Save the children

Hygiene Assistant

Job Overview

ROLE PURPOSE:

Being directly responsible for the implementation of hygiene promotion activities of Save The Children in the targeted communities in Kirkuk. The post is specifically oriented towards the WASH emergency response in the context of the Iraqi IDP’s crisis, and special attention will be made on the integration of the WASH sector in other core sector of Save The Children such as nutrition, food security, health, education and child protection.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: WASH Officer

Staff reporting to this post: None.

 

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Need Assessment:

 

  • Participate in the initial needs assessment in the targeted communities: Carry out individual interviews at household level, focus group discussions, visits to all water & sanitation infrastructure sites, and meeting with key members of community.

 

Program design and implementation:

 

  • Setting up and follow-up of hygiene promotion activities such as.

 

  1. Conducting hygiene promotion sessions in the targeted community.
  2. Identification, training and follow-up of activities of community hygiene promotion volunteers.
  3. Training of Trainers in hygiene promotion to WASH committee members, hygiene volunteers, teachers, health workers etc.
  4. Setting up of children hygiene clubs and hygiene promotion in schools.
  5. Organizing and supervision of cleaning campaign.
  6. Ensuring maximum utilization of water and sanitation facilities.

 

  • Ensure community mobilization on all WASH sector related issues.
  • Conducting continuous meetings with community especially with female to address their needs.
  • Follow-up with supply chain to ensure the procurement process done and supplies delivered timely.
  • Organize & supervise the distribution of hygiene, cleaning and water treatment kit for health centers, schools and at HH level.
  • Develop  and  communicate  techniques  for  house  hold  water  treatment  in  the  target communities.
  • Responsibility and preparing WASH data especially hygiene data and keeping in update every month.
  • Set plan for hygiene sessions.
  • Daily Supervision of hygiene sessions, and preparing weekly report.

 

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning:

 

  • Ensure that the hygiene promotion activities are designed based on the quality standards established by Save the Children through quality checklists.
  • Participate in the implementation of KAP (Knowledge, Attitude and Practice) and initial and final PDM (Post Distribution Monitoring) for kits distributed).
  • Weekly collection and reporting of data necessary for the consolidation of project and strategic standard indicators (number of beneficiaries, number and type of activity performed, results of water analyzes performed …).
  • Monitoring of hygiene promotion activities realized by local partners of Save the Children such as the local NGOs, and participate in building their capacity.
  • Monitoring and suprtvision of WASH volunteers and conducted the required trainings.

Reporting:

 

  • Weekly (or each time necessary) written and oral report for line manager.
  • Integration, coordinations and transversal aspects.
  • Work  with  other  team  members  of  save  the  children  (WASH  and  CP,  Education,  FSL) working in the same communities, to ensure the integration and complementarity of the different sector of the intervention.
  • Ensure the inclusion of gender, child protection, HIV, environment and other crosscutting issues to the design, implementation and development of WASH activities, and ensure that activities take into account the needs of specific groups and individuals, especially children, elderly and disabled people.
  • To perform any other work related task assigned by supervisor.

 

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)

Accountability:

  • holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.

Ambition:

  • sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.

Collaboration:

  • builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.

Creativity:

  • develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • willing to take disciplined risks.

Integrity:

  • honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Professional experience of 1 years minimum, among which 1 in a field related to public health,environment engineering ,hygiene promotion, communication, behavior change and conducting trainings etc.
  • Excellent facilitation and presenation skills.
  • Computer skills excellent knowledge of Excel, Word and power point.
  • Working on applications like Kobo collect ,ODK ,etc.
  • Ability to listen and adopt.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Perfect knowledge of local languages.
  • Iraqi Nationality.

Desirable:

  • Experience in NGO sector.
  • Fluent Oral and written English, and Arabic languages are desirable.

 

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

 

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

 

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

ROLE PURPOSE:

Being directly responsible for the implementation of hygiene promotion activities of Save The Children in the targeted communities in Kirkuk. The post is specifically oriented towards the WASH emergency response in the context of the Iraqi IDP’s crisis, and special attention will be made on the integration of the WASH sector in other core sector of Save The Children such as nutrition, food security, health, education and child protection.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: WASH Officer

Staff reporting to this post: None.

 

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Need Assessment:

 

  • Participate in the initial needs assessment in the targeted communities: Carry out individual interviews at household level, focus group discussions, visits to all water & sanitation infrastructure sites, and meeting with key members of community.

 

Program design and implementation:

 

  • Setting up and follow-up of hygiene promotion activities such as.

 

  1. Conducting hygiene promotion sessions in the targeted community.
  2. Identification, training and follow-up of activities of community hygiene promotion volunteers.
  3. Training of Trainers in hygiene promotion to WASH committee members, hygiene volunteers, teachers, health workers etc.
  4. Setting up of children hygiene clubs and hygiene promotion in schools.
  5. Organizing and supervision of cleaning campaign.
  6. Ensuring maximum utilization of water and sanitation facilities.

 

  • Ensure community mobilization on all WASH sector related issues.
  • Conducting continuous meetings with community especially with female to address their needs.
  • Follow-up with supply chain to ensure the procurement process done and supplies delivered timely.
  • Organize & supervise the distribution of hygiene, cleaning and water treatment kit for health centers, schools and at HH level.
  • Develop  and  communicate  techniques  for  house  hold  water  treatment  in  the  target communities.
  • Responsibility and preparing WASH data especially hygiene data and keeping in update every month.
  • Set plan for hygiene sessions.
  • Daily Supervision of hygiene sessions, and preparing weekly report.

 

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning:

 

  • Ensure that the hygiene promotion activities are designed based on the quality standards established by Save the Children through quality checklists.
  • Participate in the implementation of KAP (Knowledge, Attitude and Practice) and initial and final PDM (Post Distribution Monitoring) for kits distributed).
  • Weekly collection and reporting of data necessary for the consolidation of project and strategic standard indicators (number of beneficiaries, number and type of activity performed, results of water analyzes performed …).
  • Monitoring of hygiene promotion activities realized by local partners of Save the Children such as the local NGOs, and participate in building their capacity.
  • Monitoring and suprtvision of WASH volunteers and conducted the required trainings.

Reporting:

 

  • Weekly (or each time necessary) written and oral report for line manager.
  • Integration, coordinations and transversal aspects.
  • Work  with  other  team  members  of  save  the  children  (WASH  and  CP,  Education,  FSL) working in the same communities, to ensure the integration and complementarity of the different sector of the intervention.
  • Ensure the inclusion of gender, child protection, HIV, environment and other crosscutting issues to the design, implementation and development of WASH activities, and ensure that activities take into account the needs of specific groups and individuals, especially children, elderly and disabled people.
  • To perform any other work related task assigned by supervisor.

 

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)

Accountability:

  • holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.

Ambition:

  • sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.

Collaboration:

  • builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.

Creativity:

  • develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • willing to take disciplined risks.

Integrity:

  • honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Professional experience of 1 years minimum, among which 1 in a field related to public health,environment engineering ,hygiene promotion, communication, behavior change and conducting trainings etc.
  • Excellent facilitation and presenation skills.
  • Computer skills excellent knowledge of Excel, Word and power point.
  • Working on applications like Kobo collect ,ODK ,etc.
  • Ability to listen and adopt.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Perfect knowledge of local languages.
  • Iraqi Nationality.

Desirable:

  • Experience in NGO sector.
  • Fluent Oral and written English, and Arabic languages are desirable.

 

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

 

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

 

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

 

Location: Kirkuk
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Closing Date: May 21, 2022

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