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Job Opportunities At The International Rescue Committee (IRC) – 6 Positions

The International Rescue Committee (IRC)responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

IRC in Nigeria is scaling up its humanitarian response targeting Internally Displaced persons (IDPs), Returnees and host communities in Yobe State. At the moment, IRC is expanding its interventions Local government Areas (LGAs) in Yobe state.

Contents

  • Open Jobs
    1. EH/WASH Infrastructure Officer
    2. EH Hygiene Promotion Officer
    3. EH Manager
    4. WPE Assistant Community Mobiliser
    5. EH Assistant-Hygiene Promotion Officer
    6. EH-Hygiene Promotion Assistant
  • Method of Application

EH/WASH Infrastructure Officer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience3 years
  • LocationYobe
  • Job FieldNGO/Non-Profit

Scope of Work

  • The EH/WASH Infrastructure Officer is responsible for the hard ware component of Water, Sanitation and Shelter activities in the IRC supported communities and IDP camps in Yobe State.
  • The responsibilities will include day to day support to IDP settlements and communities and have line management responsibilities for two EH/WASH Infrastructure Assistants and reports to the EH/WASH Manager.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the EH/WASH Manager in the full implementation of water, sanitation and shelter infrastructure development and maintenance in the project areas.
  • Participate in market surveys to support quotations by contractors and IRC team
  • Work with other EH/WaSH staff to develop technical capacity, including development of in-house trainings for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Committees (WaSHComs and Water User Committees, Community Volunteers (CVs) and other local partners.
  • Design, implement and maintain water, sanitation and shelter infrastructure in the project area.
  • Improve, design and construct shelter in emergency context
  • Supervise and monitor volunteers involved in the project
  • Regular field visits to the target communities in the project area will be an important part of this task.
  • Participate in project strategic planning
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly progress reports
  • Ensuring community ownership, appropriate usage and structure for maintenance for the water sanitation and hygiene infrastructures
  • Co-facilitate and translate when needed, small and large community meetings to encourage discussions for the formation of WASH Committees/Water user committee

Community Mobilization:

  • Motivate community members and influential people within Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) settings, through meetings and discussions to take actions that will increase awareness about the proper usage of WASH hardware in their communities

Coordination:

  • Coordinate activities with other partners and government authorities as well as close collaboration with Community Volunteers, WASH Community and Community leaders

Logistics, Finance, and Reporting:

  • Ensure water sanitation and hygiene promotional activities are facilitated in accordance with IRC logistics policy and in a timely manner to ensure the successful implementation of programs.
  • Ensure all relevant financial documentation is completed accurately as required by IRC finance policy.
  • Prepare and submit required reports in a timely manner and incorporate manager feedback

Skills and Experience

  • B.Sc /High National Diploma in Civil, Water Resources, Building or Mechanical Engineering, Hydrogeology with hand on experience in developing and adopting emergency WASH technologies and designs.
  • Experience of assessing, reviewing and monitoring technical projects.
  • At least 3 years relevant experience in water, sanitation and shelter development programs in low income contexts
  • Command of written English to produce technical documents and report in good standard
  • Good verbal communication skills in Hausa and English
  • Ability to maintain good working relationship with colleagues and partners
  • Good IT skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Auto card and Outlook, Knowledge and experience using design and drawing applications.
  • Commitment to IRC values and principles
  • Ability to critically review technical options
  • Ability to creatively adopt models to suit local context
  • Accuracy and keen attention to details, in order to produce high quality documents and maintain good records

Work Environment

  • Security level orange. The situation in Yobe- is calm at the moment but remains tense and unpredictable; concerns include criminality.
  • There is active conflict in many parts of the country and a possibility for further expansion of the conflict and violence into other areas and other states.

Standards for Professional Conduct:

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.
  • These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

EH Hygiene Promotion Officer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • LocationYobe
  • Job FieldMedical / Health   NGO/Non-Profit

Scope Of Work

  • The EH Officer-Hygiene Promotion will be based in Yobe, will supervise two assistants and will report to the EH Manager.
  • S/he will work closely with the EH Infrastructure Officers and will be responsible for supervising the implementation of hygiene promotion activities at village/community level as directed by the EH Manager.
  • The main objective of this position is to support in the implementation of hygiene promotion activities in the communities.
  • This includes training of Community Hygiene promoters, establishing and training of WASH committees, Kids hygiene clubs and directly carrying out hygiene awareness in the communities.

