International Rescue Committee (IRC) Recruitment 2017, Application Details

International Rescue Committee (IRC) Recruitment 2017, Application Details

International Rescue Committee (IRC)

International Rescue Committee (IRC) invites Applications from suitably qualified applicants for the 2017 International Rescue Committee (IRC) Recruitment. Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

International Rescue Committee (IRC) Recruitment 2017

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to people affected by war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Title: EH/WASH Assistant-Infrastructure (MAI)
Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno
Scope Of Work

  • The EH Water and Sanitation Assistant will report to the EH Officer – Water and Sanitation and will be primarily responsible for supervising all water and sanitation infrastructure works as directed by the EH Officer – Water and Sanitation.
  • The main objective of this position is to support the EH Officer-Water and Sanitation in supervision and direct management of safe water and sanitation provision activities. This will include field supervision of all construction and maintenance of water and sanitation infrastructure.

Objectives

  • Ensure that the water and sanitation activities are implemented in a timely and professional manner while considering beneficiary needs.
  • Maintain close links and collaboration with other EH teams and sectors and in particular Health, Nutrition, Protection, CYPD (Child and Youth Protection and Development), Women’s Protection and Empowerment (WPE) and Economic Recovery and Development (ERD).

Responsibilities
Technical Quality:

  • Directly implements the construction of water supply infrastructures including but not limited to drilling of shallow and deep boreholes, installation of hand pumps, installation of solar submersible pumps, construction of elevated water storage tanks, trenching and piping for water supply reticulation systems, construction of well aprons and communal tap stands with appropriate drainage.
  • Directly implements the construction and installation of sanitation facilities including but not limited to Communal latrines, house hold latrines, Solid waste pits/bins, Hand washing stations, Drainage, Menstrual Hygiene Management facilities and bathing shelters.
  • Identify and train Water Point attendants and Pump Technicians and motorized/solar systems Operators within WASH committees.
  • Train and supervise skilled and unskilled daily workers during the installation and maintenance of WATSAN facilities.
  • Coordinate closely with the EH Officer (Water and Sanitation) and EH Officer (Hygiene Promotion) on water quantity, location of water sources/communal taps while considering beneficiary proposals and needs.
  • If required, supervise water trucking deliveries, water chlorination and water quality monitoring.
  • Provide weekly reports of progress on the construction of water and sanitation facilities to EH Officer-Water and Sanitation.
  • Provide regular water quality monitoring reports to EH Officer (Water and Sanitation).
  • Seek guidance and approval from EH Officer – Water and Sanitation on any changes to approved designs for water supply including water trucking concerns.
  • Maintain comprehensive control systems on materials and tools used including notes on quality of materials.

Staff Supervision & Development:

  • Assist the EH Officer – Water and Sanitation to identify, train and provide daily support to skilled and unskilled workers working in Water and Sanitation initial installations, operation and maintenance activities.
  • Supervise skilled and unskilled daily workers
  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable work teams to successfully complete their tasks on time and within budget
  • Responsible for skilled and unskilled daily workers’ reports, timesheets and work plans.

Monitoring:

  • Daily volume of water supplied/delivered to location(s) including volumes and times of availability.
  • Maintain records of number and location of all water collection points
  • Maintain records of water quality monitoring.
  • Routine O&M of water distribution system (s) and sanitation facilities including drainage around all water points and sanitation facilities.

Other Duties:

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of the team; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to the EH Manager and liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor for the development of IRC programs.

Requirements

  • B.Sc /High National Diploma in Civil, Water Resources, Building or Mechanical Engineering, Hydrogeology with hand on experience in developing and adopting emergency WASH technologies and designs experience in implementation of water and sanitation projects.
  • Competent communication skills, effective in representation and liaison
  • Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • Sound knowledge of English language
  • Competent user of MS Applications: Word, Excel; Auto CAD or similar
  • Knowledge of the Local language-Hausa

Standards for Professional Conduct:

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Work Environment:

  • The position will work in the Maiduguri Field Office. The program site in Northern Nigeria. The security level 3 – orange

Benefits
Monthly salary, 13Month Salary Inclusive, Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months.

