Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) Latest Job Vacancies [3 Positions]

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11 Jul, 2018

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NGO Jobs in Nigeria

Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is the leading Swiss NGO focusing on child rights. It is active in more than 30 countries with development and emergency projects. Tdh focuses its action on the two following areas of intervention: health and protection of particularly vulnerable children. Modern management and communication tools ensure the quality of Tdh’s projects. The Foundation constantly aims to improve its services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Sanitation Promoter
Location: Rann, Maiduguri – Borno
Contract Duration: 3 Months

General Description of the Position

  • The Sanitation Promoter will be responsible for the effective technical implementation of sanitation and water supply activities, with a focus on installation of hand-washing points, desludging of latrines, maintenance and repairs of Taurpalin-based and Zinc-based VIP latrines, and construction of Zinc-based VIP latrines and semi-permanent showers, rehabilitation, solarisation and reticulation of  boreholes, and maintenance and repairs of hand pumps, by means of direct supervision, management and implementation, according to project standards, protocols, and timelines.
  • This includes daily supervision and monitoring of sanitation and water supply activities in Rann. The position is to be based in Rann (100%).

Responsibilities and Tasks
Project Management:

  • Implements and monitors sanitation and water supply activities, under the supervision of the Sanitation Supervisor, with a focus on installation of hand-washing points, desludging of latrines, maintenance and repairs of Taurpalin-based and Zinc-based VIP latrines, and construction of Zinc-based VIP latrines and semi-permanent showers, rehabilitation, solarisation and reticulation of  boreholes, and maintenance and repairs of hand pumps, in accordance with multiple objectives, activities and targets outlined within current donor proposals and in line with projects’ budgets, impact to beneficiaries and technical quality standards
  • Ensures that activities are appropriately monitored and evaluated, under the supervision and in cooperation with the Sanitation Supervisor
  • Supervises, monitors and implements regular assessments of the sanitation and water supply activities with the Kobo toolbox tools and activities outcomes according to the M&E plan.

Project Strategy and Planning:

  • Under the supervision of the Sanitation Supervisor, participates in the implementation of all technical aspects of the sanitation and water supply activities, with a focus on installation of hand-washing points, desludging of latrines, maintenance and repairs of Taurpalin-based and Zinc-based VIP latrines, and construction of Zinc-based VIP latrines and semi-permanent showers, rehabilitation, solarisation and reticulation of  boreholes, and maintenance and repairs of hand pumps, for improved support to beneficiaries and contribute actively in its monitoring, evaluation and revision
  • Participates in WASH capitalization, lessons learned and handover report.

Technical Supervision:

  • Good knowledge on civil engineering, technical design and BoQs for sanitation and water supply facilities, with a focus on installation of hand-washing points, desludging of latrines, maintenance and repairs of Taurpalin-based and Zinc-based VIP latrines, and construction of Zinc-based VIP latrines and semi-permanent showers, rehabilitation, solarisation and reticulation of  boreholes, and maintenance and repairs of hand pumps
  • Contributes to Technical Drawings, Technical Specifications, and Bills of Quantities (BOQs) for sanitation and water supply facilities, with a focus on installation of hand-washing points, desludging of latrines, maintenance and repairs of Taurpalin-based and Zinc-based VIP latrines, and construction of Zinc-based VIP latrines and semi-permanent showers, rehabilitation, solarisation and reticulation of  boreholes, and maintenance and repairs of hand pumps, in coordination with WASH PM
  • Ensure that Tdh and local contract agreement clauses are respected
  • Monitor and inspect progress of construction works, by making regular follow up visits to construction sites and make sure that construction works are performed within the agreed deadlines and technical standards
  • Monitor and inspect constructed sanitation and water facilities and propose maintenance and repair strategies, at the same time that monitoring the progress of the maintenance and repair strategies
  • Check delivery of materials, overall supervision of the construction sites and make sure that works are done according to technical specifications and are corresponding in terms of quality
  • Maintain proper records of all tests carried out to ensure quality compliance to construction sites
  •  Certify all payments after verification of work performed at sites in coordination with the Sanitation Supervisor
  • Attend site meetings at regular intervals, and distribute minutes of meetings
  • Advise on works that might eventually incur extra costs, on time (variations to the contracts, time and cost, if any, shall be verified and appropriate decision should be taken with the Tdh team)
  • Propose recommendations related to improvement of methods and quality of works
  • Liaise with all relevant institutions to guarantee an effective progress and conclusion of all construction in all sites including the defects liability period.

