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|International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.|
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility for rapid response to emergencies. International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
The primary function of the WASH Manager includes supporting the Emergency Response Team in Yemen in the assessment, planning, design, implementation, supervision, expansion/development and administration of technical interventions. These will have a strong link to ongoing or planned water and sanitation, as well as health and activities.
The WASH Manager will be charged with the prioritization and coordination of the start-up and management of technical interventions, and contribute to the development of concept papers and proposals for interventions in close cooperation with Programme Director, and WaSH coordinator and other relevant team members.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation.
•Provide water, sanitation and hygiene sectorial leadership and expertise in relevant needs assessments and analysis.
•Ensure quality implementation of defined aims and objectives of the overall WASH response program.
Human Resources Management
Training/ Capacity Building
Compliance & Ethics: Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.
|• Bachelor’s degree or higher diploma in water and sanitation engineering, civil engineering, or related field.|
• 3+ years of relevant work experience (minimum of 2 years in humanitarian situations; camp settings a plus).
• Experience in emergency response, including rapid assessments and needs analysis.
• Experience in effective hygiene promotion in humanitarian contexts.
• Demonstrated analytical, project conceptual and planning skills projects, clear and realistic activity timetable development, agreement, and overseeing implementation.
• Good organizational and project management skills with the ability to anticipate project needs, changes and priorities.
• Able to prepare plans and reports, planning, negotiation and leadership skills.
• Willingness to travel in high security areas.
• Profound cross-cultural awareness and sound knowledge of public health issues
• Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
• Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations
• Ability to relate to and motivate local staff effectively
• Creativity and the ability to work with limited resources
• Sense of humor
• Fluency in English (both oral and written skills)
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