Thursday, November 14, 2019

Jobs at Uganda Red Cross Society - WASH Officer

Job Title:            WASH Officer (Hard Ware)

Employer: Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Job Location:  Uganda

Job Expiry Date: 25th November 2019

·  Overall planning, coordination, implementation, evaluation and proposes recommendations on WASH components;
·       Prepares project work plans and budgets and ensures proper accountability of project funds and other resources;
·       Prepares and submits timely and quality activity reports;
·       Prepares quarterly and annual project progress reports, budgets in accordance with URCS guidelines and presents the same for incorporation into the overall organization plan and budget;
·       Provides training, coaching and support supervision to project staff, project focal persons and project volunteers (CBDR volunteers and groups);
·       Develops monitoring tools in liaison with the URCS M&E officer and ensures they are used and indicators therein captured;
·       Liaises and maintains good coordination with Government and relevant stakeholders in consultation with respective Branch Managers /Project staff on WASH activities and policies;
·       Assess the none-functional water facilities in the project area to establish magnitude of damage, identify the spare parts required and execute necessary remedial actions;

 Job requirements:
·       The ideal candidate must hold at least Bachelor’s Degree in Water Engineering, Civil Engineering or a related field from a reputable institution;
·       Post Graduate or Pre-Graduate Diploma in Water Engineering, Civil Engineering or a related field will be an added advantage;
·       Sound training in water resources management will be an added advantage;
·       Specialized training in improved hygiene promotion approaches i.e. Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (PHAST), Community led Total Sanitation (CLTS), Personal Hygiene and Sanitation Education (PHASE) for schools will be an added advantage
·       At least of 3 year’s WASH experience in NGO setting;
·       Familiar with preparation of bid documents, contracts and contract management especially in the construction of water facilities and civil works.
·       Excellent computer skills with high proficiency in Microsoft excel and ability to run specific software (AutoCAD, ArchCAD and basic GIS)
·       Very good knowledge of Emergency Response Protocols and sphere standards for service delivery.
·       High level of integrity
·       A team player who enjoys pitching in when required
·       Good knowledge of digital communications tools and tactics including video, updating and maintaining web pages, blogger engagement, social networks, search and digital marketing
·       Attentive to detail, with good visual presentation skills
·       Good organizational and administrative skills

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their filled application forms, click here, and attach your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed to; or hand delivered, and or by post to:
The Secretary General,
Uganda Red Cross Society,
Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road,
P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.

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