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WaSH Coordinator needed at Save The Children

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WaSH Coordinator needed at Save The Children, May 27 2022


WaSH Coordinator


Organization: Save The Children

Position: WaSH Coordinator

Location: Dire Dawa

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Closing Date: Jun 2, 2022


Job Description


Position – WaSH Coordinator

LOCATION: Muli and Afdem district in Siti-Zone



The WASH officer is responsible to facilitate and ensuring timely delivery of ETH UNOCHA Multi sector in Sitti project WASH activities in collaboration with other project and project operation standard procedure(SOP). The post holder is responsible to implement and coordinate WASH activities at the response words as well as liaising with local government, field office team, Zonal /Woreda WASH cluster forums where project is operational.

The WASH Coordinator   is also responsible to ensuring the WASH humanitarian needs and gaps are properly assessed in full consultation with WASH Advisor and field office managers  at proposed  WASH interventions such as ,COVID 19 preparedness, preventions and controlling WASH actions such as   water trucking operation, WASH non-food item (NFI) distribution, water treatment chemicals, rehabilitate/maintenance, leading the preparation of WASH integrated response plans and provide technical support on Hygiene and Sanitation promotion activity, Cholera/AWD prevention and preparedness actions, preparing water trucking,  and NFI distribution modalities according to the project objective  and in line with cluster standards.



– Plan and/or Facilitate integrated/joint institutional and community WaSH resource and capacity assessment including feasibility study

– Monitor and supervise day to day activities of Hygiene and sanitation promotion, construction and rehabilitation/maintenance and water trucking works and take corrective measures if an

– Participate Project level WASH activity plan and review

– In collaboration with Cash, Health and other staffs will lead WASH NFI distribution planning, targeting distribution and monitoring of the activity

– Actively participate on WaSH scheme designing, BOQ development and appraisal process

– Strongly engage with sector offices and local administration on the course of rolling out planned WaSH construction project

– Participate and provide technical support to conduct training for water   committee, caretakers, and operators, H&S promotion where appropriate. Initiate construction procurement process like: tender/BID document preparation, supplier vetting, invitation to tender, eligibility screening, Competent bid analysis, negotiation and construction contract Award process!

– Proactively work with local partners for timely site handover and contraction work commencement

– Implement save the children construction monitoring, risk assessment and construction quality bench mark tools and standards.

– Produce various WaSH activity and construction monitoring reports and hygiene and sanitation promotion progress report.

– Facilitate timely preparation of take-off sheet and payment certificate with support of

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– Coordinate pre handover joint quality tests/quality assurance intervention with regional and technical specialists

– Lead smooth hand over process for completed WaSH construction facilities, NFI distribution and post distribution monitoring

– Facilitate promotion of hygiene and sanitation information’s and practices across target communities.

– Facilitate coordination of WaSH sector intervention across programs and projects under the field office

Qualifications And Experience:


Educational Qualification:

BSC degree in hydraulics, water resources engineering, Environmental health, construction management or environmental health related field
Experience and Skills

A minimum of 4 years related work experience in the area of emergency WASH out of which at least 2-year experience in humanitarian response working NGOs.

Experience in working with in hygiene and sanitation promotions. This includes technical support, capacity building and coordination.

Excellent understanding of Emergency WASH issues in Ethiopia/Region at both field and policy levels.

Experience in implementing Emergency WASH project.

Good presentation, training and facilitation skills

Good communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to train and mentor staff

Proven ability to manage a complex and demanding workload

Good spoken and written English,

Good computer and report writing skill


Experience working in NGOs on emergency WASH is an added advantage


– The position holder must have excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility and Relations to his team members.

– The position holder must have an ability that he can manage when it comes to reach hard decisions to across the barrier.

– Knowledge of the context is preferred.

– Female candidates are preferred.

– The position holder should have a good interrelation ship with others and must now local language (Somali)

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.  The duty station of the position holder will be in Afdem and Muli Woredas in Siti-Zone Under Dire-Dawa Field Office Somali Regional State in Ethiopia. This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

– No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

– All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

– Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.


Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.


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How To Apply

Interested applicants who meet the Minimum requirements should apply using the below link:

on or before June-02-2022.



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