Solidarités International Recruitment 2018

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Solidarités International Recruitment 2018

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for the Solidarités International Recruitment 2018. Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

Solidarités International Recruitment 2018

Solidarités 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 position below:

Job Title: Water and Sanitation Officer
Location: Ngala, Borno
Beginning of Contract: ASAP – 02 August 2018
Contract Duration: Until 1st November, 2019 (with possibility of extension) – Probation Period: 01 month
Slots: 3

Mission/Objectives

  • Under the supervision of the Watsan team leader, the Water and Sanitation Officer will lead and supervise work projects, respecting deadlines and technical requirements
  • The Water and Sanitation Officer will be in charge of supervising the implementation of borehole drilling and borehole rehabilitations in the host community and IDP camps
  • The Water and Sanitation Officer is also in charge of supervising the construction of Block of emergency latrine and shower and household latrines.

Main Task
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

Reporting and Functional Relationships

  • Line manager: Watsan team leader
  • Line report(s) on base
  • Functional manager: WASH Program Manager
  • Functional report(s)

Technical Competences

  • Training: University Degree in Water Resources or Civil Engineering or in one of the disciplines of Water Supply and/or Hydrology
  • Project related skills: good knowledge of the project cycle, project implementation, project follow-up
  • Microsoft Office ( Excel and Word skills), GIS and drawing software (autocad)
  • Management related skills.

Personal Abilities:

  • Professional experience: 6 months of experience in similar position (NGO/Private or Public sector)
  • Languages: English, Kanori, Haussa,
  • Personal qualities: reliable, honest, very good organization, resistance to stress, good interpersonal skills (communication), team player.

Salary and Conditions

  • In accordance with SI’s Terms of Employment; for national staff in Nigeria.
  • Delocalized status and related benefits.

 

Job Title: Water and Sanitation Team Leader
Location
: Ngala, Borno
Beginning of contract: 02 August 2018
Contract duration: until 01 November 2019 (with possibility of extension)
Probation period: 01 monthJob Description

  • The Watsan Team Leader will coordinate a team of Water and Sanitation officer in order to set up the Water and Sanitation activities, ensuring that Solidarités International technical recommendations and procedures are followed.

Main Task
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 Team Leader and/or 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

Reporting and Functional Relationships

  • Line manager: WASH Program Manager Assistant.
  • Functional manager: WASH Program Manager Assistant.

Requirements

  • Training: University degree in Water Resources or Civil Engineering or in one of the disciplines of Water Supply and/or Hydrology.
  • Professional experience: 1 year of experience in similar position (NGO/Private or Public sector)
  • Languages: English, Kanori, Haussa
  • 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:

  • Project related skills : good knowledge of the project cycle, project implementation, project follow-up
  • Microsoft Office ( Excel and Word skills), GIS and drawing software (autocad)
  • Management related skills

Salary and Conditions

  • In accordance with SI’s Terms of Employment; for national staff in Nigeria.
  • Delocalized status and related benefits.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications (CV, Cover Letter, References) to: hr.coo@solidarites-nigeria.org The position you are applying for should be specified in subject line of the mail and the files must be saved with the Name and Surname of the candidates.

Application Deadline 9th July, 2018.

Note

  • Generic files 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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