Fresher Project Officer WASH and Livelihoods Non-profit Jobs – AMREF Health Africa

Job Title:         Project Officer WASH and Livelihoods
Organisation: AMREF Health
Africa
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager
About AMREF:
AMREF Health Africa is an international African organization founded in
Kenya in 1957. Our Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in
Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional nubs in
Southern and Western Africa based in South Africa and Senegal Respectively.
Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments,
Amref Health Africa aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing
their basic right to health. Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the
health of people in Africa by partnering with and empowering communities. Our
Vision is Lasting Health Change in Africa.
Job Summary: The Project
Officer WASH and Livelihoods will take lead the successful implementation of
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) interventions to contribute to women and
youth livelihood outcomes in communities. Specifically the Project Officer will
take lead implementation of WASH and livelihood projects at community levels
through urban Community Led Sanitation and economic reuse of waste, support
community capacity building in WASH and livelihood, participate in mobilization
of resources for project growth and ensure implementation is done in close
collaboration with other Amref Health Africa in Uganda staff, the local
community, Local government and other relevant agencies.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the AMREF Project
    Officer Wash and Livelihoods career opportunity must hold a basic degree
    in Environmental Health sciences, Development Studies, Social work and
    social administration or their equivalent. Advanced training in Public
    Health or marketing will be an added advantage.
  • At least two years’ experience in WASH and
    livelihood related projects at peri-urban community level.
  • Previous exposure and experience in
    project design, proposal writing, needs assessments, surveys, and
    information management.
  • Prior international NGO experience
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send an updated CV including three
professional referees and cover letter addressed to the Human Resources
Manager, Amref Health Africa in Uganda via Email to: jobs.amrefuganda@amref.org.
Emails should not exceed 2MB.
Deadline: 22nd May
2017
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