Christoffel Blinden Mission WASH Consultant Jobs in Nigeria

Christoffel Blinden Mission WASH Consultant Jobs in Nigeria



Christoffel Blinden Mission (CBM) is an international Christian development organization, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest countries of the world. CBM provides grants sourced from private and institutional donors to local partners, who subsequently implement the grants on the basis of contracts signed with CBM detailing implementation, accounting, and reporting standards.


In this set-up, CBM Country Offices (CO) support partners in fulfilling compliance procedures aimed at partner projects; support development and submission of reports from implementing partners to CBM, including compliance with original source documents, project contract and cost plans; and ensure compliance with organizational and statutory requirements.


Responsibilities


  • Develop construction specification for inclusive and accessible motorized and hand-pumped boreholes in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe.
  • Support CBM implementing partners to ensure that only qualified firms are selected for the construction of the accessible boreholes, including contract preparation.
  • Monitor the construction of the boreholes across the project states to ensure that the agreed specifications are strictly adhered to.
  • These include; technical design and programme of work (detailed engineering design), preparation and compliance with the necessary permits and approvals, supervising and ensuring quality in the construction, rehabilitation, commissioning and turn-over of the WASH activities of the project.
  • In collaboration with RUWASA, work with CBM implementing partners to train selected community members (WASH committee) on borehole maintenance.
  • Provide WASH technical advice to CBM and Partners and to the communities and local stakeholders with or through the partners.
  • Undertake and provide the necessary support to CBM and Partners for the fulfilment of the WASH activities of the project in accordance with CBM and partner agreed standards.
  • Maintain records of activity inputs, outputs and outcomes and other monitoring data, and work closely with the CBM Programme officer/Manager to ensure rigorous reporting.
  • Work with the Disability Inclusion Officer to ensure that all accessibility issues are fully taken into account and with the partners, ensure the participation of persons with disabilities in decision making about WASH issues.
  • Support CBM with attending WASH working group meetings (Not compulsory.


    Requirements


  • Degree in Water Engineering/Architecture
  • M.Sc. is an added advantage
  • At least 10 years' experience in construction, particularly borehole construction.
  • At least 5 years' professional experience in WASH programme implementation
  • Understanding of disability-inclusive, gender-sensitive development
  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • Good understanding of the public health needs of poor rural communities and of appropriate
    ways of tackling them. The consultant must be aware of and sensitive to the particular needs of persons with disabilities, women and children in this context.
  • Practical experience in a development or emergency context in appropriate water supplies, sanitation, hygiene promotion and environmental sanitation will be an added advantage
  • Understanding of monitoring processes, learning, adaptation and evaluation.
  • The ability to present concise reports, sometimes at short notice, reflecting the problems and possible solutions for particular situations with good written and spoken English. The consultant will be expected to have his/her own computer.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and team skills and proven ability to be flexible in demanding situations.
  • Diplomacy, tact and administrative skills in order to work with people at managerial or senior government levels. The consultant should also be at ease in working with local communities and a diverse team of NGO partners and staff.
  • Be familiar with and abide by CBM’s Code of Conduct, Child safeguarding policy and other regulatory codes.
  • Willingness to work in insecure environments and a high level of adaptability and initiative.


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should submit in English a meaningful Letter of Motivation, CV, Referees and Salary expectations quoted in Nigerian Naira to "Human Resource Unit" via: jobs.nigeria@cbm.org Application Closing Date 21st February, 2019.


    Note


    The future job holder adheres to CBM values and commits to CBM’s Child Safeguarding Policy.
    CBM is an equal opportunities employer, and particularly welcomes applications from persons with disabilities.

    Applications will be considered for selection on a rolling basis.



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