Project Officer – Access to Safe Drinking Water Project Non-profit Jobs – ChildFund International

Organisation: ChildFund International
Funding Source: Proctor and Gamble (P&G)
Duty Station:  Wakiso and
Kyankwanzi, Uganda
Reports to: Regional Programme Manager
About US:
ChildFund
International is an international non-profit organization founded over seventy
years ago. ChildFund provides help to deprived, excluded and vulnerable
children to have the capacity to improve their lives and opportunity to become
young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change to
their communities. We promote societies whose individuals and institutions
participate in valuing, protecting and advancing the worth and rights of
children.
About Project:
ChildFund
has received funding for Access to Safe Drinking water project. The project
will be implemented for three years in Wakiso and Kyankwanzi Districts. It
focuses on the use of Proctor and Gamble (P&G) purifiers of water at household
and institutional level. The project team will engage the community at
household level, village health team members, Sub-county and District leaders.
Job Summary: The Project           Officer – Access to Safe Drinking Water Project will be
tasked with ensuring that Safe water and sanitation activities in the Sub-counties
in Wakiso and Kyankwanzi Districts are effectively supervised.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manages safe water activities in selected
    communities in Wakiso and Kyankwanzi Districts
  • Works closely with the District Local
    Government to ensure collaboration in the promotion of safe water
    interventions
  • Coordinates the training of Village Health Team
    members in hygiene and sanitation activities
  • Prepares and submits monthly, quarterly and
    annual reports for submission to the donor
  • Coordinates consultative meetings with other
    stakeholders in the water and sanitation sectors
  • Oversees the activities of the village health
    teams in the communities in Wakiso and Kyankwanzi Districts
  • Actively participates in the production and
    distribution of IEC materials on safe water and sanitation           
  • Takes part in the promotion of sanitation and
    hygiene campaigns in the Sub-counties
  • Steers the monitoring and evaluation
    activities for the project
  • Actively participates in advocacy activities
    for improving access to safe drinking water
  • Requests, manages and accounts for project
    funds
  • Takes part in the development of concept notes
    for scale up of sanitation and hygiene activities
  • Ensures effective communication amongst the
    community, local partner staff and District Local Government.
  • Performs any other duties that may from time
    to time be assigned by the immediate supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Environment
    health.
  • Additional qualification in Project
    Management is an added advantage.
  • At least two years of post-qualification
    experience in a similar position in a Child based institution.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Demonstrable aptitude for teamwork.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication
    skills
  • Good decision making skills and abilities
How to Apply:
All
interested candidates should send their applications including detailed
Curriculum Vitae, academic and professional papers and names of three
professional referees with their Email/ daytime telephone contacts to: The
National Director, ChildFund International, P.O. Box 3342, Kampala, Uganda
Email: hr@uganda.childfund.org OR Hand deliver to ChildFund National Office
located on Plot 71/72 Namirembe Road P.O. Box 3341, Kampala
NB: While we appreciate every response to this
advert, only short listed candidates will be contacted. Female Candidates are
encouraged to apply. ChildFund is an equal opportunity employer.
Deadline: 22nd January, 2016 by 2:00 PM

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