USAID Non-profit Careers – Water and Sanitation Engineer at FHI 360

Organisation: FHI 360
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Job ID: 15889
About FHI 360:
FHI 360 is an international non-profit
human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by
advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in
health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society,
gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities
to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more
than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.
About USAID Project:
FHI 360 is hoping to win an award for the
implementation of a 5-year, $31,46171, USAID/ Uganda-funded sanitation project.
The project will accelerate sustainable improvement in quality and access of
water and sanitation services, and improve hygiene behaviors in Uganda by
introducing a series of contemporary, integrated water and sanitation
interventions at the community and household levels.
Job Summary: The Water and Sanitation Engineer will
provide overall coordination of all water and sanitation infrastructure which
is constructed through this project. He/she will provide liaison for the
project’s construction activities with relevant Ugandan Ministries. The
incumbent will be responsible for supervising consultants responsible for
design and/or construction oversight activities.  He/she will be responsible for identification
and resolution of issues and risks related to construction activities. The
Water and Sanitation Engineer will ensure compliance with Government of Uganda
and USAID policies and procedures for construction activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Offers
technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in
country offices.
·        
The
WASH Engineer will implement and monitor technical strengthening initiatives.
·        
In
charge of developing adoption and/or training strategy, designs and conducts
training or adoption activities for a specific technical area.
·        
Works
in liaison with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to
standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
·        
Creates
scientific and technical material in area of expertise.
·        
Supports
and gives guidance with development of proposals.
·        
Evaluates
programmatic effectiveness and provides technical assessment reports.
·        
Offers
technical support in the development and dissemination of tools, materials,
reports, papers, and intervention for research projects.
·        
Writes
and edits technical reports and documents.
·        
Works
closely with communities and partners to maximize local capacity.
·        
The
incumbent will support publications, web pages, and presentations.’
·        
Conducts
searches of published literature on evolving issues in assigned technical area.
·        
Actively
monitors and maintains protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training
materials and reports.
·        
Quickly
responds to requests and inquiries from internal and external staff.
·        
Develops
or writes technical briefs, reports, or other necessary materials to facilitate
research, best practices, policies and procedures.
·        
Supports
in the implementation of research studies by monitoring and documenting
processes.
·        
Carries
out analysis of program implementation to identify areas for improvement and
propose appropriate technical strategy and guidelines.
·        
Prepares
and submits reports and papers summarizing project results.
·        
Delivers
presentations at professional meetings and conferences.
·        
Ensures
project implementation adheres to company strategy and remains technically
sound.
·        
Provides
leadership and team building at the task level.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
Water and Sanitation Engineer should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
environmental or civil engineering, or related field. 
·        
A
professional engineering license through a professional society or government
agency is required.
·        
At
least seven years’ professional experience, with progressively increasing
responsibilities and duties, in fields related to water and sanitation facility
construction.
·        
Significant
experience in overseeing construction and considering environmental impact.
·        
High
degree of sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political,
contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas.
·        
Articulate
and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with
clients and staff.
·        
Excellent
written and oral communication skills in English.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified prospective
employees who desire to join the USAID FHI 360 Project should Apply Online at
this web link, Click
Here
OR
send a cover letter, CV/resume including salary requirements
to: The Human Resource Office, FHI 360, Plot 15 Kitante Close, P. O. Box 5768,
Kampala, UGANDA or by email to: uganda-info@fhi360.org.
Please clearly indicate the title of the position in the email subject line.
Deadline: Friday, 10th July,
2015

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