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Jobemy Nigeria - October 17, 2018


Water and Sanitation Technician at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF),  is an international medical humanitarian organization created by doctors and journalists in 1971.Today, MSF provides independent, impartial assistance in more than 60 countries to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe, primarily due to armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, exclusion from health care, or natural disasters. MSF Switzerland in Nigeria currently has 3 projects mainly on primary and secondary health care, vaccination, nutrition programs and water and sanitation activities in Gambaru/Ngala, Rann and Banki.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Water and Sanitation Technician

Location: Anambra

Job Description
Main purpose of the position:

  • Support the WatSan Manager in the implementation, monitoring and maintaining of Water, Hygiene and Sanitation activities and infrastructure.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Main objectives of the position:

  • Construction, maintenance and repairs of structures concerning water supply, waste management and excreta disposal, hygiene and infection control;
  • Carry out routine water and sanitation assessments ensuring proper collection, compilation and reporting of data;
  • Support the design of water and sanitation structures including development of drawings and technical specifications for e.g. boreholes, water distribution points, latrines and waste management structures;
  • Evaluation of B&Q and tender documents;
  • Identify and supervise daily laborers and contractors;
  • Responsibility for equipment, tools and consumables, verifying that they are safely used and maintained;

Minimum Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Education Technical certification or proven background, desirable specialization in water and sanitation

Experience :

  • Previous experience in technical works, water engineering
  • Experience as supervisor is an asset
  • Experience in borehole drilling is an asset
  • Languages Fluent in English (oral and written), fluent in Igbo (oral and written)
  • Knowledge Computer literacy in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel etc.)


  • Analytical and report writing skills
  • Results and Quality Orientation
  • Team work, Cooperation, Flexibility
  • Commitment to MSF Principles
  • Other Flexibility to work after working hours when required

Application Closing Date
13th November, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Applications, including Cover Letter, Resume and copy of relevant certificates to: msfocb-onitsha-adminass@brussels.msf.org
Hard copy applications should be submitted at:
House No. 43, Little Wood Estate,
03051 (“Application Box” at the gate),
Anambra State.
No. 115, Owerri Road,

Ogbaru LGA,
Anambra State.

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