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Water and Sanitation (Watsan) Supervisor

Posted 22 days ago by Médecins Sans Frontières
Location Mosul Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector NGO
Deadline for application: 07/10/2020

Main purpose of the job: 
• Supporting the Logistics Manager in the implementation and supervision of Water, Hygiene and Sanitation (Watsan) activities, including tools and materials employed according to MSF protocols, standards and procedures in Covid-19 treatment centre.
 
Accountabilities: 
  • Ensuring the day-to-day implementation and administration of assigned Watsan activities at project level, including but not limited to water supply, waste water and excreta disposal, waste management, vector control, and dead bodies management ;
  • Ensuring that the MSF procedures and protocols are followed by the Watsan teams to guarantee the operational quality of the project ;
  • Ensuring the maintenance and repair of technical equipment in the project to guarantee an adequate running of Watsan activities ;
  • Ensuring the distribution of the materials and tools used in water treatment, hygiene and sanitation (e.g. physical organization and inventory of stocks, receiving and processing orders for water, sanitation and hygiene material, check that the amounts received are recorded, and check monthly consumptions, etc.);
  • Working in closed collaboration with the Medical team to implement MSF Infection Prevention Control (IPC) procedures and protocols ;
  • Supporting the Logistics Manager in the team planning (e.g. staff rosters and admin, HR processes, etc.) and informing and involving the Logistics Manager in case of any major management or technical issue, and providing all required reporting ;
  • Planning and supervising the HR processes (training, performance evaluation, tasks definition and internal and external communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required for the activity ;
  • Participating in data collection and reporting as required.

Specific requirements for the role: 
  • Essential technical diploma, desirable specialization in water and sanitation 
  • Essential Fluency in Arabic and Working proficiency of English
  • Essential 1 year of technical experience (plumbing, sanitation). Desirable experience in team supervision and activity management.
  • Essential basic literacy and basic mathematics and basic computer skills
  • Desirable experience with MSF or other NGOs

 What we offer: 
  • Legal contract and pay in accordance with MSF Salary Grid. 
  • The position can also be treated as Daily Worker and pay is in accordance with MSF Daily Worker salary grid.
  • The chance to gain professional development and to develop (career path, training, etc.) within the organisation.
  • The opportunity to contribute to our objective of saving lives, alleviating suffering and working with those most in need.

How to Apply:
  • Interested candidates are invited to submit their complete application file (CV + motivation letter + ID card), Only applications with complete documentation will be considered.
  • By email to MSFCH-MosulEast-Recruitment@geneva.msf.org
  • Or in the CV box located in Mosul Nablus Hospital  
  • Please indicate “Watsan Supervisor East Mosul” in the e-mail title or on the envelope.
  • We recommend all applicants to write a cover letter containing an introduction of yourself, explaining why you are applying for the position, and explaining why you think you are suitable for the position. 
  • English CVs accepted 
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted 
  • Your application will not be returned to you at any stage of the recruitment process.

FURTHER INFORMATION
ACTIVITY

MSFCH will manage COVID-19 Intensive Care Facility in the Al Salam Teaching Hospital, Mosul, in order to support DOHN’s response to COVID-19 pandemic by providing lifesaving intensive care for COVID-19 confirmed severe cases.
 
ADDITIONAL INFO
As a part of the MSFCH team, you will be directly exposed to potential contact with COVID-19 patients. Therefore, all interested candidates must ensure not to have any medical pre-existing condition that would make them more vulnerable in case of contamination of the virus.
 
COVID 19
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. You can be infected by breathing in the virus if you are within close proximity of someone who has COVID-19, or by touching a contaminated surface and then your eyes, nose or mouth. People with the following pre-existing medical conditions are more vulnerable to develop complications from this disease:
  • Age > 60 years old
  • Obesity and Severe Obesity – BMI >30 and ≥ 40
  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular Disease, including hypertension, coronary disease, arrhythmia, heart failure
  • Chronic lung disease (including asthma, COPD, TB), heavy smokers
  • Chronic kidney or liver disease, including Hepatitis B/C
  • Pregnancy
  • Immunosuppression/immunocompromising conditions such as:
  • Cancer treatment 
  • Bone marrow or solid organ transplant
  • Immunodeficiencies
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Prolonged use of corticosteroids or other immunosuppressants

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