Job Opportunity as an Environmental Health Coordinator at IRC in Yemen 2020

Date limite : 16 mai 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: International Rescue Committee

Spécialités: Cycle ingénieur

Niveau d'études: Troisième cycle

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Job Opportunity as an Environmental Health Coordinator at IRC in Yemen 2020

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) offers a job opportunity for an Environmental Health Coordinator to start working with the team in Aden, Yemen for 2020. 


Program Management:

  1. Coordinate with the Deputy Director of Programs to develop and implement a response to assessed Environmental Health needs.
  2. Oversight of the technical aspects of the implementation and coordination of the Environmental Health program.
  3. Ensure that all Yemen Environmental Health projects are implemented in a timely and professional manner.
  4. Lead the Environmental Health teams in the development, implementation and monitoring of work plans.
  5. Ensure all implementation approaches employ a programming strategy that integrates with other sectors and contributes towards the broader health outcomes.
  6. Continuously design and improve technical approaches and protocols that are geared towards improvement of program quality. 
  7. Support teams in technical designs, development of cost estimates, technical specifications and overall documentation packaging for all infrastructure activities.

Reporting and proposal development:

  1. Ensure the timely submission of information for internal and donor reports for all Environmental Health program activities, including reporting against the logical framework.
  2. Lead the development of Environmental Health sections in new funding opportunities, including developing logical frameworks.
  3. Lead and coordinate the development of Environmental Health budgets, including when required the revision and realignment of existing budgets.
  4. Review all reports and proposals prepared by Environmental Health staff, provide appropriate feedback to the teams, and ensure that reports are submitted in a timely manner and with acceptable quality. 

Budget management:

  1. Ensure all Environmental Health program activities are delivered within acceptable budget thresholds.
  2. Support teams in developing spending plans and tracking of the same against actual spending on a monthly basis.
  3. Monitor Budget vs. Actual expenditure for Environmental Health programs on a monthly basis. Ensuring timely corrective action is taken to address any variances.
  4. Actively participate in Grant Management Meetings and ensure resulting actions are followed up.

Monitoring & Evaluation:

  1. Select and implement appropriate monitoring and evaluations systems, analyzing results to ensure and enhance program effectiveness and quality.
  2. Evaluate field needs for technical interventions and make recommendations as needed.
  3. Monitor and evaluate appropriate implementation of technical projects against program objectives and IRC’s Program Framework during field monitoring visits.
  4. Ensure all Environmental Health programs operate appropriate client voice and response mechanism.

Staff Management & Development:

  1. Manage, supervise, mentor and coach all Environmental Health team members.
  2. 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.
  3. Ensure that Environmental Health managers’ timesheets, work plans, vacation schedules, and staff training/development activities.

Coordination & Representation:

  1. In coordination with the Deputy Director of Programs, establish contacts with relevant international/local NGOs and line ministries in the area of operation.
  2. Regularly attend cluster meetings or other represent the IRC in other relevant forums.
  3. Organize and facilitate field visits for stakeholders interested in IRC’s Environmental Health programming.


  1. Proven technical skills with a Master’s degree in civil/environmental engineering or related field
  2. Minimum 5 years professional technical experience in Environmental Health, WASH or equivalent
  3. Minimum 3 years overseas experience, preferably in a conflict or post disaster setting;
  4. Demonstrated experience in technical design of water supply systems, sanitation infrastructure, waste water and sewerage systems, and health care waste management systems.
  5. Strong project planning, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  6. Good written and verbal skills in the English language. Arabic is not required however it would be a distinct advantage.
  7. Strong leadership and management skills.
  8. Must be comfortable in being a proactive member of the senior management team.  Must have a proven track-record of proactively identifying and communicating potential problems and proposing solutions.
  9. Must be able to function effectively in a complex work environment and to set appropriate priorities and deal effectively with competing priorities and pressure
  10. Ability to carry out responsibilities independently with minimal technical support.
  11. Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills and professional patience and be able to interact, partner and thrive in a diverse environment.
  12. Committed to staff training and development and effective at facilitation.
  13. Competent in Windows, MS office programs, AutoCAD (or similar computer aided design), email and database experience
  14. Commitment to the IRC’s mission, purpose and values. 

About the IRC:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) helps people whose lives and livelihood are shattered by conflict and disease to survive, recover and regain control of their future. It responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic well-being and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster.

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Opportunités: Emploi

Pays hôte: Yemen


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