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Solidarités International (SI) Vacancies

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Solidarités International (SI) Vacancies

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.
Solidarites International (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 bellow:

 

 

Job Title: Community Mobiliser
Location
: Monguno, (Borno State) with movements inside the state
Probationary Period: 1 month
Contract Duration: 6 months, subject to renewal upon available donor funding.
Slot: 2
Goal / Purpose

  • The Community Mobilizer is in charge of creating awareness of the Solidarités International programs throughout targeted communities.
  • He/she participates in the collection of data, mapping and general information on communities and in the identification of the beneficiaries within the communities
  • Organization, support and follow-up on committees formed and/or supported through SI’s activities.
  • Organization and animation of Focus Group Discussions
  • He/she participates in monitoring the implemented activities and assessing new needs
  • The community mobilizer could be asked to take part to training or distribution activities.

Main Task
Evaluation / assessment:

  • Help in setting up criteria for selecting beneficiaries
  • Identification of target groups through the communities (women, vulnerable…)
  • Collect accurate data’s at the community level
  • Assist in conducting baseline surveys
  • Report any emerging needs to the his/her line manager
  • Organize and liaise with committees or any other community association

Communication / Representation:

  • Mobilize the targeted communities and create awareness about the program activities
  • Listen to complains from the different groups of the communities
  • Collect relevant information (contacts, data and mapping) on the communities
  • Mitigate problem between communities when it arises
  • Analyze actions to be done to avoid any security accident at community level
  • Give support for all Solidarités International activities for community mobilization and communication with local authorities, site and village leaders

Implementation and Operational Monitoring:

  • Monitor the implemented activities at the community level by onsite regular visits
  • Sensitization and training of the beneficiaries (if requested by the Program Manager)
  • Follow activities implemented by other organizations in Solidarités International’s area of intervention and report to the Program Manager or his/her assistant
  • Assist in conducting monitoring surveys to control progress of program and efficiency of activities

Reporting:

  • Share with his/her line manager all information about security, activities, logistics or administrative issues occurred at field level
  • Participate in the preparation of the regular program reports
  • Participate to the general program meetings (weekly, monthly…)
  • Communicate orally about any important issue in internal staff meetings

Technical Competences

  • University degree
  • Minimum 3 years of working experience in similar activities
  • Good Knowledge in Computer Office package, also fluent in English and local language.

Personal Abilities:

  • Ability to work under pressure and emergency
  • Flair for challenges and High sense of responsibilities
  • Ability to work in distance

 

 

Job Title: Water Officer
Location
: Monguno, Borno
Probationary Period: 1 month
Contract Duration: 6 months, subject to renewal upon available donor funding.
Slots: 2
Goal/Purpose

  • Under the supervision of the Watsan TL, the foreman will lead and supervise work projects, respecting deadlines and technical requirements.
  • The Water officer will be in charge to implement and follow-up the drilling and the rehabilitation of boreholes and in the host community and IDP camps. According to the context the Water officer could be in charge of supervising the construction of Block of emergency latrine and shower, shelter or another task.

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
  • Analyse 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

Technical Competences:

  • Master’s Degree in Geology/Civil Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of working experience in similar activities
  • Good Knowledge in Computer Office package, also fluent in English and local language.

Personal Abilities:

  • Ability to work under pressure and emergency
  • Flair for challenges and High sense of responsibilities
  • Ability to work in distance

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply by email with CV and suitability statement as a single attachment to: job.applications@solidarites-nigeria.org
Or
Send hardcopy to:
Solidarités International Office,
No 8 Manassa Street,
Behind Polo ground,
Maiduguri,
Borno State.
Attention: Thomas Owono – MS Program Manager.

Note

  • Email Submission: The subject of the email should be the POSITION TITLE/LOCATION and the CV/Cover Letter should be saved in the applicant’s full name.
  • Hardcopy Submission: The title of the related position must be written on the envelope.
  • Solidarites International is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to achieving gender balance within the organization.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Shortlisting will start as soon as we start receiving applications and deadline might be changed without prior notice.

 

 

Application Deadline: 25th August, 2017.

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