WaSH Technical Assistant (Water Supply) at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) - Borno-jobsfornaija
WaSH Technical Assistant (Water Supply) at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) - Borno-jobsfornaija

WaSH Technical Assistant (Water Supply) at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) – Borno

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarianorganization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

WaSH Technical Assistant (Water Supply) at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) - Borno-jobsfornaija

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: WaSH Technical Assistant (Water Supply)

Webcruiter ID: 4186993754
Location: Dikwa, Borno
Job type: Full-time
Duration: 10 months (Renewable)
Commencement: March 2020
Employment type: Contract
Percentage of full-time: 100

Job Description

  • NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country.
  • NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja.
  • NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA), Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • The WaSH Technical Assistant reports to the WaSH Team Lead.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To assist WASH Team Leader in the coordination of the WASH Technical activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets, and plans
  • To assist WASH Team Leader in the coordination of the WASH Technical activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets, and plans
  • To assist the WASH Team Leader in all aspects of WASH Technical programs planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation
  • To assist in the identification of community water and sanitation needs
  • To develop technical specifications and bills of quantities (BOQ) for works
  • To assess the water and sanitation training needs of the community and assists in the development of appropriate training materials and plans
  • Conducts water quality testing and sanitary inspection at water points
  • Provides technical assistance to the WASH Team Leader and local counterparts on issues of water and sanitation information and communication strategies
  • Assists in the establishment, and training of water point committees as well as monitoring their performance
  • Assists in the compilation of weekly and monthly WASH Technical reports, program documents, project proposals, and budgets
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
  • Assist WASH Team Lead in Breaking down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans 12.
  • To assist in ensuring that procurement, development, and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc or Higher Diploma in Civil,  Water Resources Engineering or Geology (BAC+5) minimum
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience from working with WASH TECHNICAL projects in a humanitarian/recovery context. Experience from working with social work and/or with distribution of humanitarian assistance is an advantage.
  • Previous 2-3 years work experience in community-based water, Sanitation programs; Work experience with an NGO is desirable
  • Must have knowledge of emergency Water supply, Hygiene, Sanitation requirements, and protocols
  • Familiarity with international minimum standards of Hygiene, Sanitation, and shelter service delivery (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage
  • Must have previous experience in training and Training of Trainers.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and spoken – in English required.
  • Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages (Hausa and Fulani preferred)
  • Must be willing to work as a team member, take direction, and share technical skills with colleagues and counterparts
  • Computer literacy in word processing and spreadsheets is required,
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, ArcGIS and Google Earth is strongly desirable Must be able to work under pressure

Personal Qualities:

  • Handling an insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • Communicating with impact and respect All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

We Can Offer

  • Salary / benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
  • Duty station: Yola, with frequent travels. Travel outside Yola is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
Application Closing Date
12th February, 2020.

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

Note

  • Nigerian Nationals Only
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract starts.
  • Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the “Company name” field for both company and location.