Monday, June 12, 2023

WASH Technical Assistant Sanitation at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Tanzania

  AjiraLeo Tanzania       Monday, June 12, 2023
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Jobs in Tanzania 2023: New Job Vacancies at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) 2023


Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Tanzania Jobs 2023
WASH Technical Assistant Sanitation Tanzania Nyarugusu _ Open to Tanzania Nationals Only.
Kasulu, Tanzania, United Republic of
Job Info
Job Identification 11186
Job Category Assistant
Degree Level University
Job Schedule Full time
Locations Nyarugusu

Job Description
A job description is a written statement that describes the employee’s role and responsibilities. The role and responsibilities shall be executed within the NRC framework. The job description facilitates the recruitment process by stating the necessary competencies. It is mandatory for all positions.

Position: WASH Technical Assistant Sanitation
Reports to: WASH Officer
Supervision of: Incentive workers
Duty station: Nyarugusu Camp
Salary According to NRC salary scale.
Duration and type of contract: 6 months with the possibility of extension subject to funding availability

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

Role and responsibilities
The purpose of the assistant position is to assist in the day-to-day implementation of the WASH project.
Generic responsibilities
  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
Specific responsibilities
  • Supervise and monitor construction of sanitation facilities (household and institutional latrines)
  • Request latrine construction materials from the warehouse in a timely manner, supervise and monitor distribution of latrines construction materials to the beneficiaries.
  • Monitor and ensure proper usage of the latrine construction materials, assets and tools.
  • Monitor proper positioning of the latrines on the site
  • Facilitate community mobilization for all activities related to the provision of sanitation facilities and hygiene promotion, in close coordination with the NRC shelter team
  • Facilitate effective implementation of sanitation activities which includes supervision and monitoring of latrine construction, fabrication of slabs and ensuring tasks are completed correctly and on schedule
  • Conduct latrine coverage assessments and continuous gap identification and analysis.
  • Take account of gender, protection, HIV, the environment, and other important cross-cutting concerns in program design, implementation, and reporting; carries out activities in a way that reflects the needs of specific groups and individuals e.g. elderly people, minority groups, children, and people with disabilities
  • Capacity building, supervision and monitoring of refugee incentive workers.
  • Represent NRC in relevant meetings when called upon.
  • Take part in general assessments, upon request

Critical interfaces

By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:Logistics, Finance and HR/Admin teams at NRC.
Relevant local authorities, peer INGO’s and UN agencies

Scale and scope of position
Staff: Refugee incentive workers (no employees)
Stakeholders: UNHCR, UNICEF, Oxfam, TCRS, DRC, National and District government, esp. MHA, WASH IPs and other IPs, Host community and Refugee Camp leaders, Refugee community
Budgets: N/A
Information: Agresso procurement, Intranet, NRC Workplace
Legal or compliance: National Labour law, National staff terms of employment, tender and awards committee for vendors

Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

1. Professional competencies
These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.
Generic professional competencies:
  • Experience from working as a WASH Assistant or Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in English, oral and written
  • Participate in appropriate professional development of project portfolio
  • At all times in and outside work adhere to NRC Code of Conduct
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Context/ Specific skills, knowledge, and experience:
  • Bachelor degree Environmental Engineering, civil engineering, municipal and industrial service engineering, Water and sanitation engineering or relevant practical experience. Possibly experience in social work and / or humanitarian assistance.
  • Proficiency in use basic computer software such as MS Project, Excel, Word, Power point, AutoCAD, ArchCAD.
  • Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to explain and present technical information.
  • Experience in community mobilization
  • Knowledge of Kirundi
  • Political and cultural awareness
  • Ability to work independently in a result oriented multi-tasking and multi-cultural environment
  • Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of disadvantaged populations (minority groups etc)

2. Behavioural competencies (max 6)
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, and the following are essential for this position:
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling insecure environment

Performance Management
The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:
  • The Job Description
  • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework
Additional Information
This Position is Open to Tanzania Nationals Only. ‘’Female Candidates are encouraged to apply''. Recommended:
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About Us
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.
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NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

About the Team
At NORCAP, we work to better protect and empower people affected by crises and climate change. With expertise in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors, we collaborate with local, national and international partners on finding solutions to meet the needs of people at risk. NORCAP is part of the Norwegian Refugee Council.
Posting Date 06/08/2023, 08:52 AM
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