International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian 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 rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
PROGRAM BACKGROUND: In Ethiopia, International Medical Corps is implementing programmes in humanitarian assistance, refugees and migration, resilience and longer-term development with a current portfolio of $24m, 8 field offices and 650 staff.
Coordinate with the relevant woreda level water sectors and community partners towards mobilizing the community for the maintenance and rehabilitation of water schemes
Monitor & supervise water supply systems structures rehabilitation, and construction which include electromechnical equipment and hand pump replacement, rehabilitation of reservoir, public tap stands, pipe laying of pressure mains & distribution networks etc;
Initiate procurement towards purchase of the required items for rehabilitation, maintenance and construction of water supply system;
Participate on meetings regarding water supply activities in West Arsi Zone as advised by the supervisor;
Facilitate in documenting water supply construction related data and keep records of water supply activities
Supervision of on-force & all contracted activities such as maintenance of generator, installation of hand pumps, Generator house, pipe lines, tap stand by presenting at site level during the construction.
Participate on needs assessments, planning, organizing, and implementation, of WASH programs in the West Arsi;
Participate on assessment/survey in collaboration with the WASH coordinator and woreda staff
Update the emergency situation in the woreda on bi-weekly bases
Facilitate in working with relevant partners government sector offices: water, health, and DPPC or other NGO’s and GO’s
Prepare monthly reports and submit to the supervisor on the work progress of the water schemes constructed, and maintained
Participate in other WASH activities as assigned by the supervisor.
QUALIFICATIONS: (Training/education/experience/physical demands required; provide 6-8 requirements)