Local recruitment: Project Officer (WASH)

World Vision (WV)

Baidoa, Somalia 🇸🇴

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Employee Contract Type:Local – Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

Project Officer: WASH

The Role:

To provide technical support to assigned WASH and Infrastructure projects in South West State, with an emphasis on Baidoa District. The incumbent will ensure the successful implementation of all state level WASH and Infrastructure interventions that directly contribute to the attainment of Child Wellbeing Outcomes. S/he will support the Project Manager WASH in overseeing the implementation of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) & Infrastructure projects, mobilizing appropriate resources, addressing Design, Monitoring & Evaluation issues related to WASH & Infrastructure activities and undertake capacity building of WASH & Infrastructure staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support to all WASH & Infrastructure related projects and activities within the zone.
  • Provide technical support during assessment, planning, designing, baselines, monitoring, reporting and evaluation.
  • Engagement with strategic partners, linkages, networks & partnership development.
  • Reporting, Documentation & Knowledge Management.


  • Bachelors’ degree in Civil Engineering/ Hydraulic Engineering/ Water Engineering or any other similar field.
  • Community Lead Total Sanitation (CLTS) and/ or Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Methodology tools (PHAST).
  • Three years of experience in project implementation preferably Water  Sanitation hygiene or/ Health.
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office and Engineering Software that include AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, WaterCAD, EPANET.
  • Fluency in English and local Language- Somali.

Working Environment:

The position is field-based in Baidoa with frequent travels to project sites.

World Vision adheres to strict child and adult safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks that will include criminal background checks. They will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Academic certificates will be verified with the issuing institution(s).

Applicant Types Accepted: Local Applicants Only