JOB OPENING

HYGIENE PROMOTION OFFICER-INSTITUTION (2) - TEKNAF -1 / UKHIYA-1 BANGLADESH

The role
Hygiene Promotion Officer-institution is an excellent opportunity to coordinate SCI sectors and other government and non-government stakeholders to identify the need and gap on hygiene promotion at SCI’s health center, CFS, GFS and TLC. S/he is primarily responsible to develop the child sensitive/friendly hygiene promotion module, plan and deliver the hygiene promotion session and activities including distribution to the targeted beneficiaries. S/he need to work together with field supervisor, community mobilizer to ensure the timely dissemination of the hygiene promotion session and monitoring the improved behavior of the beneficiaries. The position holder is responsible to ensure the active participation of beneficiaries and change agent in planning, implementing and monitoring of the activities. Hygiene Promoter Program Officer also part of WASH intervention, to safeguard and improve the public health of the affected population by promoting safe WASH practices, including appropriate use and maintenance of WASH facilities and services; and ensuring involvement of children and other beneficiaries in the design and delivery of essential WASH services and facilities.

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor in public health, social science, environmental health, Nursing or related subjects
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience Humanitarian programming, previous experience in Save the Children an added advantage.
  • Strong background in health and hygiene and Strong familiarity and substantial experience in promoting health and hygiene messages and good practices at the community level and institution level;
  • Practical experience in public health promotion is required. In particular, experience and understanding of community mobilization in relation to water and sanitation activities and approaches e.g. PHAST, CLTS, CHAST and skills in the use of appropriate tools for dissemination of key hygiene message
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal) in order to establish effective relationships with a wide range of audiences ; skill on Rohingya language an added advantage
  • Willing to do field work in areas assigned
  • Good planning skills.
  • Experience of working in NGO sector ; preferred on humanitarian context
  • Perfect knowledge of local language
  • Community mobilization skills
  • Good Knowledge on public health issues and hygiène promotion

Contract length:   03 months, possibility of extension depending on availability of funding and performance

The Organization
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

If you are interested, send your CV at career.bangladesh@savethechildren.org      
(You must mention the position title at subject line of your email)

Application deadline: September 22, 2018

Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview