Job Summary

    The Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Project Manager (PM) is responsible for running and supervising water, sanitation and hygiene projects at all stages of the project management cycle. He/she is also responsible for accomplishing the project objectives and outcomes within the contextual constraints. The PM ensures the overall success of the project by making sure the WASH team completes the defined activities while adhering to internal standards and contractual obligations; and that the project is completed on time, within budget and with acceptable quality.

    Further objectives for the WASH PM concern the capacity building and mentoring of staff; humanitarian needs identification through monitoring of the evolving situation; context analysis to contribute to the development of future projects including writing proposals; and internal coordination to reinforce WATAN’s integrated approach. The WASH project manager reports to the WASH program manager.

Position Requirements

    • PMD pro
    • Minimum 2 years of experience managing WASH projects.
    • Great presentation and communication skills.
    • Strong management skills
    • Reporting skills
    • Strong knowledge in budgeting.
    • Ability to build the capacity of the team
    • Professional, motivated, open, creative, responsible, flexible, culturally sensitive.


    • Develop project plan, ensure its smooth implementation, and manage the team’s performance of project tasks and activities that may include, but are not limited to:
    • Construction or rehabilitation of water and sanitation networks, gravity flow systems, wells or boreholes.
    • Implementation of latrines or other sanitation facilities.
    • Hygiene promotion and education.
    • Hygiene kits distribution.
    • Solid waste management and Desludging.
    • Water treatment.
    • Water trucking and emergency water supply.
    • Carrying out of assessments and post-implementation monitoring.
    • Monitoring of sub-contractor work.
    • Ensure appropriate design, construction and implementation of WASH hardware according to technical standards, as well as proper maintenance and use of WASH equipment.
    • Develop and ensure the use of appropriate techniques and materials for hygiene promotion and training.
    • Manage the project budget through the passing of timely orders, the preparation of monthly forecasts and the monitoring of expenditure.
    • Track the progress of activities, ensure the collecting of project indicators and provide on-time internal status reports and external donor reports.
    • Identify and monitor risks, constraints or escalating issues, and inform the hierarchy accordingly.
    • Ensure that all data and information is updated, well organized and easily accessible; and that lessons learnt, and best practice are capitalized.
    • Coordinate with other technical departments to ensure a common approach, synergy and sharing of information.
    • Represent WATAN’s WASH program externally and collaborate/coordinate with local authorities, partners and stakeholders.
    • Analyze and report on the evolving humanitarian needs and provide clear recommendations for interventions.
    • Participate in the development of new proposals.

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Turkey - Gaziantep