Sanitation Project Coordinator - Cebu City

Long-term contract
Localisation Cebu City, Philippines
Water
No remote
3 yrs of exp.
Posted on 12-18-2023

E&V Water and Life, Philippines Inc.

From French vision to Filipino taps, E&V Water and Life weaves water access, hygiene education, and community resilience into a tapestry of inclusive urban life.

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  • Nonprofit organization
  • Between 50 and 250 employees
  • Water
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CONTEXT

Water & Life Philippines, (W&L Philippines) Filipino non-profit organization, created by the French NGO Eau & Vie is active in the Philippines in the livelihood development of Urban Slum dwellers implementing Water Network, Firefighting, Hygiene promotion, sanitation and solid waste management activities.

W&L Philippines works in close association with the social business company Tubig Pag Asa (TPA), created by Eau & Vie, specialized in water supply in urban slums of the Philippines, aiming at creating quality-controlled, piped and metered water supply networks which are financially viable, socially responsible and adapted to the needs of urban poor.

Both W&L Philippines and TPA engaged in partnerships with the local communities, authorities, water operator and other development stakeholders through three branches in Cebu, Cavite and Leyte.

POSITION: Sanitation Project Coordinator

JOB LEVEL: Officer Level 2 (O2)

LOCATION: based in Cebu with travels around the country if needed, mainly Cavite and Leyte where projects are ongoing.

REPORTING TO: (1)Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Project Officer, (2) Country Director, (3) Program Manager (PM) Water & Life Philippines and TPA, and (4) Technical Advisor

COORDINATION: With Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Project Officer, Country Director, W&L and TPA branch managers and TPA Operation Manager and Technical Advisor

JOB SPECIALIZATION: Solid Waste Management and its Operation Project Development

ORGANIZATION LEVEL: Officer Level 2

JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Project Officer and Technical Advisor, he/she will coordinate the logistics arrangements for all sanitation pilot project activities. Facilitate regular flow of information with the Project Officer and Country Director; conduct research and information gathering as required. Establish and maintain partnerships with relevant stakeholders (LGUs, NGOs, Community Associations…)

TASK & REPONSIBILITIES

Project Implementation (50%)

  • Under the supervision of the Project Officer and Technical Advisor, coordinate logistics arrangements for all sanitation pilot project activities.
  • In coordination with the Branch Manager, participate in the planning and facilitation of sanitation pilot project related activities.
  • Participate in securing the necessary authorizations and permits from relevant institutions/LGUs, ensuring smooth implementation of the sanitation service.
  • Participate in the supervision and monitoring of project related construction work and field studies/surveys.
  • Participate in the design of the sanitation service model, process, and tools.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of the sanitation service promotion strategy.
  • Serves as contact person, ensuring smooth coordination and working relationship with stakeholders, such as the LGU, community members, other NGOs and other institutions and leaders in the pilot areas.
  • Ensure timeliness and quality of project activities and results as well as timely preparation of reports on project achievements.
  • Establish project activities budget, ensure efficient use of resources, and prepare periodic project liquidation reports.

Monitoring and Information Gathering (20%)

  • Facilitate regular flow of information with the Project Officer and Country Director; conduct research and information gathering as required.
  • Continuously monitor the changes/events/issues in the community and provide regular field situation updates to the Project Officer.
  • Participate in the development of the sanitation service monitoring plan.
  • Prepare meeting minutes and communication materials as needed by the project.

Capacity Building and Technical Assistance (20%)

  • Support the development and implementation of workshops, seminars, and sanitation pilot project related activities.

Advocacy and Partnership (10%)

  • Establish and maintain partnerships with relevant stakeholders (LGUs, NGOs, Community Associations…)
  • Perform other duties related to the sanitation pilot project as assigned by management.
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Requirements

Education

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management or any related field

Experience

  • Minimum 3 Years Experience in Project Management,
  • Experience in working with LGUs, Government Officials and Community Leaders.
  • Experience in report writing and budget management.
  • In depth knowledge of Philippines’ Urban Poor context and political landscape.
  • Knowledge and experience in human-centered design process and community participatory process.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with others and build strong working relationships with project stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and multiple tasks.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Strong commitment to environmental issues and sustainable development.

Skills

  • Proven computer skills (MS Word, Excel,Powerpoint)
  • Proficient in both spoken and written English (French is an asset)
  • Effective written communications skills
  • Time management skills

Qualities

  • Social work minded
  • Autonomy
  • The incumbent must maintain confidentiality, use sound judgement and perform independently.
  • Dynamic and team spirit
  • Be respectful and flexible
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Be consistent and fair

Apply by submitting your CV and cover letter.