World Vision Sanitation and Hygiene Officer Jobs in Uganda

World Vision Sanitation and Hygiene Officer Jobs in Uganda

Purpose of the position:

  • To provide day to day management of the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) activities as detailed in the Omugo Disability Inclusive WASH, Livelihood and Protection Project in order to reduce the vulnerability of refugees and host community especially people with disability and improve child well-being through access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation.

    Major Responsibilities

    Quality Project Implementation

    • Ensure all the technical work is completed with the desired quality and according to schedule

    • Actively contribute to planning and guiding the implementation of WASH activities and follow-up to ensure project is on track to achieve intended goals

    • Provide technical expertise during the drilling, rehabilitation and construction of WASH facilities in institutions and the refugee settlement.

    • Lead the assessments of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) situation in the project areas

    • Facilitate the promotion of good WASH practices and active engagement of Persons of Concern (POCs) in transforming their communities for WASH and Inclusion

    Capacity Building

    • Strengthen capacity and sustainable WASH management systems through an inclusion approach with PLWDs and other vulnerable populations (i.e. the elderly and children ages 12-18)

    • Build the capacities of project staff, key project partner staff and community structures in participatory methodologies such as PHAST, CLTS etc. to encourage their participation in project activities.

    • Lead the development and distribution of all training materials/ guides to deliver training in schools to the children, teachers and community members as an ongoing capacity building strategy

    Reporting and documentation

    • Provide weekly and monthly progress and reports to management.

    • Develop, document and publish guidance manuals and implementation model on implementing WASH and Inclusion for replication

    • Develop and share success stories on the WASH component

    • Networking, collaboration and representation

    • Participate in the district level,
    Inter-Agency and zonal coordination meetings as advised by the project manager

    • Collaborate and Network with partners operating in the project area (e.g. WASH implementing partners, OPM’s office, UNHCR, private-sector, NGOs and CBOs).

    • Resources Mobilization

    • Participate in engagement with strategic partners and development of concept notes to ensure continued funding

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Water/Public Health, Environmental health, or WASH related field from a recognized institution (Postgraduate qualification in Project Management or related field will be an added advantage)

    • Must have at least 3 years of previous work experience in a development and emergency setting, preferably with an international NGO) in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene program design, implementation

    • Be highly knowledgeable about WASH sector policies and guidelines and key challenges affecting WASH implementation in Uganda.

    • Experience in facilitating any of the WASH participatory like PHAST, CLTS, Sanitation Marketing, Behavior, Change Communication and other related innovative hygiene and sanitation approaches that are necessary for the promotion of hygiene and sanitation interventions.

    • Experience in community mobilization and empowerment interventions

    • Good communication and analytical skills

    • Computer literate

    • Perform other duties as may be required

    • He/she must be willing to ride motorcycle and must have a valid riding permit

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; World Vision Sanitation and Hygiene Officer Jobs in Uganda

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