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WASH Officer
VSF Germany
 Gross Salary: 800- 900 USD based on experience & subject to all statutory deductions
 Supervisor: Project manager
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: South Kordfan State - Abasyia with frequent travel to the field
 Duration: One year subject to renewal based on performance and Fund availability
 Closing Date: 11 August 2022


Vétérinaires Sans Frontières - Germany (VSF Germany) is a non-governmental, non-profit making international Organization, engaged in the field of veterinary relief and development work providing humanitarian aid and development assistance to pastoralists and vulnerable communities in areas where livestock is of importance. With support in animal health, agriculture, marketing, and food safety, VSFG works towards food security and strengthened livelihoods of pastoralist communities. VSF Germany implements activities in Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya, and Somalia. VSF Germany is registered and licensed in Sudan by Humanitarian Aid commission (HAC) since 2010 and renewed its license every year. 

VSF Germany seeks to recruit a qualified person to fill the following position according to its job description and specifications. Women are highly encouraged to apply. 

Position:           WASH Officer 

Report to:         Project manager

Location:          South Kordfan State  - Abasyia with frequent travel to the field

Duration:          One year subject to renewal based on performance and Fund availability

Gross Salary:   800- 900 USD based on experience & subject to all statutory deductions

 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide an updates on the implementation progress with the partner and ensure quality and timely updates are received
  • Develop and manage relationship with VSFG’s partner organizations in line with the agreed principles
  • Develop materials to promote safe WASH practices, including appropriate use and maintenance of WASH facilities and services
  • Ensure that action is taken to mitigate priority water and sanitation related health risks.
  • Play a lead role in providing WASH technical expertise capacity to new ongoing WASH  activities through field level operational support, and other support as needs assessment, project design, development and implementation in the area of WASH
  • Evaluating the relevance and appropriateness of current and future programming in relation to water, sanitation and hygiene promotion in the local context
  • Assisting in the preparation of the WASH proposals
  • Analyzing the baseline study data to determine the underlining needs of the beneficiaries
  • Contributing to contingency planning for possible WASH emergency response if required
  • Contributing to the preparation of internal and external reports for the INGO and donors, The WASH officer will be a primary focal person for WASH components of OFDA funded project) and responsible for planning, implementation and monitoring of WASH activities
  • Ensure the availability of accurate, complete and up-to-date information required for effective rehabilitation of Boreholes in the localities with a particular focus on creating safe water access for humans and livestock.
  • Provide technical support to relevant government lines offices and project staff as well as communities in order to develop capacities related to their roles and responsibilities of WASH components of the project.
  • Ensure rehabilitated boreholes of the project provide quality water services to beneficiaries in accordance to existing standards
  • Lead the planning, promotional and awareness creation on the objective of the water component of the project in collaboration with line offices and community mobilizers, in the community
  • Conduct and lead assessment in the state which inform identification of borehole to be rehabilitated by the project based on priority needs, develop specification, for the boreholes to be rehabilitated
  • Technically provide leadership role for the implementation of rehabilitation of boreholes as per the existing standards in the region. 
  • Submit timely and accurate weekly, monthly, quarterly and final  reports on WASH component of the project
  • Plan, cooperate, collaborate and work closely with water office.
  • Support other livelihood activities of the project by closely working with partner project officers to ensure the attainment of project objective.
  • Actively participate in the identification of strategic water point to be rehabilitated through participatory approach with beneficiary communities and government line offices

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • BS,c in public Health, Civil engineering or Water Engineering or  related Engineering.  Master’s Degree is a plus with sound understanding of INGO operations and management.
  • At Least Three years of relevant working experience.
  • INGO experience in the same field is an asset
  • S/he should have an extensive experience in WASH Projects.

Skills& Competencies

  • Good knowledge in Socio-economic context
  • Good reporting and communication skills
  • Good knowledge of project cycle.
  • S/he should possess excellent writing, editing, and speaking skills in both English and Arabic
  • S/he must be well versed in MS Word, Excel, and Access& PowerPoint.

  • Clearly state your contact address and telephone number
  • Only short listed will be contacted
  • Closing date is Thursday 12th  August 2022
  • Applicants are requested to submit applications and CVs and non-returnable photocopies of certificates to be addressed and submitted only to: Labor office, Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC), South Kordfan State-Abasyia & copy to Sudanjob.net
  • Women are encourage to apply for this position

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