WASH Programmes Coordinator

 (via ReliefWeb)
Human Appeal International
Erbil, Iraq
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Junior (0-4 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Human Appeal international (HA) is a humanitarian, non-governmental and non-profit organisation that works in 25 countries around the world since 1991.


HA is a 25 year old organisation that recently registered in Iraq. HA is an INGO that provides emergency aid and services to people affected by the conflict in Iraq. HA works in a variety of sectors which include; education, food and livelihood, WASH, shelter and others.


The primary function of the WASH Programmes Coordinator includes supporting the programmes Manager in the planning, designing, implementing, supervision, developing and administering the overall WASH programmes in Iraq.


1- Monitoring performance of project managers and ensuring high quality programming in keeping with contractual commitments and human appeal standards.

2- Building capacity of Team in overall design and quality of human appeal Programmes.

3- Encouragement, training and developing staff in effective management of the project cycle at all stages.

4- Coordinating activities to ensure effective use of time and HA resources.

5- Supervising the implementation of contracts and project activities to meet timelines and budget limits.

6- To lead and participate in proposal writing.

7- Capacity to conceptualise programme interventions and to problem solve with the coordination of the programmes manager.

8- Coordinate overall sector programme portfolio to ensure key performance indicators are met and programme impact is in line with strategy.

9- To aid the programmes manager in securing project funding from institutional funders.

10- To attend cluster coordination meetings, and providing regular reports to the programmes manager.

11- Providing guidance and technical information on donor rules and regulations to programmes officer and projects Coordinator/Manager.

12- Conducting regular field visits and coordinating with donors/suppliers to ensure effective implementation of activities.

13- Support the finance department by coordinating project budget’s as assigned by line manager and coordination with other departments within the organisation, where needed.

14- Any other duties assigned by the programmes Manager.

Minimum Requirements:

1- Relevant University degree.

2- Minimum of 3 years’ successful project management experience in the humanitarian field/WASH Sectoe.

3- Excellent knowledge in programmes life cycles, proposal writing and concept notes in excellent English.

4- Computer literate and competent with Microsoft office and other data management systems, as required.

5- Excellent verbal & oral communication skills

· Good verbal and written in English,

· Arabic and preferably Turkish. Able to communicate complex issues in a concise, accessible and engaging way.

6- Flexibility and ability to work under pressure, manage time and prioritise work to deadlines

7- Management skills, including strong teambuilding skills and problem solving.

8- The necessarily to learn on the job and willingness to improve and adapt.

9- Demonstrable understanding of issues related to direct aid and international development in the humanitarian context.

10- Creative and adaptable working, prepared to travel to meetings, conferences and training within Iraq.

11- Comfortable in planning and delivering multiple activities under pressure to strict.

12- Deadlines and high levels of precision.

· Thorough attention to detail

. Excellent organisational and planning skills.

How to apply:

Submit a CV, cover letter in English to omar.ali@humanappeal.org.uk with the subject title

“ WASH Programmes Coordinator”.

* Please Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by us.

* Human Appeal is an equal Opportunity Employer.