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Position Title: WASH Manager
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WASH Manager

International Medical Corps

Position Title: WASH Manager

2022-01-22        Balkh       Full Time        27

Job Location: Balkh
Nationality: National
Category: Engineering
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per organization Scale
Vacancy Number: 00321-IMCAFG-2022
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Mazar
Organization: International Medical Corps
Years of Experience: 5 years
Contract Duration: 9 months with possibility of extension
Gender: Male
Education: Graduated from a recognized Engineering Faculties or equivalent Degree in the Civil Engineering or WASH
Close date: 2022-01-22

About International Medical Corps:

International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief programs. IMC is carrying out medical relief services in several provinces of Afghanistan.

Job Descriptions:

Scope of work:

Under the direct supervision of the senior. Coordinator (WASH and civil engineering WASH), the WASH Project Manager will contribute to the planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting for the WASH Assistance Program in Balkh and Laghman provinces. This position will directly supervise 3 WASH project officers and will be responsible for maintaining relationships with local and provincial authorities, WASH implementing partners including MRRD, National and International NGOs as well as vendors and beneficiaries

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to all aspects of the implementation of the WASH project, including planning, designing, site selection, coordinating with WASH partners, beneficiary’s logistic department, cost estimation in coordination with Finance department, implementation, monitoring, and reporting  
  • Supervise the process of beneficiary selection based on approved criteria and strategies, ensuring beneficiaries are consulted and their views considered at all stages of the program
  • Lead the planning of WASH project activities and set quality performance targets ensuring adherence to technical standards, best practices, and donor guidelines.
  • Ensure standard curriculum be used for training of community hygiene promoters and WASH committees
  • Develop tools for KAP survey, plan the survey, and report
  • Oversee the work of project teams during the preparatory works, assessments, technical requirements, selection of beneficiaries and sites   ensuring compliance as per IMC and donor requirement
  • Ensure that the project engages locals and develops the local capacity for longer-term sustainability.
  • Contribute to preparing plans, proposals, and budgets for project extensions and new projects.
  • Ensure protection issues are fully considered throughout the project cycle with women, the elderly, disabled, and most vulnerable in decision-making for all WASH issues.
  • Use appropriate project management tools to plan, review, and track progress on project implementation and the utilization of project resources.
  •  Ensure the development and implement robust M&E systems using appropriate tools and resources to maximize project impact on beneficiaries.
  • Attend all WASH-related Coordination Meetings and share meetings minutes with seniors 
  • Ensure that procurement of goods and their delivery to the project areas are done timely.
  • Prepare monthly project financial pipeline, monitor budget utilization, and prepare monthly spending plan in line with the work plan and procurement plan
  • Assist Logistics to prepare procurement plans and ensure timely procurement of goods and services as per IMC logistics rules and regulations.
  • Prepare and submit weekly, monthly and quarterly reports as per IMC and donor requirement
  • Follow IMC Established policies and procedures, support the successful implementation of program objectives, and provide initiatives to improve the quality and performance of IMC-Afghanistan programs continually.
  •  Perform any task assigned to the Sr. Coordinator (WASH and civil engineering).
  • Perform any other task as assigned by the immediate supervisor.
  • Safeguarding policy for Staff:

  • Respect and follow International Medical Corps Safeguarding policy and never neglect, abuse, harm and exploit children, young people, and adult at risk,
  • Report any actual or suspicious harm to the children and vulnerable adult caused by staff and program.


Leadership: Can engage in leadership and coordination.

Problem-solving: Provides solutions to the problems.

Relationships: Has good interpersonal relationships with (community leaders, supervisors, CHPs, other actors, etc.).

Adaptability: Easily adapts to the work routine, adaptability to live and interact with project staff, and capacity and ability to live and/or work in environments where projects are implementing.

Professionalism: Has the knowledge and understanding of project implementation strategies and approaches and project monitoring systems. Ability to think critically, work under pressure, meet commitments/deadlines, and show persistence in facing challenges.

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others and shows a real commitment to maintaining open communication with the client and team members.

Teamwork: Committed to working collaboratively with colleagues to achieve project tasks for the team. Willing to learn from others and open to giving and receiving feedback.

Flexibility/adaptability: This requires the candidate to have the sufficient capacity to adapt to the IMC work methodology and different work environments (office and field) that the candidate might have later during a mission.

Important Point: You will be asked to travel or be deployed anywhere within the program area to perform services. There may be some insecure areas where you may need to travel and perform the activity without any hesitation in coordination with the security department.


Job Requirements:

  • Graduated from a recognized Engineering Faculties or equivalent Degree in the Civil Engineering or WASH
  • At least 5 years of technical experience implementing WASH-related interventions, especially in Returnees/displacement contexts
  • Experience in capacity building and training of staff
  • Experience in project, logistics, and admin Management
  • High level of communication, interpersonal, representation, and negotiation skills
  • Good understanding and programmatic experience on various cross-cutting issues such as gender, protection, and environment
  • Goal-oriented with the ability to work under pressure, independently, and with limited supervision.
  • Experience in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene assessment methodologies
  • Familiarity with different hygiene and sanitation approach.
  • Preference will be given to local candidate 

Submission Guidelines:

You are kindly requested to send your written CV or resume through email and mention the vacancy number of the position in the subject line. Application received after the closing date and without subject line (vacancy number) will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for written test/interview.

Interested candidates should send their application to the following email address:


Important: To ensure an open, transparent staff selection process pleases certify in your application form that I have no relative or personal relationship with International Medical Corps employees if yes, please disclose the Name, Position and Relation, otherwise your CV will be not considered for shortlist


International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please report to International Medical Corps at the website provided at the end of this document. 


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