Key responsibilities:

  • Ensuring effective and timely delivery of agreed outputs and outcomes as set-out in the project documents of urban programme
  • As a focal point for the project coordination, s/he will oversee all project components and delivery in line with objectives, budgets, timelines and standards of the project.
  • Assist in preparing project proposals, detailed implantation plans and budgets
  • Provide technical support and oversight to the implementing partners and WaterAid for effective and efficient implementation of the project in the targeted districts.
  • Provide field level support through effective engagement with partners/ communities/ stakeholders, conducting regular filed visits to review progress and capacity building of the implementing partners to ensure quality of the field interventions and appropriate targeting of excluded communities
  • Ensure quality of infrastructure work to create models for high quality sustainable service provision
  • Learn and share about new technologies in urban WASH work and share knowledge with partners/ urban utilities/ stakeholders in effective management and innovations in urban programme work
  • Prepare budget variances, analyse partner reports and coordinate the actionable points with the partners on regular basis
  • Provide a timely programmatic support to implementing partners to ensure that all activities are consistent with the project design
  • Conduct periodic project reviews and prepare project reports for donor as well as for WaterAid periodically
  • Maintain and regularly update project repository of all relevant project documents on shared drive
  • Supports Manager Urban Programme in planning and implementation of the urban programme work with proactive input and knowledge sharing
  • Work collaboratively with all teams within WaterAid, keeping them informed of all relevant developments on the project activities as required
  • Ensure that the required project data and information is updated in Project Centre (an online MIS system of WA) periodically
  • Undertake any other relevant work for the improvement of programme delivery

Experience and Technical Skills

Education, Knowledge and experience



Education and Knowledge

  • Degree in Environmental and/or social Science from a HEC recognised university.
  • Degree from an international university in a WASH related discipline will be preferred.


  • 3-5 years’ experience of management of community-based WASH projects particularly in urban settings with a national or an international non-governmental organisation
  • Good understanding of WASH sector, urban water utilities and community led water and sanitation approaches
  • Experience in hygiene promotion
  • Significant experience of coordination with partners and government departments


  • Project Management Skills
  • Excellent knowledge of community mobilisation with interpersonal skills
  • Good written and verbal communication/ presentation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office Package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and web searching/browsing)
  • Skilled in the use of PRA tools/ techniques
  • Understanding of budget management


  • Willingness to spend required time in the field
  • Time management and ability to prioritise multiple, competing tasks
  • Self-motivated person able to work without close supervision
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Ability to train and motivate partners and staff effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to effectively promote WaterAid’s mission values, and objectives
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times

Job Details

Job Channel:
Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Urban Programme Implementation
Job Location:
Minimum Education:
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
3 Years - 5 Years
Apply Before:
Aug 13, 2022
Posting Date:
Aug 01, 2022


N.G.O./Social Services · 11-50 employees - Karachi

WaterAid is an international not-for-profit, determined to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere within a generation. Since we started in 2006 in Pakistan, we’ve remained resolutely focused on tackling these three essentials that transform people’s lives. Without all three, people can’t live dignified, healthy lives. With all three, they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty, and change their lives for good. Children grow up healthy and strong, women and men get to earn a living, whole communities start to thrive. It sounds normal and it should be. By inspiring people and sparking chain reactions we help deliver lasting change in what’s normal. By working closely with partners internationally and on the ground in some of the toughest places in the world, we help achieve widespread change. Millions of people have already taken control of their lives and built better futures.

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