WASH Officer

Job Description


Job Title:                      WASH Officer

Working Station:        District Khairpur Mirs

Reporting to:              Project Manager


Position Requirements:

  1. Mandatory (Qualification and Experience)
    1. DAE in Civil Engineering or any other relevant position of study.
    2. Minimum 2 years of practical experience working in Water and Sanitation in emergency response. Should have a good understanding of minimum WASH standards in emergencies.).


  1. Main Responsibilities

The WASH Officer will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • The WASH officer will be responsible for ensuring that WASH-related activities are technically sound and impact positively on the lives of the targeted beneficiaries.
  • Coordinate the water, sanitation, and hygiene component of the Project and maintains overall responsibility for technical oversight of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) activities.
  • Identify basic and specific needs and deliver appropriate Wash NFI according to Wash Sector strategies.
  • Water sampling at water points and the household level.
  • Organization and conduction of Hygiene Promotion campaigns.
  • Provide technical oversight and coordination of both community and school-based WASH-related components of the project.
  • Ensure the development of project work plans, ensuring that targets are met and project outcomes are achieved.
  • Assist the water quality testing procedure and transportation for lab testing to perform analysis of bacteriological, physical, and chemical quality.
  • Ensure the design, oversight, and monitoring of water activities.
  • Work closely with project staff, government entities, and other stakeholders to design and implement targeted strategies for improved community participation in improving water activities.
  • Collaborate with other ongoing projects to ensure effective coordination of the project activities.
  • Liaise with the donor and government officials as needed.
  • Contribute detailed and accurate written inputs to fulfill project technical and financial reporting requirements.
  • Serve as the primary representative of project WASH activities within and outside the project.
  • Participate in relevant coordination meetings to present project activities, ensure coordination with other projects, and assure the highest quality of project implementation.
  • To safeguard and improve the Hygiene Conditions and public health of the project area.
  • Promoting water conservation measures at the household level/community level.
  • Ensuring appropriate community involvement in the design and delivery of essential Wash services and facilities.
  • Ensuring effective coordination and integration of Hygiene Promotion activities with the delivery of water and sanitation services and facilities.
  • Ensuring coordination of Hygiene Promotion methodologies with the organization program sector.
  • Participation in the Wash working groups/Clusters and collaboration on new methodologies.
  • Any other job-related added task assigned by the supervisor.


  1. Knowledge, Skills and Behaviour
    • Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports
    • Substantial experience in integrated emergency response programs and managing partners.
    • Able to analyze and summarize complex technical  and contextual information.
    • Good resource and time management skills.
    • Knowledge of AUTO CAD programme.