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Career Openings at the Norwegian Church Aid, 23rd October, 2018

Oct 23, 2018, 7:09 PM
Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) is a member of the ACT Alliance and works with people and local actors, especially faith-based actors in many countries where it works in their struggle to eradicate poverty and injustice. We provide humanitarian assistance in disasters and work for long term development in local communities and societies. In order to address the root causes of poverty, we advocate for just decisions by public authorities, businesses and religious leaders. NCA has a presence in Nigeria to respond to the Humanitarian crisis in Northeast Nigeria and is scaling up an emergency response in Benue and Cross River States. NCA has its core competencies in Gender Based Violence and Water Sanitation and Hygiene. We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:     Job Title: Sanitation Officer Location: Ogoja, Cross River Job Purpose
  • The Sanitation officer will focus on designing, construction, and maintenance of sanitation and hygiene infrastructures while working in close cooperation with other WASH field staff to ensure that related hygiene and sanitation issues are coordinated.
  • S/he will be responsible for ensuring the implementation of the emergency WASH project by coordinating with other staffs on the field.
Main Duties
  • Monitoring the status of Sanitation and hygiene facilities and ensuring the timely repair and maintenance of the facilities by coordinating with other WASH staffs
  • Monitoring and supervising the quality of the construction of sanitation facilities implemented by contractors
  • Working closely with the WASH Advisor on developing weekly and monthly plans on the implementation of planned sanitation activity
  • Coordinating with the other WASH field staff to ensure that the various aspects of the WASH response are integrated.
  • Ensuring the inclusiveness of all safety/privacy/protection issues in all the WASH facilities constructed at the field level
  • Assisting the WASH Advisor on maintaining an accurate record and taking proper care of all field equipment and material stocks related to WASH
  • Assisting the WASH Advisor on making timely request and delivery of all logistic requirement for smooth implementation of sanitation work
  • Assist in any other related matters necessary for the execution of NCA Emergency WASH project activities as assigned by WASH Advisor.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of B.Sc in the Engineering fields and other related fields
  • At least one year of experience in humanitarian emergency response is an asset.
  • Must have good assessment, analytical, and planning skills.
  • Good oral and writing report skills.
  • Training/counterpart development skills.
  • Ability to work well in the field under difficult circumstances
  • Only Nigerian nationals should apply.
Desirable:
  • Familiarity with the culture of conflict and/or disaster- affected populations,
  • Ability to develop respect from a wide range of people and strong ability to communicate effectively on sanitation and hygiene matters
NCA’s Commitment NCA is committed to following the following policies, standards and commitments and all staff are equally expected to conform to their requirements:
  • Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP)
  • Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Disaster Relief
  • ACT Alliance Code of Conduct:
  • SPHERE Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Relief
  • NCA Nigeria Security Plan
  • NCA Nigeria Staff Handbook
    Job Title: Water Officer Locations: Adikpo, Benue State and Ogoja, Cross River Job Summary
  • The Water Officer will lead the field implementation of NCA water supply in the resettlement of Cameroonian refugees.
Responsibilities The Water Officer will:
  • Carry out detailed WASH assessment in coordination with the WASH team with focus on water source development, treatment and distribution to Persons of Concern.
  • Prepare designs and BOQs for water supply constructions and installations for settlements
  • Supervise borehole drilling and rehabilitation by contractors in the field to ensure adequate quality control is maintained and project specifications and timelines are adhered to.
  • Implement with the support of water supervisors surface water supply treatment systems and distribution network for newly developed settlement sites.
  • Supervise construction of water collection points and storage platforms.
  • Oversee operation and maintenance of NCA water treatment unit, motorized borehole systems, pumps and generators to ensure adequate periodic maintenance is executed.
  • Organize and conduct training for Water User Committees in coordination with sanitation and hygiene team members.
  • Perform water quality analysis during water source development and implement water quality monitoring as part of the day to day water supply activities.
  • Build the capacity of water supervisors and plumbers in the implementation, operation and maintenance of water supply equipment and facilities.
