WASH Engineer Assistant

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Posted on 20 Sep, 2022
Closing on 31 Oct, 2022

Job Description

Position: WASH Engineer Assistant
Locations: Multiple Cities (Yemen); Lahj, Aldhale
Report to: Project Coordinator
Position Type: Full Time till December 31, 2022, Renewable annually based on fund availability and performance.

ABOUT Action For Humanity:

Action For Humanity is a humanitarian and development non-profit agency that provides emergency relief, rehabilitation, and development assistance to communities worldwide. MI partners with communities in fragile settings to save lives and build resilience, dignity, and long-term well-being. All communities in fragile settings can achieve long-term well-being.

Position Summary:  

Under the direct supervision of the Project Coordinator, the WASH Engineer Assistant will be responsible for reporting of WASH projects activities as the designed work plan and proposals.  WASH Engineer Assistant responsibilities include the completion of projects on time. Other important aspects of the role include overseeing all aspects of projects including financial and program planning and reporting sets deadlines, assigning responsibilities, monitoring, summarizing the progress of project. Comply with AFH policies and practice with respect to code of conduct, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The “WASH Engineer Assistant” will be responsible but not limited to:

  • Oversee the completion reports of the WASH project in accordance with AFH policies and guidelines, and ensure the project is implemented to a high quality, on time and with agreed work plans.
  • Make well informed decisions and problem solve any issues related to assigned WASH project activities, with support from the program manager.
  • Review and submit accurate, informative and quality weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports (in both Arabic and English when required
  • Keep the Project Coordinator informed on progress achieved and challenges faced throughout WASH project implementation.
  • Contribute to addressing problems in the field, and maintain regular and timely communication and information sharing with Project Coordinator
  • Follow up and recommend improvements based on the feedback from the governorate stakeholders and beneficiaries
  • Any other tasks assigned from the Project Coordinator.

Qualification and Skill:

  • Bachelor degree in Community Development, Bachelor in Civil Engineer, or relevant field is required.
  • Proven work experience as a WASH Engineer or similar role
  • At least 1-2 years of experience working on reporting roles preferably with INGOs or NGO
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills and teamwork-oriented.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and organization skills.
  • Proficient in standard Microsoft Office package (Word, Excel, Outlook) and typing.
  • Ability to travel as required within the governorates districts
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage personal stress levels.
  • Flexible and respectful team player.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both languages Arabic and English.  
  • Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations.
  • Creative and able to work with limited resources.


We uphold the Humanitarian Principles; our key values: 


  • Integrity and transparency
  • Communicating openly, clearly, timely and appropriately.    
  • Excellence in all activities.

How to Apply

Please send your applications by email to: recruitment.yemen@actionforhumanity.org 

indicating in the subject line: Wash Engineer Assistant

Please include: C.V. in English/ Arabic Letter of Motivation if there is Applications with no clear indication of the subject will not be considered

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Deadline to send your application: 31st.10.2022

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