Field Coordinator (for PT Wash Project) – People In Need (PIN) Vacancy Announcement

Field Coordinator (for PT Wash Project) – People In Need (PIN) Vacancy Announcement, February 23 2023






Job Overview

  • Job Title: Field Coordinator (for PT Wash Project)
  • Location: Hawassa, Sidama Region with frequent travel to the project sites.
  • Experience Level: Mid Level ( 2-5 years experience)
  • Number of Position: 01
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: 26,210 Birr
  • Deadline Date: February 28, 2023


Job Description

Our Profile

People in Need is a non-governmental, non-profit organization founded on the ideals of humanism, freedom, equality and solidarity. We consider human dignity and freedom to be fundamental values. We believe that people anywhere in the world should have the right to make decisions about their lives and to share the rights expressed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

The People in Need organization was established in 1992 by a group of Czech war correspondents who were no longer satisfied with merely relaying information about ongoing conflicts and began sending out aid. It gradually became established as a professional humanitarian organization striving to provide aid in troubled regions and support adherence to human rights around the world.

Throughout our over 25 years of its existence, People in Need has become one of the biggest non-profit organizations in Central Europe. In addition to humanitarian aid and human rights, it now also targets education and helps people living in social exclusion.

We are part of Alliance 2015, a strategic network of seven European non-governmental organizations engaged in humanitarian aid and development projects. This collaboration increases effectiveness, both in working in the target countries and in campaigns aimed at influencing the attitudes of politicians and the general public in Europe. In our over 16 years operation in Ethiopia, has focused on projects in five main areas of interest: Education and Social protection, Environment, Livelihood and Agriculture, Water, sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Emergency programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Facilitate community participation and ensure community ownership
  • Actively participated in beneficiary’s selection criteria setting up process
  • Ensure proper selection project beneficiaries done according agreed selection criteria
  • Facilitate beneficiary’s verification process with respective kebele disaster reduction committee
  • Actively involves in community mobilization
  • Prepare beneficiaries master files
  • Properly carry out post distribution monitoring after distribution were done and compile lesson learnt regulars
  • Collect GPS location and necessary data for water schemes found in project operation area
  • Communicates with WASHCO regularly and provide them with the required technical assistance for proper management of water scheme in the project operation areas.
  • Coordinate with other partners at kebele level and attend various coordination mechanism meeting at kebele level and share meeting updates and findings with the project coordinator
  • Overall responsibility for the planning, managing, coordination and regular monitoring of the project activities to ensure smooth and fast implementation of the PT project area.
  • The post holder will manage efficient use of budget at field level.
  • Executing water utility tasks with harmonizing the policies, strategies, roles and responsibilities of utilities stakeholders.
  • Provide technical support on Human Resources management for utility, on strategic business planning for Utility office.
  • Coordinate, facilitate and manage the utility integrated database management for utility
  • Providing technical support on the asset management utility and capable of the utility to have excellent technical skills on asset management
  • Providing technical support on customer service and billing, on leakage management (both real losses and apparent losses management), water safety and quality of water supply system of utility.
  • The post holder will be responsible to clearly model and network existing water supply system using WaterCAD and GIS. S/he is responsible to produce water supply system map for each utility.
  • Overall responsibility for the planning, managing, coordination and regular monitoring of the project activities to ensure smooth and fast implementation of the PT project area. The post holder will manage efficient use of budget at field level.
  • Closely working with WaSH governance (customer forum, Water Board, WaSH forum), community and local government, and reporting while ensuring quality of Project delivery.
  • Facilitate, coordinate and insure the PT project activities are delivered with limited budget, coordinate, facilitate and collaborate with other WASH programs team to ensure the project effectiveness in due time.
  • Coordinate all PT related projects and supervises/provide technical support and guidance for PT experts.
  • She/he ensures smooth teamwork within and across the project or program area/working team at the field office level while enhancing integration among other programs.
  • Working with other regional actors, (like NGOs working in our implementation area) woreda and zonal level advocacy and networking, project level thematic area planning, implementing and strengthening partnerships and mainstreaming of child centered and women focus community development as well as electronic water reporting at zonal and woreda level.

Monitoring and evaluation

  • Monitor project implementation processes, coordinate evaluations, share learning’s and document best practices.
  • Prepare quality and timely preparation of different monthly, quarterly semi-annually and annual progress reports including case studies and lessons learnt and preparation & documentation of quality case study on best practice.


  • Ensure quality project delivery at field levels of the project cycle management in line with the national town water unitality guidelines and policy approach.
  • Provide technical support to project areas in the selection of effective strategic options that address PT needs.
  • Ensure the technical soundness, appropriateness and general quality in PT project design, planning, implementation of projects in due time.
  • Provide leadership into the infrastructure project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation; assess the outputs of project interventions.
  • Ensure effective and efficient thematic area coordination in consultation with the project Coordinator and other project staffs.
  • Close monitoring and follow up for smooth and on time project implementation.
  • Prepare and develop in consultation with appropriate stakeholder’s monthly, annual and multi-year project plan.
  • Record and share good practices and case stories achievements of the project
  • Ensure effective and efficient management of financial resources, including review and check project budgets, monitoring expenditures, and implementing cost control measures.
  • Ensure quality and timely reporting and documenting of project activities including preparation of monthly, quarterly/yearly project progress reports.
  • Manage and organize trainings, workshops and meetings that concerns the project at field levels.
  • Ensure effective communication and information sharing on PT project with in WaSH program
  • Ensure that PT project are technically sound, socially and cultural acceptable;
  • Collect, Supervise and coordinate GPS coordinate of the existing water supply system of utility and run the system using waterCAD v8i both at steady and extended period simulation.
  • Serve as a principal representative to WASH thematic networks and clusters in the field that has relevance to the project implementation, to create collaborative and positive partnerships.
  • Ensuring mainstreaming of cross cutting issues mainly gender, environment, HIV&AIDS and disability in responses and also adoption of important approaches from PIN’s pertinent initiatives.


Below are the requirements for this People In Need (PIN) Vacancy Announcement


Job Requirements

  • BSc in Environmental Health, Public Health, Water Resources Engineering, Water supply and Environmental Engineering, Hydraulics and other health and WASH related fields of studies,
  • With minimum 4 years of relevant experience in WASH and related
  • Demonstrated experience in key WASH the management- (water supply infrastructure analysis using waterCAD and GIS networking, customer tariff, supportive supervision, monitoring of water utility management etc.) of water supply and sanitation projects and infrastructures.
  • Experience and working with partners, local government and communities etc.
  • Experience on coordination and facilitation of the training, workshops etc.
  • Computer friendly (Word, excel, power point, outlook etc)
  • knowledge of spoken & written English language, speaking of local language i.e. Sidamigna is advantageous
  • 3 strong references (will be crosschecked/contacted)


How to Apply

  • Interested applicants for the position should send their CV and Cover letter as soon as possible via the following link Apply to: Field Coordinator for PT Wash Project  until February 28/2023
  • Should any information needed please contact using:
  • People in Need is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct and committed to promoting the welfare of children and adults with whom People in Need engages /is in contact with. People in Need expects all staff to perform job duties and responsibilities in accordance with People in Need code of conduct and key policies (available at: People in Need Staff will undertake the appropriate level of training.
  • All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
  • We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
  • Please note: PIN does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees).





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