Austrian Red Cross Regional WASH Delegate for East Africa Jobs in Uganda

Austrian Red Cross Regional WASH Delegate for East Africa Jobs in Uganda

  • The Austrian Red Cross (AutRC) is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Regional WASH Delegate for East Africa, starting at the latest in January 2021.

  • The Regional WASH Delegate (RWD) leads the technical planning and monitoring of all WASH related project aspects in the East Africa Region.

  • The RWD ensures that programmes are delivered at a high technical standard in line with international best practices.

  • The RWD works closely with all partners to further develop quality and outreach of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent (RCRC) Movement WASH activities.

    Main Responsibilities

  • Technical responsibility of quality implementation and back-stopping of all WASH-related AutRC projects

  • Assistance in participatory project design as well as technical quality assurance of project proposals

  • Proactive development of WASH capacities within the RCRC movement and develop accordingly programmes and projects based upon requests from local RCRC Societies. Especially pro-actively advance gender-equality and environmental sustainability in RCRC WASH programming

  • Coordinate specialists (e.g. Emergency WASH, engineers,…) and develop ToRs for required technical support

  • Stay on top of latest developments in the WASH and cross-cutting sectors and contribute to the sector-specific dialogue, including fostering RCRC WASH advocacy and public relations

  • Networking and establishment of/maintaining contacts with national, regional and international institutions and stakeholders as well as contributing to communication strategies and knowledge dissemination

  • Close coordination with local project teams and AutRC WASH
    team in HQ Vienna

    Desired Profile and Skills

  • Higher education in environmental, civil engineering, water management

  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in a WASH-related field

  • Experience in the humanitarian or development sector, with focus on WASH is an asset

  • Experience in the Red Cross- and Red Crescent Movement is an asset

  • Experience in project development, management and monitoring including finance management skills

  • Willingness to travel to remote areas

  • Ability to work in a multicultural team in complex and demanding environments

  • Fluently spoken and written English, East African languages (e.g. Swahili, Amharic,…), French and/or German would be an asset

    What we offer

  • Job location: Kampala (with frequent travels in the region)

  • Working time: full-time

  • Compensation: minimum monthly all-in salary € 3,455 gross and willingness for overpayment depending on qualifications and experience
    Duration of assignment: minimum 1 year starting in January 2021

    How to Apply

  • To apply for this opportunity, please send us your application until November 15, 2020 to

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