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Program Head: WASH

1 Opening(s)
empowHER India
Job Summary
Experience Required : 3 Years
Location : Mumbai Suburban, Maharashtra, India.
Opening Date : 29 May, 2018
Closing Date : 30 June, 2018
Sector : Non Profit / Social Enterprise
Functional Area : Advocacy
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile


  • empowHER India is seeking to hire a candidate for the position of Program Head: WASH
About empowHER India
  • empowHER India (legal entity: SKS Chakshu Foundation) has been working in underdeveloped rural areas of Panvel since 1993. Since its inception, the organization has been working persistently to engineer positive and sustainable change to holistically provide women access to economic opportunities and social justice through Self-Help Groups (SHGs) so they lead a life of dignity and well-being through better health, hygiene, sanitation and education.
  • In 2014, we took up the initiative to make Panvel Taluka open defecation free through the sanitation intervention. As of 2018, we have constructed over 2000+ individual household toilets impacting lives of 10000+ people.
  • Website:


Tasks and Responsibilities

Sanitation intervention

  • Responsible for overall management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the sanitation project
  • Work closely with the contractors to analyze and evaluate designs, processes and outcomes to ensure projects run smoothly and are completed in a timely manner
  • Overall responsibility to identify new areas for the expansion of the sanitation project
  • Network and liaise with the government stakeholders and the local government bodies

Pilot program on sustainability

  • Work closely on the pilot project on sustainability at Panvel and help with program design.
  • Mobilize resources at the village level to leverage the advocacy efforts on sanitation and hygiene
  • Facilitate training programs with community members to ensure messages on various health and WASH information reaches all the target beneficiaries
  • Network and collaborate with all local level stakeholders involved in health and WASH interventions at the village level to facilitate the sustainability in the program.

Documentation and reporting

  • Compile data for quarterly and year-end reporting
  • Maintain monthly MIS of program activities

Clean Drinking Water Pilot project

  • Overall responsibility for advocacy, implementation and monitoring of the Clean Drinking Water project
  • Work closely with the vendors to ensure smooth day to day functioning of the water purification unit
  • Work closely with the community stakeholders for continuous advocacy on clean drinking water and its benefits
  • Graduate/Post Graduate in Social Work/WASH
  • At least three years of relevant professional work experience in the WASH sector with a focus on advocacy
Minimum Experience
3 to 5 years
Salary up to: 3 lakhs 
Please note: This position will be based out of Panvel 
  • Prior experience in community mobilization
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work independently
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both in written and oral communication, in English and Marathi
  • Proficiency in managing MIS databases and Microsoft Office
  • Willingness travel extensively in rural Maharashtra


How to Apply


  • Please email your CV and a letter of interest to with the subject line “Program Head: WASH”.


Contact Details
Company Name : empowHER India
Website :
Contact Person : Khushboo
Email :