Urban WASH Project Manager Job Placements – Samaritan’s Purse

Job Title: Urban WASH Project Manager

Organisation: Samaritan’s
Purse

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Samaritan’s Purse is
a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and
physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse
has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural
disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through
His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote
the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Job Summary:  The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Project
Manager (WASH PM) will be responsible for leading and managing the Samaritan’s
Purse Urban WASH project, by providing overall technical and management
oversight to the project. S/He will be responsible for coordination with other
departments within the country office and with

Government, UN
agencies and other stakeholders, to ensure the highest standards of technical and
program quality.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Design technical
and implementation aspects of Samaritan’s Purse WASH Project(s) in target
location(s),
ensuring the
project will satisfy the needs of the beneficiaries.

·       Prioritize
community engagement and establish accountability mechanisms to ensure that
beneficiary
feedback is
incorporated into program design and documented learning.

·       Uphold a high
sta
ndard of quality by ensuring
project(s) adhere to technical and government standards, and are aligned with
internal and external strategic objectives.

·       Continually
monitor and maintain project progress to ensure goals are achieved on time,
evaluating
challenges as they
arise and utilizing creative problem solving to identify cost effective
solutions.

·        Responsible for all project reporting,
financial accountability, cross-departmental coordination and
external stakeholder engagement.

·       Identify WASH
projec
t supply needs and support
the logistics team to put in place a sensible phased procurement plan and
budget.

·       Represent
Samaritan’s Purse in WASH-related fora with government, UN agencies, and other
actors.

·        Line manage all WASH project staff, including evaluating performance and training needs.

·       Conduct all
activities in the most cost-effective and efficient manner, in coordination
with other
departments and in
line with Samaritan’s Purse, government and donor policies and best practices.

·        Any other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal candidate
must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Water Supply & Sanitation, Hydraulic or
Civil Engineering, or related field.

·       At least three
(3) years’ relevant experience, preferably with experience in Urban WASH
programming.

·       Strong leadership and organizational skills, with
experience of managing others.

·       Proactive,
flexible, adaptable and results-oriented; good critical thinking and problem
solving skills.

·       Excellent
interpersonal, communication and networking skills.

·       Willingness to travel to the field.

·       Proficient in
Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).

·       Commitment to
excellence, integrity and stewardship of resources.

·       Must agree with
and uphold the values and objectives of the organization.

How to Apply:

Please submit cover letter
and CV (including references) by email to ugandahr@samaritan.org or in hard
copy to Samaritan’s Purse Uganda, Plot 126 Luthuli Avenue, Bugolobi; Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Deadline: Monday 8th June 2020

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