  • Support the WASH Advisor with data collection in all water supply activities for proper monitoring of WASH program implementation.
  • Ensure water supply activities are carried out in coordination with sanitation and hygiene activities as well as other partners implementing services in the field.
  • Coordinate with logistics to facilitate procurement of necessary WASH items and materials.
  • Prepare periodic water supply activity report as requested by the WASH Advisor.
  • Carry out any other assignments as delegated by the WASH Advisor.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of a degree in Water Resources and Enviromental Engineering, Hydrogeology or related fields.
  • One to two years experience in emergency or humanitarian settings.
  • Good assessment, analytical and planning skills
  • Good oral and writing report skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work well in the field under difficult circumstances
  • Familiarity with disaster-affected population
  • Only Nigerian nationals should apply.
Desirable:
  • Familiarity with mapping field equipment and software
  • Experience with emergency water supply systems
NCA’s Commitment NCA is committed to following the following policies, standards and commitments and all staff are equally expected to conform to their requirements:
  • Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP)
  • Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Disaster Relief
  • ACT Alliance Code of Conduct:
  • SPHERE Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Relief
  • NCA Nigeria Security Plan
  • NCA Nigeria Staff Handbook
    Job Title: Hygiene Promotion Officer Location: Ogoja, Cross River State Job Purpose As part of the WASH intervention, to safeguard and improve the public health of the affected population by:
  • Promoting safe WASH practices, including appropriate use, cleaning and maintenance of WASH facilities and services;
  • Ensuring community participation in the design and delivery of essential WASH services and facilities.
Main Duties
  • Establish hygiene promotion team and delegate duties to hygiene promotion volunteers
  • Help plan and carry out needs assessments, baseline studies and periodic studies, and feedback findings to stakeholders.
  • Collate data from Community Mobilisers and prepare regular reports on activities and WASH conditions for monitoring.
  • Coordinate with water supply, sanitation and hygiene promotion field staff to ensure that various aspects of the WASH response are integrated.
  • Coordinate with community leaders and other sectors and also with the WASH cluster working locally in order to coordinate within the WASH sector.
Implementation:
  • Promote safe WASH practices, including appropriate use and maintenance of WASH facilities and services.
  • Ensure that action is taken to mitigate priority water and sanitation related health risks.
  • Facilitate appropriate community involvement in the design and delivery of essential WASH services and facilities.
  • Monitoring and following up the distribution of hygiene kits.
  • Enable effective dialogue with the affected community to allow the agency to be held to account for the quality of the WASH programme.
  • Help identify needs for non-food items relevant to hygiene, participate in the choice of items, targeting strategy, promotion of effective use, and post-distribution monitoring.
Resource Management:
  • Train, provide support and manage Community Mobilisers or other hygiene outreach workers.
Programme Approach:
  • Use participatory approaches as a far as possible throughout the programme cycle, in training, and in the use of tool kits and other materials.
  • Supervise Hygiene Promotion activities and resources.
Qualification, Skills and Requirements
  • B.Sc Degree on Health Promotion, Community Development, Education, Community Water Supply or other related fields
  • At least two years’ experience of working in humanitarian response with local and/or international partner organizations.
  • Practical experience on the use of participatory tools for promotion of sanitation and hygiene
  • Must have good assessment, analytical, and planning skills.
  • Good oral and written reporting skills in English.
  • Training/counterpart development skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team under difficult circumstances
  • Familiarity with the culture of the affected population
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively on hygiene matters.
  • Only Nigerian nationals should apply.
NCA’s Commitment NCA is committed to following the following policies, standards and commitments and all staff are equally expected to conform to their requirements:
  • Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP)
  • Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Disaster Relief
  • ACT Alliance Code of Conduct:
  • SPHERE Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Relief
  • NCA Nigeria Security Plan
  • NCA Nigeria Staff Handbook
    Job Title: Water Supervisor Locations: Adikpo, Benue and Ogoja, Cross River Job Summary
  • The Water Supervisor will support the Water Officer in the implementation of WASH water supply component in the resettlement of refugees.
