EH Manager – WASH 36 views

Scope:

The Environmental Health/WASH Manager will ensure smooth implementation and Management of WASH program in Bokolmayo field office, Somali. The program focuses on safe water supply, sanitation and hygiene promotion.

Responsibilities:

The Environmental Health Manager reports to the Camp Manager operationally and technically to  Senior Environmental Health (EH) Manager.

Management

  • Lead all aspects of the implementation of the EH program to ensure the program is implemented according to schedule and budgets, international standards, and that EH program objectives are met.
  • Prepare designs and BOQs for Water and Sanitation infrastructures and supervise the quality of construction works.
  • Monitor the purchase and use of materials, equipment, and supplies.
  • Conduct regular monitoring and internal evaluations and conduct annual KPC surveys.
  • Give in the development of proposals, budgets, and concept notes in coordination with the Senior EH Manager, Assistant EH Coordinator, EH Coordinator, and Grants team.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

Staff Management

  • Recruit EH staffs in conjunction with the Human Resources Department
  • Maintain updated job descriptions, conduct interviews, and orient new staff to the IRC and the EH program
  • Provide ongoing leadership to the project team and supervising implementation and coordination of activity plans to ensure targets are met.
  • Provide ongoing supervision, and technical support and guidance to EH staff, and ensure all EH staff adhere to best-practice principles in all aspects of program implementation
  • In conjunction with camp managers, ensure Performance Management System documentation for all staff is in place and followed up regularly
  • Build staff capacity in work plan development and reporting to ensure accurate monitoring and documentation of activities.
  • Recommend and implement a capacity building/development plan for project staff based on documented capacity needs assessments exercise.
  • Ensure EH staff understands and follows IRC and donor Policies and Procedures.

Grants Management & Reporting

  • Manage and supervise all the Environmental Health grants; develop and maintain work, spending and procurement plans for all projects.
  • Prepare a finance utilization plan and review monthly financial BVA.
  • Participate in Grants Opening, Mid-Term and Closing meetings.
  • Prepare internal and external reports within the agreed timeline using IRC and donor formats, as required.
  • Assure appropriate and timely spending of grants to achieve program goals, grant reporting contributions, use, and distribution of supplies and resources.

Representation & Coordination

  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all partners – including NGOs, UN agencies, Gov’t representatives and other IRC sectors to enhance partnership and coordination.
  • Ensure that information from coordination meetings is shared internally and with other sectors, as appropriate.
  • Attend the WASH coordination meetings or represent the IRC in other relevant forums.
  • Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Minimum university degree in Hydraulic, Water Resource Engineering, civil, or other related fields.
  • Five years related work experience in EH (WASH) for first Degree, or Four years for postgraduate preferably in a humanitarian setting (refugee camps, rural development, or emergency response)
  • One-year management experience in supervising contractors and interaction with international staff and partners and donors.
  • Confirmed management, project planning, organizational, proposal and report writing, excellent representational, interpersonal, and reporting skills.
  • Competent in Windows, MS Office programs, email, and database experience.
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)
  • Ability to work in a team in a potentially unstable security environment.
  • Flexible, willing to travel and live temporarily in harsh environment

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