Objectives

  • Ensure that the hygiene promotion activities in the communities are implemented in a timely and professional manner and in line with beneficiary needs.
  • Maintain close links and collaboration with other EH teams and sectors including Health, Nutrition, Protection, Gender, CYPD (Child and Youth Protection and Development), Women Protection and Empowerment (WPE) and Economic Recovery and Development (ERD).

Responsibilities
Technical Quality:

  • Directly implement hygiene promotion activities in the communities; this includes household visits, hygiene awareness sessions and distribution of hygiene promotion materials.
  • Coordinate closely with the EH Officer-Water and Sanitation and Hygiene Promoters over water quality and beneficiary needs and preferences regarding water collection points
  • If requested, participate in any inter sectorial assessment process, including analysis and planning.
  • Directly manage the day to day hygiene promotion activities in the field locations.
  • Ensure that hygiene promotion activities meet agreed objectives within the timeframe.
  • Ensure program activities foster accountability to beneficiaries, gender and protection sensitivity and inclusion are adequately addressed in programming.
  • Distribute Information, Communication and Education (IEC) materials to Community hygiene Promoters and train hygiene promoters on their appropriate use.
  • Provide technical support and training for hygiene promoters, community volunteers, community leaders, kid’s hygiene clubs and WASH committees.
  • Provide regular reports, document results and maintain detailed records
  • Provide weekly reports of progress on hygiene promotion activities.
  • Maintain comprehensive control systems on materials and tools used including notes on quality of materials and detailed NFI distribution records.

Staff Supervision & Development:

  • Assist the EH Manager to identify, train and support Community hygiene promoters, WASH committee members and Kids hygiene club members.
  • Supervise and manage community Hygiene promoters.
  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable work teams to successfully complete their tasks on time and within budget.
  • Responsible for community hygiene promoter’s weekly reports, timesheets and weekly work plans.

Monitoring:

  • Participate in daily monitoring and recording of Hygiene promotion activities including house hold visits, Group Hygiene sessions, Mass Hygiene awareness campaigns, NFI distributions and other Hygiene related activities.
  • Participate in Monthly HH surveys and KAP surveys depending on need.

Other duties:

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of the team; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to the EH Officer – Hygiene promotion, and liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

Professional Standards

  • All IRC staff are required to adhere to THE IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies.

Requirements

  • Minimum B.Sc in Community Health, Public Health and other related Science/Social Sciences.
  • Experience in implementation of hygiene promotion activities.
  • Experience in establishment and training of Hygiene Promoters, WASH committees and School hygiene Clubs.
  • Good communication skills, effective in representation and liaison community members and leaders.
  • Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • Competent user of MS Applications: Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of English
  • Knowledge of any 2 Local languages will be an added advantage.

Standards for Professional Conduct:

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.
  • These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

 

EH Manager

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience3 years
  • LocationYobe
  • Job FieldNGO/Non-Profit

Location: Damaturu, Yobe

Scope of Work

  • The Environmental Health Manager is responsible for overseeing the implementation of all EH activities in Yobe, She/ He will provide technical and managerial leadership to the water, sanitation and hygiene promotion team in these locations and ensure all activities are of high quality and respond to immediate needs.

Responsibilities

  • In coordination with the Sr. EH Manager (Adamawa) establish contacts with relevant international/local NGOs and line ministries in the area of operation;
  • Ensure that all IRC EH projects in your target LGAs are implemented in a timely and professional manner, according to objectives, goals and indicators established by SPHERE, IRC, Nigerian Law and in line with donor requirements and beneficiary needs;
  • Conduct routine assessments as needed to determine the water, sanitation and hygiene needs within your target LGAs; this will also include evaluation of ongoing technical interventions and make recommendations as needed.
  • Follow all technical direction as outlaid in the Yobe State EH Strategy for the installation of all water and sanitation infrastructure in IRC supported medical facilities, included the requirements for the mobile health units, IDP sites and host communities including but not limited to drilling, restoration of existing infrastructure, drainage, solid waste management, latrine, shower and pot wash/laundry construction, hygiene campaigns, vector control and hygiene promotion activities;
  • In coordination with the Sr. EH Manager (Adamawa), assist with technical support and capacity building for WASH staff under your direct management.
  • Ensure all implementation plans employ a programming approach that integrates the needs of other sectors of work especially Health, WPE, Protection and ERD;
  • Monitor budgets, materials, equipment and supplies for technical work for your program locations and allocated budgets;
  • When requested by the Sr. EH Manager (Adamawa), provide regular reports, document results and maintain detailed records of progress and contract payment schedules for activities in the LGAs.

