Save the Children Water Engineer/Governance Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Save the Children Water Engineer/Governance Assistant Jobs in Uganda


  • Guided by water engineer/governance officer Amudat, The Assistant will be based in Karita since Amudat geographically is so wide. He will support the Water engineer/governance officer conduct hand pump technical assessment, and work closely with Hand pump mechanics to have repairs/rehabilitation of water sources done. He will also oversee Water user committee training, monitor WSC and Borehole functionality. He/she will work closely with sub county health assistant to collect water samples and ensure routine water testing is conducted in District water office

  • In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

    Experience and Skills

    Essential:

  • At least 3+ years of direct experience in integrated WASH programming, (preferably in a community setting in Karamoja sub region).

  • Experience in Borehole rehabilitation and community-based management plus model

  • WASH professional with experience in Water quality surveillance, Community Led Total Sanitation, WASH marketing, or community health work

  • Ability to ride a motorcylce

    Desirable

  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to meet deadlines and priorities work.

  • Strong communication and coordination skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a complex, multi-intervention health development program in collaboration with national health ministries and international partners.

  • Demonstrated
    experience managing staff and budgets across a large geographic area

  • Specific experience in Software and hardware activities. CLTS, sanitation marketing, Water quality testing

  • Prior experience working in Karamoja sub-region highly desired.

  • Prior experience working with USAID funded projects highly desired.

  • Prior experience working with HPMAs, district local government and water service committees

  • Willingness to be based in the Karita subcounty, with frequent travel to communities.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work effectively with a diverse team of staff HQ and field based partners and counterparts.

  • Commitment to producing high quality program deliverables on time and under budget.

  • Excellent writing skills.

  • English fluency (verbal and written) required.

  • Qualified Ugandan nationals and international candidates are encouraged to apply.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Water Engineer/Governance Assistant Jobs in Uganda


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