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Friday, April 7, 2017

Job Opening at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 100 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs. Therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to our approach in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established its presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, governance, peacebuilding and Health/HIV programming.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Team Lead - Hygiene Promotion and Social Mobilisation
Location: Maiduguri
Position Band: E-1 
Reports To: Program Manager - WASH & Shelter

Job Summary/Responsibilities

  • As part of the CRS integrated WASH and Shelter program the role of the Hygiene Promotion and Social Mobilization Team Leader will be to safeguard and improve the public health of the affected population and community participation as part of CRSs WASH and Shelter infrastructure programs.
S/he Will:
  • Line manage and train Hygiene Promotion Officers and support their management of Community Mobilizers;
  • Lead on the development and delivery of hygiene promotion messaging and activities that support positive behavior change;
  • Ensure that communities are informed and engaged on matters relating to WASH and shelter infrastructure;
  • Ensure very high levels of accurate reporting at the field level.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Community Development, Sociology, Public Health or WASH expert with proven experience of hygiene promotion. Master’s Degree is an advantage. Equivalent work experiences may be considered.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience working with NGOs in the field of WASH and particularly in Hygiene Promotion and Social Mobilization.
  • Proven ability to provide technical assistance, training and expert advice to hygiene promotion staff.
  • Experience in project management, planning, supervision, quality assurance and reporting.
  • Good knowledge and experience of working with local partner agencies with a capacity to provide formal and informal training.
  • Demonstrated experience of integrating gender and diversity issues into public health promotion is an advantage.
  • Experience managing teams.
  • Required Language Skills: English Fluency, Kanuri an advantage.
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should download the "Application Form Below" and send with a detailed 3-page resume in a single file word document to:

Click here to download Application Form (MS Word)

Note: The name of the position must be expressly stated as the subject of the email. 

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