Key Position Information
WASH Coordinator –Community WASH Improvement Project
Position Reports To
Project Manager for Community WASH Improvement Project
Gowainghat ADP Office, Sylhet
This position has overall responsibility for the coordination and management of all project activities and staff of a 36 month Action to improve public health situation in Gowainghat upazila under Sylhet
S/he will have overall responsibility for ensuring that; the goals and outcomes of the Action are met, and that the Action is in line with the policies of WV and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs-MOFA, Japan. S/he will also have overall responsibility for the supervision of the technical and programmatic deliverables of the field team. This position will report to the Japanese Project Manager who will be based in Dhaka,
S/he will represent the project in the Project Steering Committee led by the Project Manager. WASH Coordinator is responsible and accountable for the successful delivery of the goal and outcomes of the project and will regularly report progress in achieving them. S/he will also be responsible of managing the field level implementation of the project.
S/he will also lead Government liaison, Policy compliance, financial management, performance management, staff well-being, budget control, project performance monitoring, knowledge management, reporting, and evaluations.
He/she will also establish & maintain liaison, networking with the relevant stakeholders within organization as well as outside organization necessary for their support, communication and sharing.
No. Direct Report:
Project officer, Accounts Officer and Engineer Facilitator.
Date created /updated:
Feb 20, 2016
As per LOA
Decision Making Authority
Within WV Bangladesh policy and procedure.
Important Functional Relationships
District & Upazila level Government Administration, Department of Public Health Engineering(DPHE) , Union Parishad, Civil Society Organizations-CSOs, NGOs working in the same areas
National WASH Coordinator & Regional Specialist, Health , Nutrition and WASH, Senior ADP Manager, Regional Field Director
Issue based Networking Committee, , Water point Management Committee ,mothers group, Adolescent group, and other relevant committees.
Key Objectives of the Position
The position is accountable for the following:
Expected End Results
Technical support for project management and overall leadership in managing project at field level
Technical support to team on project interventions as per as per WASH guidelines
Ensuring Design alignment
Project designs are done in alignment with WV policy and guidelines
Networking and advocacy
Effective working relationship developed with stakeholders
Explore the potential partners aligning with WVB partnership guideline and make available those partners for existing program implementation or for upcoming new program. Ensure strategic relationship and partnership with relevant stakeholders & service providers as per designfor smooth operation of the project.
Technical capacity building
Effective capacity building of project on WASH related interventions
Reporting and Documentation
Ensured reporting and documentation
Professional and personal development
Civil Engineering/ Health degree /MPH/MSS/Relevant field
Knowledge & Skills
Clear Understanding on the project issues has to work on.
Proven excellent leadership capacity in managing the staff and stakeholders
Technically sound on water and sanitation, hygiene promotion approaches, community mobilization, working with stakeholders.
Technically sound and hands on experience on community based WASH mgt.
Ability to manage contractors
Knowledge on current development and emergence issues
Good conceptual and practical skills to write project concept paper and design documents of the project.
Good knowledge and skills in forecasting and budgeting
Baseline survey, Evaluation and Monitoring process and tools.
Good facilitation skill of Training, Seminar and Advocacy programs.
Good communication and networking skill
Good command in English & Bengali, both written and verbal
Decision making and conflict resolution skills
Competent in using MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint presentation
Ability to work under stressful condition and adaptive to local culture and situation
Minimum of 5 years working experiences on WASH program
Must be willing and able to work in the project area of Gowaighat area and need to work with the Project team
60 % desk oriented and 40% field oriented job.
Achieving quality results and service
Practicing accountability and integrity
Communicating information effectively
Learning for growth and development
Maintaining work/life balance and effectiveness
Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly
Understanding the Humanitarian Industry
Understanding World Vision’s mission and operations
Practicing innovation and creativity
Building collaborative relationships
Practicing gender and cultural diversity
Influencing individuals and groups
Being a child-focused organization, World Vision has the responsibility to ensure safety & protection of the children while they come in contact with the staff; accordingly all the recruits will go through specific checks and compliance procedures in accordance to its Child Protection Policy. Persons with a history of child rights and child protection violation are discouraged to apply.