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  • Posted: Aug 21, 2019
    Deadline: Aug 27, 2019

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    Water Officer

    : Monguno, Borno
    Beginning of contract: ASAP
    Contract duration: 3 months (with possibility of extension)
    Probation period: 1 months


    • Under the supervision of the Program Manager Assistant, the WASH Officer will lead and supervise work projects, respecting deadlines and technical requirements
    • The WASH officer will be in charge to implement and follow-up the drilling and the rehabilitation of boreholes and in the host community, IDP camps and health centres
    • The WASH officer will also be in charge of supervising the construction of sanitation facilities such as block of latrines and showers, waste pits or incinerators, especially in health centres.
    • In case of cholera outbreak, the WASH officer will also support the Program Manager Assistant in following and monitoring the response to the epidemic.

    Main Tasks
    Set-up and Operational Monitoring:

    • Under the supervision of the Program Manager Assistant, 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 Program Manager Assistant or project 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 assistant on the state of decentralized stock (‘field’ stock) on his/her sites if any
    • Take part to the evaluation of the technical competence of contractors
    • With the support of the emergency team, set up cholera response activities if needed and ensure their follow up as well as monitoring
    • 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.


    • Keep his/her monitoring tools and files archived in the Solidarités office, accessible to his/her  manager
    • Take part in the drafting of project progress reports under the supervision of his/her manager
    • Take part in seminars and workshops related to the carrying-out of activities and to project objectives
    • Report to the program manager assistant 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

    Personal Abilities:

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

    Personal Qualities:

    • Flexible, adaptable, autonomous, honest, very good organization, multi-tasking, team player

    Technical Competences :

    • Proficiency in at least one technical domain = Civil engineering / geology / hydrology/Humanities/Hygiene promotion
    • Ability to manage a team, daily workers and to deal with a wide range of stakeholders (contractors, authorities etc.)
    • Ability to lead emergency interventions = analyse the context, plan the logistics and implement the action plan in short notice
    • Microsoft Office (advanced Excel and Word skills), Kobo Collect, ODK.

    Salary and Conditions
    In accordance with SI’s Terms of Employment; for national staff in Nigeria.

    Method of Application

    Application Procedure/Notice

    • When the above link opens, select "Water Officer - Monguno", fill the form and attach your CV
    • 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.
    Interested and qualified? Go to Solidarites International on to apply
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