SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL is an international humanitarian organization based in Paris, France, which provides aid and assistance to victims of war and natural disasters. For the past 35 years, the organization’s vocation has been to meet the three vital needs - drinking, eating and sheltering – of vulnerable populations around the world. Our programs mainly focus on emergency relief actions related to water and sanitation but also related to food security as well as shelter and infrastructure rehabilitation and reconstruction.

Sanitation Officer

Affectation: Teknaf, Bangladesh
Possible Start of the activities: November 01, 2018
Number of positions: 02
Duration of the contract: up to April 30, 2019 (with possibility of extension), Based on the implementation of new ISR, duration and terms of conditions of the position may change.

Responsibilities and description of tasks:

Under the supervision of the Wastan supervisor, the Sanitation Officer will lead and supervise work projects, respecting deadlines and technical requirements.

His/ her main responsibilities in below:

Main Project Activity:

Set-up and operational monitoring

  • Under the supervision of the Program Supervisor, take part in logistical and administrative organization and the planning and preparation of job sites
  • Ensure the construction and/or the maintenance of construction work using Solidarités International tools (in particular):
  • Take part in the identification of sites where work is to be carried out
  • Recruit and train the workforce and daily workers
  • Allocate the on-site workforce according to instructions given by the Program Supervisor
  • Carry out work according to technical guidelines and estimates
  • Respect deadlines established with his/her Program Supervisor
  • Supervise operational teams, contractors and communities, and ensure the best use of available resources
  • Organize, plan and supervise community participation
  • Anticipate any problems associated with the management of his/her activity and propose solutions to avoid them
  • Manage the supply of worksite materials by collaborating with the logistics department
  • Report to the Deputy Program manager and/or Program Supervisor on the state of decentralized stock (‘field’ stock) on his/her sites.
  • Take part to the evaluation of the technical competence of contractors
  • Respect Solidarités administrative procedures before, during and after each work project
  • Establish safety and security measures for each activity and ensure that these rules are respected by the workforce under his/ her supervision and by the population


  • Keep his/her monitoring tools and files archived in the Solidarités office, accessible to his/her Program Supervisor and/or Deputy Program manager
  • Take part in the drafting of project progress reports under the supervision of his/her Program Supervisor
  • Take part in seminars and workshops related to the carrying-out of activities and to project objectives
  • Report to the Program Supervisor regarding the development of activities and specific tasks that he/she has been assigned, any problems encountered and the quality of relations with the beneficiaries
  • Report back all information or problems linked to his/her activity, Solidarités programs or safety issues
  • Listen to the local population and authorities in order to identify any needs, complaints, or major events which could affect the activities of Solidarités
  • Analyze the humanitarian situation by taking into account protection issues/Do No Harm to the population
  • Collaborate with local authorities and administration
  • Take part in restitution meetings and clusters on request

The above list is a non-exhaustive one, nor limitative.

Qualifications and Competencies: 

  • Minimum Higher Secondary School certificates (HSC)
  • Minimum of 1-2 years professional experience in humanitarian and/or development programs and in the relevant field.
  • Experience in team management.
  • Knowledge on local context
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency on local language can be an added value

Salary Range: Monthly consolidated salary BDT 38,300/- and other benefits as per HR policy of SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL.

ORG CHART POSITION (reporting and functional relationships)
Line Manager: Line Manager: Program Supervisor

Application dead line: Wednesday Wednesday 17th October, 2018.

Only short listed candidates will be invited for test and interview.
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