Project Officer WASH

Raqqa, Syria
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Entry Level (0-2 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Since 2012, ACTED has been implementing projects with vulnerable communities in Syria with a two-fold approach: ACTED provides life-saving support to vulnerable displaced persons, returnees, and host communities across Syria, through multi-sectorial rapid emergency services, and implements a wide range of resilience building interventions. Thus, ACTED has been able to strengthen its links with Syrian local communities and to develop an in-depth knowledge of local dynamics. A team of 900+ is currently working in Syria, with a coordination office in Amman.

You will be in charge of

1.Project Implementation Follow-up

  • Prepare the work plan and time schedules for implementing the WASH activities
  • Coordinate and implement day to day WASH activities with stakeholders in field ensuring that technical quality and standards are considered and respected during project(s) implementation
  • Participate in project coordination meetings with the whole project team
  • Review budget utilization and physical target achievements at least once a month as per work plan
  • Ensure WASH activities are on time, target and budget, using effective M&E systems to reach desired impact
  • Assist the Project Manager to trouble-shoot any unforeseen challenges during the project implementation

2.Administration and Operational Management of WASH Activities Implementation

  • Finance:
    • Forecast monthly cash requirements for WASH activities and submit to the PM
  • Logistics:
    • Contribute to the development of Procurement plans
    • Send accurate and precise order forms in a timely manner
    • Ensure a proper management and use of the project assets and stocks
    • Plan WASH team movements based on available fleet and applicable policies
  • Administration/HR
    • Participate in the recruitment of WASH technical staff (development of organigrams, ToRs, elaborating the tests and reviewing them; interviews etc)
    • Ensure that WASH staff understand and are able to perform their roles and responsibilities
    • Follow-up the work plans and day-to-day activities of the WASH staff
    • Manage the project staff in cooperation with the Project Manager c) Ensure a positive working environment and good team dynamics among WASH staff
    • Ensure capacity building among staff in
  • Transparency
    • Keep record of all WASH activity documents, in particular beneficiary list, completion certificates, attendance sheets, etc.
  • Security
    • Ensure that each member of the WASH team is aware of security issues, policies, SOPs and they follow them accordingly

3.External Relations

  • Undertake communication and liaison activities to actively consult and involve beneficiaries, key informants, actors, partners and stakeholders in all stages of project design and implementation
  • Cultivate good relations with key humanitarian actors – local and international, including government authorities and non-state actors, through regular attendance at technical meetings and bilateral meetings
  • Ensure that at all times contact with beneficiaries is conducted in a sensitive and respectful manner
  • Identify opportunities to collaborate and coordinate efforts with other organizations to ensure our activities build upon – rather than replicate – the work of others

4.Quality Control

  • Assess the WASH activities undertaken and ensure efficient use of resources;
  • Undertake regular field visits to provide technical guidance and supervision as well as regularly monitor the progress of WASH activities
  • Assists with monitoring the WASH activities implemented by partners (if any) in the field
  • Document lessons learned and best practices and share them with the Project Manager so they can be reflected in project planning and decision making


  • Provide regular and timely updates on progress and challenges to the Project Manager and other team members
  • Support the Project Manager in the preparation of progress and final reports, ensuring the quality and accuracy of technical information for WASH activities

Expected skills and qualifications

  • Degree in civil engineering, water engineering, or related courses;
  • At least 1 years of experience in project implementation and construction, preferably in an international context;
  • At least 1 years of experience in water supply, water quality, sanitation, and related fields;


  • Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid depending on education level, expertise, security level and experience
  • Living allowance of 300 USD
  • Lodging and food provided in the ACTED Guesthouse / or housing allowance (depending on the contract lenght and country of assignement)
  • Flight tickets in and out + Visa taken in charge by ACTED
  • Provision of medical and repatriation insurances

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Alternatively, send your application by email under Ref: POW/WOS