Water Officer Jobs Vacancy at Solidarit International
Solidarit International urgently required following position for Water Officer. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.
Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.
Water Officer Jobs Vacancy at Solidarit International Jobs Details:
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.
Locations: Ngala/Dikwa/Askira Uba
Beginning of contract: ASAP
Contract duration: 3 months (with possibility of extension) - Probation period: 1 month
Under the supervision of the Watsan team leader, the Water 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.
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
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
Position of the Post in the Organization (reporting and functional relationships):
Line manager: Watsan team leader
Line report(s) on base:Functional manager:Functional report(s):
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
Training: 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.
Salary and Conditions
In accordance with SI’s Terms of Employment; for national staff in Nigeria.