Project Officer – WaSH Technical – 2 positions at The 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, emergency food security, 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 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.In light of the displacement in the north eastern part of Nigeria, NRC has recently started up with emergency activities in the area of Food Security, Water and Sanitation, Shelter and ICLA sectors in Nigeria in order to respond to the urgent humanitarian needs in the northeast.In the coming year, one of NRC’ main focus will be to provide the displacement affected populations including IDPs, returnees and the local host communities including IDP camps in Borno State and the north-east with adequate WaSH, Food Security, Shelter, ICLA amongst other durable solutions. NRC is therefore seeking a Project Officer - WaSH Technical in NRC Field Office in Maiduguri - Nigeria. The Project Officer WaSH Technical reports to the Project Coordinator - WASH, Nigeria.Job title:Project Officer - WaSH Technical - 2 positionsGeneral ResponsibilitiesAdherence to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines, policies and procedures and other NRC tools and handbooks;Coordinate the WASH activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans;Assist the WASH Project Coordinator in all aspects of WASH programs planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation;Develop technical specifications and bills of quantities (BOQ) for works;Assess the wash training needs of the community and assists in the development of appropriate training materials and plans;Conducts water quality testing and sanitary inspection at water points;Provides technical assistance to the WASH Program Development Manager and local counterparts on issues of WASH information and communication strategies;Assists in the establishment, and training of water point committees as well as monitoring their performance;Assists in the compilation of weekly and monthly wash reports, program documents, project proposals, and budgets;Ensure adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements;Ensure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures.Specific ResponsibilitiesThe Officer is expected to achieve the following during this contract period;Water and sanitation infrastructure construction (Boreholes, latrines,)Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plansPreparing weekly progress reports and others documents required for the water and sanitation infrastructures such as boreholes, latrines,Performs any other duties as requested by the WASH Project Coordinator

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