumé personal data for carrying out selection and placement processes for job candidates, and transfer them to third party suppliers through your applications to published WHH Turkey job ads via employment agencies or sending your CV/résumé to WHH Turkey directly by wholly or partly automatic means. Additionally, WHH Turkey is going to get in touch with your references assuming that all obligatory information is given, and consents are obtained by your side about sharing their personal data with WHH Turkey.
You may submit your requests to WHH Turkey under Article 11 of the Law concerning the rights of the data subject in accordance with the Communiqué on the Procedures and Principles of Application to a Data Controller.

*Welthungerhilfe values diversity and ensures an inclusive, non-discriminatory working environment. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.

How to apply

For more details and to submit your application please follow the link below:

https://career5.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareerpvt?jobId=11698&company=WelthungerP&st=4C187581B13E3F2B927188752F5C6B29A032B5E6


Deadline: 18 Dec 2023