Job ID

Job Title
WASH Team Leader

To work for
Action Against Hunger



Field of Work
Environment - Engineering

Job Type
Full time

Military service
Finished or Exempted (For male)

Minimum Education Level
Bachelor/ License Degree

Objective 1: Ensure timely and quality implementation of the WASH activities portfolio in the field base

-Act as a technical manager for the WASH projects under his/her area of responsibility

-Ensure that projects target beneficiary sites/units most in need and explore and assess new and better ways to assist

-Provide data and information necessary for development of project concept notes and proposals

-Ensure that the implementation of WASH and Rehabilitation activities are being done as agreed with local authorities and agencies, and in line with validated plans, budget and timeframes

Objective 2: Ensure timely and accurate reporting of undertaken activities

-Ensure monthly reporting of activities including achievements, challenges and explaining deviation with targets

Objective 3: Manage the WASH team within the area of responsibility

-Manage and support the WASH and Rehabilitation team in area of responsibility building team spirit, efficiency, and optimum utilization of resources

-Support identification of capacity building needs, and planning and resourcing capacity building initiatives for WASH and Rehabilitation team

Objective 4: Contribute to programme development through participating to multi-sector integrated needs assessments and leading technical needs assessments

-Provide inputs for formulation of WASH and Rehabilitation project submissions to address the needs, taking into consideration the sector technical standards and AAH mandate and policy priorities

-Lead the WASH component of the Multisectoral Needs Assessment within his/her area of responsibility

Objective 5: Liaise and coordinate with external stakeholders in own technical area WASH

-Actively participate in sub-sector meetings and relevant technical working groups at local level

-Coordinate interventions with all relevant technical stakeholders to ensure complementarity, synergy and avoid overlapping

-Degree and/or masters degree in Civil, Mechanical, Environmental or Agriculture Engineering.

-Degrees in Hydrology, Public Health, Geography or similar could be also considered.

-Certification in project management is preferred

-Solid project cycle management knowledge and leading technical teams

-Proved experience in conducting needs assessments, and leading field data collection

-Technical knowledge in implementing WASH interventions, including water, sewage, and rehabilitation works.

-Good experience in reporting, and sound writing skills

-Knowledge of the local context especially north-east, cultures and conflict drivers is essential.

-Previous experience in the humanitarian field as Team Leader or similar (at least 1 year) and preferably with AAH

Specific Vacancy Requirements
-Good experience in working with local/national partners, Ministries, experience in implementing WASH interventions and capacity building for partners.
-Experience in external representation of the organization is preferred
-English (compulsory working language, fluent spoken, read and written)
-Windows domain, Compulsory expertise in Excel, Sphinx (desirable) Experience in Engineering software is highly desirable (AutoCAD, WaterCAD, EPANet, WEAP, etc) Knowledge of GIS is desirable

Salary and Benefits
Contract period: 6 months renewable base on Action Against Hunger fund and performance.

Salary/benefits: According to Action Against Hunger's salary scale and terms and conditions.

Duty station: Hassakeh

- Candidates may be contacted for other suitable positions within Action Against Hunger.

- Due to the high-number of application received, only potential applicants will be contacted.

-Applications will be assessed and vacancy might be closed before the end of the announcement as per qualifications availability.
- The organization is committed to the principles of non-discrimination and diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people.

In the process of recruitment, selection and appointment Action Against Hunger implement a range of procedures and actions including Criminal Background Checks/ International vetting/Certificate of good conduct to ensure children and vulnerable adults are safeguarded and abuse is prevented

About us
An international Non-governmental, Neutral and independent Humanitarian Organization, which combat to deliver humanitarian assistance in the crises areas all over the world.

It has been working in Syria since 2009 with the Iraqi refugees and then in 2012 with the Syrian population affected by the current crises in the country.

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Posted On
Jan 23, 2023

Expiry Date
Feb 22, 2023

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