FHI 360 Assistant Technical Officer - Environmental Health Jobs in Nigeria

Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance. These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity. FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis


FHI 360 Assistant Technical Officer - Environmental Health Jobs in Nigeria

The Assistant Technical Officer, Environmental Health Officer will provide technical and programmatic support in one of the three field sites. Under the supervision of the WASH Coordinator, the Environmental Health Officer will monitor and train Community Volunteers on their hygiene promotion to IDPs.

Other responsibilities will also include training volunteers and community/camp leaders on safe waste management practices, and providing support on activities related to environmental health at the health clinic.

Responsibilities

  • Provide day to day operational and programmatic support to all WASH & Health activities.
  • Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
  • Build capacity of Community Volunteers (CHWs) through waste management trainings and hygiene promotion.
  • Oversee activities related to hygiene and environmental health promotion at field site and additionally, at the health facilities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Requirements:

  • Knowledge of WASH and humanitarian programming in emergency situations.
  • WASH technical expertise especially in regards to waste management and hygiene promotion.
  • Ability to work well with others
    and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English & Hausa communication.
  • BA/BS in field related to WASH with 1 to 3 years’ relevant experience with a sound understanding of hygiene in humanitarian relief settings.
  • Familiarity with Humanitarian NGOs.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th October, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 Assistant Technical Officer - Environmental Health Jobs in Nigeria

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