Action Against Hunger WaSH Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Action Against Hunger WaSH Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 220027

Category: Health Care, Water and Sanitation

Location: Gode, Somali
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Contract
Salary: 15,574.00 ETB with other additional benefits provided according to the social benefit packages of the organization.

Job Description


Vacancy Announcement

As a registered charity, founded in 1979, Action Against Hunger operates in 45+ countries. The international network of Action Against Hunger is represented in France, United Kingdom, Spain, Canada, USA and India.

Teams in the field combat hunger on 4 fronts: Nutrition and Health, Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL), Water, Sanitation and hygiene (WASH), and Mental Health and Care Practices (MHCP).

For our WaSH Program we are currently looking for the following professionals:

WaSH Officer

General Assignment:

Conduct implementation of hygiene promotion activities

1: Participate in identifying the beneficiary communities of the project:

  • Participate in organizing, coordination , planning and conducting of WASH surveys and assessments ;
  • Participate in planning social mobilization and hygiene promotion activities.

    2: Implement the activities of the hygiene promotion project:

  • Ensure implementation of the activities defined by the WASH PM
  • Schedule activities according to the project’s development ;
  • Assess and update project needs (financial, logistics) ;
  • Identify and anticipate problems or constraints ;
  • Follow the project’s advancement by regular visits ;
  • Propose solutions or improvements for better performance of the project ;
  • Supervise the distribution of hygiene kits and Point of Use Water Treatment Chemicals
  • Coordinate and Post distribution Monitoring of NFI ;
  • Identify, plan and ensure the distribution of NFIs’ for the intended emergency affected beneficiaries
  • Organize and ensure the documentation of every hygiene promotion activities, NFI distributions, assessments and capacity
    building activities
  • Participate in dissemination of appropriate hygiene educational materials
  • Write weekly activity reports, transmit them to the WASH PM Contribute to development of IEC materials based on local situation, and ensure proper use of it.

    3: Participate in the implication of beneficiary communities in the project:

  • Coordinate hygiene activities and sensitize local partners in the field ;
  • Identify the community’s technical training needs ;
  • Organize information meetings with community members to develop their knowledge in terms of water quality and hygienic practices.

    4: Manage the project team:

  • Participate in the technical recruitment of the project team ;
  • Elaborate the content of the required training and organize it ;
  • Train the team of health educators and make sure they transmit messages clearly to the community ;
  • Organize the Hygiene Promoter’s work: optimize the distribution of tasks

    Job Requirements

    Educational Qualifications and Skills Required:

    Qualification/Level of studies: Degree in Public health, Environmental health, education or relevant field and training experience


  • Ability to analyse and synthesize
  • Capacity to manage team
  • Good organizational skills
  • Diplomacy
  • Relational qualities
  • Flexibility
  • Dynamism
  • Creativity
  • Knowledge of public health (in particular hydrous diseases)
  • Knowledge of epidemic diseases like AWD.

    How to Apply

    Application Procedure

    If you are interested, please send your application composed of: none returnable CV, Covering Letter with “WaSH Officer” written in the subject line, and three references, applicants to the following addresses:

    Through ; or
    Directly In Person to Action Against Hunger, Gode, Sekota, Gambella, Mega, Wollega and Harar offices ;

    “Women Applicants Are Highly Encouraged”

    Local Language Somali is Mandatory

    NB: Only short listed applicants will be communicated on and selection process includes technical test and an interview.

    Action Against Hunger WaSH Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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