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Date Posted

May 06, 2015


Save The Children

Job Title

WASH Coordinator (Only For Nigerian Nationals) At Save The Children

Job Type




Level 3- The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with children or young people and, in the overseas context all posts are considered to be level 3 posts in view of potential situations which may allow staff unsupervised access to vulnerable children and young people.


The primary responsibility of the WASH (Water Hygiene and Sanitation) coordinator is to provide technical oversight to all Emergency WASH interventions for the Humanitarian response

****SCOPE OF ROLE:****

****Reports to: Field Manager****

****Staff directly reporting to this post: WASH Officers****


****Technical and Advisory Support:****

· Work together with Ministry of environment, LGA WASH unit and other relevant departments in implementing evidence based strategies for improving community sanitation eg CLTS

· Support Primary Health Centres (PHCs) in intervention LGAs in the setting up of ORT and hand washing points in addition to providing general guidance on minimum health facility hygiene standards

· Support Community Health Workers (CHWS) in the developing appropriate hygiene and sanitation messages for diarrhoea and pneumonia prevention

· Support advocacy activities including state level advocacy linked to improving WASH conditions in supported LGAs

· Support the development, review/adaptation of appropriate WASH training materials, job aids, counselling and behaviour change materials to be used in project areas

· Build the capacity of Women and Child hygiene groups on WASH in all intervention LGAs

****Planning and Budgeting:****

· Develop activity plans and budgets for technical support activities

· Participate in preparation of overall work plan and budget for Child health programme in Lagos

· Collaborate with LGA authorities, other partners in planning, implementing activities

****Programme Management:****

· Ensure the maintenance of healthy partnerships with relevant government and private counterparts and other partners at state level

· Work closely with relevant community management in rolling out WASH interventions

****SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)****


· accuracy and timeliness in all areas of responsibility

· high level of accuracy in work, and ability to analyse complex sets of relationships and situations

· holds self and others accountable


· creating best-in-class EA function

· future-orientated, thinks pro-actively


· working effectively with stakeholders to achieve common goals

· excellent communication and interpersonal skills

· builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners

· approachable, good listener, easy to talk to


· designing more effective admin systems

· willing to take disciplined risks


· Honest, encourages openness and transparency, demonstrates highest levels of integrity.


****Administrative & General Skills****

· A minimum of a Bachelors’ degree in health or environmental science

· Additional Qualifications in environment science, Public health or any related field is an added advantage

· At least 3 years’ work experience working in WASH in government structures, Local NGOs or INGOs i

· Experience of working with local communities in implementing WASH interventions is essential

Additional skills

· Ability to work effectively both independently (with minimal supervision) and as a member of a team

· Commitment to gender equity, child rights, community empowerment, and grassroots development approaches

· Effective planning and organising skills

· Effective interpersonal skills – oral and written communication skills in English. Hausa will be an added value

· Computer literacy skills – MS Office applications, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Spread sheets

Strong facilitation and presentation skills

How to apply:

Kindly send your C.V. and covering letter on or before 10th of May 2015 explaining why you are suitable to

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1-3 year


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