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Solidarites International (SI) is a French humanitarian organisation operating for over 35 years who is 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: water, food and shelter.

SI has started activities in North-eastern Nigeria in August 2016 in the fields of Wash and is now intervening in 4 areas of the state for Wash and Shelter activities.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below: 

Job Title: WASH Assistant

Location: Ngala, Borno
Beginning of contract: 2/7/2018
Contract duration: 3 months
Probation period: 1 month

Goal / Purpose

  • The WASH Assistant is in charge of supporting the Multisector Project Coordinator and the Activity Managers towards the good implementation, achievement and reporting of the objectives defined in the proposals;
  • S/he guarantees the proper coordination mechanisms are in place inside the operational teams in the different areas of intervention, and in cooperation with the Multisector Project Coordinator.

Main Tasks
Project relevance, quality and design:

  • Contribute to establishing operational assessment and evaluations activities;
  • Contribute to define Solidarites International’s WASH local strategy and contribute to the annual programming by proposing new activities, especially activities targeting vulnerable people and IDPs in Borno State;
  • Responsible to propose and guarantee quality approach mechanism are in place for the programs to ensure transparency accountability of SI activities;
  • Support the writing of technical annexes and chapters (including the logical framework) for the proposals;
  • Support the implementation of the activities in compliance with the annual operational strategy and Solidarites International’s technical requirements;
  • Participate in evaluating the relevance of the activities carried out, as well as the effectiveness of the interventions and their appropriateness with respect to contextual development and the population’s needs;
  • Propose to the Multisector Project Coordinator adjustments to the programs, if necessary;
  • Participate in building the teams abilities with respect to techniques or new methodologies;

Implementation and operational monitoring:

  • Support the Activity Managers in planning their operational activities;
  • Meet the deadlines and adhere to predefined quality specifications;
  • Support the Multisector Project Coordinator in ensuring the project management, monitoring and evaluation tools are in each operational department;
  • Propose quality criteria and monitoring indicators for programs;
  • Anticipate any issues linked with carrying out the activities and help to resolve any problems related to the activities;
  • Suggest any adjustments to be made to the activity depending on contextual and indicator developments;

Institutional Knowledge Building – IKB:

  • Use the IKB tools proposed by Solidarites International;
  • Participate in the centralization, validation, and distribution of procedures, guidelines and tools linked to the multisector activities;
  • Build up on Solidarites International (and stakeholders) intervention methods and techniques;
  • Ensure that project files are complete, regularly updated, and saved on the mission external hard drive;
  • Define the prerequisites for opened positions together with the Multisector Program Manager;
  • Greet and brief the new staff working on the program;
  • In collaboration with the Multisector Project Coordinator, set up technical trainings depending on the operational needs and identified training requirements;
  • Lead working groups and thematic meetings with the support of the Multisector Project Coordinator;
  • Evaluate and assess the performance of colleagues under his/her direct supervision on a regular basis;
  • Ensure adherence to SI security regulations and reinforce them with his/her team.

Reporting/ Communication / representation:

  • Pass upward to the Multisector Project Coordinator and Coordination team any information on the security situation or on any event that could impact Solidarites International activities and safety of the teams;
  • Support the drafting of activities reports and amendments (including any annexes relating to specific activities) for the financial donors, local authorities and for internal purposes (weekly and monthly reports) by compiling all the operational data before sending them to the Multisector Program Manager;
  • Ensure that all reports required by the Multisector Project Coordinator are delivered on time and in the correct format;
  • In his/her assignment area, might be appointed to represent Solidarites International at meeting or forums concerning the activities;
  • In collaboration with the Multisector Project Coordinator, and administrative department, support the preparation of administrative documents (MoU, handover, etc.) to be jointly signed with government authorities, communities or partner’s;
  • Coordinate with field representatives in accordance with management guidelines;
  • Coordinate with support team (Logistic and Administration) as well as field team involved on the program;
  • Represent the organization when asked and/or delegated to do so;
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Requirements/Technical Competences

