- Job posted on: 20th Nov 2023
- Applications close:
WaterAid’s vision is of a world where everyone has access to safe water and sanitation. Our mission is to transform lives by improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in the world’s poorest communities.
WaterAid works with local organisations and government authorities to design and demonstrate appropriate and sustainable WASH programs. WaterAid also seeks to influence policy change to secure and protect the right of poor people to safe, affordable water and sanitation services.
Everything we do is shaped by our six values: Integrity; Respect; Collaboration; Courage; Accountability; Innovation
WaterAid Australia works within a federated international NGO structure, and is the WaterAid international member responsible for managing country programs in South East Asia and the Pacific.
WaterAid Australia is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Capacity Development Coordinator to support the rollout and effective uptake of a new Programmes System. The Programmes System, an IT solution which is in the final stages of development, will support the management of funding opportunities, contracts, quality and safe project management, and monitoring of project impact. The Programmes System will also provide data and insight to inform management decision making.
The Programmes System is being developed by WaterAid Australia and WaterAid UK, with the view of it becoming a Global Programmes System. The Global Programmes System is utilising the Amp Impact solution. Development of the Programmes System began in August 2022 and will go live in May 2024.
The role is responsible for working with the Project Team to lead readiness activities, and the effective rollout and uptake of the Programmes System to users across Australia and in WaterAid’s country programs in Cambodia, Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste.
The successful candidate will support the implementation of readiness plans, and will contribute to the development and delivery of training courses and guidance materials for the Global Project. In addition, they will be responsible for developing tailored materials to support system users to utilise the system for WaterAid Australia processes. The successful candidate will work with functional specialists to ensure process documentation is up to date and that tools are accessible and tailored for end users.
Training delivery will be a mix of in-person workshops, including a Train the Trainers workshop in Asia, and online sessions, tailored to different audience needs. This will inform part of a comprehensive package of learning activities which may include peer mentoring, train the trainer, action learning, staff exchanges, and a Community of Practice.
The role will be part of the Program System Project Team, and will have regular engagement with team members based in Melbourne, Phnom Penh, Islamabad, and UK.
Support the implementation of country specific readiness plans
Contribute to User Acceptance Testing
System user guide development
Lead training for users
Project team support and participation
Please refer to the position description attached.
Ergonomic work stations within an open plan office, standing desks, recreational area and flexible work environment. Some overseas travel will be expected in this role, notably to lead training in May 2024 in Asia.
Given the Project Team is working globally, it is expected that some working hours will be anti-social. Flexible working hours will be available to compensate for this.
Proposed location of the role will be in Melbourne, Australia; or, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. All applicants must have right to work, there will be no sponsorship provided for the role.
For any queries not answered in this document please contact Charlotte Flew, Head of Program Operations [email protected] using the subject line: Programmes System - Capacity Development Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs.