WASH Technical Assistant Job at NRC

Website Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

The NRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 09 May 2022 for qualified Nigeria’s to fill in the vacant post of WASH Technical Assistant to be based in Maiduguri, Nigeria.

Recruiter Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Position WASH Technical Assistant
Location Maiduguri, Nigeria
Country Nigeria
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Higher Diploma in civil
Experience Required 2 years
Application Deadline 20 May 2022

NRC Job Vacancy 2022

Job Purpose: The purpose of the WASH Technical Assistance is to provide support to the WASH Technical Officer in all aspects of NRC WASH Technical programs planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation in Borno state. The following is a brief description of the role:

General responsibilities:

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks, and guidelines
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to the plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function

Specific Responsibilities:

  • To assist WASH Technical officer in the coordination of the WASH Technical activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets, and plans
  • To assist the WASH Technical officer in all aspects of WASH Technical programs planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation
  • To assist in the identification of community water and sanitation needs
  • To develop technical specifications and bills of quantities (BOQ) for works
  • To assess the water and sanitation training needs of the community and assists in the development of appropriate training materials and plans
  • Conducts water quality testing and sanitary inspection at water points
  • Provides technical assistance to the WASH Technical officer and local counterparts on issues of water and sanitation information and communication strategies
  • Assists in the establishment, and training of community-based WASH committees as well as monitoring their performance
  • Assists in the compilation of weekly and monthly WASH Technical reports, program documents, project proposals, and budgets
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
  • Assist WASH Technical officer in Breaking down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly, and quarterly implementation plans
  • To assist in ensuring that procurement, development, and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned

Qualification & Experience:

  • BSc or Higher Diploma in civil, Water Resources Engineering or Geology(BAC+5) minimum
  • Minimum 2 years experience from working with WASH TECHNICAL projects in a humanitarian/recovery context. Experience from working with social work and/or with the distribution of humanitarian assistance is an advantage.
  • Previous 2-3 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 Hygiene, Sanitation, and shelter service delivery (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills – written and spoken – in English required.
  • Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages (Hausa and Kanuri preferred)
  • 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, ArcGIS, and Google Earth is strongly desirable
  • Must be able to work under pressure

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply NRC WASH Technical Assistant Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to this link Click Here

The Closing Date: 20 May 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.