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Head of WASH

Job Information
LocationCivil Engineering Jobs in Ethiopia
Salary$ 10 000 - $ 8 000
Job TypeTemporary
EducationBSc / BEng Civil Engineering / Water Engineering with post graduate education or extensive experience in water, sanitation and hygiene, or related.
Experience7 - 10 years

Job Description

A well-known Non-profit Organization is seeking a WASH Specialist to join their team as Head of Department in Ethiopia.

Minimum Requirements:


BSc Civil Engineering with post graduate education or extensive experience in water, sanitation and hygiene, or related.

Skills and Experience:

• 7 - 10 years’ management experience

• Fluent in English

• Experience in rural areas and the development environment

• Substantial field experience

• Experience in managing multiple projects, including research

• Experience in designing and writing proposals for funding

• Strong policy understanding, implementation and conformance experience

• Advocacy skills and experience

• Humanitarian and disaster risk assistance experience

• Experience working with government partners, including local partners and associations

• Knowledge and understanding of the Ethiopian development framework - relevant to WASH

• Strong analytical and writing skills

• An understanding of child rights

• Cultural awareness and the ability to work well in diverse groups

• Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate others

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• Leading WASH Strategic Programme through the whole cycle, from development to implementation

• Identify potential WASH partner organizations

• Planning and review meetings for the WASH department

• Quarterly and annual reports

• Performance management

• Actively communicate and coordinate with Directors

• Strategic Fundraising

• Develop policy briefs and position papers related to the WASH programme

• Manage the WASH team

• Develop and manage budgets for staff of the WASH team


$ 10 000 - $ 8 000

The company strongly believes in equal opportunity. They offer sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.

Should you meet the above criteria and if you are interested to work in an organization that is determined to achieve fundamental change for the most vulnerable children – please submit your detailed CV to or call Danika / Roxanne on 021-555-0432.

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