Environmental Health Manager
|Date Posted||August 17, 2021|
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today work in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
Main Purpose of Job:
Under the direct supervision of the Environmental Health Coordinator, the Environmental Health Manager will provide leadership and oversight in the implementation of emergency response interventions that include water supply, sanitation, access, hygiene promotion and Risk communication and community engagement in Blue Nile and any other targeted IRC program locations in East Sudan. This will include supervision and mentorship of all EH field staff including coordination and external representation of the IRC at all forums at Damazine level.
Staff Managed: EH Officers
Other Relationships: local Government institutions and UN partners
Duties and responsibilities:
Staff Supervision & Development
Supply Chain and Finance
Grant Monitoring & Reporting
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:
The ideal candidate will have a Civil Engineering or Water Engineering or Environmental Engineering Degree and experience in implementing water, sanitation, and hygiene promotion. Additional experience in implementing water, sanitation, hygiene promotion and waste management activities in health care settings for highly infectious diseases including knowledge of infection control and prevention will be an added advantage.
Applicants can also apply via: Sudanjobs.net
Standard of Professional Conduct
IRC and IRC employees are required to abide by the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct which are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, 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 Equality & Equal Opportunity
We are committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer generous 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. We welcome and strongly encourage qualified female professionals to apply.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Ensuring the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and business of IRC acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or organization without authority, except in the normal execution of duty.