Fresher Diploma NGO Jobs – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Officer – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organisation: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Team
Leader – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
About US:
The Danish Refugee
Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on
all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the
world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons
(IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of
forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC
works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct
for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.
Job Summary:  The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Officer will
work hand in hand with the WASH Team to ensure the objectives of P4G project is
achieved through mobilization of stakeholders and timely implementation of the
project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work closely with local leaders at community levels in identifying,
    mobilizing and sensitizing target communities for water, sanitation and
    hygiene promotion.
  • Create linkages between the communities and the project, the local
    government extension staff and the target communities in Water, Sanitation
    and Hygiene, promotion.
  • Together with the refugee leadership and government structure,
    specifically, the RWCs, Health Assistants (HA s), Village Health Teams
    (VHTs), & Parish Development Committees (PDCs) play a lead role in
    mapping out communities for village sanitation improvement, especially
    during the CLTS/PHAST role out exercise Mobilization of beneficiary
    communities to maintain the established/rehabilitated/protected water
    sources
  • Formation/training of Water supply and sanitation committees for the
    established/rehabilitated/protected water sources.
  • Actively participate in collection of useful data, success stories
    and beneficiary lists as required
  • Participate in preparing weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual highlights/
    reports and proposals and budgets for donors.
  • Identifying, mobilizing and sensitizing target communities for
    water, sanitation and hygiene promotion.
  • Play a lead role in mapping out communities for village sanitation
    improvement especially during CLTS/PHAST.
  • Mobilize beneficiaries to maintain the established, rehabilitated /
    protected water sources.
  • Create linkages between the community and the project, local
    government extension, staff and the target communities in water,
    sanitation and hygiene promotion.
  • Support in tracking distribution of hygiene and sanitation items on
    a daily/weekly basis.
  • Support the Information Management Volunteer with updating NFIs
    inventory and PR tracker and develop M&E and reporting tool for
    hygiene promoters
  • Conduct daily field visits to support hygiene promoters on
    implementation of WASH.
  • Uphold DRC’s code of conduct and principles of accountability

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Water,
    Sanitation and Hygiene Officer job placement should hold a Diploma in
    Public Water Engineering, Bachelor’s degree is an added advantage.
  • At least two years of practical experience in developing countries
    in appropriate community health programmes in different contexts. Some of
    this time should have been in emergency relief programmes.
  • Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of disaster-affected
    populations.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in response to changing
    needs.
  • Familiarity with the SPHERE Standards.
  • Have Leadership and supervisory skills and ability to foster team
    spirit.
  • Strong organisational skills and able to coordinate and manage a
    diverse array of activities and stakeholders
  • Strong facilitation, negotiation and mediation skills and ability to
    work independently.
  • Good report writing skills and computer skills in word processing
    and spreadsheets.
  • Good understanding of WASH approaches such CLTS, PHAST, Umoja and
    Child to Child etc
  • Good interpersonal and good Command of Kiswahili and English.
  • Motorbike driving license (Must)            
  • Languages: English and Swahili – fluency
How to Apply:
All candidates
should apply online at the link below
Deadline: 17th October 2018
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