WASH Officer International NGO Jobs - World Vision

Job Title:         WASH Officer
Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station: Mpigi, 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 WASH Officer will coordinate and supervise all the activities which require specific civil engineering knowledge (in particular water and sanitation engineering) and also mobilize communities for sensitization and trainings

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • 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 liaise with the DWO, the Health Assistants and CDOs to mobilise and sensitize beneficiary communities on ownership and sustainability of WASH
  • Render support in fundraising initiatives through proposal development and manage an upto date WASH project level or WVU initiated data base to be used as reference in writing new projects and reporting
  • Prepare and send reports to the Programme Manager and Regional WASH Engineer using the appropriate templates as per request and schedule.
  • Build and network/partner with district, UN bodies and other stakeholders to ensure standards, regulations, procedures and policies are incorporated in your work
  • Tasked with data collection, accurate record keeping and management of information to measure progress and impact of project as required by the WASH Cluster.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision WASH Officer job opportunity must hold a University Degree in Water/Civil Engineering or related qualification.
  • A minimum of three years of previous experience implementing WASH in Emergency and/or Development context.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of National WASH Polices and Standards
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, GPS mapping software is added advantage.
  • Excellent computer skills (particularly Office package, GIS, Database management, Software for water -networks designing) are mandatory
  • Good motorcycle riding skills are an asset.
  • Stress-resilient and able to cope with deadlines and complex problems
  • Skills in community mobilization and Team Management are critical

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 below.

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: 11th July 2017

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