Food for the Hungry WASH and Infrastructure Intern Jobs in Uganda

Food for the Hungry WASH and Infrastructure Intern Jobs in Uganda

Job Description

Vacancy title:
WASH and Infrastructure Intern

Type: Full Time, Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Social Services & Nonprofit

Jobs at:

Food for the Hungry ( FH )

Deadline of this Job:
15th November 2019

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa


Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Details:

Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in 26 countries including Canada, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America and Japan.

FH's primary goal is to respond to human suffering and graduate communities from extreme poverty. In Uganda, FH is operational in the communities ofAdjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.

FH/Uganda FH Uganda is actively seeking for a qualified candidate who is committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career opening of;

Job title: WASH and Infrastructure Intern

Reports to: Program Director

Duty station: Kampala with extensive travel to WASH interventions areas.

Duration of contract: 6 months with possibility of extension.

Job Summary:

The purpose of the WASH and infrastructure intern position is to ensure WASH projects are implemented effectively and professionally as per the standard design, specification and guidelines of the project.

To ensure WASH projects are implemented in line with project proposals and plans on time ensuring quality and adherence to national, international and food for the Hungry guidelines

To ensure effective participation in and ownership of the
project by communities and stakeholders through liaison, coordination and communication among Food for the Hungry‘s WASH program staff, communities/beneficiaries and other stakeholders for sustainable program results and outcomes..

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Key Result m Coordination and networking
  • Key Result #2 Technical Support and Facilitation
  • Key Result #3 Planning, Reporting and Accountability
  • Key Result #4 Additional Duties to accomplish program objectives

    Qualifications and Experience Required

  • BSc. in Hydraulics, Sanitary or Water Resource Engineering from recognized university.
  • Two-Three years relevant work experiences in WASH activities at community, health institutions and schools both for emergency and development settings
  • Appropriate technical skills training and computer software; practical knowledge of Autocad is a must.
  • Knowledge of participatory processes Team work, Analytical skills and Interpersonal communication
  • Capacity Building/Trainings
  • Ability to plan own work, set priorities, complete work under pressure or when faced with competing demands and report.
  • Committed to Food for the Hungry's Vision, Values and Purpose

    Job Skills: Not Specified

    Job Education Requirements: Degree

    Job Experience Requirements: 2 -3 years

    Job application procedure

    Note: For detailed Job descriptions reach out to Claire Kisakye on email:
    FHU is an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting only electronic copies of not more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:

    The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda
    Email: not later than 15th November, 2019 at 4:30pm.

    Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from FH by 29th November, 201.9. FHU has policies including a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign.

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