  • Training: University degree in Water and Sanitation or Environmental or Water Resources Development or in one of the Civil Engineering disciplines of Water Supply and/or Hydrology, hydrogeology or Sanitation/Hygiene Engineering.
  • Professional experience: 1 year of experience in similar position (NGO/Private or Public sector)
  • Relevant experience on deep borehole drilling and development will be highly appreciated
  • Project related skills: good knowledge of the project cycle, project implementation, project follow-up
  • IT skills: Good knowledge of Office software : Excel, Word, GIS, and drawing software (autocad)
  • Languages: English, Kanori, Haussa, Shua (additional languages a plus)
  • Personal qualities: reliable, honest, very good organization, resistance to stress, good interpersonal skills (communication), team player, capacity to delegate and to manage, initiative and autonomy, capacity of prioritization of tasks.


Job Title: WASH Assistant

Location: Askira/Uba, Borno
Beginning of contract: 2/7/2018
Contract duration: 3 months- Probation period: 1 month

Goal / Purpose

  • The WASH Assistant is in charge of supporting the Multisector Project Coordinator and the Activity Managers towards the good implementation, achievement and reporting of the objectives defined in the proposals;
  • S/he guarantees the proper coordination mechanisms are in place inside the operational teams in the different areas of intervention, and in cooperation with the Multisector Project Coordinator.

Main Tasks
Project relevance, quality and design:

  • Contribute to establishing operational assessment and evaluations activities;
  • Contribute to define SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL’s WASH local strategy and contribute to the annual programming by proposing new activities, especially activities targeting vulnerable people and IDPs in Borno State;
  • Responsible to propose and guarantee quality approach mechanism are in place for the programs to ensure transparency accountability of SI activities;
  • Support the writing of technical annexes and chapters (including the logical framework) for the proposals;
  • Support the implementation of the activities in compliance with the annual operational strategy and SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL’s technical requirements;
  • Participate in evaluating the relevance of the activities carried out, as well as the effectiveness of the interventions and their appropriateness with respect to contextual development and the population’s needs;
  • Propose to the Multisector Project Coordinator adjustments to the programs, if necessary;
  • Participate in building the teams abilities with respect to techniques or new methodologies;

Implementation and operational monitoring:

  • Support the Activity Managers in planning their operational activities;
  • Meet the deadlines and adhere to predefined quality specifications;
  • Support the Multisector Project Coordinator in ensuring the project management, monitoring and evaluation tools are in each operational department;
  • Propose quality criteria and monitoring indicators for programs;
  • Anticipate any issues linked with carrying out the activities and help to resolve any problems related to the activities;
  • Suggest any adjustments to be made to the activity depending on contextual and indicator developments;

Institutional Knowledge Building – IKB:

  • Use the IKB tools proposed by SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL ;
  • Participate in the centralization, validation, and distribution of procedures, guidelines and tools linked to the multisector activities;
  • Build up on SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL (and stakeholders) intervention methods and techniques;
  • Ensure that project files are complete, regularly updated, and saved on the mission external hard drive;
  • Define the prerequisites for opened positions together with the Multisector Program Manager;
  • Greet and brief the new staff working on the program;
  • In collaboration with the Multisector Project Coordinator, set up technical trainings depending on the operational needs and identified training requirements;
  • Lead working groups and thematic meetings with the support of the Multisector Project Coordinator;
  • Evaluate and assess the performance of colleagues under his/her direct supervision on a regular basis;
  • Ensure adherence to SI security regulations and reinforce them with his/her team.

Reporting/ Communication / representation:

  • Pass upward to the Multisector Project Coordinator and Coordination team any information on the security situation or on any event that could impact SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL activities and safety of the teams;
  • Support the drafting of activities reports and amendments (including any annexes relating to specific activities) for the financial donors, local authorities and for internal purposes (weekly and monthly reports) by compiling all the operational data before sending them to the Multisector Program Manager;
  • Ensure that all reports required by the Multisector Project Coordinator are delivered on time and in the correct format;
  • In his/her assignment area, might be appointed to represent SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL at meeting or forums concerning the activities;
  • In collaboration with the Multisector Project Coordinator, and administrative department, support the preparation of administrative documents (MoU, handover, etc.) to be jointly signed with government authorities, communities or partner’s;
  • Coordinate with field representatives in accordance with management guidelines;
  • Coordinate with support team (Logistic and Administration) as well as field team involved on the program;
  • Represent the organization when asked and/or delegated to do so;
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Personal Abilities

  • Professional experience: 1 year of experience in similar position (NGO/Private or Public sector
  • Languages: English, Kanori, Haussa, Shua (additional languages a plus)
  • Personal qualities: reliable, honest, very good organization, resistance to stress, good interpersonal skills (communication), team player, capacity to delegate and to manage, initiative and autonomy, capacity of prioritsation of tasks.

