Water Engineer/Governance Assistant NGO Job Vacancies – Save the Children International ~ Jobs in Uganda

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Organisation: Save
the Children International
Save the Children
International is an international relief organization that was established in
the United Kingdom in 1919 to improve the lives of children through better
education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing
emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.
Job Summary:  The Water Engineer/Governance Assistant will
support the Water engineer/governance officer conduct hand pump technical
assessment, and work closely with Hand pump mechanics to have
repairs/rehabilitation of water sources done. He will also oversee Water user
committee training, monitor WSC and Borehole functionality. He/she will work
closely with sub county health assistant to collect water samples and ensure
routine water testing is conducted in District water office
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.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant for the Save the Children Water Engineer/Governance Assistant vacancy
should have three 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 Karita subcounty, 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.
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline:  9th July 2020


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