Tanzania nationals: WASH Assistant (Hygiene Promotion)

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Kibondo, , TZ

RC is looking for qualified candidate for WASH Assistant (hygiene promotion – HP) base at  kibondo

The purpose of the assistant position is to assist in the day to day implementation of the Shelter / WASH project.

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

Duties and 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
Promote safe WASH practices, including appropriate use and maintenance of WASH facilities and services, specifically hand washing facilities
Conduct house to house visits, focus group discussions and mass hygiene campaigns to sensitize the community on good hygiene practices – upon request
Conduct school visits to create awareness on proper usage WASH facilities in schools and reports any anomalies
Assess and analyse emerging public health needs and recommends sustainable practical solutions
Participate in needs assessments, baseline studies and periodic studies, and feedback findings to the stakeholders.
Support the effective implementation of all WASH activities
Prepares reports of WASH related activities
Facilitate community mobilization for all activities related to the provision of sanitation facilities and hygiene promotion, in close coordination with the NRC shelter team
Support WASH Officer with the preparation of IEC materials and hygiene promotion campaigns upon request  

Represent NRC in relevant meetings


Diploma in Public Health or relevant professional experience. Possibly experience in social work and / or humanitarian assistance.
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) Experience from working as an WASH Assistant or Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Participate in appropriate professional development of project portfolio
At all times in and outside work adhere to NRC Code of Conduct

Personal qualities

Planning and delivering results
Empowering and building trust
Communicating with impact and respect

We can offer

Duty station: kibondo
Contract period is for 12 months with possibility of extension.
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in kibondo