Capacity Building:

  • Supervises and implements any capacity building support to the WASH team, relevant local authorities, and community workers and community groups, as required by the project, particularly with the Local Authority.
  • Provide technical support to WASH team members as needed.

Reporting:

  • Ensures that weekly and monthly data analysis reports are submitted.
  • Upon completion of the assignment, submits handover report.
  • Provides compiled meeting minutes reports to the Sanitation Supervisor.
  • Contributes to donor reporting requirements.

Database:

  • Contributes the implementation of the database tools for the M&E of the sanitation and water supply activities.
  • Ensures correct data protection procedures, and regular and effective data collection and reporting.

Security:

  • Comply with Tdh Security Regulations
  • Reports any security/safety incident and/or risk to his supervisor.
  • Informs WASH staff on security rules defined.

Others:

  • Undertake all other duties that may be determined by the PM Wash or the Country representative and that are compatible with the job.
  • Maintain and ensure a culture of strict confidentiality inter Tdh staff and between Tdh staff and non Tdh employees.
  • The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are not exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project needs.

Requirements

  • Degree relevant to Civil Engineering or Sanitation
  • Minimum 1 years expertise with an international NGO on technical design and BoQs for sanitation and water supply facilities, with a focus on installation of hand-washing points, desludging of latrines, maintenance and repairs of Taurpalin-based and Zinc-based VIP latrines, and construction of Zinc-based VIP latrines and semi-permanent showers, rehabilitation, solarisation and reticulation of  boreholes, and maintenance and repairs of hand pumps.
  • Advanced AutoCad skills (desired).
  • Advanced computer skills.
  • English, Hausa, Kanuri, Shwua Arabic.

 

Job Title: Water Quality Promoter
Location: 
Borno
Duration: 3 Months Contract

General Description of the Position

  • The Water Quality Promoter will be responsible for the effective technical implementation at a daily basis in Rann of all project activities aiming to secure water quality by means of direct supervision and management of chlorination activities, according to project standards, protocols, and timelines.
  • This includes regular supervision and monitoring of chlorination activities by the community-based chlorinators based in Rann. The position is to be based in Rann (100%).

Responsibilities and Tasks
Project Management:

  • Implements and monitors the water quality activities in Rann, under the supervision and in cooperation with the Water Quality Supervisor,  with a focus on chlorination and water quality monitoring activities, in accordance with multiple objectives, activities and targets outlined within current donor proposals and in line with projects’ budgets, impact to beneficiaries and water quality standards.
  • Ensures that activities are appropriately monitored and evaluated and contributes to amendments to the water quality strategy, under the supervision and in cooperation with the Water Quality Supervisor.
  • Implements, supervises and monitors regular assessments of the water quality activities with the Kobo toolbox tools and activities outcomes according to the M&E plan.

Project Strategy and planning:

  • Under the supervision and in cooperation with the Water Quality Supervisor, contributes to the design and implements all technical and management aspects of the water quality activities for improved support to beneficiaries and contribute actively in its monitoring, evaluation and revision.
  • Participates in know-how capitalization, lessons learn and handover report.

Technical supervision:

