WASH Technical Officer at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with over 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when crisis occurs.NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja. NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and subsequently Education in the coming months in order to address identified humanitarian needs.WASH Technical OfficerJob Type: Full Time  Qualification: BA/BSc/HND  Experience: 3 yearsLocation: BornoJob Field: Engineering / Technical   Location  Monguno, Borno StateAs part of the emergency response, one of the main focus for NRC in the coming months will be the provision of durable solutions for conflict affected populations including IDPs, returnees and the local communities in Borno, Adamawa and surrounding displacement affected population in the north-eastern states. NRC is therefore looking for a WASH Technical Officer in our Field office in Monguno – Nigeria. The purpose of the WASH Technical Officer is day to day implementation of the WASH Technical support functions portfolio. The WASH Technical Officer – Monguno reports to the WASH Coordinator based in Maiduguri.Tasks and ResponsibilitiesEnsure adherence to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines and donor requirements;Coordinate the WASH activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plansTo assist the WASH Coordinator in all aspects of WaSH programs planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluationDevelop technical specifications and bills of quantities (BOQ) for worksTo assess the WASH training needs of the community and assists in the development of appropriate training materials and plansConducts water quality testing and sanitary inspection at water pointsProvides technical assistance to the WASH Program Development Manager and local counterparts on issues of water and sanitation information and communication strategiesAssists in the establishment, and training of water point committees as well as monitoring their performanceAssists in the compilation of weekly and monthly WaSH reports, program documents, project proposals, and budgetsEnsure adherence to NRC policies and donor requirementsInvolve and inform communities and community leaders about the activitiesEnsure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to proceduresSpecific responsibilitiesWork closely with the Monguno Project implementation team;Water and sanitation infrastructure construction (Boreholes, latrines,);Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans;Preparing weekly progress reports and others documents required for the water and sanitation infrastructures such as boreholes, latrines;Performs any other duties as reasonably requested by the WASH Project Coordinator.

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