World Vision NGO Vacancies – WASH Coordinator

Job Title:  WASH Coordinator
Organisation: World
Reports to:  Deputy Chief of Party
Duty Station: Uganda
About WVU:
World Vision Uganda is a
Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated
to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and
injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is
committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose
background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The WASH
Coordinator will provide technical management to the infrastructure (hardware),
hardware-related sustainability and software of World Visions water, sanitation
and hygiene promotion (WASH) interventions in Karamoja, under the GHG Program.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure
    all infrastructure-related interventions are implemented in line with the
    project workplan (i.e. on time and of adequate quality).
  • Ensure
    that sustainability issues related to infrastructure are addressed by
    implementing appropriate strategies.
  • Ensure
    that the target communities and schools are adequately mobilized and have
    sufficient buy-in to the process of infrastructure development.
  • Actively
    network with the local government (e.g. District Water Office) to
    identify, assess, and follow-up with target communities and schools
  • Serve
    as the primary link with the Mercy Corps economic development team to
    identify and support private-sector WASH opportunities.
  • Coach,
    mentor and supervise the Engineering Assistant and WASH Officer position
    to ensure that adequate field supervision is carried out for all
    construction works.
  • Actively
    coordinate closely with the Behavior Change Specialist around key
    sustainability issues related to operation, maintenance, and ownership of
    WASH infrastructure.
  • Offer
    technical support to infrastructure issues, as they arise, in order to
    mitigate challenges to delivering a quality product on time.
  • Responsible
    for ensuring technical reporting on an ongoing basis
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    WASH Coordinator should hold a good University Degree in Water and
    Sanitation-related Engineering
  • A
    minimum of three or more years’ experience in WASH Projects, preferably
    within an NGO.
  • Possess
    excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Local
    language skills are an asset.
  • Strong
    computer skills and ability to write technical reports.
  • Strong
    data management skills.
  • Past
    experience working in Karamoja is preferred.
  • Motorcycle
    riding skills are an asset.
  • Working
    knowledge of GIS mapping software is an added advantage.
  • Be
    a mature Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Only Ugandan Nationals are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.”
NB: Please
follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified
female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 9th January, 2015. 

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