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Water Officer at Solidarities International

Solidarities International is a French humanitarian organization which provides aid and assistance to victims of war or natural disaster. For over 40 years the association has focused on meeting three vital needs – water, food and shelter. SI is present in North-East Nigeria since 2016 and is currently operating in 4 bases across Borno State (Maiduguri, Monguno, Ngala, and Dikwa) with outreach capacities across all BAY States through its emergency component. Currently, SI carries out emergency / post – emergency programs in WASH sector in North-West Nigeria where limited actors are currently present.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Water Officer

Location: Monguno, Borno
Employment Type: Full-time
Contract Duration: Projected contract duration is 3 Months – with possible extension.

Main Responsibilities
Set-up and operational monitoring:

  • Under the supervision of the Watsan Team Leader, take part in logistical and administrative organization and the planning and preparation of job sites
  • Ensure the construction and / or the maintenance of construction work using Solidarités International tools (in particular):
  • Take part in the identification of sites where work is to be carried out
  • Recruit and train the workforce and daily workers
  • Allocate the on-site workforce according to instructions given by the team leader
  • Carry out work according to technical guidelines and estimates
  • Respect deadlines established with his / her line manager
  • Supervise operational teams, contractors and / or communities, and ensure the best use of available resources
  • Organize, plan and supervise community participation
  • Anticipate any problems associated with the management of his/her activity and propose solutions to avoid them
  • Manage the supply of worksite materials by collaborating with the logistics department
  • Report to the project manager and / or team leader on the state of decentralized stock (‘field’ stock) on his / her sites.
  • Take part to the evaluation of the technical competence of contractors
  • Respect Solidarités administrative procedures before, during and after each work project
  • Establish safety and security measures for each activity and ensure that these rules are respected by the workforce under his / her supervision and by the population

Reporting/communication /representation:

  • Keep his / her monitoring tools and files archived in the Solidarités office, accessible to his / her team leader and/or project manager
  • Take part in the drafting of project progress reports under the supervision of his / her team leader
  • Take part in seminars and workshops related to the carrying-out of activities and to project objectives
  • Report to the team leader regarding the development of activities and specific tasks that he / she has been assigned, any problems encountered and the quality of relations with the beneficiaries
  • Report back all information or problems linked to his / her activity, Solidarités programs or safety issues
  • Listen to the local population and authorities in order to identify any needs, complaints, or major events which could affect the activities of Solidarités
  • Analyze the humanitarian situation by taking into account protection issues / Do No Harm to the population
  • Collaborate with local authorities and administration
  • Take part in restitution meetings and clusters on request

Profile

  • B.Sc/HND in Engineering – Civil, Water, Sanitation, Hydrogeology;
  • Good knowledge of office/CAD software – Auto CAD, Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.;
  • Fluency in English, Hausa or one of the local dialect is an added advantage;
  • Interpersonal skills – Reliable, honest, accountable, resistance to stress, team player, ability to prioritize tasks;
  • Good knowledge of the project cycle, project implementation and project follow up;
  • Two years of similar work experience (NGO, Private or Public Sector);
  • Relevant experience in deep borehole drilling and development will be highly considered;
  • Qualified females are strongly encouraged to apply!
  • Candidates who are indigenes of Monguno will be given consideration

What We Offer

  • Salary + food & housing contributions + social benefits (medical coverage, 24 days of Annual leaves per year, compassionate leaves, public holidays as announced by government, festive bonus, Life insurance (covering death and permanent disability) etc.

Deadline: 27th February, 2021.

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

Note

  • Select Water Officer – Monguno, fill the form and attach your CV and motivation letter.
  • The CV attached must be named with your first name and surname.
  • As position is required as soon as possible, Solidarites International reserves the right to select a candidate and finalize the recruitment before the application closing date.

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