Vacancy Announcement WASH field officer (1Positions)

Full Time
Kahda District, Banadir Region
Posted 1 year ago

Organization: Agro Pastoral Charity Organization (APCO)
Position Title: WASH field officer
Location/Duty Station: Kahda Banadir Region
Announcing Date: 12/06/2023
Closing Date: 20/06/2023
Project Duration:12 months Contract with possibility of extension to availability of
funds and satisfactory job performance.
Commitment to Diversity: APCO is an equal opportunities employer.
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Background Information
Agro Pastoral Charity Organization (APCO) is a local non-governmental, nonprofit making organization founded in 1998, which supports vulnerable
populations, affected by humanitarian crises in Somalia. APCO provides
continued support to vulnerable communities by ensuring the sustainability of
post-crisis interventions and engaging long-term challenges facing our target
populations, in order to break the poverty cycle, foster development and reduce
vulnerability to disasters. Their interventions seek to cover the multiple aspects
of humanitarian and development crises through a multidisciplinary approach
adapted to each context.
In partnership with Somali Humanitarian Fund (SHF), APCO is implementing a
Nutrition program, Titled, “Provision of integrated life-saving WASH services for droughtaffected and high-risk food insecure IDPs and Host communities in Kahda district Banadir
So, APCO is looking for a professionally confident, self-motivated,
experienced and committed team player to fill the WASH field officer
The positions and responsibilities
APCO is looking for a suitable Somali National to fill WASH Field Officer
position, based in Mogadishu. Reports Hierarchically and Technically to the
WASH Coordinator, the WASH Field Officer’s core responsibilities shall include
but not be limited to the following:
Responsible for the field implementation of WASH activities in Mogadishu

Objective 1: To organize and follow up on data collection and processing


  • Management (make planning, control the quality of the work, the timing,
    the cost)
  • Ensure all field activities are being undertaken in a responsible and
    safety-conscious manner.
  • Follow the project’s advancement through regular field visits;
  • Evaluate and update the project’s needs (HR, financial, logistics);
  • Identify and foresee problems or constraints;
  • Schedule activities according to the project’s planned priorities;
  • Propose solutions or improvements for better performance of the project;
  • Attend WASH Cluster meetings, communicate about the ongoing activities
    Objective 2: WASH Staff Management
  • Participate in the technical recruitment process
  • Organize the team and ensure team spirit and staff motivation
  • Assist in the implementation of the training sessions on the base and
    perform continuous self-training to be able to properly train the staff
  • Ensure Communication between the WASH Staff & the rest of the APCO
    program teams
  • Delegate new tasks & responsibilities to the staff when appropriate and
    ensure the follow-up
  • Make staff evaluation, and make proposals to improve the staff capacities
  • Ensure the safety and security of the staff, providing timely reporting to
    the Base Officer / WASH Coordinator any problem encountered in the field
    Objective 3: Participate in needs assessments and interlink WASH with other Program Sectors
  • Coordinate all WASH assessments prior to project implementation and
    during the course of the project
  • Liaise with the other teams and ensure coherence in activities execution
    and provide technical assistance when needed.
  • With the support of the Programme Coordinator, disseminate the results
    of the WASH assessments to the local stakeholders
  • In Consultation with the Programme Coordinator and the WASH team,
    identify intervention areas for program implementations
    Objective 4: To produce relevant reports
  • To report (verbally or in writing) to the WASH Coordinator when it’s
  • To produce monthly reports on fields activities to the WASH Coordinator
  • To produce weekly activities report
  • To read, make comments and validate the reports of the staff under his
  • To produce technical documents in English as required by the WASH
    Objective 5: To be a representative of APCO
  • Attend all WASH Coordination meetings and Clusters.
  • Ensure linkages are established with agencies implementing WASH
    projects in Mogadishu specially Kahda
  • To make a presentation of APCO activities as requested by the Field
    Coordinator Who we are looking for:
    Qualifications, experience and competencies
  • A University degree with a background in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Fluent in Somali and English (oral and written)
  • Excellent reporting skills
  • Flexibility
  • Dynamic
  • Good relations with other people
  • Good capacity to work in a team
  • Capacity to manage priorities – Excellent organizational skills
    Application procedure
    All applicants should drop a letter of application and updated CV (including 3
    referees) to and indicate the position applied for in the
    subject. The deadline for application deadline is 20/06/2023.
    Local candidates are encouraged to apply
    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
    APCO is an equal opportunities employer

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