WATSAN Officer at Solidarites International

Solidarités International (SI)

Job Description / Responsibility

Under the supervision of the WatSan TL, the officer will lead and supervise work projects, respecting deadlines and technical requirements

The Water and Sanitation officer will be in charge of implementing and following-up the construction of block or shared family latrines and showers in the host community and IDP camps. According to the methodology of the organisation and the context, the activities will be directly implemented by Solidarites International or subcontracted

The Sanitation and Water officer will be in charge of supervising the drilling or rehabilitation of water points, using his expertise and technical knowledge.

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

Salary and conditions

In accordance with SI’s Terms of Employment; for national staff in Nigeria

Delocalized status and related benefits: Applicable.

Location: Ngala, Borno

Beginning of Contract: ASAP

Contract Duration: 3 months (with possibility of extension)

Probation period: 1 month

Educational Requirements

    Relevant academic qualification for the position is essential

Experience Requirements

    At least 1 year of experience in similar position (NGO/Private or Public sector) and/or strong operational background

Additional Job Requirements

    Languages: English, Haussa, Kanuri (Shuwa and/or Fulani a strong plus)

    Personal Qualities:

    Detail oriented, follows protocol, reliable, honest, very good organization, multi-tasking, team player

    Technical Competences:

    Knowledge of practical field notions : stock report, concrete mixing, plumbing sizing

    Mastery of project cycle management: Ability to report efficiently (oral and written) and to plan and lead a working site

    Proficiency in at least one technical domain = Civil engineering / geology / hydrology

    Ability to manage a team, daily workers and to deal with a wide range of stakeholders (contractans, authorities etc..)

    Microsoft Office (advanced Excel and Word skills), Autocad, Epanet, Kobo Collect, ODK

Company Information
Solidarités International (SI) Address : SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL 89, RUE DE , Paris , Nigeria Web : Website

Job Summary

Solidarités International (SI)
  • Category : NGO / International Agencies
  • Posted on : 15 May 2019
  • Job Type : Full Time
  • No. of Vacancies : 1
  • Employer : Solidarités International (SI)
  • Experience : 0
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Location : Borno
  • Application Deadline : 24 May 2019

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Application Instructions:
When the above link opens, select "MEAL Team Leader Dikwa", fill the form and attach your CV.
The CV attached must be named with your name and surname.
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.
Interested and qualified candidate should click apply on company website.

Job Source: https://perfectjob.com.ng/jobposts/view/watsan-officer-at-solidarites-international

Print at: 24 Aug, 2019 08:17 pm

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