Non-profit Engineering Jobs – Senior Research Officer at NETWAS-U

Organisation: NETWAS-U
Duty Station: Mukono,
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
    incumbent will be responsible for innovation research on appropriate
    technology for water supply and sanitation facilities.
  • S/he
    will be responsible for action research in appropriate technologies for
    water supply; development of hybrid designs of appropriate water supply
    and sanitation facilities presenting different options for different field
    conditions in Uganda.
  • The
    job holder will be responsible for development of manuals and training
    modules and be able to popularize the resource center.
  • Shall
    be a team leader for innovative applied research on appropriate
    technologies for water supply and sanitation.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidates should hold basic degrees in Civil Engineering with a post
    graduate training in a similar field. Possession of a Master of Science
    degree in water resources engineering/water supply development and
  • Five
    or more years of professional experience on similar activities will be
  • Past
    experience in applied research especially in the field of water and
    sanitation and demonstrated experience with quantitative and qualitative
    research processes.
  • Strong
    research and interpersonal skills with ability to communicate fluently in
    English are an asset
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: 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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