Human Resources Management:

  • Directly manage and technically supervise the EH officers
  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
  • Take responsibility for discussing job expectations, performance, and objectives on an informal, quarterly basis with all the EH staff
  • Overall responsibility for EH work plans, vacation schedules, and staff training/development activities in your targeted LGAs
  • Adhere to and act in accordance with the IRC Global HR Policies and Procedures

Grant Monitoring & Partner Management:

  • Manage and advise contractors implementing programs on behalf of and in partnership with the IRC in all your supported sites.
  • Select and implement, in line with the Yobe EH Strategy, an appropriate monitoring and evaluations systems; analyzing results to ensure and enhance program effectiveness and quality. Ensure that all monitoring activities and results are shared with your line manager and if requested by your line manager to the M&E Coordinator.
  • With support from the Yobe Sr. EH Manager, assure appropriate and timely spending of grants to achieve program goals, grant reporting contributions, use and distribution of supplies and resources.
  • Actively contribute to proposal writing and strategy development

Other:

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of the team; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Adamawa Sr. EH Manager to enable and develop IRC programs

Professional Standards:

  • All IRC staff are required to adhere to THE IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies.

Requirements

  • University degree in Civil/Environmental engineering or related field;
  • Minimum 3 years professional technical experience in WASH/Environmental Health, Physical Science, structures and/or water delivery/production;
  • Minimum 2 years overseas experience, preferably in a conflict or post disaster setting;
  • Solid managerial skills and experience in an international multi-cultural setting;
  • Strong project planning, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills;
  • Proven technical writing skills;
  • Competent in Windows, MS office programs, AutoCAD (or similar computer aided design), email and database experience;
  • Interpersonal qualities: Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure in a professional manner
  • Fluent in spoken and written English, Hausa or any local language skills are a plus

Other:

  • The position will be based in Damaturu with frequent travels to the field offices and site in Yobe operation areas.

Standards for Professional Conduct:

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.
  • These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

 

WPE Assistant Community Mobiliser

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • LocationYobe
  • Job FieldMedical / Health   NGO/Non-Profit

Job Purpose/Objective

  • The IRC Women Protection and Empowerment Program is a multi-sectorial prevention and response program involving multiple organizations and actors from the IDP and NGO community, UN agencies and all sectors of IRC.
  • The focus of this program is to provide good quality health and psychosocial response services to conflict-affected women and girls in Yobe, North-Eastern Nigeria in a timely manner.

Key Responsibilities
Awareness Raising:

  • Raise awareness and promote changes in attitudes and behaviors regarding gender, gender equality and GBV.
  • Promote active community participation in prevention and response to GBV.
  • Develop and implement prevention strategies.
  • Ensure the formation of community groups for response and prevention activities.
  • Work with the WPE Trainer to facilitate Trainings and sensitizations to community groups, local partners and CBOs on GBV issues.
  • Promote the involvement of men and youth in GBV activities.

Community Mobilization:

  • Utilize participatory methodology to assess community needs in relation to GBV.
  • Utilize participatory methodology and adult education techniques to assist communities in developing community-driven prevention and response plans.
  • Mobilize community to form ‘action groups’ for awareness raising and encourage greater self-reliance among women in the communities.
  • In collaboration with case worker ensure that women are engaged in psychosocial activities at the women’s centers.

Planning Collaboration and Coordination:

  • In collaboration with State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to ensure the formation of GBV camp groups.
  • In collaboration with WPE Case Worker and Trainer, Women action groups, Youth Groups, identify training needs of community members and carryout trainings in a consistent and appropriate manner.
  • Liaise with community leaders, government agencies, IRC sectors, Partners to organize training and capacity building activities.
  • Promote women’s active participation in the leadership and decision-making of the community.
  • In collaboration with community Trainer and community members conduct security mapping in the camps to identify potential security risks areas and develop strategies to address them.
  • Assist WPE Program Manager and Coordinator in strategic planning to ensure ongoing Programming.

Reporting:

  • Compile and summarize weekly statistics to M&E Officer for monitoring purpose.
  • Submit weekly narrative reports to WPE Program manager in a timely manner.
  • Communicate all obstacles/Problems to WPE Program Manager for further action.

