WASH Coordinator

Action Against Hunger
Juba, South Sudan
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Mid-Level (5-7 Years)
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)


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  • To contribute to defining the country strategy as well as the strategy and positioning of the WASH technical department.
  • To coordinate the identification of needs and the formulation of project proposals.
  • To oversee the implementation of, and ensure reporting on, programs/projects.
  • To guarantee the quality and accountability of projects.
  • To ensure the active participation of ACF in national sectoral coordination and technical forums and develop sectoral.
  • To manage WASH team.
  • To promote capitalization, technical development and research within the WASH Department.


  • You have an advanced university degree in Water Engineering/Construction Engineering/Public Health with experience in water, sanitation, hygiene or related fields.
  • You have at least 5 years’ experience in WASH programming, preferably in a humanitarian or international development context.
  • You can develop & adapt strategic plans & proposals to ensure the mission’s objectives are achieved, integrating innovative approaches to WASH activities.
  • You are experienced in providing technical support to teams and programs.
  • You have a strong understanding of project cycle management and monitoring and evaluation.
  • You are experienced in financial management and preparation of budgets for programming.
  • You are experienced in proposal writing and donor reporting.
  • You are able to adjust your own style to represent Action Against Hunger's appropriately with a range of national counterparts, as well as colleagues from other cultures & professions.
  • You can provide technical advice in clear, unambiguous language, patiently explaining to field teams the reasons behind your conclusions in order to develop their technical skills.
  • You are diplomatic and can assist colleagues to handle difficult situations.
  • You possess excellent management and representation competencies.
  • You remain aware of changing humanitarian needs in South Sudan & how these may impact Action Against Hunger's programs.
  • You are highly organized & pay attention to small details.
  • You are willing to work in insecure context.
  • You are able to consolidate contributions from a large team to ensure reports are comprehensive & coherent.
  • You can develop and adapt strategic plans & proposals to ensure the mission’s objectives are achieved, integrating innovative approaches to WASH activities.


Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to: -

  • Health Insurance
  • R&R Breaks
  • Paid annual leave (vacation)
  • Training opportunities
  • Child allowance

For an all-inclusive list of benefits check the Action Against Hunger Website