Water Sanitation and Hygiene Officer - Zahle

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Save the Children is a global humanitarian organization committed to diversity and inclusion, working towards empowering and protecting children worldwide and in the countries where it operates. Save the Children highly encourages and welcomes receiving applications from qualified candidates regardless of their diverse gender, orientation, disability, marital status, race, colour, ethnic origins, religion and beliefs. Save the Children has a global policy on anti-harassment as well as zero tolerance for discrimination, bullying, sexual exploitation and abuse. All applications will be looked at and treated with the strictest confidentiality and transparency regardless of the diversity of candidates

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The Opportunity

Save the Children Lebanon is implementing a large and varied Shelter and WASH program to meet the needs of the refugees and host communities in Lebanon. The WASH Officer will be based primarily in Save the Children's office in Zahle and will manage the daily technical planning, supervision, monitoring and reporting of Save the Children's Water Sanitation and Hygiene program in the Bekaa area in addition to technical monitoring and supervision, and providing technical advice to partners, contractors, technicians, beneficiaries and communities. The role holder will participate in the activities related to WASH in Informal Settlements.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

  • Degree in the engineering or similar fields.
  • Fluency in Arabic and English
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the Shelter & WASH sector.
  • Experience in project management and team management.
  • Experience in an international and local NGOs (especially during the emergency phase).
  • Experience in working on shelter / WASH and construction/rehabilitation projects in emergencies and post emergencies.
  • English skilled (fluent in speaking and writing).
  • Computer knowledge (proficient in word and excel).
  • Experience in the social/humanitarian field.

A copy of the full role profile can be found at WASH Officer - Zahle

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Last modified: 
23 May, 2023
Intervention Sector(s):
Children & Youth
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, 6 June 2023
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
12 months
Salary Range:
1500 to 2000 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
2 to 3 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language:
  • Lebanon
  • Beqaa
  • Zahleh