WASH Project Manager/Sector Leader - CAMBODIA

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation. Founded in the Netherlands 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in 39 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. SNV is dedicated to a society where all people enjoy the freedom to pursue their own sustainable development. Our global team of local and international advisors works with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services - empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.
SNV Netherlands Development Organisation seeks to fill the following position:
WASH Project Manager/Sector Leader
Duty station: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
International contract
SNV has been present in Cambodia since 2005. We aim to achieve inclusive growth and development through effective solutions that have lasting local impact. SNV's poverty reduction efforts focus on the Agriculture, Energy and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene sectors. The WASH program in Cambodia contributes to extending access to water and sanitation and improving hygiene with a focus on two sub-areas:
  • Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for All (SSH4A) in rural areas
  • Functionality of Rural Water Supply Services (FRWSS)
SNV's WASH programme in Cambodia aims to improve the health and quality of life for the people in rural areas through enhanced access to, and use of, sanitation and hygiene facilities, and improved water supply. SNV's strategic approach is result-driven, market-based and inclusive. Together with government partners, civil society and private sector we develop effective and scalable services to improve sanitation, hygiene, and water supply.
The SNV WASH team comprises 18 advisors, implementing 4 projects funded by various donors in the provinces of Kampot, Kampong Speu, Battambang, Pursat, Siem Reap and Thboum Khnum.
Overview of the position
SNV seeks a talented, entrepreneurial, result oriented and proven professional who will work with the Cambodian country team in further building out SNVs high quality WASH programme. We offer a challenging position in a very dynamic area.
The WASH Project Manager/SL will be tasked with:
  • Leadership of the SNV Cambodia WASH Sector Programme (about 30% input). This includes overall quality of programme content, business development, resource mobilization and knowledge management in close collaboration with the SNV Global WASH Sector Team.
  • Management of a large rural sanitation project (about 70% input). This includes technical and financial implementation as per the contractual obligations; team management; and relationships with the funder and implementing partners
The WASH Project Manager/SL will be part of the SNV Cambodia Management Team, and report to the Country Director of SNV Cambodia.
  • Lead, manage and motivate the project team and partners towards the efficient and effective delivery of agreed outputs, outcomes and impact ensuring full donor satisfaction;
  • Ensure financial management, budget monitoring and financial reporting in accordance with the donor requirements;
  • Ensure effective working relationships with implementing partners and funder.
  • Lead the SNV Cambodia WASH Sector Programme
  • Ensure uniform understanding and practice in planning, reporting, monitoring, and evaluation of WASH projects in line with SNV's principles and requirements;
  • Strengthen the relationship and cooperation with existing partners and donors in the WASH sector and identify potential new partners/ donors;
  • Identify potential funding opportunities and lead the development of concept notes and proposals.
  • Ensure good documentation and dissemination of innovative approaches, experiences and lessons learnt in the WASH projects.
  • Contribute to SNV Cambodia Management as a member of the Country Management Team.
Candidate Profile
  • Relevant advanced academic qualification in WASH or related field;
  • 7+ years of relevant experience in WASH service delivery (specifically in our sub-areas) including at least 3 years in a management role, preferably in SE Asia;
  • Proven track record in project management, specifically in project planning, monitoring, evaluation, reporting and financial management for large scale comprehensive projects;
  • Strong background in resource mobilization; demonstrated programme design, proposal writing, business development, and international donor relationship management;
  • Up-to-date knowledge and experience in rural sanitation and hygiene, including CLTS, sanitation marketing and BCC or comparable approaches;
  • International work experience and the ability to effectively coach and lead a team of advisors;
  • Established WASH networks and strong relationship management skills;
  • The successful candidate will be a self-motivated achiever with excellent intercultural leadership, teamwork, coaching, communication, networking and organizational skills.
Contract Type: International
Contract Duration: 2 year with possibility of extension subject to funding availability
Expected Start Date: August 2016
Duty Station: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Working at SNV
SNV offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. We offer a challenging work environment, opportunities to lead and innovate, and a commitment to growing your skills in a fulfilling and diverse working environment. For more information, please visit our website: www.snvworld.org
How to Apply
If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, please apply by clicking onhttps://snv.devhire.devex.com/jobs/332942 and complete your application in our in-house recruitment system before 3 June 2016.
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