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Islamic Relief Tunisia

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16 Mai 2018 Il y a 3 ans

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Tunisie

Job Title: Project Officer

Department: Program

Location: Tunis, Tunisia

Post Category: Full time

Contract duration: One-year renewable

Reports to: Project Coordinator 

About the Job:

Working in over 30 countries, Islamic Relief Worldwide promotes sustainable economic and social development by working with local communities to eradicate poverty, illiteracy and disease. We also respond to disasters and emergencies, helping people in crisis.

Islamic Relief provides support regardless of religion, ethnicity or gender and without expecting anything in return. Islamic Relief has been working in Tunisia since 2011, when we supported refugees fleeing violence in Libya as well as host Tunisian communities. Since registering our office in Tunisia in 2012, we have set up and managed camps on the Tunisian border and provided humanitarian services to over 15,000 people. As the camp was wound down, we helped refugees unable to return to Libya to build new lives in Tunisia.

As well as supporting refugees, Islamic Relief has implemented projects in health, water and sanitation, food security, education – as well as schemes enabling poor families to earn a decent living. We also support capacity building of local associations in the country.

Currently Islamic Relief is focusing on the sector of Education in partnership with the Ministry of Education. For It’s project ‘’Tunisia Child Friendly Schools’’ Islamic Relief Tunisia recruiting Project Officer.

Role purpose :

Being directly responsible for the design, implementation, follow-up and evaluation of hygiene promotion activities of Islamic Relief Tunisia in the targeted areas of intervention.

The post is specifically oriented towards the WASH response. In this regard, the Project Officer contributes to the promotion and maintenance of hygienic and sanitation conditions in project targeted schools settings through conducting assessments on personal and environmental hygiene, identifying key issues and planning hygiene promotion activities, supervising Volunteers in hygiene activities, and training/leading a variety of hygiene promotion activities.

S/He is in charge of the community mobilization to ensure the project ownership and sustainability of WASH services provided by the project. On a daily basis the Project Officer reports directly to Project Coordinator and supervises the daily activities of the Project team.

Key areas of accountability :

  • Need Assessment
    • Participate in the design, planning and implementation of WASH needs assessments: personal interviews at school, facilitation of focus group discussions, visits to schools and families, and meeting with key school staff members.
      Program design and implementation:
    • Design, planning, implementation and follow-up of hygiene promotion activities such as:i)Training of trainers in hygiene promotion (for hygiene volunteers, School WASH committee members including PTA (Parent Teachers Association), school management, hygiene clubs members) ; ii) Setting up of children clubs and hygiene promotion activities in schools ; iii) Follow-up of activities of community health workers.
    • Mobilize, organize and supervise, through facilitators or other means, members of the schools clubs, school WASH committee, etc to take ownership of maintaining best practices in personal students and school environmental hygiene;
    • Conduct participatory hygiene promotion through a variety of means, such as information sharing, dissemination, and communication materials; 
    • Provide support to the distribution of hygiene cleaning kits and conduct monitoring and follow up to ensure proper usage of items and appropriateness;
    • Ensure budget planning and logistics for hygiene promotion activities: making and follow-up of internal purchase order, quality control of material delivered by suppliers, planning team movements by vehicle
    • Follow-up of the hygiene promotion activities of potential local partners of Islamic relief such as local NGOs, and participate in building their capacity
    • Ensure community mobilization and participation at all the stages of the project in order to build smoothly the ownership of the project by beneficiaries including students, teachers, parents and largely contribute to the sustainability of the WASH project.
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning:
    • Implementation of initial and final KAP surveys (Knowledge, Attitude, Practice)
    • Implementation of PDM survey (Post Distribution Monitoring) for kits distributed
    • Follow-up of water quality analyses at school level (residual chlorine, bacteriological analysis), in particular to assess the effectiveness of water treatment techniques ;
    • Collection, consolidation and reporting of monthly data, necessary for the consolidation of standard project and strategic indicators (number of beneficiaries, number and type of activity performed, results of water analyzes performed …)disaggregated by age, gender and diversity where appropriate;
  • Reporting:
    • Writing weekly report to line manager, and verbal reports whenever necessary.
    • Maintain full qualitative and quantitative records and reports of activities, disaggregated by age, gender and diversity where appropriate through U Report; 
    • Provide regular written and verbal reports to managers upon request;
  • Integration, coordination and transversal aspects:
    • Coordinate WASH activities with other sectors of Islamic Relief, in order to integrate activities in the same geographical area and for the same beneficiaries.
    • Coordinate activities with other local actors (governmental and non-governmental)
    • Ensure the integration of gender, child protection, environment and other crosscutting issues to the design, implementation and development of Hygiene promotion activities, and ensure that activities take into account the needs of specific groups and individuals, especially children, and disabled.
  • Other
    • Under take any other duties that maybe assigned by the Line Manager;
    • Conduct duties in accordance with IRT procedures
    • Conduct duties in accordance with IRT Code of Conduct, child protection policy and other key documents.


  • IRW has a Core Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. 
  • All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework.

Critères d'éligibilité

  • Education or equivalent training/experience in related field (such as water and sanitation, public health, hygiene promotion, project management)
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ practical work experience working with vulnerable communities in the field of water/sanitation, WASH, hygiene or public health, community mobilization
  • Familiarity with key health and hygiene issues and hygiene promotion/education activities in schools
  • Ability to read and write in English
  • Proven experience in community mobilization, training and /or teaching.
  • Experience of working with UN or (International/National) Non-Governmental Organizations desirable
  • Deep understanding of age, gender and diversity issues with regard to WASH.
  • Knowledge of minimum WASH standards (e.g. Sphere)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Flexibility and creativity
  • Cultural sensitivity (e.g. to age, gender and diversity) and experience working in schools
  • Ability to prioritize large and changeable workloads
  • Good communication skills and ability to work as part of a team, including team management
  • Able to work independently and energetically
  • A high level of spoken and written Arabic essential;
  • a good level of written and spoken of English

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