Organization: Agro Pastoral Charity Organization (APCO)
Position Title: WASH Engineer
Location/Duty Station: Kahda District, Banadir Region
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.
Submission Email: email@example.com
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
WASH Project, titled “Provision of integrated life-saving WASH services for droughtaffected and high-risk food insecure IDPs and Host communities in Kahda district Banadir
region”. So, APCO is looking for a professionally confident, self-motivated,
experienced and committed team player WASH Engineer.
APCO in Somalia is looking for a WASH engineer who will become part of our
operation team. The person will hold the following responsibilities:
Preparation of BOQs and drawings for all water supply and sanitation
infrastructures to be implemented in the targeted areas.
Execute implementation of all WASH infrastructure activities as per the
implementation plan, BOQs, drawings and specifications.
Monitor and supervise WASH activities and ensure effective implementation of
the WASH activities.
Maintain material records at construction sites and ensure the quality of all
materials arrived on all sites.
Validate the progress and quality of work of the contractors and make
connections with the administration and logistics to ensure their payments are
made well on time.
Identify project supplies needs Prepare requisitions and coordinate with the
operation team to ensure materials arrive timely at the work site.
Ensure community participation in all WASH infrastructure activities.
Technical Training of WASH committees and volunteers.
Regular visits to field areas to supervise all WASH infrastructure activities and
ensure the quality of all WASH infrastructures.
Supervises contractors working on project sites and conducts quality control of
infrastructure installed by the APCO.
Conducting water quality analysis in the field locations and updating water
quality reports, also to propose recommendations for the water treatment
systems if needed
Follow all APCO protocols and regulations according to guidance provided by
the direct supervisor.
Ensure that construction works are integrated with hygiene promotion and
community participation components, to ensure sustainability of the
Ensures that contract terms are understood and respected by the contractors.
Weekly reporting to the Project Coordinator, including key achievements and
planning for the following week.
Performs any other duty assigned by your immediate supervisor or ED
The role is one that requires technical expertise (in water, water quality analysis,
sanitation, structural design and/or construction).
Bachelor/Diploma in Water engineering, Civil engineering, Environmental
science, or engineering or equivalent.
Excellent teamwork skills and the ability to build good relations both internally
Experience in the design and delivery of training or capacity building program
Minimum of two years’ work experience in engineering project implementation
and supervision particularly on water and sanitation infrastructures.
Spoken and written English proficiency is essential.
Physically able to spend long periods of time in the field.
Knowledge about WASH-related activities especially hygiene promotion and
Readiness to travel including remote areas.
advanced interpersonal skills
advanced communication skills
very good in MS Office
ability to work under time constraints in stressful environments.
All applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 20th
June 2023. Application received after this date will not be considered