The main purpose of this position is to lead technical implementation of WASH programming in target communities/LGAs in Borno State, and to identify and help address WASH technical skills gaps in national program staff. IMC recently secured funding for an emergency WASH GBV, and nutrition program targeting IDPs in IDP camps in Borno State, North East Nigeria. The WASH Coordinator’s support will mainly consist of providing technical guidance for the WASH program team, being an active member of the WASH Cluster, and also providing assistance to the Emergency Program Coordinator in the recruitment and coaching of a national WASH Program Manager. The WASH Coordinator will also strengthen networks with key WASH stakeholders in Borno state, including but not limited to, Ministry of Water Resources, UNICEF, RUWASSA, NEMA and SEMA. The WASH Coordinator will provide support in assessing WASH needs in newly accessible areas in Borno State and recommend possible WASH intervention in these areas
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordination• Actively represent IMC in all WASH in Emergencies sector working groups at national and state level, and train the WASH Manager to progressively take on the coordination responsibilities.• Ensure IMC WASH interventions are coordinated with the relevant WASH stakeholders at the national and state level and make sure that IMC plays a leading role in the WASH in emergencies sector working group in Maiduguri/Borno
Representation• Represent the organization together with the WASH Manager at relevant WASH forums • Contribute to the positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organization’s Code of Conduct
Compliance & Ethics: Promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintain a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conduct work with the highest level of integrity. Communicate these values to staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values.
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
These duties and responsibilities are not comprehensive enough to describe all activities, other tasks may be assigned from time to time by the Emergency Program Coordinator (EPC), Program Director (PD), Country Director (CD) and Technical Unit (TU).
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE