The International Rescue Committee Education Technology and Innovation Officer Jobs in Nigeria

The International Rescue Committee Education Technology and Innovation Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Scope of Work
  • The Environmental Health Manager is responsible for overseeing the implementation of all EH activities in Katsina and Zamfara States, She/ He will provide technical and managerial leadership to the water, sanitation and hygiene promotion team in these locations and ensure all activities are of high quality and respond to immediate needs.
  • The position will be based in Zamfara with frequent travels to the field offices and site in both Katsina and Zamfara operation areas.

  • In coordination with the Senior EH/WASH Manager establish contacts with relevant international/local NGOs and line ministries in the area of operation.
  • Ensure that all IRC EH projects in your target LGAs are implemented in a timely and professional manner, according to objectives, goals and indicators established by SPHERE, IRC, Nigerian Law and in line with donor requirements and beneficiary needs;
  • Conduct routine assessments as needed to determine the water, sanitation and hygiene needs within your target LGAs; this will also include evaluation of ongoing technical interventions and make recommendations as needed.
  • Follow all technical direction as outlaid in the Katsina and Zamfara State EH Strategy for the installation of all water and sanitation infrastructure in IRC supported medical facilities, including the requirements for the mobile health units, IDP sites and host communities including but not limited to drilling, restoration of existing infrastructure, drainage, solid waste management, latrine, shower and pot wash/laundry construction, hygiene campaigns, vector control and hygiene promotion activities;
  • In coordination with the Consortium Deputy Team Lead and EH/WASH coordinator, assist with technical support and capacity building for WASH staff under your direct management.
  • Ensure all implementation plans employ a programming approach that integrates the needs of other sectors of work especially Health, Nutrition, WPE, Protection and ERD.
  • Monitor budgets, materials, equipment and supplies for technical work for your program locations and allocated budgets;
  • When requested by the Consortium Deputy Team Lead, provide regular reports, document results, and maintain detailed records of progress and contract payment schedules for activities in the LGAs.

    Human Resources Management:
  • Directly manage and technically supervise the EH officers.
  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
  • Take responsibility for discussing job expectations, performance, and objectives on an informal, quarterly basis with all the EH staff.
  • Overall responsibility for EH work plans, vacation schedules, and staff training/development activities in your targeted LGAs.
  • Adhere to and act in accordance with the IRC Global HR Policies and Procedures

    Grant Monitoring, Partner Management and Representation:
  • Manage and advise contractors implementing
    programs on behalf of and in partnership with the IRC in all your supported sites.
  • Select and implement, in line with the Katsina and Zamfara EH Strategy, an appropriate monitoring and evaluations systems; analyzing results to ensure and enhance program effectiveness and quality. Ensure that all monitoring activities and results are shared with your line manager and if requested by your line manager to the MEAL Coordination Team.
  • With support from the Consortium Deputy Team Lead, assure appropriate and timely spending of grants to achieve program goals, grant reporting contributions, use and distribution of supplies and resources.
  • Actively contribute to proposal writing and strategy business development
  • Ensure close coordination with implementing partners and relevant government agencies.
  • Represent IRC at all relevant WASH sector coordination and technical working groups in the
  • Northwest (Zamfara and Katsina) and report feedback timely to the Consortium Deputy Team Lead.
  • Work closely with the consortium partners to conduct quarterly technical meetings and supportive supervision across the project implementation sites.

  • University Degree in Civil / Environmental Engineering or related field; relevant experience will supersede the formal qualification.
  • Minimum of 3 years professional technical experience in WASH/Environmental Health, Physical Science, structures and/or water delivery/production.
  • Excellent managerial skills and experience in an international multi-cultural setting, project cycle management, organizational, and interpersonal skills, Proven technical writing skills.
  • Competent in Windows, MS office programs, AutoCAD (or similar computer aided design), email and database experience;
  • Interpersonal qualities: Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure in a professional manner
  • Fluent in spoken and written English, Hausa or any local language skills are a plus.

    How to Apply

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