Environmental Health (EH) Manager

IRC - The International Rescue Committee

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Job Description

- Support the EH team to mobilize communities and individuals of different age groups to identify priority public health issues, hygiene promotion activities and take the appropriate actions to address them.

- Manage and quality control of all aspects of the project.

- Ensure budget utilization and physical target achievements are reviewed.

- Anticipate and mitigate risks and trouble-shoot any unforeseen challenges during the project implementation

- Regular update the work plan, output tracker, staff management forms and other documents relevant for effective project management

- Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities.

- Provide regular progress reports to Area Manager and Head of Programs

- Work in close collaboration with livelihoods and Protection teams to ensure beneficiaries are provided with adequate services.

- Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities (RIC Management) and other key stakeholders.

- Contribute to EH strategy development, project proposal and provide input on needs and gaps.

- Ensure that the IRC Way is incorporated in all program activities

- Comply with IRC’s security protocols;

Grants Management

- Responsible for the overall achievement and implementation of EH related grants.

- Ensures high-quality and timely reports.

- Contributes to grant amendments.

- Is familiar with donor regulations.

- Participates in grant review meetings.

- Maintains regular communication with donors in the field.


- Is in charge of the EH budgets.

- Reviews spending and financial reports.

Supply Chain & Logistics

- S/He is familiar with relevant internal processes.

- Develop timely procurement plans for the EH program.

- Submit purchase requests in a timely manner.

- Contributes to quality checks and procurement committees to finalize suppliers’ selection according to applicable scenario.

- Ensure a proper management and use of the project assets and stocks.

- Is in charge of the management of the stock assigned to the project.

- Plans team movements based on available fleet and applicable policies.

Human Resources

- Recruits and trains EH staff.

- Ensure that project staff understand and are able to perform their roles and responsibilities.

- Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills.

- Follow-up the work plans and day-to-day activities of the project staff.

- Manages the project staff according to the HR manual and the labor law.

- Ensure a positive working environment and good team dynamics.

- Undertake regular appraisals of staff performance.


- Relevant experience in WASH programming and in project management roles.

- Experience in community mobilization and hygiene promotion.

- Strong coordination and interpersonal skills.

- Flexibility to work with changing demands in a volatile environment.

- Excellent capacity in using Microsoft Office.

- Solution oriented individual.

- Strong cross cultural skills and experience working in multicultural environments.

- Oral and written fluency in Greek and English.

Added 10 months ago - Updated 7 months ago - Source: rescue.org