Technical Competences:

  • Training: University degree in Water and Sanitation or Environmental or Water Resources Development or in one of the Civil Engineering disciplines of Water Supply and/or Hydrology, hydrogeology or Sanitation/Hygiene Engineering.
  • Relevant experience on deep borehole drilling and development will be highly appreciated
  • Project related skills: good knowledge of the project cycle, project implementation, project follow-up
  • IT skills: Good knowledge of Office software: Excel, Word, GIS, and drawing software (autocad).

Job Title: FSL Team Leader

Location: Monguno, Borno
Beginning of Contract: 2nd July, 2018
Contract Duration: 3 months (with possibility of extension)
Probation Period: 1 month

Goal / Purpose

  • The FSL Team Leader will coordinate a team of Agronomists, Cash officer and Livestock officers in order to set up the Food Security and Livelihoods activities, ensuring that Solidarités International technical recommendations and procedures are followed.

Main Tasks

  • Setting up the Activities/Control and Supervision:
  • Plan the weekly activities for his/her team and have them approved by his/her Line manager:
    • Plan human resources needs (daily workers, workers…)
    • Plan tool and material needs (request from stock)
    • Anticipate administrative issues (requests in advance)
    • Anticipate logistics issues (transport, communication means…)
  • Organize and carry out, with his/her team, tasks assigned by his/her Line manager
  • Supervise and monitor each stage of activity. Ensure that standards and instructions given by his/her Line manager, as well as Solidarités procedures, are followed
  • Respect schedules and deadlines agreed upon with his/her Line manager
  • Report back any problems and constraints encountered during the course of the activities and suggest operational solutions

Logistics and Administration:

  • When recruiting daily workers, follow procedures and directives outlined by his/her Line manager and the administrative service
  • Train his/her team members to use and maintain the available tools correctly
  • Track usage with monitoring tools provided
  • Enforce safety procedures
  • Ensure that safety procedures are followed by members of his/her team
  • Monitor the quality and quantity of material delivered to working sites
  • Ensure the receipt and storage of material and equipment necessary for his/her work to be carried out on site

Reporting / Communication:

  • Take part in weekly program meetings and clusters on request
  • Keep his/her monitoring tools and files archived in the Solidarités office, accessible to his/her line manager
  • Draw up and submit a weekly task report (which should include progress made by the team) to his/her line manager
  • Take part in the drafting of the monthly program pack
  • Establish and maintain good relations with local participants and communities (populations) in the operational fields
  • Listen to the populations and local participants in the field and report to his/her line manager any non-technical or safety-related issues which could affect the activities or safety of Solidarités International teams

Technical Competences

  • Training: University Degree in Civil Engineering or a similar domain.
  • Relevant experience on Food items distribution and monitoring will be highly appreciated.
  • Project related skills: good knowledge of the project cycle, project implementation, project follow-up
  • IT skills: Good knowledge of Office software: Excel, Word, GIS, and drawing software (autocad)

Personal Abilities:

  • Professional experience: 1 year of experience in similar position (NGO/Private or Public sector) – Humanitarian experience is a plus
  • Languages: English (mandatory), Kanori, Haussa, Shua (additional languages a plus)
  • Personal qualities: reliable, honest, very good organization, resistance to stress, good interpersonal skills (internal and external communication), team player, capacity to delegate and to manage, initiative and autonomy, capacity of prioritization of tasks.

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



Deadline: 5th June, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications (with CV, Cover Letter, references in one single file) to: hr.coo@solidarites-nigeria.org

Note

  • Please name the file with your name and surname. Files with generic names will be immediately deleted
  • 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.
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