Ongoing Recruitment at Green Habitat Initiative

Green Habitat Initiative (GHI) is a nonprofit nongovernmental 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 of:

 

 

Job Title: HR & Finance Assistant

Location : Kebbi / Sokoto
Job Type: Contract Full Time
Tenure: 1 year (Renewable)

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 HR & Finance Assistant manages project human resources and office functions.
  • He/She will support the Finance and Administration Managers to conduct recruitment, maintain personnel files, and ensure smooth and efficient office operations.

Responsibilities for HR & Finance Assistant

  • Implement recruitment of short and long term personal through collection and verification of candidate documentation.
  • Organize and participate in review of job applications, candidate shortlisting, and interviews.
  • Liaise with local newspapers and other forum to place job vacancy announcement.
  • Ensure recruitment and personnel actions are compliant with DAI policies and procedures, contract requirements, USAID regulations, and local labor law.
  • Support logistical arrangements for project activities.
  • Supervise the booking of travel and accommodation arrangements for traveling staff and consultants.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience and progressive responsibility in office administration, including at least 2 years in human resources.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft office suite, and other relevant software.
  • Excellent communications and personnel management skills and ability to relate to people at all levels of an organization and of different multi-cultural backgrounds.
  • An extremely well organized and self-directed individual with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus.
  • Fluency in English is required.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: WASH Specialist / State Coordinator

Locations: Kebbi / Sokoto
Tenure: 10 Months
Job Type: Contract Full Time

About the Project

  • GHI is implementing the Project for Improved Sustainability of Integrated WASH Services (I-WASH) project in Kebbi 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 WASH Specialist will report to the DCOP of the project resident in Kebbi or Sokoto, who is also an employee of GHI but shall equally work very closely with other project staff for effective coordination and communication.
  • The WASH Specialist will, therefore, be responsible for all outcomes and result under outcome.
  • The WASH specialist shall provide senior level leadership in project management, technical guidance to WASH-related activities, including development and implementation of the Project’s WASH strategy.

Responsibilities

  • Effective management and coordination with other project staff, particularly other key experts of the project in the State.
  • Submit monthly progress reports or any other reports as may be required by the project to the Head of WASH services of GHI.
  • Be innovative and creative in the implementation process of the project in the State.
  • Work in collaboration with State government officials with a view to ensuring their State aspirations for improved WASH services in the States are met.
  • Effective coordination and communication with the DCOP in the job location and GHI Head Office in Abuja and the project donor (USAID) on matters of the project that will ensure successful delivery of the project in the State.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Geology, Civil Engineering, Environmental Science or other related discipline.
  • WASH Specialist should have at least 3 years’ experience.
  • A knowledge and experience of work with or no USAID supported projects.
  • Must have adequate knowledge of the environment, be proficient in Hausa and English Language. Must be proficient in computer skills, especially in MS-Office.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Controls Engineer

Location: Kebbi
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

  • Controls Engineer would be responsible for the development of the embedded micro-controller that would interface with both the water flow detection subsystem and the cloud reporting platform.
  • In the role of a controls engineer, you will oversee the production of various types of equipment and systems. An important competency in this position is to research, test, and analyze ideas for possible system and process improvements. Success in this role will be demonstrated by meeting safety and quality standards while driving revenue increases through improved production processes.  

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates with others in order to determine problems and implement solutions.
  • Provides technical assistance as needed by internal customers.
  • Define performance metrics.
  • Manage relation with vendors.
  • Troubleshooting issues with hardware and processes.
  • Work with others to detect problems and implement solution.
  • Maintain quality and safety standards are upheld

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering preferred.
  • 3 years of work experience in a related field.
  • Technical proficiency in some software applications.
  • Excellent communication skills and AutoCAD skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to determine customer needs to develop project specifications and scope.
  • Ability to interpret and implement specifications.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Cleaner

Location : Kebbi / Sokoto
Job Type: Contract Full Time
Tenure: 1 Year (Renewable)

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.

Responsibilities of the Cleaner

  • General cleaning of the building and keeping it maintained in good condition.
  • Remove waste and empty trash.
  • Replenish cleaning and maintenance supplies.
  • Cleaning tasks such as dusting, mopping, sweeping, waxing floors and vacuuming
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Performing maintenance activities related to cleaning such as ensuring bathrooms are sanitary
  • Refilling supplies, such as toilet paper and paper towels
  • Keeping records of all supplies taken

Qualifications

  • Interested candidates should possess First School Leaving Certificate with 1 year work experience.
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be smart and neat
  • Must be punctual.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Location: Abuja
Job Type: Contract Full Time
Tenure: 1 Year (Renewable)

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.

