Chief WASH Engineer via ReliefWeb


Idleb, Syria 馃嚫馃嚲


ACTED is committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people鈥檚 dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people鈥檚 potential. ACTED endeavours to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential. The commitment of ACTED and that if our teams is guided by 4 core values: (1) Responsibility: we ensure the efficient and responsible delivery of humanitarian aid with the means and the resources that have been entrusted to us. (2) Impact: we are committed to having the most sustainable impact for the communities and the people with whom we engage. (3) Enterprising spirit: we are enterprising and engage in our work with a spirit that creates value and overcomes challenges. (4) Inspiration: we strive to inspire all those around us through our vision, values, approaches, choices, practice, actions and advocacy.**


Dana Office/Idleb

Start Date: 1st January 2021

Job Purpose

The chief wash engineer responsible for the supervision of ACTED鈥檚 WASH program basic services, monitoring service quality, BOQs and assessments.

Chain of Command

Under the authority of: WASH Project Manager

Responsible for:

  • wash Officers
  • wash engineers
  • wash project assistant
  • Water Monitor
  • Incentive workers
  • Project assistant lab
  • Database officer/ assistant

Working Relations


  • PR officer/assistant
  • Logistics Officer
  • Accountability officer


  • Services Suppliers
  • Camps Committees


The chief wash engineer officer is to be responsible for wash engineers, WASH Officers, assistants, water Monitors incentive workers project assistant lab and data base officer , in order to deliver basic WASH services as well as following up with WASH related wash services .

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise, monitor and control the overall wash activities in IDPs Camps.
  • Close monitoring of the basic wash services.
  • Monitor wash services quality.
  • Collect and prepare BWS needed data and documents BOQS and technical studies
  • Ensure that proper water quality management activities are undertaken in alignment with ACTED鈥檚 water quality standards
  • Oversee and advise on planning and selection of suppliers, material, etc. and confirm the quality of services and materials.
  • Maintain good communications and working relations with other stakeholders.
  • Share program-related information on the status of activities and achievement to WASH Engineer.
  • Contribute in rapid/ need assessments for new IDPs sites.
  • Participate in emergency response activities as needed
  • Follow up with accountability team to close complaints

Key Performance Indicators

Example, the key performance indicator (KPI) is a measurable value that demonstrates how effectively a company is achieving key business objectives. Organizations use KPIs to evaluate their success at reaching targets

路 90% success rate of managing and supervising the staff who reports to the wash PM.

路 # of submit monthly data on time.


路 Degree in civil, electrical, mechanical or Water engineering

路 Minimum 5 years of WASH Engineering experience, 2 years NGO experience Working in Humanitarian Organization is highly desired.

路 Experience in and willingness to work and live in a rural environment.

路 Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, working with as a team member.

路 Strong initiative and self-motivated, with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principle

路 Ability to multitask with competing demands under tight deadlines and work under pressure.

路 Fully computer literate (Microsoft Office) and AutoCAD is a must and other engineering software knowledge is an asset.

路 Fluency in Arabic (written and spoken), English skills is desired.**

How to apply

Interested and qualified applicants must apply by fill the application form at this link

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply

鈥淎CTED applies a strict 鈥渉iring no first and second-degree relatives鈥 policy. All applicants have to declare any relatives when applying, failure to do so will automatically result in a rejection of his/her candidacy.鈥胤亘賯 賲賳馗賲丞 丕賰鬲丿 爻賷丕爻丞 氐丕乇賲丞 亘卮兀賳 毓丿賲 鬲賵馗賷賮 兀賯丕乇亘 賲賳 丕賱丿乇噩丞 丕賱兀賵賱賶 賵丕賱孬丕賳賷丞. 賷噩亘 毓賱賶 噩賲賷毓 丕賱賲鬲賯丿賲賷賳 賱賵馗丕卅賮 丕賰鬲丿 丕賱丕賮氐丕丨 賵 丕賱丕毓賱丕賳 毓賳 兀賷 氐賱丞 賯乇丕亘丞 毓賳丿 丕賱鬲賯丿賷賲 貙 賵爻賷丐丿賷 毓丿賲 丕賱賯賷丕賲 亘匕賱賰 鬲賱賯丕卅賷賸丕 廿賱賶 乇賮囟 胤賱亘 丕賱鬲乇卮賷丨 賱賱賵馗賷賮丞丕.*

賵爻賷丐丿賷 毓丿賲 丕賱賯賷丕賲 亘匕賱賰 鬲賱賯丕卅賷賸丕 廿賱賶 乇賮囟 胤賱亘 丕賱鬲乇卮賷丨 賱賱賵馗賷賮丞丕.**






IHE Delft Institute for Water Education - MSc in Water and Sustainable Development