Relief International NGO Jobs – Environmental Specialist: Water

Organisation: Relief
International (RI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Country
About RI:
Relief International (RI) is a
leading global humanitarian organization and home to teams of humanitarian
activist-professionals committed to transforming adversity into renewal for the
world’s most vulnerable populations. By partnering with beneficiaries and
communities on the front-lines, RI innovatively bridges the gap between
immediate relief and long-term community development.
Job Summary: The
Environmental Specialist: Water is responsible for providing technical support
to program implementation in one or more of the following technical areas and
other related areas as appropriate: 
Social Impact Reduction, Mitigation, and Management, Promotion of Green
Businesses and Green Certifications, Environmental Health and Vector Control,
Urban Sanitation and Hygiene Service Delivery, Rural Sanitation and Hygiene
Service Delivery, Epidemiology, Toxicology, and Hygiene Behavior Change.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Acts
    as the primary point of contact with RI’s Country Director with regard to
    day-to-day implementation and management matters relating to water program
  • Lead
    specific studies and assessments if required.
  • Offer
    direct technical support in one or more of the areas indicated in the
    position summary.
  • Oversee
    and manage staff working for the program and provide guidance to staff on
    issues related to program implementation.
  • Establish
    and maintain systems for program operations in accordance with RI policies
    and procedures.
  • Perform
    any other duties as needed.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The position requires a minimum
number of years of relevant professional experience along with degree(s) relevant
to the position summary as follows:
  • At
    least eight years of relevant professional experience required if
    applicant has received Ph.D.
  • Minimum
    of ten years of relevant professional experience, if applicant has
    received an A.B.D. or J.D.
  • Minimum
    of twelve years of relevant professional experience, if applicant has
    received M.S., M.A., or M.B.A.
  • At
    least fifteen years of relevant professional experience, if applicant has
    received A B.S., B.S., or B.A.
  • Minimum
    of twenty years of relevant professional experience, if applicant has
    received less than a Bachelor’s degree.
This position demands a dynamic
individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and
fast paced environment and who has:
  • Solid
    background and knowledge of USAID Rules and Regulations.
  • Posess
    excellent interpersonal, communication, public speaking, and strategic
    planning skills required.
  • Professional
    proficiency in Swahili preferred.
  • Professional
    proficiency in English speaking, reading, and writing required.
  • Proven
    ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines, & tasks efficiently
  • Excellent
    time management skills and resourcefulness with strong attention to
  • Excellent
    analytical and organizational skills. Ability to think critically and
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills, including patience, diplomacy, willingness to listen
    and respect for colleagues. Must be capable of working both individually
    and as part of a team.
  • Possess
    the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment.
    Must be flexible, willing to perform other duties and work irregular
How to Apply:
candidates who are suitably qualified should send a cover letter with your
updated resume containing the following information:
  • Number
    of years of relevant technical experience
  • Degrees
  • Number
    of years of experience in International Development
  • Countries
    worked in and number of years in the following regions:
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Latin
  • Middle
  • Other
  • Languages
    proficiency in Speaking, Reading, and Writing.  For each language, please state your
    level of proficiency using the following codes:
  • Language           
  • Speaking
    Proficiency Level
  • Reading
    Proficiency Level
  • Writing
    • Level 0 – No Proficiency
    • Level 1 – Elementary Proficiency
    • Level 2 – Limited Working Proficiency
    • Level 3 – Professional working proficiency
    • Level 4 – Full professional proficiency
    • Level 5 – Native or bilingual proficiency
How to Apply: 
All candidates who wish to join
Relief International should Apply Online at the web link below.

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