Responsibilities The Water Supervisor will:
  • Ensure proper operation and maintenance of NCA water treatment unit (WTU) system.
  • Ensure water distribution to the settlement is done according to NCA water distribution plan
  • Execute setting up of storage platform for water collection points in settlements as advised by the water officer.
  • Implement piping/plumber job for the water supply distribution network designed by NCA for new settlements
  • Maintain proper record of water distribution and pump operation and maintenance.
  • Ensure the daily monitoring of FRC levels at water collection points in communities.
  • Coordinate distribution of water to communities according NCA water supply schedule for the settlements
  • Monitor and manage NCA water supply equipment, tools and materials in close coordination with logistics to ensure safety and good maintenance.
  • Manage provision of construction water for shelter activities in coordination with CCCM partners.
  • Carry out proper maintenance of NCA water distribution networks to ensure safe and timely distribution of water to community water collection points
  • Monitor and report any technical or organizational activity related risks and issues to the Water Officer
  • Manage water trucking vendors to allocate water supply to appropriate community water storage points for distribution.
  • Carry out any other assignments as delegated by the Water Officer.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 6 months experience in supporting emergency water supply activities.
  • Good knowledge of pump operation and maintenance system
  • Good oral and writing skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work well in the field under difficult circumstances
  • Familiarity with disaster-affected population
  • Only Nigerian nationals should apply.
Desirable:
  • Understanding of surface water treatment systems
  • Experience with pumps and generator operations
  • Previous experience working with NCA is an additional resource
NCA’s Commitment
  • NCA is committed to following the following policies, standards and commitments and all staff are equally expected to conform to their requirements
Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP):
  • Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Disaster Relief
  • ACT Alliance Code of Conduct:
  • SPHERE Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Relief
  • NCA Nigeria Security Plan
  • NCA Nigeria Staff Handbook.
    Job Title: Sanitation Supervisor Location: Adikpo, Benue Job Purpose
  • The  Sanitation Officer will support  the Sanitation Supervisor in the implementation of sanitation infrastructure
Main Duties
  • Carrying out frequent check on the status of Sanitation facilities and coordinating with the sanitation officer for timely repair and maintenance of the facilities
  • Supervising masonry, carpentry and other artisans for quality and specifications in the construction of sanitation and hygiene facilities in the settlement
  • Implementing daily plans on sanitation activities as advised by the sanitation officer
  • Coordinating with the other WASH field staff to ensure that the various aspects of the WASH response are integrated.
  • Prioritizing the inclusiveness of all safety/privacy/protection issues in all sanitation facilities constructed in settlements
  • Assisting the Sanitation Officer on data collection and mapping of completed sanitation and hygiene facilities while ensuring that NCA tools and materials employed in construction activities are well accounted for.
  • Supporting the sanitation officer in the mobilizing of materials to construction site with coordination from logistics team
  • Undertaking of other responsibilities requested by the sanitation officer
Other Tasks:
  • Assist in any other related matters necessary for the execution of NCA Emergency WASH project activities as assigned by respective line manager
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 6 months experience in supporting emergency sanitation activities in the field.
  • Good knowledge of construction and building operations
  • Good oral and writing skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work well in the field under difficult circumstances
  • Familiarity with disaster-affected population
  • Only Nigerian nationals should apply.
Desirable:
  • Understanding of general rules in construction
  • Experience in masonry and/or carpentry works
  • Previous experience with NCA is an asset
NCA’s Commitment NCA is committed to following the following policies, standards and commitments and all staff are equally expected to conform to their requirements:
  • Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP)
  • Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Disaster Relief
ACT Alliance Code of Conduct:
  • SPHERE Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Relief
  • NCA Nigeria Security Plan
  • NCA Nigeria Staff Handbook
    How To Apply Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and CV in a single document to: Tor.Felix.Terdzungwe@nca.no   Application Deadline 30th October, 2018.   Note
  • Please include two referees in your applications with detailed contacts, of which one must be a recent supervisor from your former/current organisation/institution.
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Candidate is required to start as soon as possible.

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