Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Master Coordinator

Action Contre La Faim (ACF)

Amman, Jordan 🇯🇴


The Jordan mission is dynamic and rapidly growing, with large-scale WaSH and Livelihoods programmes being implemented in host communities and the Azraq refugee camp. Mental Health and Care Practices (MHCP) programming will begin in the month of september 2018 in the north (Irbid). The Jordan country strategy combines humanitarian and development projects to address needs of Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanian through an holistic approach. With a team of 12 international employees and more than 100 national colleagues, the Action Against Hunger Jordan office manages a portfolio of projects for more than EUR 7 million, in response to the Syria crisis and its reverberating effects on development conditions in Jordan. Donor supporting these programmes range include the EU via MADAD, AFD, GIZ, SDC, and Taiwan. Action Against Hunger also works in close partnership with UNICEF. 

The coordination office in Amman supports the two operational bases in Azraq and Irbid.

Azraq base, with approximately 50 national employees, covers activities in Azraq Camp where Action Against Hunger is a core WaSH service provider and addresses the needs of 35,000 individuals. In host communities in Azraq town, Action Against Hunger is conducting Solid Waste Management programming implemented in collaboration with the Munipality and local farmers. 

Irbid is the fastest growing base of Jordan mission with currently close to 60 staff and the largest number of projects and grants. FSL, WaSH, and MHCP projects are implemented in host communities in Irbid governorate. 

Programs are implemented in 2 different location:

Irbid (city in the Irbid governorate ), FSL and Wash projects.

Azraq: (east of Jordan): Wash projects in Azraq camp, FSL project in Azraq town

Jordan is a safe country  overall with free access to most part of Jordan and safe touristic areas. 

It is  a quiet country with a quite high level of security control. There are no particularly unsafe places in the Kingdom. However, some specific warnings and restrictions could be issued from time to time  in order to manage safety and security of our staff properly in regards to the events. 

Specificity to take into account at capital:

Amman hosts the coordination office for Jordan. Amman is a large and constantly growing city, offering  easy access to all needed facilities and services. 


Under the supervision of the Deputy Country Director and supported by the WaSH HoD and HQ WASH Regional Technical advisor, you will work in close collaboration with the German Jordanian University (GJU), Bioforce, and several humanitarian organizations and xperts to monitor implementation of and gradually hand over the management of the new Humanitarian Wash Masters’ Degree based in Jordan. Additionally, identify opportunities to leverage the existing partnership with GJU and for new programming.

More precisely you will be in charge of:

  • Foster inter-agency coordination around the HWM project 
  • Maintain,strengthen and build positive donor relations, fundraising and external representation of the consortium
  • Lead the development and technical oversight of the Humanitarian WaSH Master
  • Participate in pedagogical development and course delivery/review process
  • Build GJU’s capacity on humanitarian donor management and ensure strong project cycle management practices for existing grants are implemented by Action Against Hunger as well as by partners. 
  • Ensure adherence to Action against Hunger gender requirements


You hold an advanced University Degree in WASH and/or Public Health.
You have at least 5 years of relevant professional experience

You demonstrate a strong understanding of the WASH activities portfolio and experience in development, climate change, IWRM and WaSH governance is an asset.

You have a proved experience in leading consortia with at least three partners and a significant experience in the Middle East is an asset.

High level of coordination, agility , communication skills and program management skills are required.

You also demonstrate diplomatic skills.

Language level: Proficiency in English, Arabic is an asset.


Competitive salary and vacation offering, according to ACF policy.

Applications until 30 September of 2021.