WaterAid WASH Specialist Jobs in Uganda
WaterAid WASH Specialist Jobs in UgandaVacancy title:
WASH Specialist Type: Full Time , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Administrative & Office Jobs at:
WaterAidDeadline of this Job:
22nd November 2019 Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East AfricaSummary
Date Posted: Friday, November 08, 2019 , Base Salary: Not DisclosedJob Details
WaterAid Uganda is an International NGO specializing in water, sanitation and hygiene and it envisions a world where everyone, everywhere has access to safe water, sanitation and good hygiene. WaterAid Uganda is now recruiting a suitably qualified candidate of impeccable below.Position
: WASH SpecialistReports to
: Country DirectorLocation
: KampalaJob Purpose:
The Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) strategically focused WASH technical leadership to the country programme. He/She will provide strategic technical input into the core work of the country programme, support government and donor engagements, programme design, partner programmes.
The WASH Specialist will support related networks and partnerships, liaise collaboratively with the regional and global teams particularly the Programme Support Unit as well as the Policy and Campaigns department..Responsibilities Include: Provide technical advice on sustainable and through a system strengthening approach, ensuring that WaterAid's interventions are relevant, ettective, and add value.
Leadership on ensuring that the technical quality of our programmes is high and consistent with programme frameworks and quality standards.
Targeted support to WaterAid's own project teams as well as to key partners to ensure quality implementation, learning and adaptation as influencing of practice and policy beyond WaterAid, working with sector actors, providing specialist knowledge to donors and engaging
Support donor and other sector engagements WASH sector strengthening programmes, from across WaterAid.
Provide oversite in the development of impacttul ensuring these meet our organization goals and standards and align with the country strategy and building on work already underway.
Provide technical advice on integration of WASH and key targeted areas of development (including Big water, Climate Change, Health, education, Nutrition, Agriculture, Energy. Mining, Water Resource Management and others) as strategically required
Represent WaterAid in strategic collaborations to further develop WASH and to ensure WaterAid is benefitting from knowledge shared by other organisations
Support the Country Programme in identifying specific areas of sector strengthening support required to remove sector blockages and improve WASH delivery at national and local levels.
Provide advice on and develop relevant country level standards on the effective implementation oi water and sanitation facilities and processes to deliver clean water, digniiying sanitation and good hygiene that meets the WaterAid’s quality standards.
Provide the team with relevant WASH technical advice on the design of national campaigns
Work in close collaboration with others to assess institutional capacity of relevant ministries and national departments, districts, national utility, service providers and community actors to deliver water, sanitation and hygiene services and lead as needed on the design of participatory action plans to strengthen capacity oi these institutions to deliver on their mandates.
Support teams working with partners to build ownership and accountability for programmes in line with the programme quality standards outlined in the WaterAid programme accountability framework and make suggestions for improvements where gaps exist.
Facilitate feasibility studies and design of technology and management models.
Qualifications Skills and Competencies
Bachelors Degree in an Engineering Field relevant to technical the WASH discipline such as Civil Engineering, Water / Waste Engineering, Public Health Engineering.
Extensive experience across all sub-disciplines in WASH
Extensive experience in development programme management (at a senior level)
Demonstrated ability to undertake and direct high quality rural / urban water and sanitation programmes
Solid track record of working with government institutions to inﬂuence and direct policy / practice reform agendas
Detailed understanding of WASH technical and management issues including water security and broader development and poverty reduction themes
Experience of conducting formative research and feasibility studies using the findings to make programme decisions and deliver appropriate design options.
Proven experience of building capacity of staff and partner organizations especially CSO’s and government
Track record of developing strategic & operational plans
Planning, organizing skills and the ability to prioritise
Strong communication skills and ability to effectively convey information and ideas verbally and in writing
Experience of leading, managing, motivating others and driving change
Commitment to WaterAid‘s values (Respect. Accountability, Courage, Collaboration, innovation and Integrity) and a working style that reflects Organisational strategic shifts (Thinking big, conironting reality and acting fast)
Work experience embedding sustainability, equity and inclusion
Existing links and network within the WASH sector
Job Skills: Not Specified
Job Education Requirements: Bachelors Degree
Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified
Job application procedure
Intersted applicants should send their applications (cover letter and CV only) to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00pm on 22nd November 2019.