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Lebanon: WaSH Coordinator

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Acción contra el Hambre España
Country: Lebanon
Closing date: 23 Jul 2017

Action Against Hunger is an international non-governmental, private, apolitical, non-religious and non-profit organization created in 1979. Its goal is to combat hunger and dangerous situations that threaten men, women and children. Currently 500 expatriates and more than 5,000 local employees are working for Action Against Hunger in more than 46 countries working in projects concerning four areas of focus: nutrition, health, food security and water and sanitation. Learn more about us !

General Objective

The WaSH Coordinator will be responsible for the design and follow up of the WaSH Country Strategy, following the Nutrition Security Framework and overall mission strategy. Furthermore, supports the assessment, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of current and future Action Against Hunger WaSH programs in Lebanon, as well as liaising with external stakeholders (Partners, Donors, and local authorities) and representing Action Against Hunger in the country. He/She will ensure the technical relevance of WaSH interventions according to Action Against Hunger and Country priorities, upon agreement with the Country Director.

Key activities

Objective 1 : (30%) Understanding and analyzing the Water and Sanitation sector in Lebanon and define priorities of intervention according to the Countries’ strategic priorities, the humanitarian community sector guidance and Action Against Hunger principles of action, while representing the organization in the country.

Objective 2: (30%) Ensure quality and equity control, follow up and monitoring

Objective 3: (20%) WaSH team support and capacity building

Objective 4: (20%) Support project implementation, follow-up and monitoring and conduct internal evaluations of project quality

Check the job description for more details


  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Hydrology, Civil Engineer, or WaSH related areas
  • Expertise in Water, Waste-Water, Hygiene, and Engineering
  • At least 5 years of experience in the WaSH sector, and experience in the Humanitarian Sector
  • At least 3 years of experience in the Humanitarian Sector and in External coordination and representation
  • Reading, writing and speaking English compulsory; Arabic recommended ; Spanish and French a plus
  • Fully proficient in MS-Office, Outlook and Skype, familiarity with GIS and ODK an asset
  • Competences : Motivation, Team Work, Strategic Vision, Effective Communication, Organizing and Planning, Adaptability and Flexibility, Innovation and Creativity, Analytical Capacity

Salary and benefits

We offer you to join a dynamic international network with the following remuneration package:

  • Base: Beirut
  • Salary: from 1700 € to 2200 € gross per month according to candidate’s previous experience (according to standard list of Action Against Hunger - Spain). Action Against Hunger - Spain remuneration system allows a salary progression based on the annual development appraisal.
  • Action Against Hunger - Spain remuneration system allows a salary progression based on the annual development appraisal.
  • Up to 20% additional remuneration depending on the position’s context and responsibilities (according the grading scale set by Action Against Hunger)
  • House and maintenance covered by the organization (including per diem): package estimated according to the destination.
  • Travel costs to and from the mission.
  • 25 working days of paid leave per year.
  • Break: additional rest period, including travel cost to a reference area and economic help of 215€.
  • Health, repatriation, travel and life insurance covered by the organization.
  • Extra per month and per child (Under 18 years old): from 100€ to 225€ monthly (according to standard list of Action Against Hunger - Spain)


How to apply:

Please apply online (CV and Cover Letter needed)

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Note : the position may close before the deadline as we need someone ASAP