water4 Careers

Impact and Quality Manager

Blue Wave

Position Description:

Water4 supports 16 partners in 13 countries across sub-Saharan Africa, including one partner in Rwanda. The I&Q Manager will improve and manage Water4’s partner-focused monitoring and evaluation (M&E) partner competency development and contribute to the overall monitoring and evaluation of Water4’s progress towards its strategic objectives as well as the quality of its programs. This position will be based in Rwanda but have multi-national area of operation for partner support.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Iteration, documentation, and implementation of M&E strategy for enterprise development
  2. Logistical and administrative coordination for all M&E competency training and evaluation efforts
  3. Management of a 2-4 person team of champions for the support of competency development in monitoring and evaluation
  4. Design Water4 partner impact evaluations to determine internal and external lessons and methods of improving and documenting partner development, outcomes, and outputs.
  5. Deployment, and management of key impact evaluations for Water4 pilot programs
  6. Design of results and logical frameworks for Water4 pilot projects
  7. Contribution to developing strategy and planning for overall competency development in concert with other program content area managers
  8. Ensure the timely and accurate collection of Water4 partner routine and periodic reporting
  9. Analysis and improvement of the current Water4 framework for partner monitoring
  10. Supporting proposal development by contributing specific M&E-related content
  11. Able to travel up to 12-16 weeks per year to achieve the above responsibilities
  12. Other duties as requested by supervisor

Time Allocation of Responsibilities:

Responsibility % Allocation of Time
Enterprise I&Q core competency training, administration, and documentation/communication of strategy 30%
I&Q team development and management 20%
Special Project I&Q Support 20%
Water4 HQ reporting and I&Q support 15%
Partner Impact evaluation design and delivery support 15%

Qualification and Education Requirements

  • 2 years of experience in monitoring and evaluating outcomes and results of WASH programs and competency development
  • 3 years of experience in a management position, managing teams
  • Bachelor-level education in an M&E-related field of study such as statistics or sociology, including field methods
  • Can effectively and efficiently complete tasks online and with Microsoft Excel and Word Documents
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel for data analysis, including macros, pivot tables, and randomizing functions
  • Familiarity with data collection platforms such as Kobo Toolbox and/or mWater in both survey creation and data analysis
  • Experience in designing and training enumerators for surveying and data collection
  • Multi-culturally sensitive and a team player
  • Highly technical proficiency in English
  • Desire to help Water4 teams improve through mentorship and training
  • Demonstrated interest in working alongside partners in other countries
  • Willingness to travel and adapt to new cultural and social situations

Position Requirements:

  • 5 years of experience in Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Experience in randomized trials, sampling methods, and LQAS survey design
  • Extensive experience with mWater survey design, dashboarding, and report creation
  • Familiar with non-literate methods of training and competency development
  • Fluency in French and English
  • Currently residing in a sub-Saharan country of Water4 partner operations
  • Resident and ability to retain work in Rwanda

General Competencies:

Water4 managers first and foremost operate as a Water4 representatives:

  • Demonstrating Water4 key attitudes, values and practices;
  • Exemplifying appreciative inquiry approaches with a willingness to learn in all scenarios;
  • Facilitating skill and knowledge transfer based on actual understanding and limitations with an attitude of servant leadership; and
  • Creating an environment of mutual growth.

Additional Notes:

Rwanda nationals are encouraged to apply.  International allowances are not available for this position. Salary and employee benefits are compliant with the Rwandan NGO Sector.

Position Reports To:

Programs Coordinator

To Apply for this Job:

Please send cover letter, resume’, references and salary requirements to hr@water4.org

Application Deadline:

February  28th, 2019

Organization Summary:

Water4, a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt entity incorporated under the laws of the State of Oklahoma, USA, is an international nonprofit using faith, innovation and empowerment to reimagine a world free from the water crisis. Water4 equips missional entrepreneurs in developing nations to create lasting economic, physical and spiritual change through market-based safe water solutions. This approach puts the solutions to local problems in the hands of local people and ensures that safe water access is sustained by local resources. Since 2008, Water4 has impacted the lives of over one million people in more than 30 countries through the power of safe and living water.