Financial:

  • In collaboration with other WPE Staff submit monthly activity cash projections for prevention activities in a timely Manner to program manager.
  • Ensure that all liquidations are done in a timely manner with relevant supporting documentations.
  • Submit all financial request to program Manager in a timely manner for onward submission to either supply chain or finance.
  • Ensure that all conduct s are in line with IRC Mandatory Reporting policy.

Monitoring:

  • Follow-up on psycho-social support activities and ensure that these activities are conducted appropriately and meet the needs of purpose for which they are intended.
  • Follow-up on trainings/sensitizations/meetings conducted to ensure implementation of plans.
  • Carryout work with respect to IRC security concerns, protocols and established policy inclusive of ensuring the safety of IRC beneficiaries from exploitive relationships.
  • Ensure working as part of a TEAM AND BE FLEXIBLE
  • Avoid making false promises to beneficiaries on behalf of IRC

Requirements

  • Must have higher level education in Community Development
  • Previous experience with community mobilization using participatory methodology.
  • Good interpersonal and problem-solving skills and flexibility.
  • Prefer experience with participatory /adult learning techniques
  • Must possess interest and commitment to Human Rights, Gender Equality and Gender issues
  • Must be enthusiastic and creative.
  • Must be fluent in community language, spoken and written English. Fluency in Kanuri will be an added advantage
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel required.
  • Be able to work effectively in unstable, challenging, and fast-paced environments.
  • Ability to keenly observe confidentiality and discretion.
  • Ability to work as part of a TEAM

Benefits
Monthly salary, 13Month Salary Inclusive, Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months.

EH Assistant-Hygiene Promotion Officer

  • Job TypeContract  Full Time
  • QualificationOND
  • LocationBorno
  • Job FieldMedical / Health   NGO/Non-Profit

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Duration: 3 months- with possible extension

Scope of Work

  • The EH Assistant-Hygiene Promotion will be based in MMC LGA and report to the EH Officer – Hygiene Promotion.
  • S/he will be primarily responsible for supervising implementation of hygiene promotion activities at the community and IDP Camps level as directed by the EH Officer-Hygiene Promotion.
  • The main objective of this position is to support the EH Officer-Hygiene promotion in implementing hygiene promotion activities in the communities.
  • This includes training of Community Hygiene promoters, establishing and training WASH committees, Kids hygiene clubs and directly carrying out hygiene awareness in the communities.

Objectives

  • Ensure that the hygiene promotion activities in the communities are implemented in a timely and professional manner and in line with beneficiary needs.
  • Maintain close links and collaboration with other EH teams and sectors including Health, Nutrition, Protection, Gender, CYPD (Child and Youth Protection and Development), Women Protection and Empowerment (WPE) and Economic Recovery and Development (ERD).

Responsibilities
Technical Quality:

  • Directly implement hygiene promotion activities in the communities; this includes household visits, hygiene awareness sessions and distribution of hygiene promotion materials.
  • Coordinate closely with the EH Officer-Water and Sanitation and Hygiene Promoters over water quality and beneficiary needs and preferences regarding water collection points
  • If requested, participate in any inter sectorial assessment process, including analysis and planning.
  • Directly manage the day to day hygiene promotion activities in the field locations.
  • Ensure that hygiene promotion activities meet agreed objectives within the timeframe.
  • Ensure program activities foster accountability to beneficiaries, gender and protection sensitivity and inclusion are adequately addressed in programming.
  • Distribute Information, Communication and Education (IEC) materials to Community hygiene Promoters and train hygiene promoters on their appropriate use.
  • Provide technical support and training for hygiene promoters, community volunteers, community leaders, kid’s hygiene clubs and WASH committees.
  • Provide regular reports, document results and maintain detailed records
  • Provide weekly reports of progress on hygiene promotion activities.
  • Maintain comprehensive control systems on materials and tools used including notes on quality of materials and detailed NFI distribution records.

Staff Supervision & Development:

  • Assist the EH Officer – Hygiene promotion to identify, train and support Community hygiene promoters, WASH committee members and Kids hygiene club members.
  • Supervise and manage community Hygiene promoters.
  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable work teams to successfully complete their tasks on time and within budget.
  • Responsible for community hygiene promoter’s weekly reports, timesheets and weekly work plans.

Monitoring:

  • Participate in daily monitoring and recording of Hygiene promotion activities including house hold visits, Group Hygiene sessions, Mass Hygiene awareness campaigns, NFI distributions and other Hygiene related activities.
  • Participate in Monthly HH surveys and KAP surveys depending on need.

Other duties:

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of the team; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to the EH Officer – Hygiene promotion, and liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

Professional Standards:

  • All IRC staff are required to adhere to THE IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies.

