WASH Team Leader needed at Norwegian Refugee Council

3 weeks ago

Job title : WASH Team Leader

Job Location : Adamawa

Deadline : March 09, 2024

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Role and responsibilities

Generic responsibilities

  • Management of project staff
  • Implement plan of action for delegated portfolio of CC (X) projects (activities, budget and project documentation) 
  • Day to day follow of progress in project implementation
  • Ensure compliance with NRC policies CC tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  • Promote and share ideas for technical improvement
  • Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents 
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills  
  • Liaison and collaborate with relevant local authorities and stakeholders
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy

Specific responsibilities 

  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  • Ensure that project work plans, procurements, spending plans and implementation are done on a timely manner and to the specifications
  • Contribute with wash specific technical competence to the development of WASH strategy, Micro Log Frames, and the country strategy process
  • Contribute with wash specific technical competence to program development, adjustment or review
  • Contribute to conducting the WASH CC specific technical assessments and document findings and recommendations
  • Provide WASH specific technical input to coordination mechanism (e.g. Sector coordination) and working groups
  • Contribute to the development of WASH CC specific technical indicators and mechanism for M&E
  • Contribute to the development of WASH specific technical guidance, tools and mechanism to streamline service delivery
  • Coordinate activities related to WASH infrastructure construction and Hygiene Promotion within the target communities
  • Participates in the monthly budget monitoring and gives inputs into the project review meetings, grant opening meetings and other 



Generic professional competencies for this position: 

  • Experience from working with wash projects in a humanitarian/recovery context. 
  • Previous 2 years’ work experience in community based water, Sanitation programs; Work experience with an NGO is desirable
  • Must have knowledge of emergency Water supply, Hygiene, Sanitation requirements and protocols
  • Familiarity with international minimum standards of water Hygiene and Sanitation service delivery (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage
  • Must have previous experience in training and Training of Trainers.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and spoken – in English required.
  • Must be willing to work as a team member, take direction, and share technical skills with colleagues and counterparts
  • Computer literacy in word processing and spreadsheets is required,
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, Arc Gis and Google Earth is strongly desirable
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal 

Context related skills, knowledge and experience 

  • Knowledge of the context in North East Nigeria
  • Knowledge of the local language (Hausa and Kanuri) is an added advantage 
  • Experience Hygiene promotion in choleras outbreak context within the host communities and camps

Behavioral competencies

  • Handling insecure environments 
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Managing performance and development
  • Planning and delivering results

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