WASH Program Manager

Solidarités International

Kodok, South Sudan 🇸🇸

About the mission

General context of South Sudan

Solidarités International (SI) currently implements 2 kinds of programs in South Sudan:

  • Emergency Preparedness & Response + WaSH intervention in Malakal PoC : SI is one of the NGOs contracted by ECHO to be part of the EPR system in order to provide a quick response to crisis. This includes the conduction of rapid assessments and the implementation of emergency WaSH short interventions throughout the whole country. The ongoing ECHO project also covers the WaSH activities conducted in the PoC of Malakal.
  • Emergency WaSH interventions in informal settlements such as Wau Shilluk. The WaSH intervention in Wau Shilluk, spontaneous IDP camp located across the river from Malakal. The intervention focuses on the provision of clean water, hygiene promotion and environmental sanitation.

The 2017 strategy is to continue along the same angles with the main focus on the WaSH / EP&R interventions and a potential development of Food Security and Livelihood projects. The strategy is oriented towards the following 2 axes:

  • Ensure access to emergency WaSH and shelter services for vulnerable and acutely vulnerable populations.
  • Provide the conflict-affected populations of South Sudan with durable and sustainable WASH infrastructures and improved access to food security.

A coordination team of 5 persons (including the HoM) in Juba and Malakal, about 100 national employees and 16 expatriate positions. Potential changes depending on emergency interventions.

About the job:

The program manager is in charge of implementing and achieving the objectives defined in the proposal in Kodoko

He/she is in charge of supervising the operational teams allocated to his/her program.

He/she guarantees the proper execution and the quality of the implemented program and, if applicable, suggests adjustments or developments to ensure its relevance.

Your profile


  • Masters’ degree or equivalent in political science, project management, public health, water engineering or a relevant field
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in the humanitarian environment in project management.
  • Proven experience in conflict/post-conflict contexts and insecure environments, with consequent experience in supporting emergency response or early recovery
  • Proven experience in mobilization and community capacity building
  • Proven experience in emergency settings and emergency


  • Significant knowledge and experience of project cycle management
  • Significant strategy and contingency building abilities
  • Knowledge of community based approaches in the WASH sector
  • Team management abilities and cultural awareness,
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills and the ability to multi-task and support and/or fill multiple positions at one time
  • Excellent leadership skills, strong initiative, flexibility and creativity
  • Resistance to stress, difficult living and working conditions
  • Commitment to the job and the organization
  • Knowledge of SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL’s field of expertise and specific tools would be a strong asset


  • Fluent English (written, spoken and read), essential for writing reports and for external coordination.
  • Knowledge of French and/or Arabic is an asset



  • Computer literacy with very good command of MS Office

Application process

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

NB : The vacancy may close before the deadline. Thank you for your comprehension

We offer

SI will offer you:

A salaried post: according to experience from 1600 euros gross per month, plus 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly, and a monthly Per Diem of 700 USD.

Social and medical cover: Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which reimburses all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.

Vacation: During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of one break every three months. For a one-year assignment, the expatriate will have a 7-day break during the 3rd and the 9th month (with 500 euros allocated by Solidarités). He or she will also be entitled to go back to his or her home country for a 14-day period after six months spent on the mission (Solidarités will cover travel costs)

For further information about SI, please consult our website: http://www.solidarites.org/en/

Contact: Mano GAUDIN, Recruitment and Follow Up Officer