WASH Officer, Vacancy at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International
Posted: 30/Aug/2018

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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: WASH Officer
Location: Monguno, Borno
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary
This position is based in Monguno, Borno State and reports directly to the Sector Manager - WASH.
The WASH Officer is required to work closely with the Sector Manager in data collection as well as the supervision of construction and rehabilitation of water and sanitation related activities (water points, latrines, incinerators, and others) ensuring successful implementation of project activities.

Tasks and Responsibilities
Participate in the selection, design and construction of water systems using ground or surface water, including abstraction, storage, treatment and distribution for new systems or rehabilitation of existing systems.
Assessment of sanitation needs, design and implement the most appropriate form of sanitation system.
Consider different maintenance mechanisms, ensuring that they are appropriate to the local context and cultural norms.
Prepare a Written Work Instruction for use on-site ensuring clarification of contractor roles and responsibilities at each stage of the execution of construction activities.
Support the WASH Sector Manager in the development of technical guidelines and tools.
Work closely with the WASH Sector Manager throughout the planning, design and implementation stages of the WASH technical activities as well as hygiene promotion.
Ensure effective communication and network is developed and maintained through partnership and collaboration.
Liaise with local government and sectoral stakeholders/counterparts to exchange information on WASH technical implementation status.

Position Requirements
Degree in Engineering, Hydrology, Civil Engineering, and other related fields.
Have a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience.
Have previous experience in supervising drilling and construction activities.
Professional, motivated, organized, flexible and culturally sensitive.
Proficient in Microsoft Office and designing software Skills (AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and English.

Application Closing Date
5th September, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Advert may close before due date once we receive applications from qualified candidates
Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.