Assistant Technical Officer-WASH (x2)

Banki - Borno, Ngala - Borno
Posted 11 months ago

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health interventions, education and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi is an allied organization to Family Health International (FHI360) with co-existing and mutually supportive interest in advancing the collective goals of the people and communities served. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

AHNi in partnership with FHI 360, will implement the Strengthening Humanitarian Assistance and Resilience to Affected Populations, an NHF-funded project, in Ngala and Banki-Bama LGAs, Borno state. The project will implement WASH and Nutrition sector activities in the named locations. The project will complement ongoing multi-sectoral interventions in Ngala to address prevailing needs in the targeted locations.  

To this regard, we are seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

ASSISTANT TECHNICAL OFFICER-WASH: Will provide technical and programmatic support in one of the three field sites. Under the supervision of the Technical Officer-Liaison, the ATO WASH will implement water supply, sanitation, environmental health, and hygiene promotion activities in IDP Camps and Host communities. Other responsibilities will include conducting water quality testing for all water points rehabilitated under the program and working with Community Volunteers and latrine users to develop cleaning and maintenance schedules for latrines as well as disseminating hygiene promotion messaging. The role will include coordination with WASH partners at the field level.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • BS/BA in any natural or social sciences degree with 1 to 3 years’ relevant experience in WASH.
  • Sound understanding of hygiene in humanitarian relief settings.
  • Experience working in humanitarian contexts.
  • Familiarity with Humanitarian NGOs.

Method of application: Interested and qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:

Vacancy closes: Wednesday, January 11th 2023

Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview

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