Watsan Supervisor At Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) – Switzerland


Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare.

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Watsan Supervisor

Location: Toro, Bauchi
Employment Type: Contract

Scope of Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Supporting the Watsan Manager in the implementation and supervision of Water Hygiene Sanitation activities including tools and materials employed in the project according to MSF protocols, standards and procedures in order to improve health and living conditions of the target population.
  • Ensuring the day-to-day implementation and administration of assigned Watsan activities at project level, including but not limited to, water supply, excreta disposal, waste management, vector control, and dead bodies management
  • Ensuring that the MSF procedures and protocols are followed by the Watsan teams to guarantee the operational quality of the project;
  • Ensuring the maintenance and repair of technical equipment in the project to guarantee an adequate running of Watsan activities;
  • Ensuring the distribution of the materials and tools used in water treatment, hygiene and sanitation (e.g. physical organization and inventory of stocks, receiving and processing orders for water, sanitation and hygiene material, check that the amounts received are recorded, and check monthly consumptions, etc.);
  • Supporting the Watsan Manager in ensuring an appropriate emergency preparedness and response capacity (physical verification of stocks, contacts, transport means, staff training). Ensuring appropriate assistance to the project response team and if required, participating in emergency activities or exploratory visits
  • Supporting the Watsan Manager in the team planning (e.g. staff rosters and admin, HR processes, etc.) and informing and involving the Watsan Manager in case of any major management or technical issue, and providing all required reporting
  • Planning and supervising the HR processes (recruitment, training, performance evaluation, tasks definition and internal and external communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required for the activity
  • Participating in data collection and reporting as required.

Minimum Requirements

  • Technical Certification or proven background, desirable specialization in water and sanitation
  • Minimum of 2 years experience.
  • Previous experience in technical works and organising of multiple activities, preferably within MSF or similar work environment
  • Result and Quality oriented, Teamwork, Behavioural Flexibility, Commitment to MSF Principles and Stress Management.

Application Closing Date
25th April, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Applications must be in English and include:
    • Complete CV with cover letter and Copies of all certificates and diplomas mentioned in the CV.
    • Updated contact details and ID
    • Contact information of the previous employer/s for reference.
  • MSF is an equal opportunity employer, both men and women are encouraged to apply.
  • No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process. MSF reserves the right to refuse hiring of a candidate having benefitted from such acts. All illicit demands of these types may be pursued through the judicial system
  • MSF thanks all the candidates for their interest in this position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted”
  • Incomplete applications will be automatically discarded.

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