  • Expertise on public health engineering, technical design and BoQs for water quality activities, with a special focus on bucket and batch chlorination of hand pumps and boreholes, and the monitoring of the residual free chlorine and other water quality parameters of potable water.
  • Contributes to the preparation of Technical Drawings, Technical Specifications, and Bills of Quantities (BOQs) for water quality activities, with a special focus on bucket and batch chlorination of hand pumps and boreholes, and the monitoring of the residual free chlorine and other water quality parameters of potable water, in coordination with the Water Quality Supervisor.
  • Contributes to Tender procedures, evaluations, analysis of received bids for water quality activities, with a special focus on bucket and batch chlorination of hand pumps and boreholes, and the monitoring of the residual free chlorine and other water quality parameters of potable water, under the supervision of the Water Quality Supervisor.
  • Provides technical information to prepare and write Contracts for  water quality activities, with a special focus on bucket and batch chlorination of hand pumps and boreholes, and the monitoring of the residual free chlorine and other water quality parameters of potable water, under the supervision of the Water Quality Supervisor.
  • Ensures that Tdh and local contract agreement clauses are respected.
  • Monitors and inspect progress of water quality activities, with a special focus on bucket and batch chlorination of hand pumps and boreholes, and the monitoring of the residual free chlorine and other water quality parameters of potable water, by making daily follow up visits to chlorination sites, and make sure that chlorination activities are performed within the agreed deadlines and technical standards.
  • Monitors and inspects water quality activities, with a special focus on bucket and batch chlorination of hand pumps and boreholes, and the monitoring of the residual free chlorine and other water quality parameters of potable water and propose maintenance and repair strategies, at the same time that monitoring the progress of the maintenance and repair strategies.
  • Checks delivery of materials, overall supervision of the chlorination sites and make sure that works are done according to technical specifications and are corresponding in terms of water quality standards.
  • Maintains proper records of all tests carried out to ensure quality compliance to chlorination activities.
  •  Certifies all payments after verification of work performed at sites in coordination with the Water Quality Supervisor.
  • Attends site meetings at regular intervals, and contributes to the preparation of minutes of meetings.
  • Contributes to the identification of works that might eventually incur extra costs, on time (variations to the contracts, time and cost, if any, shall be verified and appropriate decision should be taken with the Tdh team).
  • Proposes recommendations related to improvement of methods and quality of works.
  • Liaises with all relevant institutions to guarantee an effective progress and conclusion of all construction in all sites including the defects liability period.

Capacity building:

  • Implements in cooperation with the Water Quality Supervisor, any capacity building support to the WASH team, relevant local authorities, and community workers and community groups, as required by the project, particularly with the Local Authority.
  • Provides technical support to WASH team members as needed.

Reporting:

  • Ensures that weekly and monthly data analysis reports are submitted.
  • Upon completion of the assignment, submits handover report.
  • Provides compiled meeting minutes reports to the Water Quality Supervisor.
  • Contributes to donor reporting requirements.

Database:

  • Provides data to the database tools for the M&E of the water quality activities, with a special focus on bucket and batch chlorination of hand pumps and boreholes, and the monitoring of the residual free chlorine and other water quality parameters of potable water.
  • Ensures correct data protection procedures, and regular and effective data collection and reporting.

Security:

  • Complies with Tdh Security Regulations.
  • Reports any security/safety incident and/or risk to his supervisor.
  • Informs WASH staff on security rules defined.

Others:

  • Undertakes all other duties that may be determined by the Water Quality Supervisor, WASH PM or the Country representative, which are compatible with the job.
  • Maintains and ensures a culture of strict confidentiality inter Tdh staff and between Tdh staff and non Tdh employees.
  • The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are not exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project needs.

Requirements

  • Degree relevant to public health engineering.
  • Minimum of 1 year expertise with an international NGO on public health engineering, technical design and BoQs for water quality activities, with a special focus on bucket and batch chlorination of hand pumps and boreholes, and the monitoring of the residual free chlorine and other water quality parameters of potable water.
  • Advanced computer skills.
  • English, Hausa, Kanuri, Shwua Arabic.

 

Job Title: Hygiene Promoter
Location: 
Borno
Duration: 3 Months contract

General description of the position

  • The Hygiene Promoter will be responsible for the effective technical implementation at a daily basis in Rann of all project activities aiming to promote hygiene&promotion, and distribute NFIs, by means of direct supervision and management of the distribution of WASH and dignity kits, replenishment of hygiene kits and AWD response kits, and hygiene promotion to IDPs and returnees in Rann, according to project standards, protocols, and timelines.
  • This includes regular supervision and monitoring of all hygiene and promotion activities by the community-based hygiene promoters in Rann.
  • The position is to be based in Rann (100%).

Responsibilities and Tasks
Project Management:

  • Implements and monitors all hygiene and promotion activities in Rann, under the supervision and in cooperation with the Hygiene Promotion Supervisor, with a focus on hygiene&promotion, and distribute NFIs, by means of direct supervision and management of the distribution of WASH and dignity kits, replenishment of hygiene kits and AWD response kits, and hygiene promotion to IDPs and returnees in Rann, in accordance with multiple objectives, activities and targets outlined within current donor proposals and in line with projects’ budgets, impact to beneficiaries and hygiene&promotion standards.
  • Ensures that activities are appropriately monitored and evaluated and contributes to amendments to the hygiene&promotion strategy, under the supervision and in cooperation with the Hygiene Promotion Supervisor.
  • Implements, supervises and monitors regular assessments of the hygiene&promotion activities with the Kobo toolbox tools and activities outcomes according to the M&E plan.

