Rhema Care Integrated Development Centre (RIDEC) is a Faith-based, not-for-profit, non-governmental development organization with working in partnership with the poor and vulnerable to improve on their quality of life through promotion of social transformation, economic empowerment and environmental sustainability of deprived communities in Africa.   Rhema Care is implementing Strengthening Water Sanitation and Hygiene (SWASH) project in Cross River State.   Rhema Care seeks to engage qualified; purpose driven and result oriented person to fill the vacant position of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Officer.

Position: Wash Officer (1 Person)
Location: Ogoja, Cross River

The WASH Field Officer will be working with the Project Manager to develop detailed, site-specific work plan to ensure technical and professional assessment of water supply and construction project activities within Ogoja Host Community and Refugee Settlements.

Duties and Responsibilities

•         The staff will be responsible for the SWASH project, provide engineering and technical advice on SWASH, support water test analysis/treatment.
•         Monitor and supervise the quality of the construction of sanitation facilities in the site.
•         Supervise and monitor drilling of borehole and reticulation of water points within the settlement.
•         He/She will provide support to SWASH team on the hardware components of the SWASH program including construction of and drilling/rehabilitation of water points, bathing shelters and latrines especially in the areas of drawing/design, and BOQ development.
•         The officer will also be ensuring the inclusiveness of all safety/privacy/protection issues in all the SWASH facilities constructed at the field level.
•         Maintaining an accurate record and taking proper care of all field equipment and material stocks related to SWASH.
•         Assist in hygiene promotion activities
General Requirements
A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Building Technology, Hydrogeology. Professional license is an added advantage. Minimum of two years’ experience in water supply and sanitation project supervision, or construction management, with a preference for work within humanitarian sector

Additional Skills Required

  • Compassion to help and empathy towards vulnerable persons
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to multitask
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions and results-oriented
  • Knowledge of Sphere standards as relates to water supply and sanitation standards.
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral
  • Open to, and tolerant of, other cultures and religion
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work well with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure in humanitarian context.
  • Proficiency with engineering designs/mapping software applications.
  • Ability to utilize office application programs such as Microsoft Word Excel, etc.

You will be required to provide two references with functional email address on you CV during application.

Method of Application:
A one-page application letter, addressed to the Executive Director of Rhema Care Integrated Development Centre, clearly providing evidence of competences required for the job and a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae indicating clearly your valid telephone numbers, e-mail address and current contact address should be sent by email to

The subject of your application should read the position you are applying for and your name e.g. Wash Officer – Abubakar Chioma Jaiye

All applications must be received by 12 pm midnight Friday 24th September, 2021. All applications must be sent via e-mail to the address shown above. No surface mails or telephone calls will be entertained.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via SMS on or before Sunday 26th September 2021 for an interview scheduled to hold in Ogoja on Tuesday 28th September, 2021 by 10am prompt. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Successful applicant will be required to start job on Monday 4th October,2021.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply.

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