Hygiene Promotion Supervisor (Madani) – Relief International


About Relief International

About RI: Relief International (RI) is an international non-governmental organization US and UK based, working in the humanitarian field since 2004 in Sudan, providing emergency relief and early recovery activities to internally displaced persons (IDP) and rural communities, focusing on life-saving health and nutrition services. RI is looking for qualified candidates to fill the vacancies mentioned herewith

Relief International is a nonprofit organization that partners with some of the world’s most vulnerable communities to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. … Relief International is non-sectarian and non-political. Relief International works in 19 countries across Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

It is based in Washington, D.C., and in London. Relief International was founded in the U.S. in 1990 by Farshad Rastegar, an Iranian American. The European headquarters under the title Relief International UK began operations in 2005. Focus: Human Rights, health, empowerment, …Location: Washington, D.C., and London.


The Hygiene promoter supervisor will support the Relief International Country Operation of the project. In coordination with the Government, to assess needs and coordinate the Hygiene promotion activities services to beneficiaries of concern to RI. It will also include WASH software activities follow-up and monitoring the implementation to ensure that an adequate level of WASH service is provided at each site in accordance with the Relief International applicable RI Standards and/or National Standards. He or She will be responsible for follow-up monitoring of WASH software activities that are being implemented at the field level. He or She will also do monitoring of water quality at the health and nutrition facility in the target area

Essential Job Functions:

Detail responsibilities

Under the supervision of the WASH Officer, the Hygiene Promotion supervisor, at a technical level, supervises the Hygiene Promotion (HP) team activities in order to ensure the pertinence and quality of the activities according to the required standard. S/he trains, coaches, and mentors the team. S/he develops hygiene promotion and social mobilization campaigns and methodologies. S/he represents RI in HP coordination meetings and technical working groups.

Supervision at the technical level the Hygiene Promotion activities done by the Hygiene Promotion team

Supervise at the technical level the work done by the HP team in order to ensure the quality and pertinence of the activities. Train, coach, and mentor the HP team.

Develop HP and Social mobilization tools, methodologies, and strategies

Develop HP and community mobilization tools, methodologies, and strategies adapted to the situation in the communities, IDPs, and health facilities within the geographical area of intervention. Participate in the implementation of hygiene campaigns using the relevant tools and methodologies.

 Coordination and representation

Represent RI in the HP coordination meetings and technical working groups


Report on the quantity, quality, and relevance of the HP activities to the WASH officer, the Head of Projects, and the WASH coordinator. Report potential problems or conflicts during the implementation of activities. Regularly report verbally to the WASH officer and the WASH coordinator as needed. 

Support to RI goals

Support any other activities assigned to do by line supervisors. Support emergency interventions, as found relevant support any activity that helps achieve Relief International humanitarian goals, and promote gender equality within the humanitarian and/or development work.

Qualification and Experience:

  • Degree in public health or related fields
  • At least 3 years of experience in public health promotion field
  • Team management experience (preferred)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in hygiene/health promotion and social mobilization
  • Ability to work in a team, interpersonal skills and diplomacy
  • Good organizational skills, proactivity and ability to work autonomously
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Very good reporting skills
  • Ability to work with children and vulnerable people
  • Gender Sensitive
  • Fluent in Arabic and excellent English 
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office, especially Excel

RI Values:

  • Inclusiveness
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Agility and Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Sustainability

How To Apply

  • Please, submit your CV, work certificates, and qualifications and state the name of the position on the envelop, a telephone contact number, and three professional references to Labor Office  Wad Madani or HAC, Closing date: 21.09.2023, at 14:00
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the interview. To find out more about Relief International please visit our website at http://www.ri.org

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