International Rescue Committee Jobs Vacancies 2018 for Sanitation Hygiene Promotion Officer (3)

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for the International Rescue Committee Jobs Vacancies 2018. Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

International Rescue Committee Jobs Vacancies 2018

Under the joint supervision of EH Manager and the Camp Manager (administratively), the Sanitation & Hygiene Promotion Officer will be responsible in implementing the Hygiene and Sanitation activities of the EH project in Sherkole, Tsore and Bambasi Refugee Camps.  In collaboration with the Environmental Health team and the WASH partners working in the camp, the Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion Officer is a junior management position and  expected to manage the budget assigned for sanitation and Hygiene promotion activities during planning, implementation, applying different tools and monitor and evaluate the sanitation and hygiene promotion activities in Sherkole, Tsore and Bambasi Refugee Camps and transit center( if in case)  in collaboration with social/incentive workers selected from refugees and EH officer working in that specific camp. He will be managing staff including incentive workers and additional sanitation and hygiene promotion staff as required.

Essential Job Functions:

·                     Participate in the project sanitation, Hygiene promotion activities planning, Implementation, monitoring and  evaluation as per the SPHERE/UNHCR  standard

·                     Take part in selection, train, manage and supervise refugee community social workers  and provide necessary support

·                     Plan, organize and execute PHAST & CHAST training for Community Environmental Health agents, sanitation facility cleaners and sanitation facility attendants   social  workers and established school WASH clubs

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·                     Plan and implement project monitoring and evaluation activities both hard ware and software activities in consultation with technical support from Senior Hygiene promotion Manager & Environmental Health Officer at the camp

·                     Monitor Institutional latrine construction and supervise refugee Environmental Health agents related to HPAST & CHAST training applications and follow-up activities to create healthy and environmentally friendly living conditions for the refugees.

·                     Facilitate and lead the grand sanitation campaigns both in schools and refugee communities

·                     Initiate and plan for procurement to ensure adequate supplies for sanitation and hygiene promotion activities in the grant period

·                     Manage and check finance and logistics allocated for hygiene and sanitation promotion activities in the project period are properly utilized for the planned objectives

·                     Prepare and facilitate Environmental Health Knowledge, Attitude & Practice, (KAP) surveys and IPs and donors project evaluation in designing, preparing questioners, data collection, entry, analysis & reporting;

·                     Liaison with the local government and the community in project implementation and cooperate with wereda health office other partners in preparation of action plan for conducting hygiene and sanitation promotion activities.

·                  Work with refugee leaders to identify volunteers/incentive workers for hygiene promotion/education;

·                     Take part in designing, production, and positioning appropriate IEC/BCC materials, in consultation with Hygiene Promotion Specialist, to promote the construction of sanitation facilities and the adoption of safe hygiene practices in the communities;

·                     Facilitate in documenting health, sanitation and Hygiene promotion related data and keep records on activities of hygiene promotion and sanitation;

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·                     Prepare monthly progress reports on HP activities in the camp & submit to the EHM;

·                     Serve as the focal person for all activities related to sanitation, and hygienepromotion, activities in the refugee camp (implementation area) and if necessary in transit centers in BGRS;

·                     Participate in other environmental health activities as assigned by the supervisor.

·                     Respect and act on the guide lines set by the Camp manager and EH manager for the smooth Implementation of SHP activities jointly with EH officer;

Job Requirements


  • University Degree/Diploma in Public Health, Environmental Health, Nursing, Community Development, Education, or any other related field from recognized University with relevant experience of at least 4 years for degree and 6 years for diploma – Essential
  • Have technical background and knowledge in environmental health and demonstrated work experience in designing and implementing sanitation and hygiene promotion/hygiene education programs;
  • NGO experience is highly preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience on safe excreta disposal, solid waste management, hygiene promotion and vector control activities;
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills;
  • Trained and have demonstrated experience of CLTSH, PHAST & CHAST for the refugee context approach;
  • Operational knowledge of Microsoft Office software; like word and excel
  • Experience in participatory approaches and community mobilization;
  • Positive and professional attitude, able to organize, maintain and prioritize work under pressure and able to work in an insecure environment;
  • Fluency in English and Amharic (oral and written);
  • Have good communication skills and reporting abilities


How to Apply

· Please send your CV, application letter and copies of credentials to the following address:

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IRC, P.O.BOX 249, Assosa, · Please include 3 references from current and former employers. · Application Letters will not be returned. IRC discourages phone calls or personal visits. · Only applicants meeting the minimum qualification will be short listed and contacted. Your application letter/cover letter must include the following information.

· Name of the position you have applied for

· Date of application

· Summary of your qualifications and experience

· Motivation/objective of why you have applied for the job

· Permanent Address and present address (if different form permanent) and telephone number

· Disclose any family relationships with existing IRC employees.

Are any of your relatives employed by International Rescue committee (IRC)?

If answer is “yes”, give the following information:





Office/field office

Recruiter of the position: Assosa HR

IRC is an equal employment opportunity employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

Recruiter of the position Assosa HR

IRC is an equal employment opportunity employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.



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