2 Entry Level Job Opportunities – Hygiene and Sanitation Assistants

Organisation: World
Vision
Reports to: Hygiene and
Sanitation Officer
Duty Station: Hoima and Gulu, Uganda
About WV:
World Vision is a Christian
Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to
working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and
injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is
committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose
background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The World
Vision Hygiene and Sanitation Assistant will be responsible for implementing WASH
interventions in cluster based WASH on WVU and/or internationally recognized
standards and policies. The role leads in the implementation of WASH activities
in the cluster with the support of CDF, Hygiene and Sanitation Officer and
Local Government extension staff.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Perform
    periodic community assessment on sanitation and hygiene practices and
    needs to identify areas for interventions and validation of the WASH
    annual plans for the Area Development Program assigned
  • Work
    in consultation with the assigned CDF identify and lead the mobilization
    and sensitization of target communities to participate in WASH and
    development activities.
  • Ensure
    that sponsored children benefit and participate in WASH programme
    interventions
  • Actively
    promote community led total Sanitation and Hygiene promotion through
    awareness creation and establishment and maintenance of functional
    Community Based Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion structures
  • Support
    establishment and implementation of health and hygiene promotion
    activities in schools
  • Work
    in liaison with the WASH Engineer to monitor construction and usage of
    existing WASH facilities through routine visits and provide guidance
    through follow up on the activities of community and local government structures
    responsible for such facilities
  • Develop
    a community disease awareness system at community/institutional level and
    liaise with all Health centre In-charges to monitor and report on
    prevalence of WASH related diseases.
  • Perform
    basic trainings and refresher trainings as well as extend guidance and
    technical support to the Community based Hygiene and sanitation Promotion
    structures
  • Compile
    weekly, monthly and periodic plans and reports on general WASH project
    works in the project implementation area for strategic interventions
  • Support
    in providing necessary data for the development of the annual budgets and
    activity plans of all the software activities and ensure they are
    implemented timely and are of high quality
  • Perform
    any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health
    Sciences, Higher Diploma in Water Engineering or any other related field
    attained from a recognized higher institution of learning.
  • Past
    exposure and experience in implementing health, and WASH related
    activities of not less than two years, preferably within an International
    NGO
  • Working
    knowledge about CLTS, CHAST and PHAST methods
  • Excellent
    facilitation skills, community mobilization skills and the ability to
    effectively communicate key issues to communities
  • Ability
    to coordinate a range of diverse actors and activities to achieve a common
    objective in the area of Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Good
    working knowledge of PRA methods and willingness to live in the rural
    communities in the project areas.
  • Good
    Computer skills and ability to write technical reports
  • Ability
    to ride a motor cycle with a clean riders license, class A
  • The
    applicant must be fluent in applicable local Languages and English.
  • Must
    be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Willing
    to attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel
    services.
  • Please
    note that the job is open to Ugandan Nationals Only
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.”

For Gulu, Click Here
For Hoima, Click Here

NB: Please
follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified
female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 22nd December, 2015  
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