USAID International Relief & Development (IRD) WASH Project Jobs – Faith Based Organization Coordinator

Organisation: International Relief & Development (IRD)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About IRD:
International Relief & Development will be implementing a five year $25 million – $75
million USAID Uganda Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Program.  The overall goal of USAID’s WASH program in
Uganda is to accelerate sustainable improvement in water and sanitation access
and improve hygiene behaviors in the target districts. To accomplish that
requires the Contractor to execute tasks which contribute to five distinct
  • Increase use of improved household
  • Strengthen national and district water and
    sanitation governance;
  • Expand key hygiene behaviors at home,
    school and health facilities;
  • Improve management of small town water
    supply and sanitation services. 
Job Summary: The FBO
Coordinator will maintain current and develop new strategic partnerships with
faith based organizations in Uganda to accomplish the four goals of the project
as noted above.  The FBO Coordinator must
demonstrate exceptional technical experience related to faith based networks
for the support, management and provision of water and sanitation services.
Key Duties and
  • Develop FBO partnership tracking
    mechanisms; develop reports on FBO partnership tracking to improve
    partnership development.
  • Collaborate with team members to identify
    interventions and scale up best practices.
  • Build, foster and grow close working
    relationships with the Uganda Water and Sanitation NGO Network (WASNET) as
    well as the Dutch and Danish Water Alliances.
  • Collaborate with team members to identify,
    plan, coordinate and implement capacity building plans and activities with
    targeted FBO partners.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The Faith Based Organization Coordinator
    must hold a Master’s degree in a related field.
  • A minimum of ten years’ experience
    advocating and coordinating FBO participation in both water supply and
    sanitation activities at national and sub-national levels.
  • Subject matter expertise in participatory
    approaches for involving CSOs and FBOs in water, sanitation and hygiene
  • Familiarity with the political, social and
    cultural context of Uganda.
  • Excellent English writing skills and
    speaking ability.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to
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