Solidarités International Wash Coordinator Jobs in Nigeria

Solidarités International Wash Coordinator Jobs in Nigeria

About the Mission

  • SI is present in North-East Nigeria since 2016 and is currently operating in 4 bases across Borno State (Maiduguri, Monguno, Ngala, Dikwa) with outreach capacities across all BAY States through its emergency component. Current coordination is based in Maiduguri while a representation office is set up in Abuja. In 2020, SI opened a base in Zamfara State to start Emergency Response in North West, where the security and humanitarian situation has been deteriorating in the past few years.

  • Security and humanitarian situations in both North East and North West as well as epidemic outbreaks, continue to affect millions of live in those areas. SI is responding to the humanitarian needs of displaced populations and host communities through Wash, Shelter & NFI, FSL and Emergency activities. Through strategic partnership, SI also promotes integrated approach with health and protection sectors.

  • The mission's annual budget is around 9 million euros in 2021. The mission has potential for development in its current area of intervention as well as in the North-Western part of Nigeria, where limited actors are currently present. The mission is staffed within 18 and 20 international and 220 national personals with a wide range of profiles working on 5 operational bases: Maiduguri, Dikwa, Ngala and Monguno in Borno State, Gusau in Zamfara State.

  • Security context is challenging in both North East (Borno) and North West (Zamfara), Nigeria, justifying specific arrangements. Depending on the evolution of the security situation, access to the deep field varies from limited to none.

    Job description:

  • The WASH coordinator contributes to the development of Solidarités International strategy by proposing a sector-based strategy in the field of WASH. He/she specifically guarantees the quality and suitability of proposed technical approaches and ensures the appropriateness of WASH activities and general SI objectives to the needs of the local populations.

  • He/she coordinates the project cycle and, more particularly, the operational monitoring of WASH programs implemented in the intervention country. He/she contributes to the process of capitalization and the improvement of Solidarités International methods and techniques in the field of WASH.

    Main challenges:

  • Complex security and regulatory environment that impacts capacity to deliver goods and services to the deep-field areas as well as can limit access of humanitarian staff;

  • Position requires strong coordination capacities
    as well as leadership in order to coordinate multiple and different actors across different states;

  • Need to keep increasing the quality and development of new approaches in WaSH, which require strong technical capacities;

  • Play a key role in incorporating protection and DRR mainstreaming within Wash activities;

    Priorities for the 2/3 first months:

  • Follow-up and Coordinate on-going WASH response (including Epidemics) in both Northeast and Northwest Nigeria;

  • Ensure strong and close support to the PMs/Bases in the design and toolkits technical development;

  • Ensure project management and technical monitoring tools are developed and in place across all the WASH programs.

    Your Profile


  • Bachelor or master’s degree in WASH, Engineering, Environment and/or Geology with a strong focus on epidemics response;

    Specific skills and experience:

  • Previous experience in coordination position;

  • Minimum 3 years of experience of project implementation in WASH humanitarian response;

  • Experience in emergency contexts and protracted crises (conflict / post conflict country);

  • Strong technical knowledge on water supply and sanitation.

  • Technical skills on Fecal Sludge Management is an asset

  • Knowledge of community mobilization, water and sanitation social management, hygiene promotion methodologies and public health basics is an asset.

  • Knowledge of SI rules and procedures is an advantage.

    General skills:

  • Good resistance to stress and pressure;

  • Excellent interpersonal and capacity building skills.

  • Remote management skills.


  • English is mandatory.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Solidarités International Wash Coordinator Jobs in Nigeria

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