Splash is an international development organization founded in 2007 and headquartered in Seattle, Washington, USA. In 15 years, we have reached over 800,000 children in cities around the world. In 2019, we embarked on an exciting, five-year initiative, Project WISE (WASH in Schools for Everyone), which focused on reaching over 800,000 children in three major growth cities - Addis Ababa and Bahir Dar, Ethiopia and Kolkata, India - with improved water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) infrastructure, WASH behavior change programs, and strengthened school-based menstrual health programs. Looking ahead, we aim to expand our impact to new cities across five countries in Asia and Africa.
Splash supports local leaders, institutions, and partners to drive lasting change on the ground. We believe that local capacity to solve problems at scale exists, and our job is to strategically support and magnify the impact of local governments, non-profit and for-profit actors for the good of children and families across the cities in which we work.
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This is a full-time position based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Splash envisions a world where every school in Ethiopia has sustainable access to safe water, hygienic and girl-friendly sanitation, handwashing facilities that are used, and menstrual health support so children can learn and thrive. We support the Government of Ethiopia’s vision for WASH in schools.
The Senior Project Manager will leverage the significant capacity of partners in Bahir Dar to implement thoughtfully, creatively, and ultimately at scale and more broadly, given the scope of partner(s) activity in Ethiopia, liaise with and support government departments throughout the country and build momentum for proven models that can be scaled and replicated.
The position requires a hands-on WASH leader with experience in developing/designing, planning, implementing, monitoring, 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’s Regional Director, Amhara, and closely collaborate with Splash’s global leadership team.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
The annual salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and will be reviewed at least annually.