Job Opportunity at Amref Health Africa, WASH Project Manager

WASH Project Manager 


Amref Health Africa in Tanzania is a non-profit public health organization supporting the Government of Tanzania to address public health issues including maternal and child health, HIV, TB, Malaria and Nutrition in Tanzania since 1987. Amref Health Africa in Tanzania is funded by The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through CDC Tanzania, to execute a robust HIV care and treatment clinical cascade project aiming to accelerate the achievement of the current 95-95-95 goals and the HIV epidemic control in Tanzania. The project branded as Afya Kamilifu Project is implemented in Tanga and Zanzibar since October, 2018, Simiyu Region since 2020. From October 2020 this project will extend its operations to Mara Region covering facility based and community based HIV care and treatment services. Afya Kamilifu project works – in collaboration with and with guidance from the Tanzania Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Zanzibar Ministry of health and President’s Office Regions Authority and Local Government (PORALG). That said, Amref Health Africa -Tanzania is announcing the following vacancy to be filled soon:

Position: WASH Project Manager

Job Location: Iringa

Report to: WASH Programme Manager

Job Summary:

Will be responsible to ensure successful implementation of the project to achieve set outcomes, ensuring technical quality, against approved work plan, Management of project performance in respective districts. Production of regular and high quality project narrative & financial reports as required by the donor. Documentation and learning generation as well as engage in advocacy at district, ward and village level

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designing and monitoring of drilling/rehabilitation activities and installation of solar- powered water systems with distribution
  • Designing and monitoring of construction of new/rehabilitated of school toilet block facilities with handwashing and menstrual hygiene
  • Facilitating promoting access to improved sanitation and hygiene facilities through sanitation marketing/business and safe hygiene behavior (including COVID-19 messages) campaigns at household and institution levels.
  • Facilitating and supporting women and youth empowering through WASH related income-generating activities and inclusive financing options (loans, revolving fund, LGA funds, financial institutions etc)
  • Leading in designing and assessing institutional capacities on management and governance of rural water and sanitation services.
  • Supporting in addressing climate changes scenarios, hazards and smart mitigations to sanitation and hygiene
  • Compiling weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports of the project progress and timely share with the project
  • Ensuring proper documentation of project progress as contribution to the country
  • Supporting any other tasks as directed by

Qualifications, Experience & Skills required:

  • Minimum master’s degree in Environmental/Sanitary Engineering, Water supply and sanitation (Knowledge in business administration or marketing is added advantage)
  • A good understanding of the rural water and sanitation sector and experience in WASH market-based is a requirement
  • Minimum of 7-years of experience in technical implementation and management of WASH projects
  • A demonstrable competence and experience in sanitation-marketing
  • Experience in WASH financing through financial institutions and micro-credit is added advantage
  • Demonstrable creativity in addressing development challenges through WASH-based approaches of low income households
  • Should be a team player, driven by own initiative, good communicator and have ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in written and spoken English and Swahili are a must.
  • Analytical, negotiating, planning, budgeting, Facilitation and monitoring skills
  • Team working skills and commitment to continuous
  • Proficient in use of relevant corporate applications
  • Cultural sensitivity e. building and working effectively within a diverse working environment
  • Able to work with complexity and ambiguity

How to Apply:-

If you meet the criteria given above and interested in the vacancies, please send an application letter and CV combined in as one PDF document indicating your present employer and position, daytime telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees. All interviews will be conducted at Amref Health Africa country Office in Dar es Salaam for shortlisted applicants. To be considered, your application must be received by 16.30 HOURS October 04, 2021. The subject line of your job application email should mention the job position that you are applying as it appears in this advertisement. Failure to do that your application may not be easily retrieved. All correspondences and applications should be emailed to:

Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy; Women and People with disability are encouraged to Apply

“Amref Health Africa is committed to the principles of safeguarding in workplace and will not tolerate any form of abuse, wherever it occurs or whoever is responsible”

Any Applicant attempting or communicating to the Amref Health Africa Management or Staff through phone calls, sms, text emails and other means will automatically be disqualified from this opportunity. All communications should be channelled to the provided official correspondence email above

Amref health Africa –Tanzania regrets that only short-listed candidates will be


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