Job Title : Senior Emergency WASH Coordinator
Location: Mae Sot
Proposed Length of Contract : 6 months contract with possibility to extend
Application Deadline: 20 May 2021
Background/IRC Summary: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is at work in over 40 countries and 26 U.S. cities helping people to survive, reclaim control of their future and strengthen their communities. The IRC has been operating in Thailand since 1975 and currently assists displaced persons in Tak, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi and Mae Hong Son provinces
The IRC is preparing to support the Royal Thai Government to provide humanitarian assistance should a large-scale influx of displaced persons arrive in Thailand seeking protection due to the turbulent situation in Myanmar following the 01 February 2021 military takeover.
Job Overview/Summary: The Senior Emergency WASH Coordinator provides leadership and facilitates processes that will ensure a well-coordinated, coherent, strategic, and effective WASH response by a mobilized, organized and adequately resourced groups of agencies, organizations, NGOs, local communities, and other stakeholders. In support of the government, act as interface between humanitarian WASH partners and duty bearers to ensure WASH related needs of the affected population are properly covered.
Assessment and Analysis and Standards:
Planning and strategy development:
Monitoring and reporting:
Advocacy and resource mobilization:
Key Working Relationships:
Position Reports to:Country Director
Position directly supervises: May supervise sector coordination team should scale of situation require
Indirect Reporting: Inter-Sector Coordinator (UNHCR)
Other Internal Contacts: Deputy Director of Programs, Sr. Health Coordinator, Health Coordinator, Sr. Environmental Health Manager, Senior Awards Management Coordinator, Regional Emergency Coordinator
Other External Contacts: WASH representatives from implementing agencies and other actors, Inter-Sectoral Coordinator and other Sector Coordinators (Health, Food, Shelter, NFI, etc…),
Education: University degree (minimum preference at Masters Degree level) qualification desirably in subjects/ areas of WASH e.g. Health Promotion or Education, Civil or Public Health Engineering, Public Health (MPH), Environmental Health. Note that work experience may substitute for higher degree qualification.
Work Experience: Minimum of four years direct WASH emergency experience at least two of which would be based in the field at a Team Leader/WASH program management level.
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies: Capable of the following in a complex and dynamic context:
Language Skills: Fluency in English (verbal and writing) and Thai preferable
The position is based in the IRC office in Bangkok or Mae Sot, with regular travel to Field offices in Tak, Mae Hong Son, Ratchaburi and Kanchanaburi as required.
Standards of Professional Conduct
The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Accountability and Equality. In accordance with these values, the 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.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
If you are interested, please apply via link below.
Contact : HR Department