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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Program Manager
Plan International Laos
Location: Vientiane, with frequent travel to Bokeo and occasional international travel throughout Asia
Last Date: October 12, 2010
Email: PlanLaos.JobVacancies@plan-international.org (Reference:
Plan International Laos
and HYGIENE (WASH) PROGRAM MANAGER
(International-level, based Vientiane)
COORDINATOR, Bokeo Province
COORDINATOR (Community Development), Bokeo Province
Plan, one of
the worlds largest children’s INGOs, works with children and poor communities in
49 developing countries, mainly in the fields of education, health, water,
sanitation and promotion of children’s rights. Plan has no religious or
political aims or affiliations. Visit
www.plan-international.org for more information.
Plan is an
equal opportunity employer. We especially welcome applications from women and
members of ethnic groups.
competitive salaries and long-term employment opportunities for all posts..
SANITATION AND HYGIENE (WASH) PROGRAM MANAGER (International-level, based
rural Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Program focuses on the poorest
Districts of Bokeo Province. Important elements of the Program include Community
Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) and School Led Total Sanitation approaches, hygiene
education, improved water supplies for remote villages, rehabilitation of
community water supplies, school water supply and sanitation, WASH-related
research and contributing grass-roots experience into national level WASH policy
and practice. The Program has a significant gender orientation. This is an
attractive post for a WASH professional wishing to develop further his/her
Overall – to
lead and manage the Plan Laos
Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Program
design of the evolving WASH program in line with international-level best
monitoring and evaluation
Plan Laos in national and international forums for WASH
supervise WASH Program staff and support their professional development
through advice and mentoring
professional relationships with key partners
quarterly, annual and other plans, budgets and reports
Bachelor’s degree in Water and Sanitation Engineering or related technical
Four to eight
years WASH program experience in developing countries
Minimum two years’ experience and demonstrated skills in WASH program
experience and skills in community based hygiene promotion approaches, e.g.
Proven skills in capacity building of local staff and partners
human rights based approaches to development, including commitment to gender
equity and to the rights of the child
Experience in strategic program design, monitoring and evaluation
Familiarity with Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), PHAST and other
socially-oriented approached to WASH programming
Demonstrated commitment to gender equity, social inclusion and participatory
Fluent written and spoken English
Fluency in Lao and ethnic group languages an advantage
Post is based in Vientiane, with frequent travel to Bokeo and occasional
international travel throughout Asia.
skills, including Word, Excel and e-communications, are essential
Plan does not
tolerate child abuse. All Plan staff and consultants are selected and employed
in line with the conditions of Plan’s Child Protection Policy. These include
appropriate reference and background checks.
will not be acknowledged, and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
No correspondence or telephone calls will be entered into.
candidates will be required to attend panel interviews and other selection
FOR APPLICATIONS: 12 OCTOBER 2010
resume/CV, with cover letter and names and contact details of three referees,
to Plan International Laos, PO Box 6026, Vientiane, Lao PDR, or
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