WASH Officer NGO Jobs – Wells of Life, Inc

Job Title:  WASH Officer Maternity Cover

Organisation: Wells of Life, Inc

Duty Station:  Kabale, Uganda


About US:

Wells of Life is a Non-Profit International Organization working in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in central Uganda


Job Summary:   Wells of Life is currently seeking a WASH Officer to lead the execution of its Healthy Village Program in the Kabale and Rubanda Districts region. This position is a full-time, temporary maternity cover contract, spanning four months from December 1, 2023, to March 31, 2024


The main tasks involve accurately assessing WASH needs, sensitizing communities and schools on their contribution and responsibility towards water, sanitation, and hygiene promotion, forming and training WUCs/WSCs, School Health/WASH Clubs and WASH Facilitators, monitoring activities, compiling progress reports, identifying and training beneficiaries, and ensuring participatory implementation, collaborating with relevant stakeholders such as District Health and Water Departments, managing program resources judiciously, guiding planning and budgeting, ensuring quality implementation in line with the budget, and promoting organizational values in communities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate should have two years of professional experience in a related field, with exposure to WASH activities at the organizational level.
  • Proven skills in community facilitation and mobilization at the community level.
  • Technical knowledge of WASH approaches like CLTS, FUM, PHAST, and Community-Based WASH program management is essential.
  • Fluency in the local languages spoken in Kabale District is a requirement. Proficiency in MS Office and Internet tools is necessary, and the candidate should be tech-savvy with experience in monitoring software such as ODK, Sparrow, Kobo Collect, Akvo Flow, mWater, etc.
  • Experience in collaborating with partners, District Local Government, and various stakeholders is desired, and motorcycle riding skills would be an added advantage.


How to Apply:

All applicants should Email an application letter, updated CV, academic documents, and Reference letters from 3 professionals (not relatives) to: jovia@wellsoflife.org


Deadline: 20th November 2023 by 17:00 hours.


NB: Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.


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Date Posted 2023-11-17
Valid Through 2023-11-20
Employment Type TEMPORARY
Hiring Organization Wells of Life, Inc
Job Location Kabale, Kabale, Kabale, 0256, Uganda