Water, Sanitation And Hygiene (WASH) Technical Coordinator

Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh)

Erbil, Iraq 🇮🇶


Contexte: Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is the leading Swiss organisation for children’s aid with its headquarters in Lausanne. Since 1960, Tdh has helped build a better future for deprived children and their communities, making an impact with innovative and sustainable solutions. Active in around 40 countries, Tdh works with local and international partners to develop and implement field projects which improve the daily lives of over 4 million children and members of their communities, in the domains of health, protection and emergency relief. This engagement is financed by individual and institutional support, with administrative costs kept to a minimum.


Education :

BSc in WaSH related field

Experience :

  • At least 5 years relevant expatriate international experience with International NGOs s or other agencies working on WASH in humanitarian, early recovery and development contexts
  • Proven technical knowledge and skills in the field of WASH sector
  • At least 8 years of relevant progressive experience as Program/Project Manager, Technical Advisor or Coordinator.
  • Prior experience working in fragile and humanitarian-development transitional contexts.
  • Previous experience in the MENA region is preferred.

Competencies :

  • Proven technical knowledge and skills in the field of WASH sector.
  • Proven capacity in proposal writing and grant management.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, effective in representation and liaison with external parties.
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building and mentoring of national and international staff.
  • Personal qualities: works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • Fluency in English required (spoken and written).
  • Knowledge of Arabic is an asset.

Salary :

Expatriate contract under Swiss regulations between CHF 3200.-and CHF 4’000.- net /month according to experience x 13 times, Vacancy: 25 days annual leaves local accommodation and transportation, Health insurance, accident and medical repatriation insurance, return flight.

Tdh Global Code of Conduct and Risk Management Policies :

  • Fully complies with Tdh’s Global Code of Conduct and systematically reports any breach to the Code through the whistleblowing procedure: raises awareness within the Foundation on abuse and violence and the rights deriving therefrom, respecting the rights and dignity of children, members of the communities and our own Staff
  • Commits to respecting Risk Management Policies including: Safeguarding Policies (Child Safeguarding Policy, Policy on the Protection against Sexual Exploitation and the Directive on Staff Misconduct at the Workplace), Safety and Security Policy and Anti-Fraud/Corruption and Prevention of the Financing of Criminal Activities Policies
  • Commits to reducing the risk of abuse and harm by developing a culture of open and informed leadership within the organization and in our work with children and the communities in which we intervene in.

We offer an exciting and varied work, useful and meaningful, in a team that wants to make a difference for vulnerable children.

Are you interested? Do you want to face this challenge?

Procedure :

Please applying directly online: www.tdh.ch/en/jobs

Application files sent through our official website will be processed only if complete (CV + cover letter). Additional documents (diplomas, work certificates, etc.) will be requested at a later stage.

We will be in touch with the shortlisted candidates only in the selection process – with the large number of applications received, we unfortunately cannot provide personal follow-up to the larger candidate pool. Thanks for your understanding.

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