Wash Mobilizer

Published August 24, 2022
Location Baidoa, Somalia
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  


Background on ACTED


ACTED is a French humanitarian NGO, founded in 1993, which supports vulnerable populations, affected by humanitarian crises worldwide. ACTED provides continued support to vulnerable communities by ensuring the sustainability of post-crisis interventions and engaging long-term challenges facing our target populations, in order to break the poverty cycle, foster development and reduce vulnerability to disasters. Their interventions seek to cover the multiple aspects of humanitarian and development crises through a multidisciplinary approach which is both global and local, and adapted to each context.


ACTED is looking for professionally confident, self-motivated, experienced and committed team player to fill the WASH MOBILIZER position in Baidoa, Somalia.


Position Profile:


The WASH MOBILIZER will be responsible for the needs assessment and implementation of WASH activities in the area. He/she will also be in charge as assigned to him/her by the Snr Project Officer for all Wash activities in target communities. Additionally, this position will support Wash Component i.e hygiene promotion volunteers and ensure implementation OF Wash Activities is done in close collaboration with WASH program team, the local community, the Local authority and other relevant agencies


Duties and Responsibilities:


  1. Assessment and mobilization


Conduct field-based needs assessments and consolidate the information for planning and implementing WASH project activities in Somalia.

Translate field assessment findings into feasible and relevant project proposals

Mobilize community members to actively participate in WASH interventions.

  1. Design


Design appropriate sanitation facilities for the target communities.

Design and implement a context specific health promotion strategy for the operation area.

  1. Monitoring


Develop and implement a monitoring plan for all WASH activities in the area of jurisdiction. Identify forums for community involvement in monitoring of WASH activities.

Integrate WASH into primary activities

  1. Supervision and Training


Directly supervise the Community Volunteers.

Develop and implement capacity building plans for community volunteers.

Develop and implement context specific training guides on hygiene promotion for community volunteers.

Develop Clear plan for Community Water tracking

  1. Reporting


Provide timely reports on the field trips, monitoring visits and assessments to the Project Officer .

Compile weekly, monthly and other ACTED substantial reports as may be required; including donor reports.



Degree/Diploma with 4 years working experience in the field of Food Security and WASH or water engineering or other related disciplines; plus, relevant work experience in Food Security and community water, Sanitation and hygiene programs for displaced populations.

Be able to use a wide variety of software, including Word, Excel and Power Point.

Ability to work independently in a result oriented multi-tasking and multi-cultural environment and manage conflicting priorities.

Proven practical experience in the planning and execution of water and sanitation projects. Possibly experience in social work and / or humanitarian assistance.

Demonstrated experience of integrating gender and diversity issues into WASH Programming.

Fluency in English, oral and written with strong report writing skills.

Technical Skills


Project Management

Knowledge on Wash Programming

Knowledge in Budget Management

Transparency and accountability

Planning and organizing


Effective communication

Report Writing


How to apply


Application Procedure:


Qualified Somali Nationals with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter as a single document i.e. with the cover letter being on the first page and the CV starting on the second page, detailing three work related referees and contacts by email with the subject line“WASH MOBILIZER - Baidoa”

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