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Watsan Technician

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  • Anywhere
  • Posted 6 months ago

Médecins sans Frontières Belgium / Doctors Without Borders Belgium



Main Purpose:

Supporting the Watsan Manager in the implementation, monitoring, maintaining, and troubleshooting of Water Hygiene Sanitation activities and infrastructure in the project according to MSF protocols, standards and procedures in order to improve health and living conditions of the target population


  • Carrying out tasks directly related to the Watsan activities such as construction and maintenance of infrastructures in the project according to MSF protocols and standards concerning the operation of water supply, waste management and excreta disposal, hygiene and infection control.
  • Ensuring the cleaning and maintenance of the Watsan structures and when applicable, of the medical facilities;
  • Identifying, recruiting, training and supervising daily labourers or hygiene agents for Watsan activities
  • Informing the Watsan Manager of any difficulties, anomalies and problems that may affect the normal functioning of activities and tasks in his/her area of responsibility;
  • Assisting the Watsan Manager in Watsan data collection and reporting, as well as maintaining updated files and records of assigned project activities
  • Being responsible for equipment, tools, and consumables, verifying that they are safely used and maintained. Reporting to the Manager any need of renewal and the weekly/monthly consumption.
  • Being responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Water Treatment Unit (WTU)
  • Ensuring water quality and quantity according to MSF Protocols in the project.
  • Carrying out all Watsan activities (Water Hygiene and Sanitation) in MSF infrastructures according to MSF standards concerning the operation of water supply, waste management, hygiene and Infection control.
  • Informing the Project Medical responsible (PMR) directly for anomalies and challenges in medical facilities.
  • Assisting the Waste Zone operator in his activities according to MSF protocols.
  • Participating in the Watsan data collection and reporting, maintaining updates and records of the files assigned to the project activities- weekly/ monthly.
  • Carrying out refresher training of all watsan staff.
  • Participating in Watsan meetings at DOH level whenever required.

Qualifications & Preferred Skills


  • Good organizational skills
  • Results and quality orientated
  • Team spirit and cooperation
  • Flexibility and creativity











·      Technical certification or proven background, desirable specialization in water and sanitation



·       Previous experience in technical works



·         English and Arabic

How To Apply

If you are confident that you meet the requirements, please send your CV’s to [email protected] and mention the job title in the email subject “WATSAN TECHNICIAN” or drop your application in closed envelope with the job title clearly labelled in the CV box at the MSF OCB Office in Al-Shamia District, Quarter 28, House No. 171 – Nasiriyah or MSF CV box in Garmat Bani Saeed, Garmat 3, PHCC.

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