25 May 2017

WASH Engineer Non-profit Careers - Caritas Uganda

Job Title:        WASH Engineer
Organisation: Caritas Uganda
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Humanitarian Programme Manager

About Us:
Caritas Uganda is the Socio-pastoral and development arm of the Uganda Episcopal Conference based at the Uganda Catholic Secretariat in Nsamba, Kampala. Its Vision is: “that they may have life and have it in its fullness” (John 10:10), and mission is “to work towards a peaceful and prosperous society where social justice, love, solidarity, reconciliation and economic justice prevails.” Caritas Arua, in cooperation with Cordaid, is preparing a humanitarian response in the settlements in West Nile, focusing on supporting the refugees and host communities in a selected area. The programme will target the sectors of Food Security and WASH, while mainstreaming Protection.

Job Summary: The WASH Engineer will be tasked with the implementation of the WASH component of the programme, covering borehole testing and rehabilitation, installing motorised water system, constructing permanent latrines for schools and HCs, managing hygiene promotion activities, supporting erection of household latrines.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should be a registered civil engineer
  • At least five years’ experience in design, construction and procurement of emergency (hygiene) kits, boreholes, water supply systems, latrines, septic tanks, disposal, hygiene promotion programmes and other WASH interventions.
  • Previous exposure and experience with emergency camp settings is an added advantage
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Possess a valid and clean driver’s licence
  • Flexibility to perform different tasks and outside office hours
  • Able to work under pressure, not a 9-5 mentality
  • Good English language skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are strongly encouraged to submit a short cover letter and updated CV (maximum 3 pages) to: ade@cordaid.org

Deadline: 28th May, 2017

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