Project Strategy and planning:

  • Under the supervision and in cooperation with the Hygiene Promotion Supervisor, contributes to the design and implements all technical and management aspects of the hygiene&promotion activities for improved support to beneficiaries and contribute actively in its monitoring, evaluation and revision.
  • Participates in know-how capitalization, lessons learn and handover report.

Technical supervision:

  • Expertise on hygiene promotion, with a special focus on community-based participatory promotion of hygiene (hand washing at critical times, water safety chain and safe storage and handling, environmental sanitation and solid waste management, cleanliness around water point vicinity, water borne diseases, gender-based violence, menstrual hygiene management), and distribution of NFIs to IDPs and returnees.
  • Contributes to the preparation of distribution lists, distribution strategies, Bills of Quantities (BOQs), hygiene promotion outreach strategies, and the monitoring of these activities, in coordination with the Hygiene Promotion Supervisor.
  • Contributes to Tender procedures, evaluations, analysis of received bids for hygiene promotion activities, under the supervision of the Water Quality Supervisor.
  • Provides technical information to prepare and write Contracts for hygiene&promotion activities, under the supervision of the Hygiene Promotion Supervisor.
  • Ensures that Tdh and local contract agreement clauses are respected.
  • Monitors and inspect progress of hygiene&promotion activities, by making daily follow up visits, and make sure that hygiene&promotion activities are performed within the agreed deadlines and technical standards.
  • Checks delivery of materials, and make sure that works are done according to technical specifications and are corresponding in terms of hygiene&promotion standards.
  • Maintains proper records to ensure quality compliance to hygiene&promotion activities.
  • Certifies all payments after verification of work performed at sites in coordination with the Hygiene Promotion Supervisor.
  • Attends site meetings at regular intervals, and contributes to the preparation of minutes of meetings.
  • Contributes to the identification of works that might eventually incur extra costs, on time (variations to the contracts, time and cost, if any, shall be verified and appropriate decision should be taken with the Tdh team).
  • Proposes recommendations related to improvement of methods and quality of works.
  • Liaises with all relevant institutions to guarantee an effective progress and conclusion of all construction in all sites including the defects liability period.

Capacity building:

  • Implements in cooperation with the Hygiene Promotion Supervisor, any capacity building support to the WASH team, relevant local authorities, and community workers and community groups, as required by the project, particularly with the Local Authority.
  • Provides technical support to WASH team members as needed.

Reporting:

  • Ensures that weekly and monthly data analysis reports are submitted.
  • Upon completion of the assignment, submits handover report.
  • Provides compiled meeting minutes reports to the Hygiene Promotion Supervisor.
  • Contributes to donor reporting requirements.

Database:

  • Provides data to the database tools for the M&E of the hygiene&promotion activities.
  • Ensures correct data protection procedures, and regular and effective data collection and reporting.

Security:

  • Complies with Tdh Security Regulations.
  • Reports any security/safety incident and/or risk to his supervisor.
  • Informs WASH staff on security rules defined.

Others:

  • Undertakes all other duties that may be determined by the Hygiene Promotion Supervisor, WASH PM or the Country representative, which are compatible with the job.
  • Maintains and ensures a culture of strict confidentiality inter Tdh staff and between Tdh staff and non Tdh employees.
  • The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are not exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project needs.

Requirements

  • Degree relevant to public health and hygiene promotion.
  • Minimum 1 years expertise with an international NGO on hygiene promotion, with a special focus on community-based participatory promotion of hygiene (hand washing at critical times, water safety chain and safe storage and handling, environmental sanitation and solid waste management, cleanliness around water point vicinity, water borne diseases), and distribution of NFIs to IDPs and returnees.
  • Advanced computer skills.
  • English, Hausa, Kanuri, Shwua Arabic.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit copies of updated CV, Letter of Motivation and National ID card and 3 reference contacts to: [email protected] Please write “Your Name and position apply on the subject line of your mail.

Application Deadline 18th July, 2018.

Note

  • The position must be clearly indicated on the application.
  • Only candidates who meet the selection criteria will be conducted.
  • This position is open to Nigerian national only.