Environmental Well being Coordinator at The Worldwide Rescue Committee

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The Worldwide Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps individuals to outlive and rebuild their lives. Based in 1933 on the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC affords lifesaving care and life-changing help to refugees pressured to flee from warfare or catastrophe. At work immediately in over 40 international locations and 22 U.S. cities, we restore security, dignity and hope to tens of millions who’re uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the best way from hurt to house.

We’re recruiting to fill the place beneath:



Job Title: Environmental Well being Coordinator

Requisition ID: req13995
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Sector: Environmental Well being
Employment Class: Mounted Time period
Employment Kind: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: Sure

Job Description

  • The IRC has been current in Nigeria since 2012 when the group responded to flooding in Kogi state. In response to humanitarian wants ensuing from the continuing battle within the nation’s northeastern states, the IRC at present operates in eight sectors (well being, diet, WASH, safety / rule of legislation, baby safety, ladies’s safety and empowerment, training, and financial restoration and growth) primarily based out of six discipline places of work in Northeast Nigeria.

Scope of Work:

  • The Environmental Well being (EH) Coordinator is the focus for environmental well being applications in Nigeria and ensures the implementation of high quality WASH programing in Borno, Yobe, and Adamawa states.
  • The EH Coordinator will strengthen sector actions and supply technical oversight of this system throughout all websites of implementation in northeast Nigeria.
  • S / he may also deal with emergency response functionality, with the flexibility to reply to a fluid programming context, and ship key providers quickly and successfully.
  • The EH Coordinator supervises all EH employees, and stories to the Senior Program Coordinator. The EH Coordinator will obtain technical assist from the Technical Advisor for EH Applications.
  • The place relies within the IRC Maiduguri discipline workplace in Borno state with common journey to oversee IRC’s EH applications all through the northeast.
  • The EH Coordinator will probably be accountable for sustaining common contact with all companions, together with the Ministry of Water, Ministry of Well being, UN companies and different NGOs, and also will be accountable for fulfilling IRC’s strategic aims for the EH sector.
  • The EH Coordinator can also be accountable for program design, and technical assist to make sure high quality implementation, standardization, monitoring and analysis of all actions within the WASH sector.

Essential Tasks
Program Administration & Improvement:

  • Oversee the technical features of the implementation and coordination of the EH program; offering assist to this system managers and discipline groups to develop work plans to information implementation of authorised grants.
  • Work carefully with Provide Chain division to develop and monitor procurement and distribution plans on a month-to-month foundation.
  • Coordinate and take part within the growth of latest proposals and initiatives for the IRC EH program in accordance with the nation program’s technique motion plan.
  • Coordinate and take part within the growth of budgets for program proposals along side the Grants and Finance departments.
  • Work with the Senior Program Coordinator and the EH staff to strengthen the WASH sector in Nigeria, defining the strategic course of EH programming and growing a sector technique that matches into the IRC2020 technique.
  • Help emergency wants assessments in response to the growing humanitarian scenario.
  • Along with discipline groups, develop applications and proposals for speedy and well timed assist of populations affected by battle.
  • Help this system managers and discipline groups within the technical design, implementation and monitoring of labor plans, guaranteeing that actions mirror the commitments made to the donor and the communities we serve.
  • Work carefully with M&E staff to develop and enhance M&E and suggestions mechanisms for the EH program, guaranteeing that the EH groups within the discipline actively monitor set indicators and successfully deal with considerations of the goal communities.

Workers Help:

  • Work with the SPC and Human Sources to make sure the Efficiency Administration System documentation for this system groups is in place and adopted up usually.
  • Present ongoing coaching, technical assist, and steerage to this system supervisor and guarantee all EH employees adhere to finest practices in all features of program implementation.

Grants Administration & Reporting:

  • Evaluation progress in reaching program aims and targets in collaboration with this system managers.
  • Take part in grant opening, mid-term overview, and grant closing conferences.
  • Draft technical features of inner and exterior stories inside agreed deadlines utilizing IRC and donor codecs, as required.
  • In collaboration with this system managers, overview Finances vs. Precise expenditures for EH applications on a month-to-month foundation. Convey any over/beneath expenditure points to the eye of the Senior Administration Crew in a well timed method and collectively develop corrective plans in collaboration with the SPC and the Grants staff.

Illustration & Coordination:

  • In coordination with the SPC, actively develop and keep efficient working relationships with key stakeholders, together with donors, authorities actors, UN companies, worldwide and native NGOs, and different related actors.
  • Set up networks with UN, INGOs, and native companions to advertise technical capability and develop strategic partnerships, together with energetic participation in cluster conferences.
  • Symbolize the EH program with nationwide authorities, UN companies, NGOs, donors, and different stakeholders.

  • M.Sc. or equal in Civil, Environmental Engineering or Public Well being (MPH) levels, with Water and Sanitation specialization most popular
  • In lieu of grasp’s diploma, an extra 2 years of related expertise possibly thought-about
  • Demonstrated expertise in capability constructing
  • Demonstrated expertise in undertaking administration, together with funds administration
  • Understanding of safety ideas in addition to battle sensitivity
  • Expertise in working with and coordinating with donors, UN companies, INGOs, and different stakeholders
  • Sturdy interpersonal, intercultural, and communication expertise
  • Glorious analytical and writing expertise
  • Glorious laptop expertise
  • Expertise working in humanitarian and insecure environments. Minimal of 5 years abroad skilled expertise in program design and implementation within the discipline of environmental well being
  • Expertise in emergency response
  • Demonstrated expertise in undertaking design and growth, together with wants evaluation and proposal growth
  • Further qualities: means to deal with strain effectively, means to improvise, flexibility, adaptability to transitions

Work Setting:

  • Borno is safety part four (RED) so the EH Coordinator will probably be anticipated to respect the assorted safety protocols in place in nation.  Section four requires clear contingency planning in place, and employees have to be ready ought to hibernation or evacuation be known as for.

Requirements for Skilled Conduct:

  • The IRC and IRC employees should adhere to the values and ideas outlined in IRC Manner – Requirements for Skilled Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Accountability and Equality. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces insurance policies on Beneficiary Safety from Exploitation and Abuse, Youngster Safeguarding, Anti Office Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.



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