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WASH Field Monitors, Mogadishu.

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WASH Field Monitors-(National Position) -Mogadishu

Somalia, Norwegian Refugee Council

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Rights Respected, People Protected

​Founded in 1946, today the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) works in both new and protracted crises across 31 countries. Our 6,000 employees provide life-saving and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. NRC specialises in six areas: food security, education, shelter, legal assistance, camp management, and water, sanitation and hygiene. NRC is a determined advocate for displaced people. We promote and defend their rights and dignity in local communities, with national governments and in the international arena.

NRC’s expert deployment capacity, NORCAP, boasts around 1,000 experts from all over the world who can be deployed within 72 hours. NORCAP experts help improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country. NRC has been active in Somalia since 2004 with four area offices in Kismayu, Mogadishu, Garowe and Hargeisa, providing protection and humanitarian assistance to refugees, internally displaced persons and returnees in Somaliland, Puntland, South Central and Jubbaland regions. NRC offers a comprehensive response for returnees and IDPs of high need, addressing their food security, livelihood, shelter, education, ICLA, and water, hygiene and sanitation needs and also responding to emergencies through NRC’s five core competences; Shelter, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods, WASH and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA). NRC Somalia is part of NRC’s East Africa and Yemen regional operation which comprises of large-scale multi-country humanitarian and early recovery interventions spread across seven countries (Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Yemen, Eritrea, South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania). NRC’s overall strategy in the region is to enhance protection and promote the rights of displaced people in humanitarian need by improving living conditions and seeking durable solutions. The regional office is based in Nairobi and works with country programmes to ensure standardization of programmatic and operational approaches, promote multi country programming and ensuring quality and coordination.

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Duties and responsibilities

In coordination with the WASH team in Mogadishu- South and Central Somalia

    • Provision & Dissemination of health awareness related to COVID-19 in-line with WHO and Federal MOH messaging.
    • Support NRC Project assistant on monitoring of installation of hand washing facilities, use and maintenance.
  • Monitor and supervise community hygiene promoters Develop a weekly plan with community based hygiene promoters and execute .
  • Identify needs for non-food items relevant to hygiene; participate in the choice of items, targeting strategy, promotion of effective use, and post-distribution monitoring.
  • Carrying out non-contact, no-mass gathering hygiene promotion campaign at IDPs centers, and at health/nutrition centers.
  • Make sure the proper use of hand washing facilities and demonstrate to the public the recommended hand washing techniques.
  • Work closely with the COVID-19 task force and other health actors in awareness creation on COVID-19.
  • Act as a link between the community and the NRC by providing community, encouraging the community members on the use of the hotlines by the ministry and the need for precautions in the cases of any COVID-19 suspected symptoms .
  • Work cooperatively with the beneficiaries and other relevant stakeholders to strengthen the project.
  • Report field visits weekly & monthly (or more often, if required) on activities and results to the relevant NRC WASH staff.
  • Promote safe WASH practices, including appropriate use and maintenance of WASH facilities and services.
  • Raise the awareness on issues relevant to the community and encourage their participation in projects.
  • Ensure mainstreaming of all cross-cutting issues in implementation of activities.
  • Supervision of all sanitary installations including latrines, pits, drainage systems and desludging .
  • Carry out informal and formal training sessions (according to identified needs) and evaluate the impacts of this training.
  • Perform any other task as assigned by NRC management.

Supervisees: The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Field Monitors have no supervisory responsibilities.


  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and team working skills
  • Ordinary National Diploma in Public Health, Community Health, community development or Social studies.
  • Experience from working with WASH projects in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Knowledge of English and local language.
  • Team spirit and Flexibility. .

Personal qualities

Behavioral competencies (max 6) Handling insecure environments Working with people Planning and delivering results Communicate with impact and respect

We can offer

You will join highly motivated and expert staff who are making a difference to the most vulnerable people. Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline. Email and paper applications will not be considered. Contract period: 5 months

Contract type: Casual /Temporary


Candidates currently in Mogadishu are highly encouraged to apply.

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions Duty station: Mogadishu NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose. NB: All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable .


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The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.

We work in crises across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights.

NORCAP is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities

NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.