WASH Technical Officer At Chabash development and Health Initiative (CDHI)

Chabash development and Health Initiative (CDHI) is a non-governmental organization dully registered with Nigerian government through Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC/IT NO: 85190). Existing since March 2016, CDHI focuses on improving the quality of life of vulnerable population across communities in Northeast Nigeria. CDHI operates both in emergency and developmental context and have its programme principally rooted in identifying gaps that affects population and bridging those gaps through resource base planning and implementation.

Job Title: WASH Technical Officer
Location: Damaturu, Yobe State
Employment Type: Contract
Contract Duration: 8 months with possibility of extension
Expected Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Summary
The WASH Technical Officer is responsible for the implementation of the program activities in the whole area of responsibility. S/he coordinates and oversees the HP volunteers, provides updates to the project manager, ensures timely and effective implementation of activities, including identification of financial, logistics and security needs in the deep field and sharing with his/her supervisor.
Roles and Responsibilities

⦁ Based on project documentation, develop, and submit to the supervisor the monthly activity planning in coordination with contractor’s teams from the specific field location.
⦁ Develop and submit to the supervisor the monthly staff movement planning and coordinate respective staff movement requests.
⦁ Provide his/her supervisor with regular updates on procurement needs and supporting documents for the request to the Logistics Department.
⦁ Develop and submit advance requests related to the activities in the specific location and ensure timely clearance of advances.
⦁ Designs training modules for local leaders and contributes to the improvement of the existing ones.
⦁ Ensure that water and sanitation activities are implemented in a timely and professional manner and in line with the needs of beneficiaries
⦁ Maintain a close link and collaborate with implementations partner and other sectors in particular area.
⦁ Ensure hierarchical management of the project staff at the level of its area.
⦁ Implement the portfolio of project activities delegated to it in accordance with the action plan and the logical framework
⦁ Monitoring project implementation and progress (CDHI and partners)
⦁ Ensure compliance with CDHI policies, manuals, directives
⦁ Directly manage the day-to-day hygiene promotion activities in the field
⦁ Ensure that hygiene promotion activities achieve their objectives within the set timeframe
⦁ Provide technical support and training to hygiene promoters and community volunteers
⦁ Ensure that projects target beneficiaries with the greatest needs and propose efficient ways of delivering assistance.
⦁ Encourage and promote technical improvement of partners
⦁ Prepare monthly progress reports and other technical documents or tools
⦁ Contributes to capacity building of project staff (both CDHI and community structures)
⦁ Ensure the daily supervision of contractors and regularly assess the quality of their work by ensuring their suitability with CDHI technical prescriptions.
⦁ Help team members to identify their needs in capacity building and share with the supervisor.
⦁ Train the beneficiaries (operators and technicians) on the O&M of WaSH facilities.
⦁ Trains and supports team members, providers, and local and technical partners.
⦁ Ensure CDHI’s representation and visibility in relevant deep-field location coordination structures.
⦁ Ensure CDHI’s role as an active humanitarian actor.
⦁ The WAST Technical Officer WILL be based in Damaturu with frequent travel to Michika LGA in Adamawa State.
⦁ Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Public Health, community health or another relevant field.
⦁ 3 years’ work experience in implementing WASH – Hard and Saft components, and other community-based nutrition activities. Experience in SBCC is required.
⦁ Master’s degree in relevant fields; Public Health, Community Health will be an added advantage
⦁ Be proficient in the use of computer applications (Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
⦁ Have excellent team, project management and representation competencies.
⦁ Ability to speak local languages will be an added advantage.
⦁ Have previous NGO experience managing mobilization in different interventions (i.e., CBT, WASH, Nutrition) preferably.
⦁ Be committed to Action the CDHI’s mission, values, and policies.
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Women are strongly encouraged to Apply
Application Closing Date
11th November 2022

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