WASH Technical Officer

Action Against Hunger | ACF

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Action Against Hunger | ACF-International works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

 

Position Overview: 
The WASH Technical Officer will be working under the leadership and guidance of the WASH Emergency Response Program Manager, accountable for professional technical contribution to drilling and construction of the WASH project activities within the framework of the emergency response program in Northeast, Nigeria.

Specific Objectives:  
Overall supervision of water and sanitation construction activities including preparing technical designs and bills of quantities.
Train and build the capacity of staffs and partners.
Coordinate with internal staff and local stakeholders to ensure smooth project implementation.

Qualifications: 
 Degree in Water engineering, hydrology, civil engineering, and other related fields

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience in supervising drilling and construction activities
  • Professional, good organizational capacity, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Three years relevant work experience
  • Microsoft Office and designing software Skills (AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in Hausa and English
  • Commitment to AAH mission, values and policy

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience of work in the humanitarian sector
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
  • Previous experience with AAH

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Summary

Company

Action Against Hunger | ACF

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)

Location

Borno

Specialization

NGO/Community Services & Dev

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years