WASH Expert

 (via ReliefWeb)
Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli
Beirut, Lebanon
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Junior (3-4 Years)


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Duty Station: Beirut (with frequent and regular missions to North and South Lebanon)

Duration: 12 months renewable Tentative starting date: August 2019


  1. Qualifications in a discipline related to Hydraulic Engineering / Water-related Civil Works / Water & Sanitation
  2. Specific & demonstrated skills / technical experience in WASH (hydraulic engineering, design, management, implementation, supervision of hydraulic works, wash facilities, water networks, pumping stations, etc.)
  3. Experience in WASH need assessments and gap analysis for development of WASH programmes. Academic background and/or past experiences in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) will be an added value;
  4. Demonstrated experience and ability in development cooperation & humanitarian projects’ management, specifically in Water, Wastewater infrastructures and, in case, Solid Waste Management;
  5. Excellent understanding and experience in Project management (programme, financial and operational management processes and reporting);
  6. Experience in participating in Development/Stabilization Consortium Program and Project;
  7. Experience / skills in procurement procedures and tendering. The knowledge of procurement and tendering procedures set by EC, Italian Cooperation, UN (UNICEF, UNHCR, OCHA) is a preferential asset
  8. Excellent communication capabilities and ability in reports’ writing
  9. Fluency in English. Knowledge of Arabic is a preferential asset
  10. Driving License
  11. Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment. Flexibility, availability to perform other duties. Availability to work in security volatile context
  12. Past working experience in Lebanon is a preferential asset
  13. At least 4 years in WASH in Humanitarian and Development sectors

Main Functions:

  1. Technical schedule of projects, coordination with project manager and other support staff, management and monitoring of project activities;
  2. Pre-feasibility studies, beneficiaries’ selection, design and preparation of BoQ for water and wastewater facility works (e.g. drilling wells, pumping and chlorination stations, transmission pipelines, urban networks, household connections, ect.);
  3. Coordinating the activities of capacity building (Non-Revenue Water Reduction) in collaboration and coordination with the Water Utilities, Consortium and Program Partners, Donor and Ministry of Energy and Water;
  4. Collaborating and assisting the Procurement Unit in the procurement procedures for Work, Services and Goods tenders taking in charge the overall technical section;
  5. Dealing and networking with Consultancy and Contractor Companies;
  6. Supervision and follow up of construction sites;
  7. Maintaining contacts with relevant local stakeholders, institutions, associations, cluster groups, donors, local authorities and International NGOs and agencies;
  8. Taking care of technical operational agreement with local authorities, as well as any needed authorization
  9. Drawing project documents, assessment reports, activity plans, interim / final reports, etc.
  10. Supporting selection, recruitment, management and supervision of technical local staff;


Interested candidates should send their CV - including contact details of at least 3 reference persons - to both the following addresses: