Project Officer WASH – AMREF

Job Title:   Project Officer WASH
Organization: AMREF
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager
About US:
Amref Health Africa is an International
NGO founded in Kenya in 1957. Our Headquarters are in Nairobi with major
programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional
hubs in Southern and Western Africa based in South Africa and Senegal
Respectively. Working with and through African communities, health systems and
governments, Amref Health Africa aims to close the gap that prevents people
from accessing their basic right to health. Amref Health Africa is committed to
improving the health of people in Africa by partnering with and empowering
communities, our Vision is Lasting Health Change in Africa.
Job Summary: The Project Officer, WASH will support
the implementation of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Interventions to
contribute to maternal and child wellbeing outcomes. The incumbent will guide
and oversee the implementation of WASH projects in both development of staff
and community capacity building in WASH, participate in mobilization of WASH
resources and ensure implementation is done in close collaboration with Amref
Health Africa staff, the local community, Local government and other relevant
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
support the implementation of Water and sanitation and Hygiene projects to
ensure quality, effectiveness and timely implementation.
part in developing timely and accurate funding proposals in line with donor
requirements and Amref Health Africa standards in collaboration with other
sector specialists.
charge of capacity building of staff and communities in programming and
implementation of WASH programs.
monthly, quarterly, annual and end of program reports on Water and Sanitation
and hygiene and ensure that the reports are prepared in a timely manner and in
accordance with donors and Amref Health Africa standards.
support the preparation and conducting training for water Users Associations to
empower them to run their own water supply systems on a sustainable basis using
FIETS approach.
TORs for program implementation, surveys, evaluation and review evaluation
and disseminate best practices on Water, sanitation and Hygiene programs
Project Officer will prepare budgets, work-plans, and reports and ensure that
project budgets are effectively managed and timely development and
implementation of quality quarterly project, implementation plans
any other duties as assigned by the Project Manager.
Qualifications, Skills and
applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Public health, Environmental
health, Nursing Sciences, Social sciences or their equivalent. Master’s degree
in public health will be an advantage.
least two years’ experience in WASH and Public Health related projects at
community level in line with either emergency/relief or development while
managing community based water projects with evidence of successful
implementation of similar projects
exposure and experience in project design, proposal writing, needs assessments,
surveys, and information management.
NGO experience
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to
send an updated CV including three work related referees and cover letter
addressed to the Human Resources Manager, Amref Health Africa in Uganda to: Emails should not exceed 2MB.
Deadline: 17th July, 2015 by 5

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