World Vision Ghana: Hygiene and Sanitation Coordinator

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7 Mar, 2011

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NGO Jobs in Ghana, Non Profit Organisation Jobs

Under the supervision of WAWI Program Manager, the Hygiene and Sanitation Coordinator will work closely with the LC Team and field staff in WASH countries (Ghana, Mali and Niger) with extension to other West African countries to enhance programmatic design and implementation of Hygiene and Sanitation component of WASH, Improve the implementation of community mobilization, education, sensitization, participation and capacity building on WASH components, work toward sustainability and share lessons learned, best practices, Lead monitoring and evaluation of WASH projects.


  • Assist the WAWI Program Manager in the development and implementation of the WASH Strategic Plans, Work plans, proposal writing and special technical issues;
  • Build the capacities of WV WASH staff on community mobilization, education, sensitization, participation;
  • On the basis of lessons learned and innovations, undertake studies on best practices and ways of improving WASH projects impact on communities and assure projects best sustainability;
  • Contribute to design Complementary projects in relation with countries, partners, and technical staff in the 3 countries;
  • Take part, plan and support WASH monitoring and evaluations activities as required by the WASH Program Manager in the 3 countries;
  • Establish a comprehensive Community, database for WASH partnership, including countries implementation and planning database; partner institutions related database in relation with Ministry quality teams in each country;
  • Provide technical support in communication, website development and maintenance; identify and request success stories, best practices and improvement & innovations in WASH and relate with countries project management;
  • Maintain a strategic technical link between WAWI Program Manager and WASH countries Projects management as well as Partner institutions who report to him in Sanitation and hygiene sector;
  • Bring relevant internal and external issues to the attention of the WAWI Program Manager;
  • Attend NGO or other meetings on WASH as needed to represent WASH interests and concerns;
  • Be up-to-date on the status of key projects, tasks and responsibilities of supervisor;
  • Coordinate orientations for staff, candidates and visitors in sanitation, hygiene and community based issues, including social and economic context;
  • Perform other tasks and carry out special projects as needed and assigned by the WAWI Program Manager (participates in the preparation of Annual Review meetings, Trainings, partners meetings, workshops and special the reports)

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.



  • With five (5) years minimum professional experience in WASH planning, implementation, Monitoring and evaluation activities, of which 3 years are in developing countries, working on integrated WASH programs;
  • Advanced degree Sanitation, hygiene & behavior change communication, Health, Database creation and Monitoring and Evaluation, or similar field or equivalent experience required;
  • Have a solid knowledge of WV WASH structure, the partnership in WASH, the WASH Work plan and activities;
  • Familiar with WASH indicator and skilled in monitoring and evaluation;
  • Able to work in rural areas and to travel very often;
  • Strong in English, French oral and written skills is also desired;
  • Understand and committed to World Vision’s ethos, Core Values and Mission Statement

How to apply

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Reference Code: RW_8ELRT2-39

Hygiene and Sanitation Coordinator

World Vision

Closing date: 31 Mar 2011

Location: Ghana – Accra

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