Responsibilities

  • Greet visitors and point them in the right direction, answer inquiries, and create a welcoming environment.
  • Handling on a routine basis, highly confidential information in a professional manner.
  • Coordinate staff travel arrangements including transportation and accommodations.
  • Contacting other staff members to ensure appropriate follow-up and delivery of critical official activities.
  • Assist to coordinate meetings with internal associates and external contacts. Schedule meeting rooms, visitor passes, and equipment as required. Draft, collect, and distribute supporting documentation.

Qualifications

  • HND / B.Sc Degree in a related field.
  • 2 years experience as an Administrative Assistant in a non – profit organization.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, fluency in English and Hausa is highly essential.
  • Extensive knowledge in the usage of office technologies, such as Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), intra/internet as well as on-line database management.
  • Good interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Transport Officer / Driver

Location: Kebbi / Sokoto
Job Type: Contract Full Time
Tenure: 1 Year

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.

Responsibilities

  • Signal any sign of need for maintenance or other problem with the vehicle to the supervisor.
  • Ensure the safety of all passengers.
  • Ensure the security of the vehicle when outside of the office.
  • Inspect vehicle prior to travel to assure all fluids, tires, wipers, belts etc. are in good working order.
  • Drive project staff to activities and meeting within and outside of the state.
  • Ensure that appropriate staff members are aware of and understand laws, contract/award and donor requirements, and GHI policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance.
  • Agree to drive for extended hours (up to 48 hours per week).

Qualifications

  • Signal any sign of need for maintenance or other problem with the vehicle to the supervisor.
  • A minimum of Secondary School Certificate is required.
  • 1 year’ related work experience or 3 years of driving experience is required.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa is a must.
  • Sound judgment, smart, neat, non-aggressive driving style and good communication skills.
  • Valid Driving License.
  • Previous experience on USAID funded project or Internationally recognized organizations in proposed state of assignment is highly desirable.
  • Ability to travel to other state if required.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Software Engineer

Locations: Kebbi / Sokoto
Job Type: Contract Full Time
Tenure: 8 Months

About the Project

  • GHI is implementing the Project for Improved Sustainability of Integrated WASH Services (I-WASH) project in Kebbi 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

  • Software Engineer would be responsible for the development of the cloud platform as well as the incorporation the geographic information sub-system into the cloud platform.
  • The software engineer will also develop and direct software systems, validating and testing methods as well as directing the company’s software programming initiatives. He / she will also be working closely with stakeholders and cross-functional departments to communicate project statuses and proposals.

Responsibilities of the Software Engineer

  • Overseeing the development of documentation of software applications.
  • Analyzing data to effectively coordinate the installation of new systems or the modification of existing systems.
  • Managing the software development lifecycle.
  • Monitoring system performance.
  • Testing new software and fixing bugs.
  • Communicating key project to team members and building cohesion among team.
  • Applying mathematics to the problem solving initiatives.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or other related field.
  • 3 years of software engineering experience preferably in a related field.
  • Experience managing the software development lifecycle
  • Testing new software and fixing bugs.
  • Excellent coding skills.
  • The ability to prioritize activities and deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to travel when necessary.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer

Locations: Kebbi / Sokoto
Job Type: Contract Full Time
Tenure: 8 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

  • Mechanical Engineer would be responsible for the design and development of the water flow detection sub-system and making sure it meets the usability, durability and environmental requirements.  
  • Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment.
  • Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of such equipment as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.

Responsibilities

  • Perform engineering calculations to support design work.
  • Create and review technical drawings, plans, and specifications using computer software.
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary engineering teams, and work with vendors and contractors.
  • Perform detailed documentation to track project development and design process.
  • Ensure project timeline is met and project stays within budget.
  • Plan, conceptualize, and create mechanical designs for new products.
  • Develop testing processes, and perform testing and validation of new designs.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or in a related field.
  • At least 3 years of experience working in engineering.
  • Firm grasp of engineering concepts, and experience designing mechanical systems and products.
  • Excellent math skills: ability to apply advanced mathematical principles and statistics to solve problems.
  • Experience using CAD software such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD, or similar.
  • Exceptional technical and problem-solving skills and reasoning ability.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly.
  • Must be self-motivated and a great team worker.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

 

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.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Office Support Staff

Location: Kebbi / Sokoto
Job Type: Contract Full Time
Tenure: 1 year

Responsibilities

  • Take messages, direct calls, and answer telephone calls.
  • File, sort, copy, and compile records on various activities, like business transactions and office activities.
  • Arrange appointments, manage calendars, and complete work schedules.
  • Run errands and also deliver messages.
  • Excellent customer services skills.
  • Provides assistance to other departments as required

Qualifications

  • Fresh graduate with nysc discharge certificate.
  • Possess computer skills in various areas, like desktop publishing, email, word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Possess computer skills in various areas, like desktop publishing, email, word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Ability to transcribe notes and take dictations.
  • Candidates should be a good user of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Exceptional ability to relate friendly with customers and visitors.
  • Must be smart, neat and hard working.
  • Good communication skills, oral and written.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: M & E Officer

Locations: Kebbi & Sokoto
Job Type: Contract Full Time
Tenure: 1 year (Renewable)

About the Project

  • GHI is implementing the Project for Improved Sustainability of Integrated WASH Services (I-WASH) project in Kebbi 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.

