WASH Officer (m / w / d)
Malteser International has been working in Nigeria since 2017. In Northeast Nigeria and more specifically in Borno State, MI is currently active in the WASH sector for improving the lives of both the IDP population as well as the host communities.
The WASH activities focus on improved access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene. They include NFI distribution, solarization of boreholes, rehabilitation of hand pumps, construction of latrines and hygiene promotion.
Malteser International thereby applies a participatory, gender sensitive and inclusive approach.
In support of our work in Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria, Malteser International is looking for a motivated WASH Officer (m / w / d) .
The WASH Officer is responsible for all Water and Sanitation related tasks of the Malteser Programme in Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria.
Within the responsibilities, the WASH Officer will need to ensure compliance with Malteser International’s and donor administrative, financial, safety and security and logistic procedures in the work.
Main Responsibilities / Tasks :
Assist in Planning, Organizing, Coordinating and Implementation of the water and sanitation projects in close coordination and cooperation with the Hygiene Promotion Officer through complying the rules and regulations of Malteser International and its donors
Plan, coordinate and monitor water and sanitation construction and rehabilitation activities such as hand pump borehole rehabilitation or construction of sanitation facilities in the target areas
Assist the WASH team in the drafting of designs and bill of quantities for the water and sanitation facilities.
Create technical drawings or review designs with the use of AutoCAD software
File all documents concerning correspondence reports and administration and keep WaSH folders up-to-date.
Documents all water and sanitation related activities well and establish a good filing system
Ensure continuous effective liaison with the target communities (IDPs and host) as well as local and government authorities and other stakeholders.
Coordinate well on a daily base with Administration (Logistics and Finance) and other Program staff
Report to the supervisor all difficulties and relevant information, as well as all relevant issues concerning safety, security and success of the program in a timely manner
General Responsibilities :
Participate in office work with colleagues as a good team player
Be an active role model towards the target population, by adhering to a healthy personal behavior and life style
Maintain a non-judgmental and supportive attitude towards colleagues and beneficiaries regardless of their background, political affiliation or religion.
Take responsibility in representing Malteser International towards the local population, authorities and other (I)NGOs
Adhere and respect Malteser International guidelines and codes
Carry out additional tasks as requested
Degree in Civil / Environmental / Water Resources Engineering or related field
Working experience : minimum 1-2 year in WASH related field
Hands-on experience in WASH
Start Date : November 2019
Duty Station : Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria
Duration of contract : 10 months
Salary : NGN 200,000 and a possibility of increment after probation
Please note that this is a national position
If you are interested in this position, please apply online at our job portal.
Please submit your application (CV, meaningful letter of motivation and 3 references) until October 13th, 2019.
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