Solidarités International Now Job Opportunity

Posted on :

18 Jul, 2018

Category :

NGO Jobs in Nigeria

Solidarités International (SI) is a French humanitarian organisation operating for over 35 years who is committed to providing aid in the event of conflict and natural disasters. Our mission is to provide aid as quickly and as efficiently as possible to endangered populations by meeting their vital needs: water, food and shelter.

SI has started activities in North-eastern Nigeria in August 2016 in the fields of Wash and is now intervening in 4 areas of the state for Wash and Shelter activities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Watsan Team Leader
: Dikwa, Borno
Beginning of contract: 16/8/2018
Contract duration: 3 months
Probation period: 1 month
Delocalization policy: applicable, according to SI conditions

Goal and Purpose

  • The Watsan Team Leader will coordinate a team of Water and Sanitation officer in order to set up the Water and Sanitation activities, ensuring that Solidarités International technical recommendations and procedures are followed.

Main Tasks
Setting up the activities /control and supervision:

  • Plan the weekly activities for his/her team and have them approved by his/her Line manager:
    • Plan human resources needs (daily workers, workers…)
    • Plan tool and material needs (request from stock)
    • Anticipate administrative issues (requests in advance)
    • Anticipate logistics issues (transport, communication means…)
  • Organize and carry out, with his/her team, tasks assigned by his/her Line manager
  • Supervise and monitor each stage of activity. Ensure that standards and instructions given by his/her Line manager, as well as Solidarités procedures, are followed
  • Respect schedules and deadlines agreed upon with his/her Line manager
  • Report back any problems and constraints encountered during the course of the activities and suggest operational solutions

Logistics and Administration:

  • Ensure that safety procedures are followed by members of his/her team
  • Monitor the quality and quantity of material delivered to working sites
  • Ensure the receipt and storage of material and equipment necessary for his/her work to be carried out on site
  • When recruiting daily workers, follow procedures and directives outlined by his/her Line manager and the administrative service
  • Train his/her team members to use and maintain the available tools correctly
  • Track usage with monitoring tools provided
  • Enforce safety procedures


  • Take part in weekly program meetings and clusters on request
  • Keep his/her monitoring tools and files archived in the Solidarités office, accessible to his/her Team Leader and/or line manager
  • Draw up and submit a weekly task report (which should include progress made by the team) to his/her line manager
  • Take part in the drafting of the monthly program pack
  • Establish and maintain good relations with local participants and communities (populations) in the operational fields
  • Listen to the populations and local participants in the field and report to his/her line manager any non-technical or safety-related issues which could affect the activities or safety of Solidarités International teams

Requirements/Technical Competences

  • B.Sc/HND in Water Resource Engineering or related field
  • Good knowledge of planing, implementing and evaluating shelters project
  • IT skills: Excdl, Word, Outlook, AutoCad
  • Professional experience: 1 year of experience in similar position (NGO/Private or Public sector)
  • Languages: English, Kanori, Haussa, Shua (additional languages a plus)

Personal Qualities:

  • Team working skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Good communication skills

Salary and Conditions

  • In accordance with SI’s Terms of Employment; for national staff in Nigeria

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Applications (with CV, Cover Letter, References) in only one file (Word or PDF) and named with your Name and Surname to: [email protected]

The subject of the mail must be “Watsan Team Leader Dikwa”

Application Deadline 24th July, 2018.


  • Candidates from Dikwa are invited to apply.
  • As position is required as soon as possible, Solidarites International reserves the right to select a candidate and finalize the recruitment before the final date.

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