STRIVE Project Officer NGO Career Jobs – WaterAid Uganda

 

Job Title:    STRIVE Project Officer

Organization:
WaterAid Uganda

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to: Head of Programmes           

 

About US:

WaterAid Uganda is
an International NGO specializing in water, sanitation and hygiene and it
envisions a world where everyone, everywhere has access to safe water,
sanitation and good hygiene.

 

Job Summary:  The STRIVE Project Officer role is a crucial
function in planning, organizing and leading on the implementation, monitoring
and reporting to support the delivery of the STRIVE Project.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Lead on
project Planning, Budgeting and implementation for the STRIVE project in line
with donor planning and budgeting guidelines and timelines.

·       
Ensure
Project budget expenditure are within the planned time frame and approved
budget.

·       
Financial
management and accountability in line with organisation’s policy and guidelines

·       
Facilitate
effective monitoring, evaluation, documentation and reporting in line with
agreed organizational targets and standards.

·       
Manage
project information and documentation processes, and ensure effective
communication of the project results

·       
Identify,
Build, maintain and effectively manage strategic partnerships and collaborations
at the project level.

·       
Develop,
expand and maintain effective and efficient (local) networks with relevant
stakeholders, identifies possible new partners, and functions as the interface
between WAU and the district/ partners.

·       
Participate
in the development of technical and financial scopes of work for subcontractor
procurements

·       
Guide
and spearhead district level advocacy in areas of Climate Change Resilient WASH

·       
Ensuring
that project implementation conforms to quality standards and best practices

·       
Ensure
timely and high-quality evaluation processes, coordinate the evaluation process
and monitor with the district, proposes corrective measures and lessons learned
based on evaluations, and ensures identification of follow up assignments

·       
Risk
Management – Monitor and address or report any risk to management.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Degree in Social Sciences, especially Environmental
studies or any other relevant discipline.

·       
At least
five years of experience in climate change and project management related work
areas.

·       
Experience
in the field of climate change would be a strong advantage

·       
Proven
knowledge of and professional experience in project management

·       
Planning
and organizational skills

·       
Strong
communication skills both written and spoken English and confidence interacting
with different stakeholders

·       
Excellent
organizational skills, proven ability to manage competing demands on time while
still meeting deadlines

·       
Strong
attention to detail and able to deliver work of a high standard

·       
Highly
motivated, able to self-start and proactively seek guidance or direction where
required

·       
Team
player with commitment to collaborative working

·       
Excellent
Microsoft computer knowledge and ability to work independently and efficiently
with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should fill this form, Download
Here
and send it along with a cover letter to waurecruitments@wateraid.org
stating STRIVE Project Officer in the subject line.

 

Deadline: 28th October 2020

 

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