Water and Sanitation Advisor, Mercy Corps - Uganda
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This position requires;
a degree in engineering,
5 years practical water and sanitation experience
Three years overseas experience is required, international NGO/PVO field office experience is preferred.
Effective verbal and written communication in English, multi-tasking, organizational, prioritization skills are necessary.
Demonstrated attention to detail,
ability to follow procedures,
meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members is required.
Water supply systems: network, gravity flow, drinking water quality and treatment.
Strong notions of ground water sources development, well and borehole installations constitute strong professional assets together with participatory methodology for program planning & implementation.
Sanitation without water, basic drainage.
Experience working with host governments and their agents, INGOs and national NGOs also an advantage.
Computer literacy: Microsoft Office.
Knowledge of humanitarian standards and codes.
The successful Watsan Advisor will have a strong understanding of the practicalities of working in the field in a challenging environment.
The ability to build capacity, train and mentor staff is essential.
The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
while maintaining the respect of staff, vendors and colleagues is essential for this position.
The successful Watsan Advisor will demonstrate a strong understanding for cultural, political and religious environment in the region, and be able to live and work successfully in those environments.
The most successful Mercy Corps staff members have a strong
commitment to teamwork and accountability, and make effective
communication a priority in all situations.
Please apply to our website: www.mercycorps.org/aboutus/jobs
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