Watsan Supervisor at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) or Doctors Without Borders, is an international humanitarian-aid non-governmental organization (NGO) and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, best known for its projects in war-torn regions and developing countries facing endemic diseases. It was founded in France in response to the Biafran War.The French Section of Médecins Sans Frontières is recruiting for its project in Abuja:Job Title: Watsan SupervisorContextMédecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.Main PurposeDuring preparation, explo or response to emergencies: supervise the daily logistics activities and provide maintenance to the MSF equipments, facilities and infrastructures, according to MSF protocols in order to maintain the facilities in perfect conditions and collaborate in the development of the mission.Supervise implementation and monitoring of water hygiene and sanitation activities during emergencies response according to MSF protocols, in order to improve health conditions of the targeted population.Job DescriptionMonitor maintenance activities of infrastructures, management of non-medical stocks and equipment according to MSF standards.Ensure the check and follow-up of facilities under the EPREP Log manager supervision.Carrying out daily visits to the facilities, reporting any anomalies or problems to the EPREP log manager.Evaluating rehabilitation needs and following up minor building rehabilitation work in accordance with instructions given by his supervisor, and accounting to him/her on progressChecking that premises observe security norms (fire extinguishers present, electrical installations earthed, etc.).Monitoring the consumption of mechanical and electrical vehicles/machines/devicesPlanning together with EPREP log manager required checks and maintenance activities of energy systems/set-up according to MSF standardsAccording to the emergency scenario and defined team, coordinate and lead that team under his/her responsibility, in particular:Defining each person’s tasks, supervising them on a daily basis and checking the quality of their work (punctuality, rigour, quality, etc.).Drawing up working schedules.Organising and leading meetings.Participating in the recruitment of personnel for his team.Attending logistics meetings and accounting for his activities.Provide technical supportCollect logistics & WASH orders coming from different departments or health facilities,Draw up and follow up orders according to the procedures in place.Make local purchases according to MSF supply proceduresEnsure reception conditions of freight or arriving material as well as the organization and setting up of material before its shipment.WASH Activities SupervisionConduct WHS assessment in collaboration with medical teams, identifying WHS needs and recommends EPREP log manager on findings and appropriate responses. Participates in elaborating of WHS emergency strategies and response plans including resources in collaboration with the medical and logistical teams.Provides support to the logistical and medical teams in their identification, implementation and monitoring of the Water, Hygiene and Sanitation activities in health structures according to the protocols of MSF (e.g. essential Water and Sanitation requirements). A particular support might be required to assure that environmental control measures are defined to address infection control issues related to patients with highly infectious diseases.Implements and monitors the Water, Hygiene and Sanitation activities outside of health structures according to the protocols of MSF ( e.g. Public Health engineering in emergencies)Perform the physical organization of materials and tools used in water, hygiene and sanitation activities outside of health structures in particular:Inventory of stocks.Receiving and processing orders for water, sanitation and hygiene material.Check that the amounts received are recorded.Check monthly consumptions.Manage the watsan team involved in WHS activities outside of health structures in terms of:Participate in staff selection.Participate in staff training.Ensure the daily work is done correctly.

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