WASH 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, 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.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: WASH OfficerLocation: Dikwa, BornoReports to: the WaSH Coordinator.SummaryNRC is looking for a WaSH Officer for our field office in Dikwa, Borno State in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the WaSH Officer is to ensure the Implementation and impact of WaSH programme activities in Dikwa, Borno StateNRC 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) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.Job DescriptionSupervision of WaSH assistantsCoordinate the WASH activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plansAssist the WASH Project Coordinator in all aspects of WASH programs planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluationBreak down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plansDevelop technical specifications and bills of quantities (BOQ) for works for all water infrastructure and sanitation facilitiesAssess the wash training needs of the community and assists in the development of appropriate training materials and plansConduct water quality testing and sanitary inspection at water pointsProvide technical assistance to the WASH Program Development Manager and local counterparts on issues of WASH information and communication strategiesAssists in the establishment, and training of water point committees as well as monitoring their performanceEnsure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures.

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