Environmental Health Manager (Afghan Nationals Only)

IRC - The International Rescue Committee

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Job Description

Objective 1: Contribute to consultations on strategy and the positioning of the IRC-A Environmental Health sector

- Ongoing, systematic, and thorough analysis of the humanitarian situation in respect to WASH and of the context of intervention in his/her field of activity. - Internal dissemination of collected information and analysis to the Environmental Health Coordinator - Participation in defining the strategy in his/her technical sector of intervention and of the sectoral strategy at national level - Implementing projects consistent with the IRC-A SAP the policies of WASH and other IRC sectors, and key international documents in the sector (SPHERE Standards and WHO, etc.) and ensuring that teams have a clear understanding of these documents.

Objective 2: Identify needs and contribute to project formulation

- Identifying humanitarian needs in the field of WASH and in his/her area of intervention including the submission of reports pertaining to such matters - Including, where appropriate, target populations and local actors in the identification of needs and in the modalities of the response - Participation in formulating WASH programs and contributing to writing of WASH proposals. - Prepare project implementation, procurement and Spending plans for the WASH projects

Objective 3: Ensure the implementation, monitoring and reporting of WASH projects

- Implementation of the WASH program(s) in line with the logical framework of the program(s), the budget, and the logistical and administrative procedures of IRC-A. - The quality of the programs established in conformity with the technical and project management standards of IRC-A - Identifying the technical constraints associated with project implementation Proposing innovative technical solutions in response to such constraints.

Mission 4: Contribute to program quality and accountability processes and measure program impact

- Supervise and manage all field site engineers for affective implementation of the WASH projects. - Provide technical oversight to the development and implementation of assessments aimed to identify WASH needs and gaps. - Provide Technical support to WASH staff at field level. - Review the technical drawings, estimations and scope of work prepared by the Engineering team at Field level. - Prepare and submit bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly reports of the WASH projects. - Conduct field visits for supervision of water supply, sanitation and hygiene promotion activities at field level - Following up the procurement process with supply chain team at field and Kabul level - Following up the staff related issues and tasks with HR department - Ensure that the team regularly update the WASH online trackers for WASH activities - Perform any job relevant duties assigned by direct supervisor.


Having bachelor’s degree in civil, Water resources, sanitation, environmental engineering; Environmental Science, or any other relevant field of study Having minimum 4-5 years relevant work experience in the Humanitarian sector Good understanding of project cycle management, Budget Management and experience at using design software AutoCAD Willingness to travel to project implementation areas. Good knowledge of the dynamics of the social, culture dynamics of the intervention area and is willing to work in remote areas. Having the skills and ability to lead and work within a team

Good Written and spoken English and can Speak/understand/write local language


Added 13 days ago - Updated 6 days ago - Source: rescue.org