Syria nationals: WASH Officer

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Aleppo, Syria 🇸🇾

Duties and responsibilities

Project Implementation:

  • Ensure proper follow up of works at the implantation area/site
  • Supervise (Assistant / Technical Assistant) for day to day tasks and operational functions
  • Prepare relevant technical documents (BoQs, drawings, scope of works…)
  • Monitor implementation of technically complex/sensitive works.
  • Prepare and/or verify surveyed quantities by more junior staff across worksites, and monitor the budget of various projects under his/hers supervision.
  • Harmonize works quality (material specifications and implementation methods)across different worksites.
  • Solve persistent technical issues beyond the capacity of more junior staff.
  • Spot-check the surveyed quantities at worksite.
  • Contribute to supervising and supporting the distribution of NFI materials to the identified stakeholders.
    Conduct Assessments and Prepare Studies:
  • Lead & guide Rapid Needs Assessments (RNAs) & Multi-Sectoral Needs Assessments (MSNAs).
  • Track and guide WASH Technical Assessments (damage level, technical intervention needed, social aspects, etc.).
  • Ensure proper consolidation of different assessment outputs and verify the preparation of relevant technical study needed (BoQ, drawings, etc.).
  • Raise Program Quality.
  • Conduct technical research (new technologies) and market visit (material availability, pricelist update, etc.).
  • Ensure relevant building codes and standards are followed
  • Liaise with other NGOs or service providers as per line manager instructions in order to acquire technical information and support.
  • Participate in analysing the available data to optimize future interventions (PDM results, etc.).
  • Contribute to the process of updating technical tools and guidelines by sharing relevant technical experience with Technical Officers, Shelter coordinator and Shelter Specialist
  • Actively participate in lessons learned discussion based on previous projects.
  • Compile lessons learnt at different stages of program cycle
  • Transfer the technical knowledge and build the capacity of more junior staff.
  • Project M&E:
  • Protection Mainstreaming
    Collaboration. The position-holder is responsible for maintaining a collaborative working environment with other team members; Shelter/NFI/WASH project team, other Core Competencies team in addition to the Support Teams.


  • Bachelor/Diploma Degree should be in Engineering , it is preferable electrical, mechanical, civil.
  • OR Diploma Degree (intermediate institute) with a minimum of 7 years of work experience in similar field.
  • Experience in managing A team (1) year
  • Working in a humanitarian/recovery context or equivalent is a plus.
  • Experience of working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Fluency in Arabic & English, both written and verbal.
  • Skills in using CAD and other essential engineering software

Personal qualities

  • Strategic thinking.
  • Influencing.
  • Managing performance and development.
  • Initiating action and change.
  • Empowering and building trust.
  • Managing resources to optimize results.

We can offer

Contract period: Up to one year, renewable based on NRC fund and performance. 
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions. 
Duty station: Aleppo

– Candidates who do not fill in the website application form in details may not be considered.
-Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
You may refer to the relevant job description HERE