Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Manager at Save the Children 2023

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Save the Children Programme Advert

  • Location: Kenya
  • Company: Save the Children
  • Closing Date : 1 May. 2023


The WASH Manager will be responsible for all technical aspects supporting the WASH activities for an effective Emergency Response including WASH facilities for Save the Children (SC) Primary Health Care facilities and Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD) treatment facilities or Cholera Treatment Centers (CTCs) or other infectious disease outbreak responses.

The WASH Manager is also tasked with recruitment and training of WASH officers, Health Promoters, and Hygienists on operation and maintenance of WASH facilities, outreach, disinfection (including chlorine preparation) and liaising with SC’s Health staff to ensure implementation of appropriate protocols and effective health promotion.



  • Experience working within a senior management role within a complex country program in an emergency response including in first phase emergency response.
  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Water Engineering, or a related subject, or equivalent field experience
  • Experience working with infectious diseases, particularly in CTCs or with Ebola/ haemorrhagic fever.
  • Experience managing PHC facility water, sanitation, wastewater and waste disposal systems.
  • Experience managing a WASH team at national level, including national and international staff members
  • Experience of WASH project management and program coordination, implementing WASH program within donor constraints, on time and within budget
  • Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability
  • Demonstrated monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Ability to work both in an advisory and a hands-on implementation capacity
  • Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff in WASH technical skills
  • Experience representation and ability to represent SC effectively in external forums.
  • Experience preparing successful funding proposals for donors
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong influencing skills and experience in advocacy
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • A high level of written and spoken English
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children. In particular, a good understanding of the Save the Children’s mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support


  • Strong knowledge of Save the Children systems and ways of working.
  • Proficiency in a second language such as French, Spanish or Arabic

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