Fresher Hygiene and Sanitation Assistant NGO Career Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:            Hygiene and Sanitation Assistant
Organisation: World Vision
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager
– Inclusive WASH & Livelihood
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 Hygiene and
Sanitation Assistant will primarily implement WASH interventions in cluster
based WASH on WVU and/or internationally recognized standards and policies. The
role leads in the implementation of WASH activities in the cluster/ Refugee
Settlements with the support of WASH Project Officer (where applicable), WASH
Project Manager and Local Government extension staff
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct periodic community assessment on
    sanitation and hygiene practices and needs to identify areas for
    interventions and validation of the WASH annual plans for the Response
    Programme area assigned
  • Develop designs for water and sanitation
    infrastructures, inclusive of preparation of bid and contract documents,
    technical specifications and engineering drawings.
  • Provide maximum and effective coordination
    and supervision of constructions of water and sanitation infrastructures,
    and ensured quality assurance in all processes.
  • Supervise and monitor construction of
    water and sanitation facilities in accordance to approved work plan,
    budgets, technical specifications and/or terms of reference (ToR), in
    coordination with sanitation/hygiene team.
  • Promote community led total Sanitation and
    Hygiene promotion through awareness creation and establishment and
    maintenance of functional Community Based Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion
  • Support establishment and implementation
    of health and hygiene promotion activities in schools.
  • Ensure that SMC/PTAs are given training on
    Operation and Maintenance of the water and sanitation facilities provided
    in the schools.
  • Offer technical support to infrastructure
    issues, as they arise, in order to mitigate challenges to delivering a
    quality product on time.
  • Network with the local government (e.g.
    District Water Office) to identify, assess, and follow-up with target
    communities and schools, and effective collaboration with the partners.
  • Carry out basic trainings and refresher
    trainings as well as extend guidance and technical support to the
    Community based Hygiene and sanitation Promotion structures.
  • Support in providing necessary data for
    the development of the annual budgets and activity plans of all the
    software activities and ensure they’re implemented timely and are of high
  • Compile weekly, monthly, quarterly and
    periodic plans and reports on general WASH project works in the project
    implementation area for strategic interventions
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
    the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision
    Hygiene and Sanitation Assistant job opportunity should hold a Higher
    Diploma in Civil/Water Engineering or a University Degree in Water/Civil
    Engineering or Degree in Public Health Engineering. Possession of a Post
    Graduate Qualification in a relevant field is an added advantage.
  • At least three years of previous
    experience in Water & Sanitation projects supervision, Designs and
    Construction Works supervision and hygiene promotion activities with an
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, ArchiCAD,
    and GPS mapping software is an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal
  • Ability to work long hours-sometime over
    the weekend in a hard to reach environment with basic accommodation
    facilities (tents).
  • Extensive knowledge about CLTS, CHAST and
    PHAST methods
  • Proven ability to ride a Motorcycle with a
    clean permit
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
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: 15th
December 2017
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