Job Information WASH Officer NGO Information
Contact Name HR
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Contract Duration
Governorate Nineveh
Job Shift
Nationality Not Applicable
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2019-08-17
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 3 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2019-08-17
Deadline Date 2019-08-27
[Telafar,Iraq ]

Since 2014 CARE International Iraq has been providing humanitarian assistance to conflict-affected populations living in IDP camps in Duhok, returnees, and host communities’ inaccessible areas in Ninewa Governorate. The core sectors of CARE’s work include the restoration of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services, a comprehensive package of Sexual Reproductive and Maternal Health (SRMH), CARE’s livelihood interventions aim to enhance the sustainable social-economic resilience of the conflict-affected vulnerable populations. CARE program promote cohesion and mainstream protection and gender in all diversities, whilst placing a specific focus on the needs of women and girls to achieve sustainable change.

Under the supervision of the CARE Livelihood/Cash Officer in Telafar the WASH Officer is responsible to advise individual beneficiaries and give group legal session of options to solve their particular legal problem focusing on but not limited to Housing, Land and Property rights (e.g. accessing essential personal documentation, government-initiated compensation benefits, and other legal issues, including property restitution) and make recommendations on the best actions to take.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plan and manage WAS H project activities (Rehabilitation of WASH sites, Hygiene Promotion and Cleaning/Sanitation Campaigns) in full consultation and co-ordination with CARE Livelihood/Cash Officer and CARE Duhok WASH Team
  • Ensure WASH activities are appropriate for the operating context and implemented in accordance to Donor requirements, SPHERE and other WASH standards
  • Contribute to the design of and drafting of WASH technical proposals and BoQs in close coordination with CARE Duhok WASH Team
  • Represent CARE in WASH Cluster, Municipality and government entities as required
  • Provide regular updates to the supervisor on progress and constraints-verbally and in writing.
  • Close monitoring of WASH work and provision of technical support to other colleagues
  • Contribute to the development/roll out of M&E tools and systems to ensure WASH is appropriately monitored including key indicators
  • Ensure all needed materials are procured with required quantity and quality
  • Ensure gender is fully considered throughout the project cycle
  • Any other duties that can be expected within the wider scope of this position on the request of the Livelihood/Cash Officer


Child Safeguarding: CARE International in Iraq is committed to protecting the rights of children. We reserve the right to conduct police/ reference checks and other screening procedures to ensure a child-safe environment.

Preventing Sexual Harassment, Exploitation, and Abuse: CARE International in Iraq staff are committed to each other and to the protection of the people we serve.  We do not tolerate sexual misconduct within our organization or external to our organization. Protection from sexual harassment, exploitation, and abuse are fundamental to CARE International Iraq’s relationships, including employment, and our recruitment practices are designed to ensure we recruit people who are committed to our work and the people we serve. We will use the recruitment and reference process to ensure all potential staff understand and are aligned with these expectations. To find out more, please contact the Human Resources Officer or read the CI PSEA and CP Policy (Click here).

Gender equality: CARE International in Iraq is committed to meeting the standards of the CARE International Gender Policy (2009). Through this policy, CARE seeks to promote the equal realization of dignity and human rights for girls, women, boys and men, and the elimination of poverty and injustice. Specifically, this policy it seeks to improve the explicit incorporation of gender in programmatic and organizational practices.

Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Qualifications & Preferred Skills


  • BSc in Water, Environmental or Civil Engineering or relevant equivalent education background
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the WASH sector or experience in WASH hardware & software e.g. building and or rehabilitation of water and sanitation systems (Latrines, drainage, waste management, water quality monitoring and hygiene promotion etc.)
  • Familiarity with Telafar social-economic and cultural context
  • Fluency in Arabic and basic English language skills, Turkish and Kurdish an asset
  • Proficiency in MS Office application particularly Excel, word processing, and database packages
  • Willingness to travel outside of Telefar such as Mosul, Sinjar, Duhok
  • Ability to work to high standards under pressure, with minimum supervision
  • Ability to independently manage competing priorities as well as a demanding workload and tight deadline
  • Belief in human rights including gender equality
  • Commitment to and understanding of CARE core values and principles
How To Apply

Please submit your application in English language (Cover letter, CV) to CARE’s Human Resource Department at no later than August 27, 2019. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

Note: Please write name of the position in the subject line otherwise it will not be considered.


NB: Women are strongly encouraged to apply

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