Solidarités International (SI)

WATSAN Officer

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Solidarités International (SI) is recruiting for Contract WATSAN Officer

Job Description

Solidarités International (SI) is a French humanitarian organisation operating for over 35 years who is committed to providing aid in the event of conflict and natural disasters. Our mission is to provide aid as quickly and as efficiently as possible to endangered populations by meeting their vital needs: water, food and shelter. SI has started activities in North-eastern Nigeria in August 2016 in the fields of Wash and is now intervening in 4 areas of the state for Wash and Shelter activities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: WATSAN Officer

Location:
Ngala, Borno
Beginning of Contract: ASAP
Contract Duration: 6 months (with possibility of extension)
Probation period: 2 months

Mission/Objectives

  • Under the supervision of the WatSan TL, the officer will lead and supervise work projects, respecting deadlines and technical requirements
  • The Water and Sanitation officer will be in charge of implementing and following-up the construction of block or shared family latrines and showers in the host community and IDP camps. According to the methodology of the organisation and the context, the activities will be directly implemented by Solidarites International or subcontracted
  • The Sanitation and Water officer will be in charge of supervising the drilling or rehabilitation of water points, using his expertise and technical knowledge.

List of Main Responsibilities
Set-up and Operational Monitoring:

  • Under the supervision of the Watsan Team Leader, take part in logistical and administrative organization and the planning and preparation of job sites
  • Ensure the construction and/or the maintenance of construction work using Solidarités International tools (in particular):
    • Take part in the identification of sites where work is to be carried out
    • Recruit and train the workforce and daily workers
    • Allocate the on-site workforce according to instructions given by the team leader
    • Carry out work according to technical guidelines and estimates
    • Respect deadlines established with his/her line manager
  • Supervise operational teams, contractors and/or communities, and ensure the best use of available resources
  • Organize, plan and supervise community participation
  • Anticipate any problems associated with the management of his/her activity and propose solutions to avoid them
  • Manage the supply of worksite materials by collaborating with the logistics department
  • Report to the project manager and/or team leader on the state of decentralized stock (‘field’ stock) on his/her sites.
  • Take part to the evaluation of the technical competence of contractors
  • Respect Solidarités administrative procedures before, during and after each work project
  • Establish safety and security measures for each activity and ensure that these rules are respected by the workforce under his/ her supervision and by the population

Reporting/Communication/Representation:

  • Keep his/her monitoring tools and files archived in the Solidarités office, accessible to his/her team leader and/or project manager
  • Take part in the drafting of project progress reports under the supervision of his/her team leader
  • Take part in seminars and workshops related to the carrying-out of activities and to project objectives
  • Report to the team leader regarding the development of activities and specific tasks that he/she has been assigned, any problems encountered and the quality of relations with the beneficiaries
  • Report back all information or problems linked to his/her activity, Solidarités programs or safety issues
  • Listen to the local population and authorities in order to identify any needs, complaints, or major events which could affect the activities of Solidarités
  • Analyze the humanitarian situation by taking into account protection issues/Do No Harm to the population
  • Collaborate with local authorities and administration
  • Take part in restitution meetings and clusters on request

    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience

    1

    Qualifications
    SSCE /NABTEB /Diploma /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech /HND
    Other Requirements

    Requirements
    Personal Abilities:

    • Professional experience: 1 year of experience in similar position (NGO/Private or Public sector) and/or strong operational background
    • Languages: English, Haussa, Kanuri (Shuwa and/or Fulani a strong plus)

    Personal Qualities:

    • Detail oriented, follows protocol, reliable, honest, very good organization, multi-tasking, team player

    Technical Competences:

    • Knowledge of practical field notions : stock report, concrete mixing, plumbing sizing
    • Mastery of project cycle management: Ability to report efficiently (oral and written) and to plan and lead a working site
    • Proficiency in at least one technical domain = Civil engineering / geology / hydrology
    • Ability to manage a team, daily workers and to deal with a wide range of stakeholders (contractans, authorities etc..)
    • Microsoft Office (advanced Excel and Word skills), Autocad, Epanet, Kobo Collect, ODK

    Salary and conditions

    • In accordance with SI’s Terms of Employment; for national staff in Nigeria
    • Delocalized status and related benefits: Applicable.

    Application Closing Date
    10th November, 2019.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should:
    Click here to apply online

    Application Instruction

    • When the above link opens, select "WATSAN Officer Ngala", fill the form and attach your CV.

    Note

    • The CV attached must be named with your name and surname.
    • As position is required as soon as possible, Solidarites International reserves the right to select a candidate and finalize the recruitment before the final date.

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    About Solidarités International (SI)
    Solidarités International is a non-profit organization working in areas of conflict and natural disasters. Its main aim is to provide quick and effective support for people in life-threatening situations by meeting their vital needs: water, food and shelter. The organization also has a particular focus on unsafe drinking water and food insecurity among the most vulnerable populations. Solidarités International, an organization founded in 1980 by Alain Boinet under France’s 19...
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    Job Summary
    Published
    November 5, 2019
    Offer Type
    Contract
    Experience
    Minimum of 1years
    Location
    Borno
    Deadline
    November 10, 2019
    Specialization
    NGO / Community Services
    Industries
    NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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