Job Opportunity at the Danish Refugee Council, Hygiene & Safety Protection Assistant

Job title: Hygiene Promotor  Project Assistant-GFD

Employment category: E, L1
Reporting to: Team Leader- GFD
Technical line manager: GFD Project Manager

Direct reports: N/A
Unit/department: GFD
Location: Nduta/ Mtendeli
Authorization level: N/A

Overall purpose of the role: (1-2 sentences)

The Hygiene Promoter  Project Assistant -GFD is responsible for maintaining a direct line management of Cleaner incentive workers in Nduta / Mtendeli Camps, providing overall management and coordination at assigned Food Distribution Point (FDP) in addition to completing timely weekly reports.

Responsibilities: (in bullet points)

  • Organize implementation of Hand washing campaigns in project target populations.
  • Ensure that water and soap is being provided for the hand washing.
  • Ensure that that the FDPs are clean including the rubbish being burnt at all times.
  •  Responsible to train communities on good hygiene and sanitation practices (hold hygiene promotion sessions).
  • Supervise and work hand in hand with the cleaner incentive workers.
  • Plan activities according to the expected progress of the project based on program work plan (monthly plan and weekly).
  • Participate in food coordination and camp meetings and reporting achievements/constrains.
  •  Undertake hygiene promotion campaign and other behavior change communication within the POCs.
  •  Able to understand solid and liquid waste managements within the FDPs of Nduta and Mtendeli camps.
  • Participate and support the communities and the beneficiaries undertaking hygiene campaign in the project area
  • Ensure that cross cutting issues such as protection, gender, environment, PSEA are addressed and mainstreamed in the project.
  • Keep daily record of materials used in the field.
  • Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)
  • Able to maintain cordial relations with other stakeholders like WFP, UNHCR, Plan international HelpAge international, MHA, zone leaders, food management committees, beneficiaries and other relevant stakeholders/partners.
  • Ensure efficient coordination with stakeholders relevant to the implementation of GFD project, including other humanitarian and development actors in the area.
  • Experienced in the general food distribution and for a minimum of 2 years.
  • Experience in hygiene promotion minimum(2years)
  • Work experience with local communities, children and vulnerable people
  • Experience in community mobilization and participation

Additional job responsibilities

  • Identify and inform the team leader /officer of any problems or constraints
  • Participate in weekly report writing
  • Provide support to the all program staff in the implementation of program activities.
  • Submit reports on weekly, monthly and quarterly basis to the Team leader /Information management Assistant
  • Organize for implementation of Hygiene & Sanitation campaigns
  • Support program staff in collecting data and reports per project needs.

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)
Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, Hygiene, community development or related to the field

Languages: (indicate fluency level)

Key stakeholders: (internal and external)
Help Age International
Plan International

The Job description may not exceed two pages

DRC as an employer
By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our:

  • Professionalism, impact & expertise
  • Humanitarian approach & the work we do
  • Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution
  • Culture, values & strong leadership
  • Fair compensation & continuous development

Deadline: 11 May, 2020


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