Requirements

  • Minimum Diploma or certificate in Social Sciences or Public Health;
  • Experience in implementation of hygiene promotion activities.
  • Experience in establishment and training of Hygiene Promoters, WASH committees and School hygiene Clubs.
  • Good communication skills, effective in representation and liaison community members and leaders.
  • Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • Competent user of MS Applications: Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of English
  • Knowledge of the Local languages – Hausa

Benefits
Monthly salary, 13Month Salary Inclusive, Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months.

 

EH-Hygiene Promotion Assistant

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND
  • LocationYobe
  • Job FieldMedical / Health   NGO/Non-Profit

Job Description

  • The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.
  • At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
  • IRC in Nigeria is scaling up its humanitarian response targeting Internally Displaced persons (IDPs), Returnees and host communities in Yobe State. At the moment, IRC is expanding its interventions Local government Areas (LGAs) in Yobe state.

Scope of Work

  • The EH Assistant-Hygiene Promotion will be based in Yobe and report to the EH Officer – Hygiene Promotion.
  • S/he will be primarily responsible for supervising the implementation of hygiene promotion activities at village level as directed by the EH Officer-Hygiene Promotion.
  • The main objective of this position is to support the EH Officer-Hygiene promotion in implementing hygiene promotion activities in the communities.
  • This includes training of Community Hygiene promoters, establishing and training WASH committees, Kids hygiene clubs and directly carrying out hygiene awareness in the communities.

Objectives

  • Ensure that the hygiene promotion activities in the communities are implemented in a timely and professional manner and in line with beneficiary needs.
  • Maintain close links and collaboration with other EH teams and sectors including Health, Nutrition, Protection, CYPD (Child and Youth Protection and Development), Women’s Protection and Empowerment (WPE) and Economic Recovery and Development (ERD).

Responsibilities
Technical Quality:

  • Directly implement hygiene promotion activities in the communities; this includes household visits, hygiene awareness sessions and distribution of hygiene promotion materials.
  • Coordinate closely with the EH Officer-Water and Sanitation and Hygiene Promoters over water quality and beneficiary needs and preferences regarding water collection points
  • If requested, participate in any inter sectorial assessment process, including analysis and planning.
  • Directly manage the day to day hygiene promotion activities in the field locations.
  • Ensure that hygiene promotion activities meet agreed objectives within the time frame.
  • Ensure program activities foster accountability to beneficiaries, gender and protection sensitivity and inclusion are adequately addressed in programming.
  • Distribute Information, Communication and Education (IEC) materials to Community hygiene Promoters and train hygiene promoters on their appropriate use.
  • Provide technical support and training for hygiene promoters, community volunteers, community leaders, kid’s hygiene clubs and WASH committees.
  • Provide regular reports, document results and maintain detailed records
  • Provide weekly reports of progress on hygiene promotion activities.
  • Maintain comprehensive control systems on materials and tools used including notes on quality of materials and detailed NFI distribution records.

Staff Supervision & Development:

  • Assist the EH Officer – Hygiene promotion to identify, train and support Community hygiene promoters, WASH committee members and Kids hygiene club members.
  • Supervise and manage community Hygiene promoters.
  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable work teams to successfully complete their tasks on time and within budget.
  • Responsible for community hygiene promoter’s weekly reports, timesheets and weekly work plans.

Monitoring:

  • Participate in daily monitoring and recording of Hygiene promotion activities including house hold visits, Group Hygiene sessions, Mass Hygiene awareness campaigns, NFI distributions and other Hygiene related activities.
  • Participate in Monthly HH surveys and KAP surveys depending on need.

Other Duties:

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of the team; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to the EH Officer – Hygiene promotion, and liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor for the development IRC programs

Requirements

  • Minimum of Diploma or Certificate in Social Sciences or Public Health
  • Experience in implementation of hygiene promotion activities.
  • Experience in establishment and training of Hygiene Promoters, WASH committees and School hygiene Clubs.
  • Good communication skills, effective in representation and liaison with community members and leaders.
  • Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • Competent user of MS Applications: Word and Excel
  • Sound knowledge of English language
  • Knowledge of the Local language – Hausa

Standards for Professional Conduct:

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.
  • These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.
  • In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Method of Application

Applicants should send their CV’s to: IRCNigeria.Recruitment@rescue.org or hand delivered to the Yobe Field Office.

Note: CV’s will be reviewed on a rolling basis and only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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