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Integrated Community Development International

Director of Water Operations

Integrated Community Development International
Berberati, Indiana, Central African Republic

Date Posted: 04/13/2009
Categories: Management
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Integrated Community Development International (ICDI), a non-profit organization, is driven with passion to empower Central Africans to give hope to the poor in Jesus’ name. We believe that because God created Africans, they are worthy of an opportunity to receive grace and hope. We want them to live well and long, which is why we are tackling the toughest issues they face in rural village settings. We are providing clean water, teaching them effective agriculture techniques, helping them stand against AIDS, offering orphans a life, and investing in families through small-sized, short-term loans so they can live with dignity. We believe that given the right resources and training Africans themselves are capable of bringing hope and change to their world.

Title: Director of Water Operations

Scope: Senior Management position with program oversight, staff management and supervision in Africa

Accountability: To CEO, ICDI

Residence: Residence required for ten months per calendar year in Africa

Travel: Significant travel involved (both domestic & international)

Responsible: Program Divisions:
Water: Well Drilling, Well Repairs, Well Maintenance Program
Sanitation: Latrines
Health and Hygiene: WASH-training services
Support Systems: Garage, Warehousing and Inventory

• Incorporates the ICDI Vision and Operating Principles into all aspects of water operations
• Streamlines the water operations and processes to function at the highest possible efficiency within reasonable budget, personnel, and timeline parameters. This includes management of inventory, purchasing, vehicle maintenance, donor reporting, and all other aspects of water operations.
• Develops training modules to enhance the effectiveness of African personnel in areas of water, sanitation, health and hygiene, and supporting, sustainable systems
• Manages approximately 60 African Personnel, providing direction, accountability, and oversight.
• Participates in Executive Staff telephone or Skype calls upon request by the CEO
• Provides monthly progress updates to the CEO (e.g., Goal completion progress, issues encountered, etc)

Skill Set:
• Training & supervision of African staff
• Attention to detail and managing multiple tasks
• Computer skills
• Cultural sensitivity
• French or Sango Speaking (will provide training for each language)
• Managerial skills
• People skills
• Technical & mechanical expertise & experience with water well-drilling operations

• Full-Time position
• Compensation commensurate with experience
• Health Care Benefits

Position Status and Contact Info:
• Starting date contingent upon a qualified candidate’s current availability
• Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: ICDI P.O. Box 247 Winona Lake, IND 46590 or via email at