WASH and Nutrition program manager

Global Ministries

Atlanta, GA, United States 🇺🇸



The key deliverables for this position:

  • Provide technical support to faith based organizations in understanding of how to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and nutrition conditions.
  • Manage the WASH, Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition grant portfolio and leverage existing WASH, food assistance and nutrition programs in the proposed geographic areas to create synergies and achieve greatest impact.


  • Coordinate and oversee the quality of all technical activities of faith based partners in the areas of WASH and nutrition, providing direction, feedback and support to ensure success.
  • Ensure that WASH and Nutrition are fully integrated into other project components.
  • Ensure program adherence to internationally accepted technical norms and standards of practice.
  • Provide input into and ensure that all reporting requirements on program impact are met and assist implementing partners/grantees in setting up reporting and tracking systems to provide such information in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Ensure high quality program delivery and the cost-effective use of UMCOR’s resources.
  • Provide regular written/oral program progress updates.
  • Establish and manage local technical training activities.
  • Ensure that the most up-to-date information regarding the programs or initiatives shared via a range of mechanisms including reports, newsletters, and the Internet.
  • Perform any other relevant duties as assigned. 


  • Advanced degree in a relevant field of study (e.g., public health, international development, Nutrition, Environmental management etc.).
  • Minimum of five years of combined experience in WASH and nutrition sectors.
  • Demonstrated experience building local capacity to install, rehabilitate, and maintain water systems is highly desirable.
  • Significant expertise providing technical assistance to implementing partners working on WASH, nutrition and SBCC activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide range of partners with varying interests and priorities in the fields of nutrition, health, agriculture, humanitarian assistance, resilience, and WASH.
  • Experience with community-led WASH infrastructure/services management (e.g. water user committees) and evidence-based sustainable approaches to WASH programming to support vulnerable populations.
  • Experience in WASH and nutrition services for rural communities.
  • Excellent writing and oral presentation skills in English.