Ongoing Recruitment at a Leading International Organization - Save the Children

Save the Children is a leading international organization helping children in need around the world. First established in the UK in 1919, separate national organizations have been set up in more than twenty-eight countries, sharing the aim of improving the lives of children through education, health care and economic opportunities, as well as emergency aid in cases of natural disasters, war and conflict.

In Nigeria, Save the Children has been working since 2001. The early focus was on getting children actively involved in shaping the decisions that affect their lives. Today, Save the Children is working in seven federal states - Zamfara, Yobe, Jigawa, Katsina, Kano, Bauchi and Kaduna - focusing on providing basic healthcare and protecting children.

We are recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:





Job Title: WASH Assistant

Location: 
Borno
Job Type: Full Time

The Role

  • Under the direct supervision of the WASH Coordinator, the WASH Assistant is responsible to provide support to WASH team in compilation and documentation of evidence for WASH activities.
  • The post hold will also support collection and management of primary and secondary data for the WASH sector.
Qualifications and Experience
Essential:
  • Strong Computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel and power point)
  • Excellent report writing, communication and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in hardship areas
  • Willingness to travel outside work stations
  • Experience from working with water and sanitation projects in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Ability to write clear reports
  • Education: Secondary/High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 2 years experiences in construction/rehabilitation of water point and latrines.
Desirable:
  • Work experience in Borno State
  • Hard working and self-motivated.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online



Job Title: WASH Officer - Hygiene Promotion

Location: 
Borno

The Role

  • The post holder will be responsible for implementation of all the hygiene promotions activities in Borno State.
  • The Hygiene Promotion Officer will closely work with the Community Mobilization team of SCI, Health Facility Staff, Community Organization, Water User committees and Volunteers to ensure coordinated and effective implementation of hygiene promotion activities. 
Qualifications and Experience
Essential:
  • Education in water, sanitation and hygiene, sociology, anthropology, or a related subject, or equivalent field experience
  • At least 2 to 3 years experiences in hygiene promotion
  • Previous experience of working in community based WASH programs
  • Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability in a WASH context
  • Experience of organizing and conducting training and meetings
  • Excellent communication skills and knowledge of English, Hausa, Kanuri and other local languages
  • Ability to write clear reports
  • Good knowledge of participatory approaches for behavior change (PHAST/SARAR, CHAST, CLTS)
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
Desirable:
  • Knowledge of Save the Children systems and ways of working
  • Work experience in Borno State


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



Job Title: Hygiene Promoter

Location
: Borno
Slot: 2

The Role
  • Under the direct supervision of the Hygiene Promotion Officer (WASH Officer), the incumbent will be required to work as a member of the WASH unit towards the improvement of hygiene promotion and community mobilization activities effectiveness, particularly as part of the WASH intervention, to safeguard and improve the public health of the affected population by promoting safe WASH practices, including appropriate use and maintenance of WASH facilities and services; ensuring appropriate targeted community involvement in the design and delivery of essential WASH services and facilities and sensitization.
Qualifications and Experience
Essential:
  • Excellent communication skills and knowledge of English, Hausa, Kanuri and other local languages
  • Good knowledge of participatory approaches for behavior change (PHAST/SARAR, CHAST, CLTS)
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to write clear reports
Education:
  • Secondary school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 2 years experiences in hygiene promotion in community based program
Desirable:
  • Work experience in Borno State.


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





Job Title: WASH Technician

Location:
 Borno

The Role
  • Under the direct supervision of the WASH officer, the WASH Technician is responsible to organize and follow-up the construction/ rehabilitation/fixing or other related activities in targeted communities.
  • The post is specifically oriented towards the WASH emergency response in the context of humanitarian crisis with IDPs and other vulnerable communities.
Qualifications and Experience
Essential:
  • Experience from working with water and sanitation projects in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Knowledge of general building maintenance including, masonry plumbing, carpentry, painting, etc.  
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Experience in dealing with local contractors
  • Ability to write clear reports
  • Education: Secondary/High School Diploma or equivalent
  • At least 2 years experiences in construction/rehabilitation of water point and latrines
Desirable:
  • Work experience in Borno State
  • Hard working and self-motivated
  • Technical knowledge on water quality control and management


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note
  • Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
  • Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.


Deadline: 7th February, 2018.

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