WASH Officer at International Medical Corps (IMC)

International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global, humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training, relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian 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 to respond rapidly to emergency situations.International Medical Corps has been operating in Nigeria since November 2013. It currently has its country office in Abuja and field offices in Kano, Sokoto and Maiduguri where it is implementing emergency Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (WASH) and Protection programs, and also building capacity of local health systems and structures, ensuring the provision of quality, accessible Nutrition and Health Care.WASH OfficerJob Type:Full Time  Qualification:BA/BSc/HND  Experience:2 yearsLocation:BornoJob Field:Engineering / Technical   Location Damboa(Nigerian Nationals only)Job SummaryThe WASH Officer will be responsible for implementing software and hardware of the WASH activities in Maiduguri, Borno State. She/he will closely work with partners, IDPs and all stakeholders to ensure efficient delivery of safe WASH services in the assigned area.MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:Coordinate the hygiene promotion and sanitation aspect of the wash team in MaiduguriPlanning of community based activities with respect to water supply, sanitation and hygiene promotionEnsure regular coordination with the state water office regarding water quality testing and analysis for the host and displaced communities in Maiduguri.Carry out regular assessments and draft concept notes on the needs.Ensure that water quality test results are in line with the standards and always shared with the state authorities and other wash implementing partners.Participate in conducting continual review of the designs and functionality of the water supply systems (and other water points) to ensure efficient operation as well as reliability and safe water distribution.Effective use of designed templates and system for monitoring the progress of works and performance of hired contractor.May be delegated to participate in the state wash sector working group meetings and provide feedbacks to his/her supervisor.May be delegated to represent the organization amongst the UN and NGO community and with the government.Contribute to the positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organization’s Code of Conduct.Developing participatory community led approach for the management of WASH facilities.Plan, organise and facilitate trainings for the hygiene promoters together with the WASH Assistants.Support the WASH team in strategic planning and budgeting for the activities being implemented.Support in hiring and training of the team to build up their capacityIdentification of WASH staff training needs and provision of practical on job trainings tailored to the identified needsEnsure submission of weekly, monthly and quarterly progress reports to project management team in a timely manner

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