Project Officer – Inclusive WASH Non-profit Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
Reports to: Project Manager
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
World Vision Uganda 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 Project
Officer – Inclusive WASH will, in general, coordinate and supervise all the
activities which require specific civil engineering knowledge (in particular
water and sanitation engineering) and also act as line Manager for Hygiene and
Sanitation Assistants.
Key Duties and
  • Assess needs for WASH interventions
    (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene facilities) at community level including
    Public schools and Health facilities
  • Prepare or revise bill of quantities and
    construction plans related to the construction works and also participate
    in design of infrastructure and procurement processes.
  • Supervise the execution of the WASH works
    directly and provide technical guidance and expertise to the Hygiene
    Promotion Team.
  • The incumbent will mentor and supervise Hygiene
    Promoters to ensure participation of beneficiaries in designs, and
    maintenance of infrastructure is adhered to according to the humanitarian
    guidelines and standards.
  • Support fundraising initiatives through
    proposal development and manage an up to date WASH project level or WVU
    initiated data base to be used as reference in writing new projects.
  • Prepare and submit reports to the WASH
    Project Manager and Regional WASH Engineer using the appropriate templates
    as per request and schedule.
  • Network/partner with district, UN bodies
    and other stakeholders to ensure standards, regulations and procedures are
    adhered to in line with the SPHERE standard and donor requirements
  • In charge of data collection, accurate
    record keeping and management of information to measure progress and
    impact of project in line with the guiding humanitarian standards and as
    required by the WASH Cluster.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
    the supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The prospective World Vision Project
    Officer – Inclusive WASH employee should hold a university Degree in
    Water/Civil Engineering or related qualification.
  • A minimum of three years of previous
    experience implementing WASH in emergency.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of
    humanitarian standards such as Sphere and HAP
  • Excellent computer skills (particularly
    Office package, GIS, Database management, Software for water -networks
    designing) are mandatory
  • Stress-resilient and able to cope with
    deadlines and complex problems
  • Skills in community mobilization and Team
    Management are critical
  • Valid motorcycle riding permit with a
    clean riding record will also be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Archi CAD, and GPS
    mapping software is added advantage.
NB: This vacancy 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
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: 28th
August, 2016
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