Sector manager - wash

Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

Job Summary

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, fo...

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Monguno, Borno State and reports directly to the OFDA Project Manager
  • The Sector Manager is responsible for monitoring and supporting the successful implementation of WASH projects in Borno State according to the project objectives.

Task and Responsibilities

  • Ensure appropriate design, construction and implementation of WASH hardware according to technical standards as well as proper maintenance and use of WASH equipment mostly in health facilities.
  • Design, estimate and provide B&Q of the water and sanitation activities to be undertaken in coordination with the officers, report immediately any changes required in design and cost beyond the scope of the approved budget.
  • Implements, in the framework of projects, the mission’s WASH strategy taking into account the key internal and external documents: Action Against Hunger charter, strategic framework, policies amongst others.
  • Ensure that all data and information are updated, well organized and easily accessible including the capitalization of lessons learnt and best practices.
  • Analyze and report on the evolving humanitarian needs and provide clear recommendations for interventions.
  • Conducts needs assessments.
  • Participate in the definition of the WASH strategy for Action Against Hunger as well as identification and design of potential new intervention areas.

Position Requirement

  • Degree in Engineering or Public Health Degree (Bachelors or equivalent/higher).
  • Additional training courses specific to WASH in development contexts (such as bioforce Institute graduate), and/or Program Management professional certifications, strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant working experience in a WASH management/supervisory capacity.
  • Strong computer literacy, organizational and planning skills, report writing, budget oversight.
  • Commitment to upholding Action Against Hunger’s values, excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible.
  • Capacity to analyze and resolve problems including taking appropriate action.
  • Ability to share information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to define goals, realistic and specific objectives.
  • Capacity to establish priorities in order to achieve expected results.


  • Advert may close before the due date, once we have received applications from qualified candidates
  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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