EH Assistant, Ekondo Titi, Ndian Division, SWR, Assistant EH, Ekondo Titi, Division Ndian, SWR, Buea International Rescue Committee

EH Assistant, Ekondo Titi, Ndian Division, SWR, Assistant EH, Ekondo Titi, Division Ndian, SWR, Buea International Rescue Committee

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Requisition ID: req22277

Job Title: EH Assistant, Ekondo Titi, Ndian Division, SWR

Sector: Environmental Health

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Buea, Cameroon

Job Description

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The Environmental Health Assistant, under the supervision of the Environmental Health Officer, will be responsible for the implementation of Environmental Health/WASH/NFI activities in North West and South West Region. S/He will be required to participate in the daily implementation of the above component of the WASH/NFI project, providing an insight into cultural sensitivity and thoroughness of communication to the beneficiary communities, as well as assisting to see that the activities are implemented in an all-inclusive, timely and participatory manner. S/he is required to ensure that both had and soft components of the WASH actions are executed to the required quality respecting standard designs.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with the District Water Department and Hygiene and Sanitation clusters at community levels in identifying, mobilizing and sensitizing target communities for water, sanitation and hygiene promotion

Initiate and create linkages between the communities and the project, the local government extension staff and the target communities in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, promotion.

The EH Assistants, play a lead role in mapping out communities for village sanitation improvement.

Mobilization of beneficiary communities to maintain the established/rehabilitated/protected water sources.

Formation/training of Water supply and sanitation committees for the established/rehabilitated/protected water sources.

Participate in collection of useful data, success stories and beneficiary lists as required

Assist in providing useful data for the preparation of monthly/quarterly/annual highlights/ reports and proposals and budgets for donors.

Assist the EH Officer in inspection and monitoring of boreholes, shallow wells and water pumps and other water supply systems to ensure they are operational.

Together with the EH Officer, perform compliance inspection of new construction which pertains to the settlements water distribution system to determine that all fittings are installed and in accordance with prescribed standards, plans and specifications.

Assist in major repairs and installation of new materials, supplies, machinery and/or equipment

Conduct water testing and advise accordingly and come up with solutions where need be to improve on quality.

Frequently test water to determine flow rates and inform communities of its quality.

Assist the EH Officer to work with the local Water Department and Hygiene and Sanitation clusters at community levels in identifying, mobilizing and sensitizing target communities for water, sanitation and hygiene promotion.

Mobilization of beneficiary communities to maintain the established/rehabilitated/protected water sources.

Lead the Hygiene team in the midterm and annual surveys to understand the impacts of IRC programs with relation to behavior change and health-based indicators.

Follow up all IRC’s Procedures for Security, Finance, Logistics, HR and Administration.

Uphold IRC’s international code of conduct. Any other tasks as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications

University degree/HND in Civil/Environmental or Rural Engineering or related field;

Minimum 2 years professional technical experience in WASH/Environmental Health, Physical Science, structures and/or water delivery/production;

Thorough knowledge of WASH national and international standards.

Strong organizational and communication skills;

Proven technical writing skills;

Excellent skills in report writing and meeting dead lines

Demonstrated ability to work in war conflict areas

To establish effective working relations with the other team members and other stakeholders.

Competent in Windows, MS office programs, emails and database, Knowledge of AutoCAD (or similar computer aided design) is an added advantage;

Interpersonal qualities: Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure in a professional manner

Excellent skills in report writing and meeting dead lines

Demonstrated ability to work in war conflict areas

To establish effective working relations with the other team members and other stakeholders.

Fluent in spoken and written English or Pidgin English skills are a plus

WHERE AND HOW TO APPLY

Applicants can deposit their application in a closed envelope at the IRC office in Buea, located at Campsic opposite DRC Office or Bamenda Office at Governor’s Street Up Station or they can as well apply online with subject line: “EH ASSISTANT on or before November 18th, 2021 at 11:59PM.

Application Package must include:

  • Cover letter, (one page)
  • CV (Not more than four pages)
  • Relevant Academic Credentials
  • Previous Work Attestations

. National Identity Card

The International Rescue Committee is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. Only selected applications will be contacted.

Female Applicants are encouraged to Apply

Postuler (Apply for the job) sur son site Internet: https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/22277?c=rescue

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