Fresher NGO Jobs – Water/Civil Works Supervisor at AAH

Organisation: Action Africa Help International (AAH) 
Duty Station: Uganda
About AAH:
In 1996, Action Africa Help
International (AAIN) became Aktion Africa Hilfe e. V (AAH) and was registered
in Munich, Germany from where our founders in 2003 moved the organisation’s
headquarters to Kenya. AAH-I now works with refugees, host communities and
other marginalized and vulnerable groups in Kenya, Uganda, Somalia and South
Sudan, where it operates across a range of sectors that seek to bridge relief
to development.
Job Summary:  The Water/Civil
Works Supervisor will technically support the WASH Project Officer in
installation, maintenance and protection of water sources within the specified
areas of responsibility. The incumbent will carry out water quality analysis
and advice on the fit for consumption.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
  • Install,
    operate, inspect and perform preventive and corrective maintenance on
    water pumps
  • Install,
    operate, inspect and perform preventive and corrective maintenance on
    water purification equipment
  • Perform
    and evaluate water surveys in collaboration with the PO WASH
  • Plan,
    install and maintain all plumbing structures
  • Carry
    out periodic water testing to determine acidity and perform corrective
    measures
  • Technically
    support the installation of water and sewer lines
  • Undertake
    mapping for water locations and log jobs that are completed
  • Repair
    and maintain water points
  • Build
    the capacity on community pump operators through organized filed trainings
  • Carry
    out plumbing works on water systems.
  • Technically
    support the PO WASH to design and construct water and sanitation systems.
  • Carry
    out water quality analysis and train community members in water quality
    monitoring
  • Training
    and capacity build local community in maintenance of water and sanitation
    sites such as wells and latrines.
  • Work
    closely with the PO WASH, implement measures aimed at protecting water
    sources within area of responsibility.
  • Performs
    any related duties as assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
 
  • The
    applicant should preferably hold a Diploma in Water Engineering, Water and
    Sanitation management or a related field from a recognized institution
  • A
    minimum of two years’ experience in similar or higher position.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent
    command of both written and spoken English
  • Patient,
    understanding and of a pleasant character
  • Computer
    literacy skills with the ability to use Microsoft Office
  • Excellent
    management skills
  • Able
    to capacity build and develop others
  • Ability
    to mobilize different audiences
  • Commitment
    to the organizational values
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications (together with an updated
(CV) with at least three referees with their telephone contacts via E-mail only
to  recruitug@actionafricahelp.org  addressed to:
Human Resource Officer,
Action Africa Help Uganda,
Plot 72 Ntinda Road, P.O. Box
10501, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 19th June
2015
NB: Please clearly mark in the email subject
line must show the job title of the position applied for.  Only those selected for the interviews will
be contacted.

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