WASH Officers and Logistics Assistant Jobs at International Medical Corps

On Thursday, April 4th, 2013
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.
International Medical Corps is seeking candidates to fill the following positions;
WASH Officer – Technical (Nairobi)
 
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in Civil Officer Technicaling, Water Officer Technicaling, Hydrology or Higher National Diploma in Civil Officer Technicaling, Water Officer Technicaling, Hydrology with 3 years’ experience will be considered. Or Diploma in Civil Officer Technicaling, Water Officer Technicaling, Hydrology with minimum 5 years’ experience in WASH project design and implementation, ground water resource management and borehole drilling in development settings can be considered.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience and working with pastoralist communities in the ASAL in Kenya.
  • Previous work experience in the ASAL region will be an added advantage.
  • Practical experience and understanding of large contract administration is a must.
  • Prepare tender documents – designs, bill of quantities, bidding data, contract data and the contract conditions etc.
  • Practical knowledge in conducting WASH assessments and use of analytical software tools such as SPSS, EPI Info, Strata
  • Relevant training in Project management and M&E. Field experience in M&E strongly preferred.
  • Practical construction skills and an interest in low cost and local materials and techniques.
  • Experience in design, construction and rehabilitation of Earth/Sub-surface Dams, water pans, boreholes and Hand Dug Wells
  • Previous experience of implementing rural water and sanitation projects with INGO is desirable
  • Knowledge and training on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) preferred.
  • Past experience working with USAID/OFDA, and UN grants, SPHERE standards will be an added advantage.
Skills:
  • Excellent teamwork skills and the ability to build good relations both internally and externally
  • Demonstrated analytical and conceptual skills to plan projects
  • Good computer skills including familiarity with AutoCAD (latest version), MS office and survey software desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with a team
  • Knowledge of the local language an added advantage
  • Ability to travel and work in difficult conditions and under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences, and the ability to work in a wide variety of cultural contexts
  • High level of self-awareness and good communication skills
  • Astute budgeting, financial management and reporting skills
WASH Officer – Engineer (Samburu)
 
Education and Experience
  • Degree in Civil Engineering, Water engineering, Hydrology or Higher National Diploma in Civil Engineering, Water engineering, Hydrology with 3 years’ experience will be considered.
  • Or Diploma in Civil Engineering, Water engineering, Hydrology with minimum 5 years’ experience in WASH project design and implementation, ground water resource management and borehole drilling in development settings can be considered.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience and working with pastoralist communities in the ASAL in Kenya.
  • Previous work experience in Samburu and its environ will be an added advantage.
  • Good understanding of contract administration is a must.
  • Practical construction skills and an interest in low cost and local materials and techniques.
  • Experience in design, construction and rehabilitation of Earth/Sub-surface Dams, water pans, boreholes and Hand Dug Wells
  • Previous experience of implementing rural water and sanitation projects with INGO is desirable
  • Prepare tender documents – deigns, bill of quantities, bidding data, contract data and the contract conditions.
  • Knowledge and training on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) preferred.
  • Past experience working with USAID/OFDA and UN grants, SPHERE standards will be an added advantage.
Skills:
  • Excellent teamwork skills and the ability to build good relations both internally and externally
  • Demonstrated analytical and conceptual skills to plan projects
  • Good computer skills including familiarity with AutoCAD (latest version), MS office and survey software desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with a team
  • Knowledge of the local language an added advantage
  • Ability to travel and work in difficult conditions and under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences, and the ability to work in a wide variety of cultural contexts
  • High level of self-awareness and good communication skills
  • Astute budgeting, financial management and reporting skills
Logistics Assistant – Isiolo
 
Scope of work
  • Monitors the status of incoming supplies, status monitoring and correspondence with suppliers
  • Liaison with users in order to organize reception of goods or organize safe reception in the warehouses
  • Processes logistics requests from programs and ensures follow-up action completed.
  • Ensure that payments are processed promptly and adequately.
  • Maintenance of Kenya Country assets and inventory records per IMC and Donor procedures, regulations and policies. .
  • Receiving and coordinating all goods movements’ right from procurement to distribution level.
  • Assist with procurements for field programs.
  • Follow up and update field staff on their security and safety.
  • Organize and manage transportation network for people and supplies
  • Ensure that all stock records are properly maintained and stock movements monitored
  • Maintain store-keeping records and dispatch of goods to the desired locations/destinations promptly.
  • To undertake any other logistics function that may be called upon
Qualifications and Skills
  • University degree in Business Administration, Management, Transport or related field.
  • Proven ability to plan, manage and monitor the effective use and safekeeping of fixed assets and financial resources.
  • Good analytical and negotiating skills.
  • Good knowledge of computer management and applications.
  • Ability to establish harmonious working relations in an international and multicultural environment.
Qualified candidates should submit applications BY E-MAIL ONLY including CV and contact details of 3 referees not later than COB Wednesday 10th April, 2013 to The HR Manager at [email protected]
Please state the position and your name on the subject line.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
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  1. wanjiku says:

    HI,does the above email address for applying for the international medical corps job work because my email bounced back.Kindly inbox me or publish a valid email address.Thank you for the assistance.

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