WASH CSP Assistant

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Bekaa, Lebanon 🇱🇧

Zahlé, Lebanon 🇱🇧

JOB DESCRIPTION

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

RESPONSIBILITIES

Role and responsibilities

Generic responsibilities:

  1. Monitor and report on the WASH activities and ensure compliance with plans and NRC standards.
  2. Suggest new methods and approaches to improve the quality of the activities as relevant based on needs and field observation.
  3. Carry out data collection as required.
  4. Prepare and file relevant documents according to procedures.    
  5. Conduct technical assessments for settlements, communal spaces, schools, and Infrastructures, in line with NRC’s project criteria of intervention.
  6. Ensure that NRC’s related activities are implemented within NRC’s Protection mainstreaming guidelines and reports any breaches/concerns to the line manager and/or focal point for proper action.
  7. Assist in preparing, implementing, and monitoring WASH activities.
  8. Prepare and submit accurate drawings, reports, and measurements (BoQs) 
  9. Ensure that all protection related detected cases are referred to the concerned referral focal point and to the related Protection Coordinator.

Specific responsibilities:

  1. Monitor, supervise and inspect the quality of the works to ensure quality compliance with the technical specifications as specified in the Bill of quantities (BOQ), scope of works, drawings and design requirements. 
  2. Carry out and conduct data collection and assessments as required for informal tented settlement, rehabilitation, and WASH modalities (minor rehabilitation, school’s rehabilitations, infrastructure rehabilitation & upgrades), and any other WASH activity. 
  3. Identify needs and propose scope of intervention (from the technical/engineering aspect) for settlement approach, rehabilitation, and infrastructure upgrade such as minor rehabilitation works, major construction works, school rehabilitation and Infrastructure Upgrades. 
  4. Facilitate the community participation and ownership ensuring the implementation of WASH activities and operation and maintenance. 
  5. Ensure that all materials used, and work performed address beneficaries’ needs and ensure safety by doing safety inspections of the sites.
  6. Follow-up on work plans, drawings, and quantities for proper activity implementation. 
  7. Submit daily, weekly, and monthly report and as requested by the line manager.

Critical interfaces

By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are: 

  • Beneficiaries
  • Other NRC departments 
  • Local authorities (e.g., School Principals and Mayors)
  • Contractors and Suppliers 

QUALIFICATIONS

Competencies

1. Professional competencies 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Civil, Architecture, Mechanical or other relevant engineering degree.
  • Experience in site monitoring is a must 
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience in WASH and Rehabilitation in a humanitarian context. 
  • Fluency in English, both spoken and written.
  • Certificate or proven experience in computer-aided design (e.g., AutoCAD) necessary
  • Proficiency in MS Office

2. Behavioral competencies 

  • Working with people
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Coping with change
  • Handling insecure environments

Performance Management

The following documents will be used for performance reviews: 

  • The Job Description
  • The individual Work and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework
  • Job Identification: 10313
  • Job Category: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Posting Date: 30/03/2023, 15:11
  • Apply Before: 06/04/2023, 23:59
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Locations: Bekaa

POSITION TYPE

ORGANIZATION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED

IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development