Apply For Hygiene Officer At Action Against Hunger[Basic Salary: N281,063 NGN per month

Hygiene Officer

Maiduguri/Damasak, Borno State, Nigeria

Full Time

Programmes – WASH

Mid Level

Company Overview

Action Against Hunger is an international humanitarian organisation committed to ending world hunger. For almost 40 years, across nearly 50 countries, we have been working to fight undernutrition and support communities affected by crisis across the globe.

We carry out innovative, lifesaving programmes in Health, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Disaster risk reduction, Mental Health and Care Practices, Food security and Livelihoods and Social Protection.

Action Against Hunger began operations in Nigeria in 2010 in response to the high rate of chronic malnutrition in Northern Nigeria, focusing on integrated programming.

In 2011, we expanded our work to begin implementing nutrition development projects in Jigawa and in Yobe. Following the crises in Northeast Nigeria, we further expanded our operations to address the Nutrition, Health, Food security and livelihoods, WASH, and shelter needs of conflict-affected communities.

Action Against Hunger Nigeria programme is supported by FCDO, ECHO, GAC, BHA, SDC, UNICEF, EU, AFD, SIDA and GFFO.

Action Against Hunger is currently looking to fill the role of Hygiene Officer who will ensure the quality Implementation of the Public Health Promotion and Non-Food Items distribution of the WASH project.

Position Details

  • Reporting to: WASH Program Manager
  • Proposed start date: December 2021
  • Work location: Maiduguri/Damasak, Borno State
  • Starting Gross Basic Salary  281,063 NGN per month (excluding other benefits)
  • Key responsibilities:
  • In coordination with the WASH Program Manager, revise and adapt hygiene promotion training material to local context and in line with target groups to be trained.
  • Working closely with the WASH Program Manager throughout the planning, design and implementation stages of WASH technical activities.
  • Represent the organization at local level WASH meetings and technical working groups relating to Public Health Promotion and NFI distribution as required by your line manager.
  • Organize and train RRT, health workers from CTC and CTU on WASH management of cholera case.
  • Ensure that the Public Health Promotion team members are fully aware of the hygiene promotion strategy and all activities are in line with strategy activities.
  • Prepare training tools on relevant technical topics and conduct trainings for both internal staff and external stakeholders.
  • Plan beneficiary selection and registration, and lead the distribution of NFI kits with the field assistant team.
  • Ensure that work meets with SPHERE minimum standards.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of B.Sc in Public Health, Sociology, Environmental Biology, Hygiene and Sanitation related field.
  • Previous experience in supervising hygiene promotion activities.
  • Capacity to be adaptable and flexible.
  • 3 years of relevant work experience in the same position.
  • Microsoft Office software skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in  English Hausa, Kanuri, Shuwa and Fulani language.
  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion

The deadline for this position is Thursday, 2nd December , 2021.

Action Against Hunger provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

Note: Qualified women are strongly encourage to apply

Interested applicants can apply through the link address below Apply Here


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