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Posted on 23 May, 2023
Closing on 06 Jul, 2023
Deadline Extended- Early candidates are encouraged to apply as the applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

Job Description

Job title: Wash Assistant – HP and Nutrition
Contract Duration: 5 months
Location: Lahij - Radfan
Reporting to: Project Officer  


People in Need (PIN) is an international, non-profit organization providing humanitarian and development assistance around the world. We have launched multi-sector humanitarian programs in the south of Yemen in 2022. The Country Program (CP) is aiming for scale-up in 2023 and onwards in closer partnership with Alliance 2015 members and gradually strengthening its presence in south and south-west areas, increasing the team, institutional funding, and programmatic footprint, and currently leading our response from main base in Aden. This position is ideal for a driven humanitarian professional that would like a hands-on role, supporting overall program development & quality management in a dynamic environment within one of today’s largest crisis.


The WASH Assistant will assist in ensuring the quality of the planning, implementation and follow up of HP activities being implemented by PIN.  Specifically, the main activities include hygiene item distribution, nutrition awareness sessions, screening of malnutrition cases, provision of hygiene information and education, monitoring construction of latrines, installation of water points, well rehabilitation and water storage, and facilitating community education on water purification methods. 


  •  Assist in the implementation of baseline and KABP/KOBO surveys and other data collection activities.
  •  Support the HP Officer in adapting hygiene promotion packages for households, schoolteachers, and students.
  •  Organize and implement training for school teachers/Community Health Volunteers.
  •  Support the roll-out of hygiene promotion to students and households.
  •  Support the HP Officer in adapting hygiene promotion packages for communities, with a range of topics including water safety, water storage, water treatment, food use and hygiene, and IYCF practices.
  •  Provide hygiene promotion to communities adapted to the specific needs of men, women, boys, and girls.
  •  Maintain links with Community Health Volunteers to ensure close coordination in order to carry out hygiene promotion activities among target groups.
  •  Liaise closely with local representatives of the Ministry of Education, Health, and GARWSP, father’s councils at schools, health committees, Food Management Committees (FMCs), and Community Water Management Committees (CWMCs).
  •  Train Community Health Volunteers on MUAC screening, CMAM, and nutrition and hygiene reporting, to enable them to effectively deliver key messages in a manner that is easy for communities to retain the knowledge and adopt the best practices shared.
  •  Representing the PIN WASH Team, work closely with Health and Nutrition Treatment Teams to ensure that nutrition messages are integrated into all health facilities and outreach activities.
  •  Collect monthly data and activity reports and ensure proper filing of all project-related documentation.
  •  Prepare regular reports and progress updates.
  •  Undertake other duties as required.


  • Minimum Bachelor Degree or equivalent;
  • At least 1 year of direct experience in WASH projects;
  • Good skills and experience with MS Office and internet usage;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Living in or from targeted governorates;
  • Able to make strong relations with community and key stakeholders;
  • Ethical, trustworthy, creative, dynamic, and enthusiastic;
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
  • INGO experience preferred.

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