Project Coordinator - WASH Job Vacancy in Kyuso - Mwingi North,Kenya

Samaritan's Purse 

Position Title: Project Coordinator - WASH 


Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ.

Job Summary

The Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Program Coordinator is responsible to manage and coordinate all water, sanitation, and hygiene activities in Mwingi North. This includes but not limited to identification of high-quality WASH activities which are appropriate to the area and in line with Samaritan’s Purse mission

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical inputs and guidance to implement the activities according to international WASH standards, SPHERE, project cycle management tools and SP WASH technical strategy;
  • Provide technical oversight of water source construction projects to ensure quality in liaison with technicians;
  • Conduct surveying and assessments of existing boreholes;
  • Provide guidance for WASH technicians in the rehabilitation of boreholes;
  • Mobilize communities for borehole rehabilitation and manage the disbursement of cash for said activities;
  • Train local WASH committees on the management, operation, and maintenance of water infrastructure;
  • Work with the Program Manager and relevant staff to develop plans to carefully develop proposals and budgets;
  • Work with Program Manager to provide oversight of water facilities construction and sanitation projects to ensure quality in liaison with the G. o. K. Sub-county water technicians;
  • Document and report extensively on all technical components of the WASH project;
  • Prepare and submit monthly narratives and project status reports in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Conduct monitoring and evaluation of WASH program activities;
  • Manage all data collected for WASH program activities;
  • Represent SP Kenya in various coordination group meetings with various partners in the WASH sector at the field level;
  • Pursue and maintain contacts with local government officials and other stakeholders on a regular basis;
  • Comply with all laid down Samaritan’s Purse policies and procedures;
  • Attend morning devotions and participate in prayer support for the Samaritan’s Purse ministry;
  • Maintain a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, charitable beneficiaries, and the general public;
  • Performing any other related duties as assigned and carrying out responsibilities with regards to Samaritan’s Purse mission statement.

Education / Experience Needed

  • Bachelor’s degree in Water & Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or other related field;
  • At least 3 years’ work experience in water, sanitation and hygiene preferably in NGO setting.

Skills Required

  • Excellent facilitation & project management skills;
  • Excellent financial management skills including budget preparation, reporting and analysis of financial reports;
  • Ability to work under minimum or no supervision;
  • Strong Team Player;
  • Valid Driver’s license and experience is required;
  • Demonstrate a strong Christian conduct.

How to apply

Submission of Applications

Interested applicants should submit their C.V. and an application letter ONLY to to be received up until October 20th, 2023. Certificates and testimonials need not be attached.