Senior Technical Officer, WASH

FHI 360

Task title: Senior Technical Officer, WASH

Company: FHI 360

Task description: Position Title: Elder Technical Officer-WASH

Area: Borno State: Maiduguri

Manager: Clean Planner

Project Description:

Northeast Nigeria is presently dealing with a growing humanitarian crisis with a huge variety of Internally Displaced Individuals in requirement of emergency situation support. These IDPs are living amongst host neighborhoods, doing not have access to incomes and resources, eventually causing unmatched levels of poor nutrition and food insecurity. FHI 360 has actually been operating in Nigeria for over thirty years and is now broadening activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.

FHI 360 is broadening its competence by reacting to this humanitarian crisis through incorporated WASH, Health and Defense interventions

Standard Function of Senior Technical Officer-WASH

The STO WASH will provide technical and programmatic support covering FHI360 Borno Northeastern Nigeria Field areas. Under the guidance of the WASH Planner, S/He will supervise Clean Assistant Technical Officers and provide technical support for WASH facilities upgrades and brand-new building and construction works associated to water supply systems, Sanitation facilities and public health facilities consisting of medical waste management facilities.

Other obligations will consist of field tracking of WASH activities consisting of collaborating water quality screening and reporting for water points and home tasting at FHI360 field sites, dealing with WASH field staff to coordinate WASH facilities upkeep and capability building of WASH Committees.

Tasks and Duties

Be associated with the initial preparation of WASH infrastructural tasks; requirements assessment, WASH studies, technical data collection and desk research studies

Be associated with the collection of data, data analysis, adjustment, and simulations to utilize in the style of engineering structures

Be associated with the review of preparation and style reports

Be associated with the approval procedures of engineering styles following recognized expert procedures

Keep up with pertinent technical style standards, project execution standards, style requirements and nationwide policies in the water and sanitation and building and construction sector.

Preparation of basic Expenses of Amounts (BoQs) and illustrations for all water supply, sanitation and public health facilities works.

Carry out execution of all WASH facilities activities within budget and based on execution plan and in-depth requirements.

Help the WASH Planner in keeping an eye on health promotion activities in line with the WASH sector strategy following an incorporated approach to sharing WASH messages.

Coordinate the profiling, registration of WASH NFIs recipients and distribution of WASH NFIs to susceptible individuals following WASH sector guidance and FHI360 procedures.

Tracking and Guidance

Reliable guidance of specialists to perform operate in accordance with the technical requirements

Be accountable for directing specialists to recognized recipient areas for brand-new building and construction tasks

Deal with the specialist’s Hydrogeologist in siting wells and carrying out pump tests for drilled wells

Perform evaluations on existing boreholes for rehab

Carry out oversight function to clean field staff in making sure that all WASH activities by FHI 360 are carried out according to the project technical style

Maintain and upgrade in-depth execution plan for all WASH activities highlighting development versus crucial turning points

Guarantee neighborhood involvement and conduct stakeholder assessments in all WASH facilities style and s activities.

Guarantee all WASH facilities activities are well collaborated with regional authorities, RUWASSA, MOWR, WASH Sector coordination, recipients and all stakeholders, making sure the delivery of a comprehensive WASH bundle anywhere services are supplied

Routine prepared sees to field areas to supervise all WASH sector activities and making sure all WASH facilities satisfy defined requirements.

Guarantee that the drilling specialist gathers and sends needed technical data in a prompt way

Conduct regular field-level tracking and provide feedback to the WASH Planner

Reporting and Knowing

Provide activity, weekly, regular monthly, quarterly and development reports

Supervise the execution of brand-new technological developments in WASH

Provide Month-to-month Log-frame reports/activity reports to the Program Manager utilizing concurred formats

Collect and document all snags on the works and guarantee their correction based on the contract terms

Guarantee that neighborhoods are associated with the tracking of the building and construction

Update the water points database

Carrying out water quality tasting in the field areas and combine water quality tracking reports

Combine weekly activity execution reports from field areas tracking crucial sector indications

Debt consolidation of weekly work plan for WASH team and showing the WASH Planner

Guarantee that WASH and Public Health facilities building and construction and rehab works are performed according to contract arrangements, in-depth BoQs, illustrations and basic requirements as developed by FHI 360 through quality lists.

Maintain and upgrade correct records for all WASH facilities activities consisting of inventory of assets and equipment in field place.

Program tactical development support

Be associated with expediency research studies of suggested tasks

Be associated with the style, execution, and examination of pilot tasks

Add To the WASH strategy and evaluations

Provide capability building to regional neighborhood management structures and volunteers carrying out FHI 360’s programs.

Procurement and finance

Help the procurement of WASH products and building and construction tasks and observe compliance on all procurement treatments

Accrediting conclusion certificates for WASH and Public Health facilities works

Be associated with the preparation of budget activities and their routine evaluation

Knowledge, Abilities & Elements:

Knowledge of WASH/EH and humanitarian programs in emergency situation circumstances.

Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility amongst project staff, subcontractors, experts and receivers of support.

Ability to manage tight due dates and deliver high volumes of deal with very little guidance.

High degree of efficiency in composed and spoken English & Hausa languages. Comprehending of Kanuri language is a plus.

Proficiency in engineering style of Water system, sanitation and public health facilities.

Efficiency in workplace and creating software abilities (AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)

Ability to work expertly, develop and maintain great working relationships with project staff, subcontractors, experts and receivers of support.

Ability to manage tight due dates and deliver high volumes of deal with very little guidance.

High degree of efficiency in composed and spoken English & Hausa communication.

Qualifications and Requirements

B.Sc/ B.Eng. in Civil Engineering with a minimum of 7 years pertinent experience operating in the Water Sanitation and Health Sector in humanitarian relief contexts.

Verifiable experience style WASH and Public health facilities works

Extremely arranged and able to manage numerous, synchronised needs and able to operate in a fluid environment and stick to due dates

Outstanding composed and spoken English language abilities

Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is extremely preferable.


FHI 360 is dedicated to provide a safe environment for all staff members, recipients and anybody contracted by FHI 360. This Consists of taking procedures to safeguarding susceptible individuals from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) by either FHI 360 staff members or associatedpersonnel FHI 360 abides by kid safeguarding concepts. FHI 360’s Safeguarding Policies use and drain to all FHI 360 staff, board members, volunteers, and partner staff (subcontractors, experts, suppliers, and subrecipients), despite the financing system or quantity of contract, agreement, or purchase order.

This task publishing sums up the primary tasks of the task. It neither recommends nor limits the specific jobs that might be designated to perform these tasks. This document need to not be interpreted in any method to represent a contract of work. Management reserves the right to evaluate and modify this document at any time.

FHI 360 is a where we do not take part in practices that victimize anyone used or looking for work based upon race, color, faith, sex, sexual preference, gender identity, nationwide or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or psychological impairment, safeguarded Veteran status, or any other particular safeguarded under appropriate law.

FHI 360 will consider for work all certified candidates, consisting of those with criminal histories, in a way constant with the requirements of appropriate state and regional laws.

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Anticipated salary: Remuneration is Attractive

Area: Maiduguri, Borno State

Task date: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 04:58:51 GMT

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