Splash is an international charitable organization headquartered in Seattle, WA, USA, founded in 2007. Our mission is simple: “Clean water for kids.” Small, young, and growing, Splash is in a unique position to be groundbreaking in the global health and WASH sectors, and able to try new approaches to address the needs of urban kids. In ten years, we have brought and continue to ensure safe drinking water to over 400,000 children in cities around the world. Through Project WISE (WASH in Schools for Everyone), launched in 2019, Splash is working with the government to reach 100% of government schools in Addis Ababa with full WASH coverage by the end of 2023 and is in a process of expanding its operations into additional geographies, beginning in Ethiopia.
Our core values guide everything we do, including every hiring decision we make. They are:
Splash values the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the organization and we are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants for employment.
This full-time position is based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The Program Implementation Director will lead an established team of 20+ infrastructure, behavior change, and menstrual health management staff as well as contractors to complete the implementation of Project WISE on time and within budget. They will supervise the team to design, construct, and maintain WASH infrastructure and implement behavior change and sustainability activities at hundreds of school sites across Addis Ababa. Additionally, this individual will provide leadership to ensure that the government-funded and-constructed sanitation components of Project WISE are completed successfully.
The position requires a hands-on leader with experience planning, implementing, and reporting on complex programs and budgets; experience with personnel and contractor management; the ability to collaborate effectively with government technical experts and officials at the Bureau, sub-city, and woreda levels, and a strong understanding of risk and conflict management. The position holder will work under the direct supervision of Splash Ethiopia Country Director and in close collaboration with Splash’s global leadership team. The successful candidate will play a key role in hiring, training, and managing the performance of program implementation staff.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Annual salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and will be reviewed at least annually.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
DESIRED ATTRIBUTE INCLUDE