Ended WaSH Engineer Officer

The Job

Job Title: WaSH  Engineer

Duty Station: Sana’a



International Medical Corps has been implementing an integrated program in nutrition, health and WASH integrated program in Yemen since 2012. With funding obtained from different donors, such integrated program is being expanded to address underlying causes of malnutrition through health and hygiene promotion, access to health services and the piloting of livelihoods projects to meet the needs of vulnerable populations in in Yemen; especially, in Sana’a governorates. In line with this fact, IMC is looking for qualified staff with WASH background and experience to take up the role of WASH Engineer  Officer based in Sana'a


Under the supervision of WASH Manager and Senior WaSH Officer, the WaSH Officer will be charged with the prioritization and coordination of the start-up and management of technical interventions. Also will be supporting the WASH team in the assessment, planning, design, implementation, supervision, expansion/development and administration of technical interventions. These will have a strong link to ongoing or planned water, sanitation and hygiene promotion activities.


  • Ensure that all field activities are implemented on time, to quality measures and within budget as per the monthly plan. Where challenges arise, ensure that these are flagged early, communicated to the field office manager and addressed in an appropriate way.
  • Initiate and follow-up the preparation of procurement and administrative documents required for the WASH program implementation.
  • Contribute and/or support the process of adapting training manuals to specific local context both at community and institutional levels; including identification of key hygiene promotion approaches and activities as per the context.
  • Participate in conducting assessments both initial and detail assessments
  • Conduct detail assessment for rehabilitation works followed by development of BOQs
  • Coordinate rehabilitation works in institutions and communities including design and supervision of small work contracts ensuring that they are completed in time and within budget.
  • Supervision process of contractors to ensure work is completed as per the specification and safety standard, within budget and is signed off by the appropriate authority in timely manner.
  • Direct supervision for implementation of projects at field level as set out in WASH project planning documents, flagging up both successes and risks to the line manager in a timely manner.
  • Prepare WASH reports regarding field project activities on monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Together with line manager, develop procurement plan as per the project document and coordinate with the logistics team to ensure materials arrive in good time.
  • Carry out monitoring and evaluation of project activities as agreed in a monitoring and evaluation framework, while ensuring collection of data in timely manner.
  • Ensure that projects are carried out with participation from all relevant stakeholders, including disaster affected children and their families.
  • Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
  • Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
  • Compliance & Ethics: Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.  Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.


Reporting to: Senior WaSH Officer- Eng

Directly Supervise: WaSH Assistant - Eng



Personnel Qualifications (Special training/experience required) provide 6-7 requirements: 

  • Education to BSc/BA/BEng, Water Engineering, or a related subject,
  • Minimum 2 years of working experience in WASH-related programs
  • Knowledge of community mobilization tools
  • Commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation tools
  • Commitment to capacity building and developing others
  • Ability to write assessment and project reports
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Good level of written and spoken English and Arabic
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of IMC. In particular, a good understanding of promoting each person’s right to integrity, respect and dignity, while working towards protecting beneficiaries and vulnerable populations from sexual exploitation and Abuse by aid workers.
  • Training and/or experience in PHAST and/or CLTS approaches
  • Oral and written Language skills in English and Arabic

“International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability or status as a veteran.”

How to Apply

Qualified and Interested applicants can send their CVs to:  IMC-YemenHR@internationalmedicalcorps.org 

Kindly mention this code  “YESAN0819001” in the "email subject line"

  • Employer: IMC
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Sana'a
  • Posted on: 6 August 2019
  • Deadline: 15 August 2019