Water and Sanitation Engineer

World Vision (WV)

Amman, Jordan 🇯🇴


To provide technical knowledge, skills and quality in water and sanitation infrastructures and technologies appropriate to WASH programs in Syrian Emergency Response.

Major Responsibilities:

Program management and evaluation

  1. To identify the appropriate technologies used in WASH programs for water and sanitation infrastructures which is culturally appropriate, user friendly and safe for environment

  2. To develop manual and guideline for WASH emergency infrastructures including designs, construction process, operation procedure and maintenance

  3. To monitor the quality of engineering works in all project meeting SPHERE and government standards.

  4. To increase project engineer’s capacity in constructing quality infrastructures and technologies.

  5. To evaluate the construction result, community’s responds on its function and maintenance.


  1. Represent World Vision in WASH cluster technical meeting

Advocacy and Communication

  1. Coordinate with Communication in publishing manual, guideline and success stories in water and sanitation infrastructures

Financial Management

  1. To monitor construction expenses according to bill of quantity, project budget and World Vision financial procedure.

Senior Management Leadership

  1. To assist WASH Programme Manager in situation and program updates

Human Resource Management

  1. To identify the capacity of WASH engineers in World Vision Jordan Syrian Refuge Response

  2. Develop orientation package for hygiene promotion staffs

Spiritual Leadership

  1. Exhibit spiritual maturity, integrity and a dynamic personal sense of life calling


University degree in environmental engineering, water supply and sanitation engineering or related fields


  • Experience in rural or decentralized water and sanitation infrastructures at least 3 years

  • 2 years experience in NGO work

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Decentralised water and sanitation infrastructures.

  • Water and sanitation in emergency.

  • Excellent English Communication skills (oral and written).

  • Thorough knowledge of MS office and Lotus Notes.

  • Ability to train and increase capacity of engineers.

  • Commitment to World Vision Core values and mission statement.

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible world view, emotional maturity and physical stamina.

  • Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local culture context.

  • Agreement with World Vision’s Christian ethos.

  • Knowledge of and adherence to the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct, understands other international development guidelines.