WASH Sewage Officer

WASH Sewage Officer

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 5860

Job Title: WASH Sewage Officer

Application deadline: 23.10.2021

Duty Station: Raqqa

Job Requirements:

Studies: Bachelor in hydraulics or sewage engineering, environmental management or other relevant field

Experience in control of rehabilitation or construction of sewage network on at least one project mandatory

Experience: Experience in assessment of sewage network appreciated

Experience in desludging and/or sludge treatment appreciated

Past experience in supervision of Water Trucking in humanitarian with water physico analysis (FRC, pH, turbidity) appreciated

Experience or interest for Informal Settlements or camp context

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

High willingness for field tasks required

Languages:  English language will be appreciated

IT: Intermediate level in technical drawing (AutoCAD) required. Other skills on software for network design will be appreciated.


Job Description:

List of main tasks:

Set-up and operational monitoring of WASH activities

Assessment and design

  • Ensure the sewage network assessments

– Take part in the identification of sites /where work is to be carried out

– Carry out technical assessments of identified sites and make detailed recommendations

– Include and work in close cooperation with the workforce identified by RCC

  • Participate to small scale sewage network and infrastructures designs

– Provide input to design of the works with sizing, technical drawings, BoQ and technical specification

– Propose input to budget and pricing, using and improving his/her knowledge of the local market

Supervision of work in Sewage network

Contribute to the construction and/or the rehabilitation of construction work especially in sector of sewage network using Solidarités International tools (in particular):

  • Recruit and train the workforce and daily workers
  • Carry out work according to technical guidelines and estimates
  • Supervise the implementation of work and make sure it is complying with local and/or humanitarian standard as well as technical specification of the contract
  • Ensure the work respects deadlines established by the contract
  • Report to his line manager if any event occur which can imply delay in the work
  • Supervise operational teams, contractors and communities, and ensure the best use of available resources
  • Take part to the evaluation of the technical competence of contractors
  • Respect Solidarités administrative procedures before, during and after each work project

Operational monitoring

  • Under the supervision of the WS supervisor, take part in logistical and administrative organization and the planning and preparation of SI WASH activities
  • Ensure monitoring of activities under WASH Services department especially desludging and water supply in Informal Settlements and host communities.
  • Report any risk of fraud observed on the field and suggest solution to mitigate the risk of fraud
  • Ensure daily field monitoring of Water trucking by following tasks:

– Ensure spot check of the water truck, FRC in truck and deliver level

– Check the monitoring tools filled by chlorination workers, contractor or community

  • Ensure monitoring of water quality by performing analysis on the field (FRC, pH, T, conductivity …) and taking sample for laboratory in compliance with sampling strategy
  • Ensure bacteriological and chemical analysis in the lab following sampling strategy and instructions of WS supervisor
  • Ensure follow-up of the stock of the laboratory:

–  Fill the stock report

– Ensure monthly inventories

– Anticipate and report purchase needs for laboratory

– Clean and arrange laboratory room

  • Ensure follow-up of the stock of the laboratory by filling the stock report, ensuring monthly inventories and reporting needs
  • Participate in assessment by mobile data collection especially for update of population and WASH assessment
  • Report any movement of population observed on the field
  • Organize, plan and supervise community participation when necessary
  • Anticipate any problems associated with the management of his/her activity and propose solutions to avoid them
  • Establish safety and security measures for each activity and ensure that these rules are respected by the contractor workforce and by the population
  • Provide training to all relevant beneficiaries (daily workers and/or beneficiaries) to ensure the safe and appropriate use of facilities installed.

Reporting/Archiving /representation

  • Keep his/her monitoring tools and files archived in the Solidarités office, accessible to his/her supervisor and/or project manager
  • Report to kobo or in excel database the result of water analysis
  • Participate in scanning hard paper archives and download soft Source of Verification to appropriate folder
  • Support WASH Service supervisor in edition of payment files
  • Take part in the drafting of project completion of work report under the supervision of the WS supervisor
  • Take part in seminars and workshops related to the carrying-out of activities and to project objectives
  • Report to the WS supervisor regarding the development of activities and specific tasks that he/she has been assigned, any problems encountered and the quality of relations with the beneficiaries
  • Report back all information or problems linked to his/her activity, Solidarités programs or safety issues
  • Make sure that the security rules are perfectly well known understood and followed by the daily workers.
  • Listen to the local population and authorities in order to identify any needs, complaints, or major events which could affect the activities of Solidarités
  • Answer complaints reported on CRM line when required
  • Analyse the humanitarian situation by taking into account protection issues/Do No Harm to the population
  • Take part in lessons learnt workshops and other program evaluation activities.
  • Collaborate with local authorities and administration


SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL (SI) is a French humanitarian organization which provides aid and assistance to victims of war or natural disaster. For over 40 years the association has focused on meeting three vital needs – water, food and shelter.

SI is an equal opportunity employer and will assess applications received based on the requirements mentioned below. By submitting your application, you certify that the information provided is true, complete, and verifiable. Any applications containing misrepresentation or falsified information will be excluded from the recruitment process. Please note that SI will contact your former employers if applicable as well as your professional references. SI does not require or accept any compensation whatsoever in exchange for recruitment.

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