Responsibilities

  • Manage evaluation contracts and agreement.
  • The M&E Officer ensures timely communication of data to the Senior M&E Manager.
  • Perform or assist in data collection, data entry, data validation, and data quality assessment.
  • Liaise with internal and external project stakeholders in the assigned project areas to obtain information and data related to project performance.
  • Present and share M&E and research findings to internal project stakeholders in the assigned areas.
  • Train other staff, and local partners where required, on key M&E concepts, tools, and processes.
  • Offer technical assistance in the development, selection, and application of M&E processes and tools.
  • Assist with periodic reports as appropriate and submit inputs timely.
  • Demonstrate a high level of professionalism when dealing with sensitive and confidential documents and information, and with co-workers and partners
  • Assist with periodic reports as appropriate and submit inputs timely.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences, Statistics or related field.
  • At least 2 years of directly relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation, preferably in a USAID-assisted project.
  • Excellent people skills at all levels, cultural sensitivity, ability to work well under pressure, negotiate diplomatically, and the ability to work well in a multicultural and multidisciplinary work environment.
  • Experience in developing and coordinating data collection, processing, and analysis systems.
  • Strong spoken and written English skills.
  • Willingness to work and travel in all project areas.
  • Fluency in the local language of the job location – Hausa.
  • Experience using qualitative and statistical data analysis packages and database management systems.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Data Clerk

Locations: Kebbi & Sokoto
Job Type: Contract Full Time
Tenure: 1 year (Renewable)

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.

Responsibilities

  • Transfer data from paper formats into computer files or database systems using keyboards, data recorders or optical scanner.
  • Create spreadsheets with large numbers of figures without mistakes.
  • Verify data by comparing it to source documents.
  • Update existing data.
  • Sort and organize paperwork after entering data to ensure it is not lost.
  • Perform regular backups to ensure data preservation.
  • Retrieve data from the database or electronic files as requested.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Statistics or related field.
  • A minimum 1 year of directly relevant experience required.
  • Proven experience as data entry clerk.
  • Excellent knowledge of word processing tools and spreadsheets (MS Office Word, Excel etc.)
  • Good command of English both oral and written.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of office equipment and computer hardware.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Advocacy & Communication Specialist

Location: Kebbi / Sokoto
Job Type: Contract Full Time
Tenure: 10 Months (Renewable)

Description

  • The Advocacy and Communications Specialist provides overall leadership, coordination and strategic direction to our advocacy and communications work.
  • S/he will be responsible for identifying priority concerns and opportunities for advocacy and communications, strengthening the integration of advocacy into our programmes, raising visibility and influence, and guiding advocacy.

Responsibilities

  • Strengthen and support community platforms to provide the building blocks to support community-based reconciliation and reintegration. Furthermore, the strengthening of these platforms is part of a longer-term process to help communities develop the skills to manage dialogue and foster deep listening, which should create an enabling environment for other community grievances and injustices to be raised and addressed.
  • Lead and support the information dissemination through context-appropriate media, to provide communities with information on the rehabilitation, reconciliation, and reintegration processes aimed at increased transparency, proactively managing expectations, and building trust.
  • Monitoring, planning, implementation and management of the relevant grants including the USAID grants, develop work-plans, monitor implementation and prepare donor reports.
  • Participate in the monthly coordination meetings on project implementation, successes and challenges and contribute to the way forward to achieve the intended results.
  • Manage the projects website and knowledge management portal (KMP), as well as its various social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin.
  • Provide technical development, support, management, and oversight of all media-related activities implemented under the program.
  • Work closely with technical staff and partners to develop story line ideas and related online content on program activities and achievements.

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in communication and journalism or any other related filed.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience in implementing community based social reintegration and experience on community mobilization and engagement and social cohesion is required.
  • Ability to conceptualize ideas clearly and concisely in written and oral form, innovative, plan and execute ideas is required.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge in Hausa is an added advantage 
  • Experience with graphic design software and website design highly preferred.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 26th February, 2021.

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