WASH Program Manager

Solidarités International

Gaziantep, , TR

About the job:

The main duties of the post entail but are not limited to:

  • Assessment and project design:
    • Participate in the preparation and implementation of assessments
  • Programme implementation and operational monitoring
      • Plan and oversee the implementation of WASH activities that (s)he is responsible for, both on-time and within the set technical specifications
      • Propose and develop indicators for monitoring the WASH activities and context
      • Use management, activity, results, and context monitoring tools
      • Respect SI procedures
      • Provide support and advice to the logistics base for the purchase of materials specific to the WASH activities
      • Assess the relevance of activities, the effectiveness of interventions, and their appropriateness in light of changing circumstances and the needs of populations
      • Propose adjustments to programs if necessary
      • Ensure the achievement of results of the programs (s)he is responsible for
      • Anticipate any challenges associated with conducting the planned activities and help solve problems related to the Wash programs
      • In collaboration with the administrative service, contribute to the development of program budgets, budget follow up and proposal budgets for the program parts
  • Capitalization
      • Write memo, notes and other capitalization documents in accordance with SI tools
      • Prepare handover reports before the end of his/her employment contract and forward them to concerned parties in the mission and at headquarters
      • Ensure dissemination of SI technical documentation to the teams
  • Team management
      • Participate in validating recruitment for the national technical staff for the WASH program
      • Welcome and brief new employees or volunteers working under his/her responsibility
      • Implement training sessions base on his/her team’s identified training needs
      • Manage and support the team under his/her responsibility
      • Conduct workshops and regular or ad hoc meetings by distance with the Syria team
      • Evaluate the performances of his/her team members
      • Make sure his/her team(s) follow the safety rules


  • Reporting / communication / representation
    • Write reports and annexes concerning his/her activity(ies) for donor reports and/or amendment
    • Ensure compliance with reporting deadlines and guidelines
    • Maintain a local operational communication network and positive relations with the local/governmental authorities, donor representatives, UN and other international agencies in cooperation with the Deputy Country Director for Programs
    • Represent Solidarités International in meetings,  forums concerning the program or upon request by the Deputy CD for Programs

Your profile

Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher in engineering, or similar field is desirable; it can be balanced by experience


  • Minimum 3 years of experience with an INGO specialized in Humanitarian assistance including 1 year as Wash Program manager
  • Previous experience with SI would be an asset
  • Previous experience in remote management,
  • Proven experience in conflict and insecure environments, with consequent experience in supporting emergency response


  • Diplomacy and coordination skills
  • Strong knowledge of WaSH intervention in emergency
  • Knowledge in project cycle management
  • Strong management and training/capacity-building skills and particularly capacities to provide at-distance technical support
  • Display initiative with solid organizational and communication skills
  • Strong Excel and data management capacities
  • Very comfortable with standard office software
  • Stress management skills: ability to work under pressure, with peaks of heavy workloads


  • Fluent in Arabic and English (written, spoken and read),


  • Commitment to the fundamental principles of SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL charter and ethos.

Application process

Does this description fit you? Please send us your CV and Cover letter in English. CV only applications will not be considered.

CONTACT: Corinne LORIN, Recruitment & Follow Up Officer