Operations and Maintenance Coordinator NGO Job Opportunity – Concern Worldwide




Organization: Concern
Worldwide
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Concern
Worldwide is an international non-governmental, humanitarian organization whose
mission is to help people living in extreme poverty achieve major improvements
in their lives which last and spread without on-going support from Concern.
Job Summary:  The Operations and Maintenance Coordinator
will be responsible for the technical and programmatic oversight of all
operations and maintenance activities, working with local’ government to
identify and address the factors affecting sustainable delivery of rural water
services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Providing support at all levels of local government
to fulfill their responsibilities with regard to functionality of water
services, including facilitating training; strengthening Hand Pump Mechanics
Associations as viable enterprises so they can undertake maintenance and
repairs of handpumps;
·        
The incumbent will work closely with the communities
to improve their ability to manage water systems.
·        
The job holder will also develop and implement
strategies to address these issues drawing on documented best practice in
Uganda and internationally, as well as their own expertise.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
degree or equivalent in Civil or Public Health Engineering.
·        
At least five years’ practical experience in implementing
WASH programmes with an NGO.
·        
Previous experience in working with district local
government and local civil society organisations.
·        
Familiarity with concepts including community based
management systems, life-cycle costs analysis and the service delivery approach
of water provision.
·        
Proficiency with engineering software such as
AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Epanet and MS Office is an advantage.
·        
Excellent written and spoken English is required.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their application and updated
CVs (max 4 pages) with day time contacts, names and addresses of three (3) work
related referees’ via E-mail to: resourcingug@concern.net with the Job title as
the subject of your email (failure to do this will lead to cancellation) or
address hard copies to: The Human Resources Department, Concern Worldwide
Uganda, P.O. Box 6599, Kampala. Uganda (Mark your envelope with the job applied
for). Drop off your application at our office in Kampala (Munyonyo).
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for
interview.
Deadline: Friday 13th
November 2015 by 5:00 PM

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