Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Technical Advisor

Food for the Hungry
April 10, 2018
Maradi, Niger
Post Type
Experience (minimum)
5-10 Years
Education (minimum)
Travel Required?
Base Salary
$60,000 - 70,000


The WASH Technical Advisor provides leadership and program support of all WASH aspects under the Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) grant project. This position will coordinate with each of the partner organizations involved in the project, and will be responsible to advise on and monitor program quality, supporting consortium members in completion of activities such as Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (PHAST), Open Defecation Free (ODF) Sanitation for all activities to a high quality within the project period. Experience in the context of WASH in pastoral and agro-pastoral communities will be essential in this role. Understanding of and experience in organizing communities around disaster risk management and natural resource management is required. The position is expected to travel frequently throughout the regions of Maradi and Zinder for management, support, monitoring, and evaluation of program activities. This role will be responsible for all infrastructure activities to be implemented by this program. The position will work alongside the Health and Livelihoods Technical Advisors, and report to the Deputy Chief of Party (based in Maradi) on day-to-day management of the WASH and infrastructure sector of the DFSA, and also works closely with the Niger Ministry of Water Resources, Environment and Desertification Control.

This position is contingent on approval of a grant.

Key Result #1 – Project implementation and monitoring.
Key Result #2 – Technical oversight.
Key Result #3 – Operations (HR, Logistics and Finance).

A resume and an application are required to apply for this position. This position will close to applications on April 23, 2018. For a complete version of the job description, qualifications, and to apply, access our Career page: https://www.fh.org/about/careers/

FH benefits include (Int’l):
Insurance - Health, Disability, Life
Paid holidays, vacation, & sick leave
Pension, after one year of service
Professional development and continuing education opportunities

Values, Vision, and Purpose
At Food for the Hungry, we operate under a set of guiding principles we call “The Heartbeat.” This includes our Values, Vision, and Purpose, which serve as the explanation of who we are and how we work as an organization. Together we follow God’s call responding to human suffering and graduating communities from extreme poverty.

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