Lutheran World Federation WASH Advisor - LWF Ethiopia Jobs in Ethiopia

Lutheran World Federation WASH Advisor - LWF Ethiopia Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Summary:

  • This position is a managerial position that entails membership in the Program Management Team (PMT). The WASH Advisor is responsible for ensuring the effective implementation of LWF Emergency Response and Development Programs focused on addressing the water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WaSH) needs of target populations. He/she is responsible for quality performance and excellence in the delivery of services and reporting. Technically he/she is accountable to the Program Coordinator for the day-to-day operation, as well as closely works with all management team members.


  • Ensure quality planning implementation and coordination of emergency response and development programs;

  • Provide leadership on the program implementation and be the focal person for ensuring effective delivery of service to the people of concern;

  • As focal person for WASH, provide technical supervision for WASH components in emergency and development programs;

  • Work with the field teams to design WASH projects by partaking in needs identification and taking lead in proposal development;

  • Assist the field staff in the development of regular implementation plans to ensure timely completion of project activities and ensure field offices have clear plans and assigned tasks;

  • Regularly follow up quality implementation of activities and take corrective measures in coordination with relevant stakeholders;

  • Ensure the program activities are implemented in line with LWF/DWS Emergency assistance approach, including ensuring accountability to communities;

  • Prepare design and specification of water structure for emergency and development program;

  • Field travel for monitoring of WASH activities and overall project progress in program areas.

    Support and Supervise Project Coordinators and Officers

  • Provide coaching and technical support to field based WASH staff in order to insure
    delivery of services;

  • Provide technical training especially in WASH to the project staff as deemed necessary and make sure that all the project staff have the required skills and trainings for their position;

  • Provide technical guidance especially in WASH and advice to address challenges and queries from donors, partners and other stakeholders;

  • Work with Project Coordinators and the Program Coordinator to share best practices and lessons between project locations;

  • Ensure timely and quality monitoring as well as internal and external reporting;

  • Contribute to narrative and financial aspects of reports to donors, government and other relevant partners.

    Coordinate with partners and internal and external stakeholders

  • Participate in cluster meetings and submit reports to clusters as necessary;

  • Meet with donors and other external stakeholders as required, including presenting the program objectives and progress;

  • Provide information and updates to relevant parts of LWF/DWS including providing information for communications, fundraising and policy as required;

  • Work closely with the Program Coordinator and the Country Representative to ensure effective flow of information and effective integration of the emergency response activities into LWF/DWS-ET’s long term programming.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Lutheran World Federation WASH Advisor - LWF Ethiopia Jobs in Ethiopia

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