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National WASH Program Coordinator
World Vision International
 Supervisor: PDQA Director
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum with intensive field travel
 Closing Date: 12 June 2019


Reporting to PDQA Director, the National WASH Coordinator is the focal person for all water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) activities implemented in South Darfur, South Kordofan, Blue Nile and East Darfur states of Sudan. S/he is responsible for supporting all the Project sites in implementing key programs that will lead to increased access to sustainable, safe water and environmental sanitation, reduced prevalence of waterborne and water related diseases.

 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Coordinate program for water supply at the State and locality level for construction of new and rehabilitated water supply systems such as boreholes, water source systems, hand pumps, water quality and treatment. Responsibilities will include identification of sites and carrying out geo-hydrological investigations for new water points and water sources for rehabilitation, supervision of drilling and equipping boreholes, water source development and protection.
  • Coordinate the process of obtaining baseline data for water resources, water supply, sanitation and hygiene indicators to support project designing, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Coordinate program and projects aimed at improving sanitation facilities in communities, schools and health facilities at the State level.  Responsibilities will entail a good understanding of community led total sanitation, and will include piloting sanitation methodologies and approaches, supervision of latrine construction in schools and health centers, support construction of latrines and slabs at household level
  • Coordinate state level activities leading to improved livelihoods of communities through construction of small-scale irrigation systems and relevant animal husbandry. Responsibilities to include support to rehabilitation of community dams and weirs and the construction of animal water troughs.
  • Coordinate program at state level aimed at reducing the prevalence of waterborne and water related diseases through the promotion of personal hygiene and environmental practices among communities and school children. Responsibilities to include advocacy for use of sanplats and latrines, training community members on water, sanitation, hygiene, gender issues and prevention of communicable diseases; promoting deworming and handwashing especially among school children; and water quality sampling and monitoring.
  • Coordinate program aimed at improving community capacity to manage water facilities and establishing an effective framework for sustainable water and sanitation development to improve community living conditions. Responsibilities will include collaborating with WES, UNICEF committees and other partners including local leaders; coordinating training for community structures in operation and maintenance of facilities
  • Contribute to the process of developing state level WASH Strategy and program progress monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports using the appropriate LEAP and donor formats.
  • Ensure proper documentation and security (both manual and electronic) of key water (geo-hydrological, hydrological, water quality and quantity, drilling, water use) sanitation and hygiene data and documents (assessment reports, baseline reports, design documents, progress reports, evaluation reports, etc).
  • Attend/actively participate in cluster meetings at both state and federal level
  • Assist in conducting environmental impact assessment of water projects
  • Any duties and responsibility as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Water Engineering
  • At least five years hands on experience in WASH programming, implementation and reporting in emergency context (working with IDPs, Refugees, and host communities at both rural and peri-urban settings). Experience to include WASH in health facilities, WASH in schools and integration with livelihood programming preferably related to community based rural development work.
  • At least two years proven experience in a supervisory or coordination role.
  • Prior experience in engaging with donors, government and civil societies.
  • Good knowledge of English language, both written and spoken.
  • Training or experience in conducting rapid rural appraisals and participatory approaches
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office (Word, Access, and Excel.)
  • Excellent skills in proposal and report writing.


  • Practicing gender and cultural diversity
  • Achieving quality results and service.
  • Practicing accountability and integrity
  • Communicating information effectively
  • Thinking clearly, deeply, and broadly
  • Understanding the Humanitarian Industry
  • Understanding World Vision’s mission and operations
  • Practicing innovation and change
  • Learning for growth and development
  • Maintaining work/life balance and effectiveness


Closing date will be 12 June 2019

If interested, please submit cover letter, resume and copies of your education and work certificates of your application to world vision by email to  niemat_elKhawad@wvi.org

Monthly salary 6,665 to 7,833 SDG Based on experiences, successful candidates will receive a net salary in USD at the prevailing exchange rate.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contact for interviews

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