Local recruitment: Project Assistant (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 Assistant- Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH)

The Role:

The Project Assistant will be responsible for the continuous promotion of water quality, hygiene and sanitation standards. This is through campaigns, meetings and community mobilization of the WASH Department in Baidoa, South West State. S/he will be working under the leadership of the Project Manager- WASH and under the guidance of the Technical Specialist. -WASH.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out field level activities follow up, supervise, monitoring as outlined in project documents such as the proposal and the detailed implementation plan.
  • Planning for and carries out hygiene promotion campaigns, clean up campaigns and commemorations of major national and international WASH events.
  • Mobilization of beneficiary communities to maintain the established/rehabilitated/protected water sources including formation, or revitalization and training of WASH Committees.
  • Compilation of weekly, monthly and quarterly report including collection of stories of change.


  • Degree in Engineering/ WASH/ Water Supply/Construction/ Community Development, Public Health or any other relevant field of studies.
  • Possess skills in Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), Child Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (CHAST) and/ or Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Methodology (PHAST) tools.
  • 2 years of experience in project implementation of preferably on Community Development, Health or WASH projects.
  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in using MS office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Working Environment:

The position is field-based in Baidoa,South West State with regular travel on need basis to other operational areas.

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

Applicant Types Accepted: Local Applicants Only





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