Regional WASH Officer NGO Job Opportunities – IRC

Job Title:     Regional WASH Officer

Organization: IRC
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
IRC is an international non-profit organisation in the field of water
supply, sanitation, hygiene (WASH) and integrated water resources management
(IWRM). With 49 years of experience, IRC runs large-scale programmes in six
focus countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America; and projects in more than 25
countries supported by a team of over 70 staff across the world. IRC is
headquartered in The Netherlands.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Tasked with promoting and implementing the
Agenda for Change Principles1 and activities in Rwenzori region
Providing support in all the processes related
to the development and implementation of WASH MoUs with District Local
Supporting District Local Governments to develop
and implement District WASH Investment plans
In charge of building and managing Regional and
District Partnership with Key government agencies and CSOs in the Rwenzori
region to implement various IRC WASH projects
Strengthening the district hand pump mechanics
associations and community structures for effective WASH service delivery.
Supporting the development of market based
approaches for delivering Water and Sanitation services
Working with the Rwenzori WASH Forum to
facilitate multi stakeholder learning
Implementing service monitoring activities
including work on the WASH service Level monitoring; WASH budget tracking and
expenditure studies
Documenting and sharing WASH best practices and
Supporting IRC stakeholders in the region and
district to adopt and implement appropriate and sustainable WASH technologies ,
models and approaches.

Qualifications, Skills and
ideal candidate for the IRC Regional Wash Officer job opportunity should preferably hold a post graduate training
in Environmental science, Civil/ Water engineering, Social Sciences and
Business studies.
training in local governance, participatory planning and budgeting, gender and
A minimum of five years professional working experience in a the Water and
Environment sector
Previous experience in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector
with development programmes (esp. participatory processes, community based
programmes, poverty reduction programmes)
exposure and experience in working with an international
multi-disciplinary team
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
application letters, updated CVs and details of their contacts (telephone,
email address and contacts of three referees) to
Deadline: 23rd November,
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