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Green Habitat Initiative (GHI) is a non-profit non-governmental organization promoting the achievement of SDG 6 (clean water) and SDG 11 (sustainable cities and communities) in Nigeria. Incorporated in 2016 in Nigeria, GHI has worked in various sectors such as environmental sustainability, urban planning, sustainable urban development, urban agriculture, social urban innovations, architecture, WASH, solid waste management, recycling activities, environmental activism, etc.

GHI has worked with various local and international partners such as VINNOVA Group Sweden, French Institute Nigeria, Energies 2050, Embassies of Germany, France and Czech, The Water Mechanics, Baze University, One Environment, Stop Don’t Drop, etc. to deliver its projects.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Community Advancement Officer

Locations: Kebbi / Sokoto
Job Type: Contract Full Time
Tenure: 6 Months

About the Project

  • GHI is implementing the Project for Improved Sustainability of Integrated WASH Services (I-WASH) project inKebbi and Sokoto states in collaboration with USAID.
  • The project components involve integrating WASH-WRM and watershed studies for the associated catchments in the region.
  • The activities will include provision of integrated WASH facilities, watershed studies of the river basins associated with the 4 states, remote monitoring of the WASH facilities and community advocacy. Expected start date is March 2021.

Job Description

  • The Community Advancement Officer is involved with urban planning, assessment of housing needs and revitalization projects within a city or community.
  • This may include interfacing with zoning officers, building inspectors and land development managers.
  • A community development officer may also work with city planners or municipalities in surveying and tracking needs, establishing plans for implementation, developing budgets and soliciting community input.

Responsibilities

  • Promoting community participation in problem identification, planning for problem solving, implementation, monitoring and evaluation for ownership and independence.
  • Monitoring project implementation by the groups to ensure adherence to the funding conditions and achievement of value for money.
  • Participate in internal / external meetings related to the project areas and communicate well on the outcomes with the line manager.
  • Provide regular updates, reports, success stories and lessons learnt to the Team Leader, at periodic meetings or as requested.
  • Collect and document the data (attendance sheets, KAP surveys, questionnaires of satisfaction, pre post- tests etc) in line with project indicators.
  • Establish strong communication and coordination channels with service providers operational at the project location.

Qualifications

  • Promoting community participation in problem identification, planning for problem solving, implementation, monitoring and evaluation for ownership and independence.
  • Language Skills: Fluent in local languages and in English (speaking/reading/writing).
  • Education Degree: University Degree in Social Work, Social, Sociology or any other related discipline.
  • Work experience: Minimum of 2 years of experience in the field of WASH
  • Able to work in a team.
  • Experience of working with an NGO, community promotion/community based interventions.
  • Able to lead a team of community mobilizers and volunteers from different locations.
  • Monitoring project implementation by the groups to ensure adherence to the funding conditions and achievement of value for money.

Application Closing Date
26th February, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: We will recruit once we find the right candidate, so we strongly advise you to submit your applications as soon as possible.

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