Nigeria nationals: EH/WASH Officer infrastructure- HeRoN (Roving)

International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Adamawa, Nigeria 🇳🇬

Requisition ID: req37509

Job Title: [Enter Job Title Here]

Sector: Health

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Adamawa, Nigeria

Job Description




  • Graduate degree in environmental and health related sciences
  • Post-graduate training added advantage

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience, of which 1 year in health system strengthening, or in humanitarian/development settings
  • Experience in local governance, social accountability, public administration, institutional development, public-sector capacity building or related technical areas highly desirable.
  • Knowledge and understanding of WASH program implementation particularly in the Northeast
  • Previous work experience with INGO, especially with project planning and reports writing, is an added advantage
  • Have experience in general management (including financial and budget management, logistics management, etc.)
  • Familiarity/ knowledge of operational contexts (Adamawa States)

Demonstrated Technical Skills:

  • Background in WASH program implementation, and Health System strengthening
  • Demonstrated experience managing advocacy initiatives in developing or conflict prone contexts.
  • Demonstrated experience with capacity building of local organizations and government leaders to support their design and implementation of community driven advocacy campaigns

Demonstrated Managerial/Leadership Competencies:

  • Flexible, diplomatic and have ability and willingness live and work under pressure of workloads
  • A mature person of high professional discipline and moral integrity, proactive and able to work under stress as the situation may dictate.

Languages:  English. Knowledge of local languages is an added advantage

Computer/Other Tech Requirements:

Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. 

Ability to Travel: 30 % of time

Standards of Professional Conduct:  IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of 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, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons, and several others.

Gender EqualityIRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Working Environment: This position is based at IRC field offices (Adamawa Filed office)

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.





IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development