NETWAS-U Non-profit Careers – Coordinator

Job Title:  Coordinator
Organisation: NETWAS-U
Duty Station: Mukono,
Uganda
About US:
NETWAS-U is a local, non-
profit making organisation registered in Uganda in 1996 to provide services in
the water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector. The Ministry of Water
and Environment has contracted NETWAS-U to manage the Appropriate Technology
Centre in Mukono.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    Coordinator will be the overall manager for the Appropriate Technology
    Centre (ATC) and will coordinate all the activities of the center on
    full-time basis.
  • The
    incumbent will draw all the workplan (quarterly and annual); submit to
    Ministry/DWD through the appropriate channel as may be required for
    approval and makes quarterly and annual reports.
  • The
    Coordinator will drive innovation of the different types of water supply
    and sanitation technologies which are appropriate for local conditions.
  • The
    job holder will be responsible for mobilizing resources and lobby for
    funds from donors for research and other activities of the center through
    collaboration.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a basic degree in Engineering with relevant Post
    graduate qualifications in water resources engineering/ water supply
    management or hydrology. Possession of a PhD in relevant field stated
    above is a requirement.
  • At
    least six years of professional experience, 2 of which should have been in
    innovative research.
  • Significant
    experience in WASH activities, O&M of water facilities and in
    implementation of projects in rural area and small towns’ water supply
    systems shall be an added advantage.
  • Significant
    experience in Appropriate Technology Research (ATR) or R&D especially
    in the field of water supply development and management
  • At
    least be a member of a recognized professional body in a related field.
  • Possess
    demonstrated experience with quantitative and qualitative research
    processes.
How to Apply: 
All candidates should send
their applications, accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of
academic certificates and at least three competent referees, one of whom must
be from your current or previous employer should be addressed to: The
Chairperson, NETWAS Council, P.O. Box 40223, Kampala. Uganda.
Please send E-mail application
to: netwasuganda@gmail.com or hand deliver it to NETWAS offices at Plot M640
Church Road, Biina-Luzira, off Butabika Hospital Road.
Deadline: Friday, 30th January, 2015

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