WASH Officer - Sanitation Marketing
Action Against Hunger
Maiduguri, Borno, Nigeria
5d ago

Company Overview

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

Position Details

Title : WASH Officer - Sanitation Marketing

Location : Maiduguri, Borno

Starting date : As Soon As Possible

Direct Line Manager : Sector Manager

Minimum Basic Monthly Salary : NGN 236,585 per Month

Objective 1

Conduct research study on sanitation marketing

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Conduct a detailed research study on sanitation marketing that is evidence-based on current practices.
  • Develop a sanitation marketing strategy.
  • Work in collaboration with the consultant on market surveys, identify goals and develop a market plan.
  • Objective 2

    Identification and training of communities volunteers and local artisans

    Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Organize meetings with community members to develop their knowledge in terms of the approach
  • Inform and involve the communities in the implementation of the program
  • Identification and sensitization of local artisans on various latrines designs and construction with the signing of MOU in collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Develop an inventory of trained artisans in each community including participating in vendors' selection.
  • Conduct and supervise house to house monitoring of latrine construction
  • Objective 3

    Conduct community mobilization on sanitation marketing related activities

    Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Ensure the implementation of CLTS in the various communities in relation to sanitation marketing to eliminate open defecation.
  • Work in collaboration with community mobilizers officers in the implementation of Behavioural Change Communication strategy in relation to sanitation marketing
  • Monitor the constructions of subsidized household's latrines with high-quality materials which will be durable and cost-effective in terms of maintenance
  • Objective 4

    Performance Management

    Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Elaborate the content of the required training and organize them
  • Train the team of assistants to make sure they transmit the messages clearly to the communities
  • Organize the teamwork and produce weekly / monthly activities report
  • Identify and anticipate problems or constraints especially on the cost of construction.
  • Communicate Action Against Hunger performance standards and expectations to team members which includes; 10 minutes monthly conversation, 3 months / end of probation performance appraisal and annual / end of contract appraisal.
  • Establish performance objectives, provide feedback, identify strengths and areas for professional improvement.
  • Contribute to the professional development and improvement of team members by providing support.
  • Objective 5

    Compile and submit reports on WASH technical activities

    Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Participate in base meetings.
  • Coordinating with other disciplinary teams or the on-site construction supervision personnel on technical matters.
  • To compile feasibility and other technical reports for information and guidance in Action Against Hunger.
  • To submit technical reports and consumption reports to the WASH Deputy program manager (upon request).
  • Liaise with other team members to develop training, monitoring and evaluation reports.
  • Assist in the preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly progress reports.
  • Maintaining regular contact with local stakeholders including Government Ministries / Department / Agencies
  • INTERNAL & EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIP

    Internal

  • WASH Sector Manager : Technical hierarchical relationship - exchange of information, collaboration, coordination
  • WASH Officer(PHP) : Collaborate with the hygiene promotion and social mobilization team members to ensure the exchange of information, collaboration, and coordination
  • WASH Officer(Capacity building) : Collaborate with the capacity team members to ensure the exchange of information, collaboration, training, and coordination
  • Support team : coordinate and collaborate regularly to plan and manage the transport, supply, and budgets.
  • External

  • Local governmental and non-governmental partners : exchange of information, coordination, training, supervision, influence on the choice of technical options
  • Local representatives of international aid organizations : exchange of information
  • POSITION REQUIREMENTS

    Qualifications

  • Degree in Environmental sciences, engineering, Building, social science, public health and other related fields with a minimum of 2 years field experience especially on CLTS and sanitation marketing
  • Skills and Experience

    Essential

  • Previous experience in implementing CLTS and sanitation marketing.
  • Professional, good organizational capacity, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive.
  • Two years of relevant work experience.
  • Microsoft Office and designing software Skills (AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in Hausa and English.
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger's mission, values, and policy.
  • Preferred

  • Previous experience within the humanitarian sector.
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area / s and the local economy.
  • Previous experience with Action Against Hunger.
  • The deadline for this position is Thursday, January 23, 2020.

    Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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