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  • Posted: Nov 30, 2023
    Deadline: Dec 7, 2023
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    For over 35 years, the humanitarian aid organization SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL has been 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: drinking water, food and shelter. After providing e...
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    WASH Activity Manager


    • The WASH Activity Manager, based in Gusau with regular visits to locations like Anka and Talata Mafara, reports to the WASH Program Manager in Gusau.
    • He should be willing and able to mobilize and travel instantly to remote and security sensitive locations, working within tight SI security protocols.
    • He is Responsible for leading field activity implementation and supervising Team Leaders; he will work in harmony with the program staff.
    • The core roles of this position include preparing and planning project assessments and reports, researching and piloting activities, detailed planning of WASH/Shelter activities, designing packages, conducting field inspections, overseeing staff training, and preparing ToRs, MOUs, and contracts in consultation with the PM and WASHCOO

    Description of the Position

    Diagnostics and project design:

    • Participate in the preparation and implementation of diagnostics.
    • Participate in the design and the financial dimension of the human and logistical programs to implement.
    • Prepare the appendixes and technical chapters (of logical framework) of operation proposals.
    • Implement the activities in compliance with the annual operational strategy, SOLIDARITES International’s technical requirements and the donors criteria.
    • Participate in the development of the WASH team’s capacity in regard to techniques or new methodologies

    Implementation and Monitoring:

    • Prepare a thorough plan for activity implementation, guiding Officers and Team Leaders in creating Design packs, and ensure the review of Design packs before submission to the WASH Project Manager and WASH/Inter-Coordination.
    • Plan the WASH activity with the support department (Administration, logistics) according to the set objectives.
    • Assess the relevance of activities, the effectiveness of interventions, and their appropriateness in light of changing circumstances and the needs of populations.
    • Propose adjustments to programs if necessary.
    • Make sure the objectives for the activity under his/her responsibility are achieved.
    • Suggest and implement monitoring indicators for the WASH activity and context.
    • Use the SI management and monitoring tools for the activities, results, and context.
    • Plan and supervise the implementation of the WASH activity under his/her responsibility.
    • Anticipate difficulties in the carrying out of the WASH activity and facilitate problem solving.
    • Prepare Procurement line (PLs) and follow orders using the logistics service.
    • Report the state of decentralized inventory to the logistics department (“field” inventory)


    • Write the capitalization documents in accordance with SI tools.
    • Prepare handover reports before the end of his/her employment contract and forward them to concerned parties in the mission and at headquarters.
    • Ensure diffusion of SI technical documentation.

    HR Management:

    • Welcome and brief new employees or volunteers working under his responsibility.
    • Implement training activities in accordance with WASH operational requirements and the identified training needs.
    • Serve as intermediary between team leaders.
    • Manage and support the team under his/her responsibility.
    • Conduct workshops and regular or ad hoc meetings
    • Conduct planning and evaluate the performance of the members of his/her team(s)
    • Make sure his/her team(s) follow the safety rules.

    Reporting / Communication / Representation:

    • Share with the appropriate authority any information on the security context and any event which may have consequences on SI activities and team safety.
    • Write regular reports concerning the progress of the activity under his/her responsibility.
    • Write reports and annexes concerning his/her activity for donor reports and/or amendment.
    • Ensure compliance with reporting deadlines and guidelines.
    • Communicate with team leaders concerning the progress and results of their activity.
    • Maintain a local operational communication network and positive relations with the local/governmental authorities, donor representatives, UN and other international agencies in cooperation with the WASH program manager.
    • Represent Solidarités International in meetings or forums concerning the WASH activities within his employment location.
    • Represent SI on request and/or delegation.
    • Listen to the populations and local participants, reporting any non-technical or safety-related issues that could impact activities or team safety to the Line Manager.
    • Write the administrative documents to be signed (MOU, handover…) jointly with governmental authorities, communities or partners.


    Profile Forsaken:

    • Studies: HND / B.Eng. in Civil Engineering, Water and Sanitation Engineering, Environmental / Water Resources Development or in one of the Civil Engineering disciplines of Water Supply and/or Hydrology, Hydrogeology.
    • Experience: 3 years relevant experience in Deep borehole drilling and development, good knowledge of the project cycle, projects implementation and project follow-up. Past experiences in WASH project with INGO or NNGO, preferably in Northwest Nigeria
    • Language: English, Hausa mandatory and one of the local dialects is an added advantage.
    • IT: Good knowledge of office / CAD software; Auto CAD, EPANET, Excel, Word, Outlook, GIS

    Interpersonal skills:

    • Reliable, honest, accountable, resistance to stress, team player, good prioritization of task, Management skills, Planning skills. Capacity to deal with contractors and ensure timely delivery. Ability to operate safely and effectively in a security sensitive environment like Northwest

    Method of Application

    • Select WASH Activity Manager, fill the form and attach your CV and motivation letter.
    • The CV attached must be names with your first name and surname.
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