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Save the Children Job Vacancy for a Hygiene Promotion Officer

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:


Job Title: 
Hygiene Promotion Officer
Location: Borno
Responsibilities

  • Develop Hygiene promotion tools adapted to local context;
  • Participate in WASH assessments and data collections;
  • Organize and conduct meetings and training for Community Based Organization/groups and volunteers involved in WASH activities;
  • Oversee distribution of Hygiene and IPC material/kits;
  • Monitoring and supervision of WASH activities;
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports of WASH activities and compile the reports submitted by volunteers;
  • Support community mobilization and other programs of SCI
  • Organize and implement hygiene promotion activities through community participation;
  • Establish action plan for hygiene promotion and monitor progress in collaboration with hygiene promotors and community volunteers;
  • Any other tasks assigned by line manager to achieve the objectives of position.

Qualifications
Essential:

  • Education in Water, Sanitation and hygiene, sociology, anthropology, or a related subject, or equivalent field experience
  • Excellent communication skills and knowledge of English, Hausa, Kanuri and other local languages;
  • Ability to write clear reports;
  • Good knowledge of participatory approaches for behavior change (PHAST/SARAR, CHAST, CLTS)
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • At least 2 to 3 years experiences in hygiene promotion
  • Previous experience of working in community based WASH programs;
  • Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability in a WASH context;
  • Experience of organizing and conducting training and meetings;


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

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