Save the Children Water Engineer/Governance Officer Jobs in Uganda
Save the Children Water Engineer/Governance Officer Jobs in Uganda Guided by the Guided by Senior Engineer, The Engineer/Governance officer will provide technical expertise in mapping of water sources, hand pump technical assessment, and working closely with Hand pump mechanics in ensuring timely repairs and maintenance is done promptly at water points.
He/she will also monitor functionality of water sources and conduct sanitary surveys at each water using M-water App and participate in WSC, HPMA, Water boards trainings. The staff will also supervise Engineering assistant who will be based in Karita.
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
A bachelor's qualification in a discipline related to civil or water engineering. Experience could substitute for a formal qualification, but not vice versa.
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 motorcycle
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 Karamoja sub-region, 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 Officer Jobs in Uganda
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