Job Opportunity at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) WASH Technical Assistant Sanitation

Job Opportunity at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) WASH Technical Assistant Sanitation

WASH Technical Assistant Sanitation

Job Description

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

The purpose of the assistant position is to assist in the day-to-day implementation of the WASH project.

  • Supervise and monitor construction of  sanitation facilities (household and institutional latrines)
  • Request latrine construction materials from the warehouse in a timely manner, supervise and monitor distribution of latrines construction materials to the beneficiaries.
  • Monitor and ensure proper usage of the latrine construction materials, assets and tools.
  • Monitor proper positioning of the latrines on the site
  • Facilitate community mobilization for all activities related to the provision of sanitation facilities and hygiene promotion, in close coordination with the NRC shelter team
  • Facilitate effective implementation of sanitation activities which includes supervision and monitoring of latrine construction, fabrication of slabs and ensuring tasks are completed correctly and on schedule
  • Conduct latrine coverage assessments and continuous gap identification and analysis.
  • Take account of gender, protection, HIV, the environment, and other important cross-cutting concerns in program design, implementation, and reporting; carries out activities in a way that reflects the needs of specific groups and individuals e.g. elderly people, minority groups, children, and people with disabilities
  • Capacity building, supervision and monitoring of refugee community workers.
  • Represent NRC in relevant meetings when called upon.
  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
  • Diploma in Civil engineering or water engineer, or relevant practical experience. Possibly experience in social work and / or humanitarian assistance.
  • Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to explain and present technical information.
  • Experience in community mobilization
  • Knowledge of Kirundi
  • Political and cultural awareness
  • Ability to work independently in a result oriented multi-tasking and multi-cultural environment
  • Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of disadvantaged populations (minority groups etc)
  • Experience from working as an WASH Assistant or Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in English, oral and written
  • Participate in appropriate professional development of project portfolio

WASH Technical Assistant Sanitation Job Vacancy at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Duty station:                                  Nyarugusu Camp, Tanzania        

Travel:                                             2%    

Duration and type of contract:   3 months with possibility of extension subject to funding availability

“Female candidates are encouraged to apply “

The deadline for submitting the application is 14 October 2022.

How to Apply:

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