WATSAN SUPERVISOR At Médecins Sans Frontières Gamboru/Ngala

Médecins Sans Frontières is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and natural disasters. MSF offers assistance to people based only on need and irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation.

Place of Recruitment: Gomboru/Ngala
Work location: Gomboru/Ngala
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Deadline for the applications: 14th January at 12h00

Scope of responsibilities and accountabilities:

Supervises the implementation and monitoring of water hygiene and sanitation activities of the project according to MSF protocols, aimed at improving the health conditions of the target populations.

  • Ensuring the day-to-day implementation and administration of assigned Watsan activities at project level, including but not limited to, water supply, excreta disposal, waste management, vector control, and dead bodies management
  • Ensuring that the MSF procedures and protocols are followed by the Watsan teams to guarantee the operational quality of the project;
  • Ensuring the maintenance and repair of technical equipment in the project to guarantee an adequate running of Watsan activities;
  • Ensuring the distribution of the materials and tools used in water treatment, hygiene and sanitation (e.g. physical organization and inventory of stocks, receiving and processing orders for water, sanitation and hygiene material, check that the amounts received are recorded, and check monthly consumptions, etc.);
  • Supporting the Watsan Manager in ensuring an appropriate emergency preparedness and response capacity (physical verification of stocks, contacts, transport means, staff training). Ensuring appropriate assistance to the project response team and if required, participating in emergency activities or exploratory visits
  • Supporting the Watsan Manager in the team planning (e.g. staff rosters and admin, HR processes, etc.) and informing and involving the Watsan Manager in case of any major management or technical issue, and providing all required reporting
  • Planning and supervising the HR processes (recruitment, training, performance evaluation, tasks definition and internal and external communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required for the activity
  • Participating in data collection and reporting as required.

    Minimum requirements:
  • Technical diploma or Bacheor’s degree in water and sanitation engineering, Public health, Health and environmental sciences, health technology and hydrology.
  • Having prior experiences in Water, sanitation and hygiene in acute emergency context is added value
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Team management and leadership skills
  • The language of the mission is essential, the local language is desirable.
  • Computer literacy, Competencies, Results and Quality Orientation, Team work and Cooperation, Behavioural Flexibility, Commitment to MSF Principles & Stress Management

  • Complete CV and Copies of all certificates and diplomas mentioned in the CV.
  • Motivation letter
  • Updated contact details and ID
  • Contact information of the previous employer/s for reference and Good service completion certificate

If you meet all the requirements, please click on the google form to submit your application:


Or Submit the Hard Copy application in our Gamboru Office.
Note: Only Shortlisted Candidate will be contacted Within today notice
Incomplete applications will be automatically discarded.


  • MSF is an equal opportunity employer, both men and women are encouraged to apply.
  • No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process. MSF reserves the right to refuse hiring of a candidate having benefitted from such acts. All illicit demands of these types may be pursued through the judicial system
  • MSF thanks all the candidates for their interest in this position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.