Fresher IWRM Field Officer Jobs – Aidenvironment

 

Job Title:    IWRM Field Officer

Organisation: Aidenvironment

Duty Station: 
Uganda

Reports to: Project
Manager

 

About US:

Aidenvironment (through its RAIN brand) seeks an IWRM Field Officer for
implementation of its activities under the WASH SDG programme in Agago
District. He/she is will ensure that activities are implemented in accordance
with RAIN Standards. He/she will participate in mobilizing, engaging and
profiling all relevant stakeholders, take lead in the development of Community Environmental
and Social Action plans and the implementation of (pilot) interventions
thereof.

 

About the WASH SDG Programme

The WASH SDG Programme (July 2017 – September 2022), funded by the Dutch
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS), is implemented by the WASH SDG Consortium
formed by the partners WASH Alliance International (WAI, led by Simavi), SNV
Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) and Plan Netherlands (Plan). It
responds to the Dutch commitment to contribute to the SDGs, particularly SDG 6,
with the aim of reaching an improved WASH situation for all. The programme is
built on three core strategic objectives, namely: (1) increasing demand for
improved WASH facilities and practices; (2) improving the quality of service
provision; and (3) improving governance of the sector. Gender and social
inclusion as well as climate vulnerability and resilience are an area of
specific attention in each of the three strategic objectives.

 

In Uganda, the WAI Sub-programme is implemented in Agago District by
Simavi, Amref Health Africa, Akvo, RAIN (a brand of Aidenvironment), IRC,
PRACTICA Foundation, RUAF (Hivos), AFSRT, HEWASA, JESE, NETWAS Uganda, and
WASEU. The sub counties/town councils of focus are: Lokole, Kotomol, Omot,
Adilang, Wol, Paomol, Lapono, Arum, Lira Palwo, Lira kato and Geregere. .

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Report
regularly on activity implementation; prepare monthly reports and submit
material for preparation of periodic project monitoring reports as required by
the office

·       
Lead the
development of monthly/quarterly activity workplans prior to activity
implementation

·       
Take
lead in mobilizing and engaging project stakeholders for meetings, workshops
and piloting on-ground interventions.

·       
Take the
responsibility of generating periodic project reports on all the WASH and IWRM
activities in line with the project reporting frameworks.

·       
Take
lead in the supervision of the implementation of the IWRM and WASH activities

·       
Ensure
that the IWRM and WASH monitoring system data collection and reporting is carried
out systematically, properly and timely with quality information

·       
Assist
the Project Manager (PM) in the planning of all RAIN’s activities under the
project.

·       
Mobilize
communities for construction of IWRM and water and sanitation facilities.

·       
Support
the design of IEC (Information, Education, Communication) tools and the
implementation of promotion activities within the communities.

·       
Support
the PM in the Procurement Request process.

·       
Support
the PM in the follow-up of HR, financial and logistics aspects of the project.

·       
Ensure
the operation and maintenance of the IWRM and water and sanitation facilities
and the work of the committees is conducted as planned and periodic reports on
their status shared with the PM.

·       
Perform
other duties as assigned by the PM.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a university degree (Bachelor level) in the fields of;
Environment, IWRM, Agriculture, Social sciences, Community Development,
Environmental/civil/water resources / Agricultural engineering or a related
field

·       
At least
two years of relevant field experience in the WASH/IWRM sector

·       
Knowledge
of Microsoft programmes (Word, excel, MS outlook) and use of internet.

·       
Excellent
written, oral communication and interpersonal skills.

·       
Prior
knowledge of RAIN/Aidenvironment’s projects

 

Skills

·       
Organization,
Rigor and a Critical mind

·       
Ability
to work within a team

·       
Ability
to plan, forecast, anticipate and respect deadlines

·       
Ability
to use MS Office

·       
High
ethical and professional standards

·       
Good
communicator with strong interpersonal and negotiations skills to deal with
persons of various cultural and educational backgrounds.

·       
Team
player with service-oriented attitudes.

·       
Proven
ability to deal with multiple tasks in a courteous and service-oriented manner.

·       
Expertise
in the area of IWRM and WASH assessment including surveys, programme
implementation, monitoring and coordination.

 

Desirable attributes

·       
Good
understanding of integrated water resources management, water, wastewater and
solid waste management strategies and design.

·       
Applied
knowledge in WASH programme management

·       
Expertise
in planning, formulation, implementation, monitoring and reporting on IWRM and
WASH operations.

·       
Working
experience in Northern Uganda;

·       
Excellent
knowledge of English (written / oral / comprehension) is essential;

·       
Proficiency
in Acholi language is MUST;

·       
Good
motorcycle riding skills.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications, including CV with cover
letter and 3 professional references, should be sent via email to: eastafrica@aidenvironment.org
with copy to evelyne@aidenvironment.org

 

Deadline: 29th
January 2021

 

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