WASH Cluster (Co-)Coordinator

ACTED-Jordanie Regional

  • Jordan


  • JOD 2549 - JOD per month

Job Type

  • Full-Time

Job Description

Job Title: WOS WASH Cluster (Co-)Coordinator

Job Type: Full-time

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced professional to join our team as the WOS WASH Cluster (Co-)Coordinator. This role is crucial for ensuring a coherent and effective response to WASH needs in the designated area. The (Co-)Coordinator will work closely with key stakeholders, including communities, authorities, cluster institutions, INGOs, and UN agencies, to lead a strategic collective response. This position requires coordination with UN OCHA, cluster lead agency UNICEF, and other country cluster coordinators.


1. Ensure a coherent and effective WOS WASH Cluster response by mobilizing cluster partners strategically.
2. Promote best practices and relevant standards, emphasizing Do-No-Harm principles.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Cluster Coordination:
- Assume overall responsibility for co-leadership of the WOS WASH Cluster.
- Work closely with key members, government entities, OCHA, UNICEF, and all other cluster members.
- Secure commitments from humanitarian actors supporting the cluster response.
- Lead needs assessments and harmonize response activities, preventing overlap and duplication.
- Ensure clear communication between the field and the national cluster.
- Contribute to OCHA sitreps and coordination meetings.
- Represent the WOS WASH Cluster in relevant external meetings.
- Prioritize and include the WOS WASH Cluster in multi-sector assessments and reports.
- Track and monitor fundraising for WOS WASH Cluster interventions.

2. Capacity Building:
- Conduct capacity mapping of all current and potential WOS WASH Cluster actors.
- Promote and support training of humanitarian personnel and capacity building of partners.
- Identify learning and training opportunities for cluster members.
- Ensure awareness of relevant policy guidelines, technical standards, and commitments.
- Promote protection main-streaming and adherence to Do-No-Harm principles.
- Facilitate capacity building for Acted program staff.

Key Performance Indicators:
- Regular cluster meetings conducted.
- Cluster response plan developed.
- Number of cluster-specific needs assessments conducted.
- Tools/products developed to support cluster members and/or information management.
- Cluster-specific reports/information products produced.
- Contributions to OCHA sitreps.
- OCHA coordination meetings attended.
- Funding commitments secured for the cluster response.
- Increased participation of new members in the cluster.

- Bachelor’s degree in civil, environmental and/or water engineering, environmental studies, public health, social sciences, or related field.
- Fluent in English (written and spoken); Arabic fluency is an advantage.
- At least 5 years of experience in humanitarian project field implementation.
- At least 3 years of experience in WASH-related activities.
- Previous experience in cluster coordination is highly desirable.
- Familiarity with the information management cycle and tools (e.g., 4Ws) is desirable.
- Strong team player with coordination and external representation experience.
- Familiarity with the IASC and cluster system, humanitarian system, and donor requirements.
- Organizational and planning skills.
- Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

ACTED's proposed monthly salary: 2549 JODs.

If you are passionate about humanitarian work, experienced in WASH coordination, and possess strong coordination skills, we encourage you to apply for this impactful position. Join us in making a difference in WASH responses for affected populations.

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