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International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training, relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian 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.

Job Title: WASH Consultant-Local Hire


Job Field
NGO, Non-Profit

Purpose of the Consultancy
The main purpose of this consultancy is to support stepping up of International Medical Corps WASH projects implementation in Maiduguri with a special focus on emergency latrines construction as water points drilling and rehabilitation. The consultant is also expected to contribute to the capacity building of current national staff involved in the implementation of WASH interventions in the International Medical Corps Borno program.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Provide rigorous supervision and close follow up to the community led construction of emergency latrines in Maiduguri IDP camps and host communities.
Review progress made at every stage of emergency latrines construction to ensure adherence to specification and timely completion of all emergency latrines construction as per schedule
Support the WASH Officer in providing close supervision to the contractors selected for the drilling and/or rehabilitation of water points
Provide feedback and recommend for corrective measures to be taken immediately whenever progress on water points works by the contractors is not in line with initially agreed upon BoQs, and specifications
Closely coordinate with the Emergency Program Coordinator to ensure all challenges arising from the emergency latrines construction and water drilling works are addressed in a timely manner to ensure timely completion as per schedules

Procurement Process for New Projects
Lead in the development of BoQs and related documentation to launch new WASH procurement contracting processes for new projects in Maiduguri OFDA
Work with the WASH team to ensure close coordination with community and relevant key line ministries in site selection for the various latrine construction and water drilling/rehabilitation works and any other WASH infrastructure

WASH Staff Training and Mentoring
Invest in capacity building of the current WASH staff so that they can progressively take full control of key responsibilities such as BoQs preparation, supervision of construction contractors, etc
Identify additional training needs for the current WASH staff and provide the same or recommend any action to the Emergency Program Program Coordinator

Coordination and Partnerships
Ensure International Medical Corps WASH interventions are coordinated with the relevant WASH stakeholders at Maiduguri and ensure that International Medical Corps plays a leading role in the WASH sector working group in Maiduguri, Borno this includes participating to WASH sector working group meetings alongside WASH Officer so that key programmatic, technical information can be shared at the meetings

Reporting and Documentation
Lead on the production of key information, data to input into the reporting process both within INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS, Monthly reports and for donors regular updates, quarterly and/or end of project reports
Support the M&E Officer in regular data collection on progress made on WASH works construction, drilling, rehabilitation, etc. as well as provision of data to input into key progress tracking tools 5Ws, indicator tracking, activity progress tracking

Completion reports for all Emergency Latrines, water points drilling, rehabilitation and all other WASH works supervised.
Provide an end of assignment report highlighting progress on all other deliverables as detailed above, key challenges for International Medical Corps emergency WASH interventions in Maiduguri and appropriate recommendations, way forward

Person Specification
Educated to Masters level in Civil Engineering or any other related discipline
Extensive experience Minimum 5 years in the implementation Leading role of construction and Water points works in emergency settings
Cutting edge experience in preparation of BoQs and other specifications to lead contractors quotations process and organizational procurement of materials for WASH related infrastructure/ construction
Experience with an international NGO in the WASH sector implementing hardware works such as construction and water points drilling, rehabilitation
Experience managing and coaching a team with significant experience and seniority in the WASH sector
Ability to implement community led projects and keep a positive interaction with community leaders, casual labour teams etc
Experience working in following both organizational and donor procedure to ensure strict compliance in the course of project implementation

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