- Gather data during needs assessment, baseline studies, and periodic studies, and help feed back findings to stakeholders.
- Be a force of proposal about the Tdh’s HP strategy and conduct the H&H activities
- Assist in planning activities aiming to reduce WASH-related risks.
- Collect data and prepare regular reports on activities, as requested by the line manager
- Liaise with WASH HP staff, and Child protection team in terms of organising joint activities when needed
- Liaise with community leaders and other sectors and agencies working locally in order to coordinate within the WASH sector and between sectors such as health & child protection.
Programme planning and implementation
- Identify key health and hygiene practices to be addressed and carry out appropriate activities to promote safe practices. These activities may include the following:
- Communication activities such as community meetings, information campaigns, day observations, use of educational materials etc.;
- Support in establishing Teachers/parents committees, water supply point committees, hygiene committees, children groups etc.
- Ensure that action is taken to mitigate priority WASH related health risks, namely COVID19.
- Enable effective dialogue with the community to allow the agency to be held to account for the quality of the WASH programme.
- Promote the adoption of best hygiene practices in line with relevant national/international standards, codes of conduct, and humanitarian principles.
- Use participatory approaches as a far as possible throughout different activities involving beneficiaries and develop tool kits and other materials accordingly, while maintaining the strictest health protection approach.
- Recruit, train and follow up Community volunteers and keep track of their day to day activities and contribution.
- Conduct Tele-awareness activities, including phone calls, social media and megaphone trips in relation to COVID19 awareness raising.
- Take account of gender, protection, the environment, and other important cross cutting concerns in programme design, implementation, and reporting; carry out activities in a way that reflects the needs of specific groups and individuals e.g. elderly people, children, and people with disabilities.
- Monitor safe health and hygiene practices, including appropriate use and maintenance of WASH facilities and services, and the proper use of cleaning and disinfection material.
- Monitor appropriate community involvement and contentment in regards to the provided services.
- Collaborate in organising surveys with his/her supervisor and actively participate in conducting them, going through them and analysing them.
- Keep proper records of expenditures and report on these to the line manager.
- Ensure proper record keeping of all activities and prepare monthly/quarterly activity report in time.
- Keep track of all use of resources and distributions, and provide timely reports as requested by the line manager
- Periodically collect data and regularly update individual monitoring files of the Programme's beneficiaries.
- Identify any major discrepancy/ delay that may arise in project implementation and report immediately to line manager.
Personal conduct and behaviour
- Respect the internal communication tree
- Conduct himself/herself in a professional manner during the time of duty and beyond
- Maintain the highest hygiene standards on the personal level, and promote best hygiene practices within the team
- Ensure his/her own continuous training and capacity improvement, and discuss with the line manager any identified capacity building needs or opportunities
- Ensure and maintain child protection in all field activities involving children
- Timely report any breach of conduct, or protection issues (Child abuse, GBV, PSEA, …) to the relevant manager or department.
- Bachelor’s degree in public health, water sciences, nursing, nutrition, paramedic, medical sciences, pharmacy, education or similar
- Fluency in spoken and written Arabic. Fluency in English is highly desirable. Fluency in local languages of West Ninewa is highly desirable.
- The ability to report clearly diagnosis results, problems and proposed solution.
- The ability to work independently.
- The ability to work in unstable, uncertain or potentially dangerous environments, independently and in a team.
- The ability to travel to/from within Ninewa governorate including border areas
- The ability to write reports and use excel efficiently
Application Process and Deadline:
Application should contain the following two attachments:
- Cover letter (Word or PDF) addressed to Tdh and earliest date of availability
- Curriculum Vitae including two up to date and recent references
Candidates may apply by email, sent to: email@example.com
Please add the Ref in the heading: Health and Hygiene Monitor– Telafar
The deadline is 09 July 2020, by 5.00 pm.
Only short-listed applications will subsequently be called for interview. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The short listed candidates will have to travel at their own expense to the place of recruitment. No compensation whatsoever will be given for transport or other.
Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be short listed on a regular basis and we may offer the post before the closing date.