WASH Officer – Water

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world. Join our dedicated and diverse staff in their work to improve the well-being of children everywhere.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: WASH Officer - WaterJob ID: 190000CALocations: Benue and Ogoja-Cross RiverThe RoleThe Water Officer will lead the field implementation of SCI water supply in the Cameroonian refugee response.ResponsibilitiesThe Water Officer will:Carry out detailed WASH assessment in coordination with the WASH team with focus on water source development, treatment and distribution to Persons of Concern.Prepare designs and BOQs for water supply constructions and installations for settlementsSupervise borehole drilling and rehabilitation by contractors in the field to ensure adequate quality control is maintained and project specifications and timelines are adhered to.Ensure Child Safeguarding Risk Assessments are conducted for all construction and programme activitiesImplement with the support of water supervisors surface water supply treatment systems and distribution network for newly developed settlement sites.Supervise construction of water collection points and storage platforms.Oversee operation and maintenance of SCI water treatment unit, hybrid borehole systems, pumps and generators to ensure adequate periodic maintenance is executed.Organize and conduct training for Water User Committees in coordination with sanitation and hygiene team members.Perform water quality analysis during water source development and implement water quality monitoring as part of the day to day water supply activities.Build the capacity of water supervisors and plumbers in the implementation, operation and maintenance of water supply equipment and facilities.Support the WASH Manager with data collection in all water supply activities for proper monitoring of WASH program implementation.Ensure water supply activities are carried out in coordination with sanitation and hygiene activities as well as other partners implementing services in the field.Coordinate with logistics to facilitate procurement of necessary WASH items and materials.Prepare monthly water supply activity report as requested by the Team lead.Carry out any other assignments as delegated by the WASH Manager. 

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