 

 

Job Title: Environmental Health Manager
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Scope of Work

  • The Environmental Health Manager is responsible for overseeing the implementation of all EH activities in Borno
  • She/ He will provide technical and managerial leadership to the water, sanitation and hygiene promotion team in these locations and ensure all activities are of high quality and respond to immediate needs.

Responsibilities

  • In coordination with the Sr. EH Manager (Borno) establish contacts with relevant international/local NGOs and line ministries in the area of operation;
  • Ensure that all IRC EH projects in your target LGAs are implemented in a timely and professional manner, according to objectives, goals and indicators established by SPHERE, IRC, Nigerian Law and in line with donor requirements and beneficiary needs;
  • Conduct routine assessments as needed to determine the water, sanitation and hygiene needs within your target LGAs; this will also include evaluation of ongoing technical interventions and make recommendations as needed.
  • Follow all technical direction as outlaid in the Adamawa State EH Strategy for the installation of all water and sanitation infrastructure in IRC supported medical facilities, included the requirements for the mobile health units, IDP sites and host communities including but not limited to drilling, restoration of existing infrastructure, drainage, solid waste management, latrine, shower and potwash/laundry construction, hygiene campaigns, vector control and hygiene promotion activities;
  • In coordination with the Sr. EH Manager (Adamawa), assist with technical support and capacity building for WASH staff under your direct management.
  • Ensure all implementation plans employ a programming approach that integrates the needs of other sectors of work especially Health, WPE, Protection and ERD;
  • Monitor budgets, materials, equipment and supplies for technical work for your program locations and allocated budgets;
  • When requested by the Sr. EH Manager (Borno), provide regular reports, document results and maintain detailed records of progress and contract payment schedules for activities in the LGAs.

Human Resources Management:

  • Directly manage and technically supervise the EH officers
  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
  • Take responsibility for discussing job expectations, performance, and objectives on an informal, quarterly basis with all the EH staff
  • Overall responsibility for EH work plans, vacation schedules, and staff training/development activities in your targeted LGAs
  • Adhere to and act in accordance with the IRC Global HR Policies and Procedures

Grant Monitoring & Partner Management:

  • Manage and advise contractors implementing programs on behalf of and in partnership with the IRC in all your supported sites.
  • Select and implement, in line with the Adamawa EH Strategy, an appropriate monitoring and evaluations systems; analyzing results to ensure and enhance program effectiveness and quality. Ensure that all monitoring activities and results are shared with your line manager and if requested by your line manager to the M&E Coordinator.
  • With support from the Adamawa Sr. EH Manager, assure appropriate and timely spending of grants to achieve program goals, grant reporting contributions, use and distribution of supplies and resources.
  • Actively contribute to proposal writing and strategy development

Other:

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of the team; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Adamawa Sr. EH Manager to enable and develop IRC programs

Professional Standards

  • All IRC staff are required to adhere to THE IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies.

Requirements

  • A University Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering or related field;
  • Minimum of 3 years professional technical experience in Environmental Health, Physical Science, structures and/or water delivery/production;
  • Minimum 2 years overseas experience, preferably in a conflict or post disaster setting;
  • Solid managerial skills and experience in an international multi-cultural setting;
  • Strong project planning, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills;
  • Proven technical writing skills;
  • Competent in Windows, MS office programs, AutoCAD (or similar computer aided design), email and database experience;
  • Interpersonal qualities: Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure in a professional manner
  • Fluent in spoken and written English, Hausa or any local language skills are a plus

Other:

  • The position will be based in Maiduguri with frequent visits to site/operation areas.

Work Environment:

  • The position will work in the Maiduguri Field Office. The program site in Northern Nigeria. The security level 3 – orange

Benefits

  • Monthly salary, 13th Month Salary Inclusive, Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications addressed to the “Country Director IRC” via: IRCNigeria.Recruitment@rescue.org

Or
Hand delivered application should be sent only to the IRC field office in Maiduguri
Application Deadline  26th November, 2017.

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