07 October 2016

Fresher Project Assistant WASH (Sanitation) NGO Jobs - Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Organisation: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda

About NRC:
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

Job Summary: The Project Assistant WASH (Sanitation) will ensure that, people of concern have safe and hygiene environment.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Charged with the assessment; H&H campaign planning, implementation and monitoring
·         Participate in field missions
·         Prepare and submit reports on weekly basis
·         Remain updated on technical and legal considerations (of national laws, standards and codes)
·         Actively participate in NRC staff seminars and training, when scheduled.
·         Planning: plan the communication activity
·         The Project Assistant WASH (Sanitation) will provide information to the target population on ways of preventing the most significant water and sanitation diseases;
·         The jobholder will visit the target population to discuss the importance of using and constructing latrines, disposing of feaces and hand washing and any other issues as determined by the project coordinator;
·         The incumbent will raise awareness about the importance of using family latrine;
·         Encourage people in building and use family latrines and clean and maintain them
·         Provide information for monitoring and evaluation purposes in the form of verbal feedback, attending regular meetings with other team members and project coordinator, and written documentation
·         Assessment; H&H campaign planning, implementation and monitoring
·         Follow up and supervise latrine completion, quality and timeframe
·         Assessment: identify risk practices, select practices for intervention, define the target audiences, select communication channels

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Project Assistant WASH (Sanitation) job opportunity should hold a Diploma/Degree in Environmental Health or related qualification
·         Two year’s experience with satisfactory performance in the same or similar functional area preferably with UN or INGOs
·         Excellent communication skills
·         Computer literacy skills
·         Fluency in English and Local language
·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·         Ability to organize and prioritize work
·         Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
·         Ability to resolve individual and group conflicts
·         High level of computer literacy
·         Good Capacity Building and community mobilization and skills
·         Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
·         All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

How to Apply:
All interested and qualified Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should apply by visiting the web link below.

Deadline: 17th October 2016

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