Hygiene Promoter / Community Mobilization Team Leader at Solidarites International

Solidarites International is a French humanitarian organization which provides aid and assistance to victims of war or natural disaster. For over 38 years the association has focused on meeting three vital needs – water, food and shelter. Currently present in Nigeria since 2016 and is present in North Eastern part of Nigeria. Currently, SI carries out emergency / post – emergency programs in WASH sector in North West region of Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Hygiene Promoter / Community Mobilization Team Leader

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Description of the Position

  • The Team Leader will coordinate a team of Hygiene Promoters and Community Mobilizers in order to carry out community mobilization activities, ensuring that Solidarités International’s technical recommendations and procedures are followed.

List of Main Tasks

  • Setting up the activities /control and supervision
  • Plan the weekly activities for his/her team and have them approved by his/her line manager:

    • Plan human resources needs (daily workers, workers…)
    • Plan tool and material needs (request from stock)
    • Anticipate administrative issues (requests in advance)
    • Anticipate logistics issues (transport, communication means…)

  • Organize and carry out, with his/her team, tasks assigned by his/her line manager
  • Facilitate creative workshops and the creation of new HP tools adapted to the context (in consultation with his/her line manager)
  • Supervise and monitor each stage of activity. Ensure that standards and instructions given by his/her line manager, as well as Solidarités procedures, are followed
  • Respect schedules and deadlines agreed upon with his/her line manager
  • Report back any problems and constraints encountered during the course of the activities and suggest operational solutions

Logistics and Administration:

  • When recruiting daily workers, follow procedures and directives outlined by his/her line manager and the administrative service
  • Train his/her team members to use and maintain the available tools correctly
  • Track usage with monitoring tools provided
  • Enforce safety procedures
  • Ensure that safety procedures are followed by members of his/her team
  • Monitor the quality and quantity of material delivered to working sites
  • Ensure the receipt and storage of material and equipment necessary for his/her work to be carried out on site

Reporting / Communication:

  • Take part in weekly program meetings and clusters on request
  • Keep his/her monitoring tools and files archived in the Solidarités office, accessible to his/her line manager
  • Draw up and submit a weekly task report (which should include progress made by the team) to his/her line manager
  • Ensure that of all beneficiary justification documents are properly collected, organised and passed on to his/her line manager.
  • Take part in the drafting of the monthly program pack
  • Establish and maintain good relations with local participants and communities (populations) in the operational fields
  • Listen to the populations and local participants in the field and report to his/her line manager any non-technical or safety-related issues which could affect the activities or safety of Solidarités International teams

Profile

  • Minimum of a B.Sc. or HND in Social Sciences
  • 2-3 years’ experience in humanitarian activity with minimum 18 months in an emergency project.
  • He/she is in charge to create awareness of the Solidarités International programs throughout targeted communities.
  • The community mobilizer could be asked to take part to training or distribution activities
  • He/she participates in monitoring the implemented activities and assessing new needs
  • He/she participates in the collection of data, mapping and general information on communities and in the identification of the beneficiaries within the communities
  • Experience to lead various capacity building initiatives with strong facilitation skil
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Must be fluent in one of the local language (Hausa, Kanuri, Shuwa)
  • He/she has Good computer knowledge (MS Word, MS Excel).

Application Closing Date

17th January, 2021.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online

Note

  • Select “Hygiene Promoter / Community Mobilization Team Leader – Maiduguri”, fill the form and attach your CV and motivation letter.
  • The CV attached must be named with your first name and surname.
  • As position is required as soon as possible, Solidarites International reserves the right to select a candidate and finalize the recruitment before the application closing date.

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