Senior Technical WASH Manager USAID Project Careers – DevWorks

 

 Job Title:      Senior
Technical WASH Manager

Organization: DevWorks

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

              

About US:

DevWorks’
mission is to support people around the world to pursue opportunities for
equitable social and economic growth to create stronger, more resilient
communities. DevWorks builds on 10 years of experience implementing
high-quality donor-funded projects in 19 countries across Central and South
America, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Asia.

 

About USAID Project:

The Uganda
Sanitation for Health Activity (USHA) is financed by USAID in Uganda with the
goal of increasing the number of people with access to improved and sustainable
water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services, ultimately leading to improved
health and nutrition status in focus areas and population groups in up to 21
districts in the Central East, Central West and Northern regions.

 

Job Summary:  The Senior Technical WASH Manager will coordinate
and lead in providing technical support to the USHA-based regional team related
to expanding adoption of key hygiene behaviors at home, school and health
facilities, and strengthening district water and sanitation governance for
sustainable services. Responsibilities include: providing on-going support,
supervision and technical guidance to ensure adequate project planning,
strategy development and implementation, and serving as line manager to the
Gender & Youth Specialist. S/he will work closely with the Deputy Chief of
Party and be an integral part of the senior management team in country.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant must hold a Master’s degree or higher in a
WASH -related field.

·       
Ten years of experience in an equivalent technical and
managerial position, especially in the Ugandan WASH context.

·       
Experience in overseeing multi-year donor-funded programs.

·       
Experience in managing teams and budgets, performance
monitoring and reporting, coordinating concurrent activities, and effectively
engaging with local government and NGOs/ community-based organizations.

·       
Strong English communication skills, both oral (fluency
preferred) and written, and any related local language.

·       
Demonstrated organizational skills and a strong track
record in meeting deliverables and deadlines.

·       
Ability to work with minimum supervision and under
pressure.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send an updated CV and cover letter to
dcresume@devworks.org with the subject line “USHA Senior Technical WASH
Manager.”

 

NB: Women,
minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

 Deadline: 26th August 2020 

 

For more of the
latest jobs, please visit https://www.theugandanjobline.com or
find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *