Branch Manager – Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE)



Job
Title:     Branch Manager
Organization: Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE)
Duty
Station:
Moroto, Uganda
Reports
to:
Principal Engineer
About
US:
The Ministry of Water and Environment
(MWE) through the Directorate of Water Development DWD) established Umbrella
Organisations (UOs) as de-concentrated units to support the Operation and
Maintenance (O&M) of the water and sanitation facilities in small towns and
rural growth centres geared towards improving their Functionality and
Sustainability. The UOs which are funded by both Government of Uganda (GoU) and
the Development Partners (DPs) are de-concentrated in six regions namely;
South- Western-Kabale, Central-Wakiso, Mid-Western- Kyenjojo, Northern-Lira,
Eastern-Mbale and Karamoja-Moroto covering the entire Country.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
In
charge of the overall management of Karamoja Umbrella of Water and Sanitation.
·        
Tasked
with the preparation of annual/periodic work plans, budgets, procurement plans
and reports in formats specified by the Ministry.
·        
Manage
the assets of the Umbrella Organization and ensure that there is full
functionality of the water and sanitation infrastructure in the region.
·        
Coordinate
with MoWE / DWD and development partners on issues of O&M for Small Towns
and Rural Growth Centres.
·        
Handle
secretariat/staff supervision in the Umbrella Organization and ensure that the mandate
of the Umbrella Organization is attained.
·        
Ensure
that all the water supply schemes in the region are supported in terms of the
Operation and Maintenance.
·        
Perform
any other roles that may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Civil / Water /
Environmental).
·        
At
least three years’ specific experience in operations and maintenance of water
supply and sanitation facilities including senior institutional level
management, project planning and management experience.
How
to Apply: 
All candidates are encouraged to send
their applications accompanied with recent CVs detailing work experience,
present position, current remuneration, professional and educational
qualifications. Applicants must also include contact details (telephone and
email) of three (3) referees.
Send to:
The Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Water and Environment,
Old Port Bell Road,
Luzira. Kampala. Uganda
Attn: Head Human Resource Management.
NB: Preference will be given
to candidates who are residents of Moroto district currently.
Deadline:
Monday, 25th January, 2016 by 5.00 pm
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