WASH Officer




POSITION LOCATION: Nchalo – Chikwawa



The WASH Officer ensures that the project meets its goals and targets and operates according to the policy, standards and principles of Habitat for Humanity Malawi.



  • Mobilizes and builds the capacity of communities/ institutions to manage WASH projects and other development projects in a socially economically and environmentally sustainable manner.
  • Works closely with HFHM partners in assessing WASH needs both at community as well as institutional level.
  • Collaborates with respective ministries at district level to ensure their full participation in the project activities
  • Facilitates project inception meetings at community level
  • Carries out day to day monitoring of the project activities to ensure accurate and timely data collection
  • Works in close collaboration with construction supervisors to develop or clarify the specific goals and deliverables for the project.
  • Develops and implements plans to achieve the projects goals
  • Prepares operational budgets for project activities and ensures good stewardship of finances received.
  • Assists with carrying out a Needs Assessment for any upcoming projects
  • Carries out health promotion on water sanitation and hygiene both at community as well as at institutional level
  • Submits all required reports to the National Office in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Represents Habitat for Humanity Malawi to the local community as well as district officials and communicates Habitat’s Christian message.
  • Ensures that project goals are met according to budget and time allocations.



  • Degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, Rural Community Development or equivalent qualification obtained from reputable institution
  • 2 — 5 years working experience in WASH projects,
  • Experience in implementing school WASH will have an added advantage
  • Some experience in managing teams & coordinating projects
  • Good training and facilitation skills
  • Good reporting skills
  • A good team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Cultural & gender sensitivity & Adaptability
  • Data collection skills
  • Skills in basic financial reporting & management
  • Willingness to live and work in the community.


How to apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications, CVs with three traceable referees and a cover memo to:

The Finance and Administration Manager,

Habitat for Humanity Malawi,

P. O. Box 1638



Email: info@habitat.mw

Application deadline not later than 18 September 2018

Comment on advertised Job

Petra P.

15th of September, 2018 9:24:09 am

Location: Nchalo

Employment Type: Full-time

Salary: N/A

Job deadline: 18th September, 2018

Company: Habitat for Humanity Malawi

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