International Rescue Committee (IRC) Ethiopia Jinka, Ethiopia
Job Title: Hygiene Promotion Assistant Sector: Environmental Health Employment Category: Fixed Term Employment Type: Full-Time Open to Expatriates: No Location: Jinka, Ethiopia Job Description Scope: The Position mainly involves undertaking rapid implementing Emergency Sanitation and hygiene promotion and capacity building interventions in Hawassa field office intervention waredas. Responsibilities: In collaboration with other team members, the SHP assistant undertakes detail Hygiene and Sanitation need assessments. Assist the HP officer in preparing of IEC Materials and monitor the distribution of IEC materials to be used at community level. Ensure the proper dissemination of hygiene and sanitation messages to the community at grass root level. Organize community level hygiene awareness campaigns and prevention of Cholera. Organize training for community representatives on Hygiene and sanitation and Cholera control. Plan and ensure the proper distribution of Non-Food Items. Works closely with Woreda Water and Health Offices towards efficient and effective implementation of the response and emergency hygiene promotion activities Works in collaboration with other IRC staff, government partners & key stakeholder and Ensure proper integration of the interventions. Produces activity progress reports as per the preset reporting schedule and submit to the supervisor. Prepare brief emergency related monthly updates and submit to the supervisor. Closely work with kebele HEWs and woreda water offices for basic emergency hygiene promotion activities Work on building of the capacity of woreda partners and HEWs on WASH emergency promotion, NFI distributions and other health educations Plan and conduct different hygiene & sanitation promotion and health educations on different community meetings by using different hygiene promotion approaches Conduct regular post distribution monitoring and periodic post distribution survey of the NFI at household level Conduct different review meetings with woreda partners, HEWs and community representatives on progress of the hygiene promotion activities and beneficiary compliance and feedback management systems Takes additional works as assigned by supervisor. Qualifications BSc Degree/Diploma in Environmental Health, public Health At least 3 years of related work experience for Diploma Holders, and 1-year relevant experience for first degree. Hygiene promotion experience in local community settings. Basic computer skill (Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and e-mail). Ability to work as part of a team as well as to work autonomously when required. Good command spoken and written English. Knowledge of the local language is an advantageous.
Apr 08, 2020