Whave Service Officers Jobs in Uganda

Whave Service Officers Jobs in Uganda


Do you have………

  • Community work experience?

  • good numerical, business, advocacy skills?

  • adult education skills?

    If so, Whave Solutions Ltd would be pleased to hear from you. We are helping government and rural communities build practical and reliable safe water service delivery structures.

    Apply for a cutting edge opportunity working on service delivery with our professional teams in Mityana and Karamoja, before 18 Dec 2019

    After this date there will still be opportunities in other districts, and further opportunities in Mityana and Karamoja.

    Your application must include a cover letter which gives reasons for your interest and shows good understanding of our program. Please provide information on how you consider your experience and skills fit well with our work.

    See this website publications section and read the company profile by clicking here. Support this with a CV and email to recruitment@whave.org with a subject line that states the job title.

    Qualification, Skills and Experience

  • Community work experience of at least 2 years, and / or Business experience for example in marketing or savings and loans, micro-finance

  • Degree level qualifications in related fields, including in Water/Environmental/Biosystems, Public Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Business Administration, Development Studies, Adult and Community Education, Social Work Social Administration

    Duties include:

  • Mechanical, electrical and civil aspects, including deployment of prototype Pre-Paid Automatic Dispensers, yield testing, construction and rehabilitation of motorized and manual boreholes

  • Introducing and managing preventive maintenance
    contracts for communities and other stakeholders such as NGOs, district government and water source sponsors

  • Training and sub-county officials and councillors on mobilization of preventive maintenance in rural communities, and partnering with them

  • Assisting local government in formulating and implementing appropriate legislation

  • Assist communities to build VSLAs incorporating water source management

  • Manage financial and administrative tasks with integrity and efficiency including managing local technicians and pump attendants


    These roles involve working with district government, with communities, and with partner NGOs. Whave is a pioneer rural water utility and so interacts with communities in a business-like way to create social consensus and willingness to pay maintenance tariffs.

    Business skills and numeracy, together with personal interaction, marketing community work, teamwork and social skills are therefore essential. You must be willing to ride a motorbike to accomplish work duties.

    Important requirements for these roles are good social communication, numeracy, advocacy, marketing, business and adult education skills.

    A good candidate should also have:

  • good understanding of the Uganda local government structures,

  • good language skills in one of these; Luganda, Lusoga, Teso, Karamajong. Other languages are also of interest

  • Computer skills especially in Ms Word and Ms Excel

  • Excellent communication, teamwork, interpersonal skills: a persuasive character

  • Working hours, and contractual conditions are standard, with scope for flexibility in duty station, domicile to suit individual circumstances. Remuneration is on a negotiation basis, depending on your skills and experience.

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