WASH OFFICER - SANITATION MARKETING VACANCY AT ACTION AGAINST HUNGER - ACF-INTERNATIONAL
Posted: 12/Jun/2019

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 - Sanitation Marketing

Location:
 Damaturu, Yobe State
Starting date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: WASH Sector Manager

Objective 1

  • Conduction of research study on Sanitation Marketing

Tasks & Reesponsibilities:

  • Conduct a proper research study on sanitation marketing that are evidence based on current practices
  • Develop sanitation marketing strategy
  • Work in collaboration with consultant on market survey, identify goals and develop a market plan

Objective 2

  • Identification and training of communities volunteers and local artisans

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Organize meetings with community members to develop their knowledge in terms of the approach
  • Inform and involve the communities in the implementation of the program
  • Identification and sensitization of local artisans on various latrines designs and construction with signing of MOU in collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Develop inventory of trained artisans in each community including participating in vendors’ selection.
  • Conduct and supervise house to house monitoring of latrine construction

Objective 3

  • Monitor community mobilization on sanitation marketing related activities

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure implementation of CLTS in the various communities in relation to sanitation marketing to eliminate open defecation.
  • Work in collaboration with community mobilizers officers in the implementation of Behavioural Change Communication strategy in relation to sanitation marketing
  • Monitor the constructions of subsidized household’s latrines with high quality materials which will be durable and cost effective in terms of maintenance.

Objective 4

  • Manage the project team

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Elaborate the content of the required training and organize them
  • Train the team of assistants to make sure they transmit the messages clearly to the communities
  • Organize the team work and produce weekly/monthly activities report
  • Identify and anticipate problems or constraints especially on cost of construction.

Internal & External Relationship
Internal:

  • WASH Sector Manager : Technical hierarchical relationship - exchange of information, collaboration, coordination
  • WASH Officer (PHP): Collaborate with the hygiene promotion and social mobilization team members to ensure exchange of information, collaboration and coordination
  • WASH Officer (Capacity building): Collaborate with the capacity team members to ensure exchange of information, collaboration, trainings and coordination
  • Support team: coordinate and collaborate regularly to plan and manage the transport, supply and budgets.

External:

  • Local governmental and non-governmental partners : exchange of information, coordination, training, supervision, influence on choice of technical options
  • Local representatives of international aid organisations: exchange of information

Qualifications

  • Degree in Water Engineering, Hydrology, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Building, Social Science, Public Health and other related fields with minimum of 2 years field experience especially on CLTS and sanitation marketing.

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Previous experience on implementing CLTS and sanitation marketing
  • Professional, good organizational capacity, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Two years relevant work experience
  • 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 and English
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy

Preferred:

  • Previous experience of work in the humanitarian sector
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
  • Previous experience with Action Against Hunger

Remuneration
Gross Basic Salary: NGN 236,585 - NGN 379,904 Per month.

Application Closing Date
17th June, 2019.

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

Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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