3 Fresher Sanitation and Hygiene Assistant Job Vacancies – Action Africa Help International (AAH)

Organisation: Action
Africa Help International (AAH)
Funding
Source:
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty
Station:
Kyangwali, Hoima, Uganda
Reports
to:
Project Officer WASH
About
US:
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.
About
UNHCR Project:
Action Africa
Help Uganda (AAH Uganda) has been receiving funding from the United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to implement programmes in the Districts
of Hoima (Kyangwali Refugee Settlement), Adjumani District and Kampala.
Job
Summary:
The Sanitation and Hygiene Assistant will mainly ensure reduction in risks
of diseases related to poor Water, Sanitation and Hygiene conditions in the refugee
settlements and immediate host communities.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Actively monitor and advise sector members on
general Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion project works in the project implementation
area for strategic interventions.
·        
The job holder will assess community Sanitation
and Hygiene Promotion needs, and promote community led total Sanitation and Hygiene
promotion through awareness creation and establishment or maintenance of
functional Community Based Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion structures per
village.
·        
Create cooperative and harmonious relations with
the community as well as local government authorities regarding promotion of
best practices in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion in Community and institutions.
·        
Carry out regular Hygiene talks/education in
schools, Health Centres, markets, restaurants and at Staff quarters.
·        
Monitor construction and usage of existing
Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion facilities through routine visits to homesteads/institutions
and provide guidance through follow up on the activities of Community Health
Workers, Community Hygiene Mobilisers/Promoters, and Hygiene Promotion focus
groups in institutions and the community.
·        
Work closely with the Water Technician to conduct
monthly water quality surveillance/testing programme.
·        
Conduct basic trainings and refresher trainings
for the Community based Hygiene Promotion structures and make suggestions to
improve the contents of the trainings.
·        
Work closely with the PHC Supervisor and Water
Technician to monitor and reinforce hygiene and sanitation promotion in
institutions and at each water point / distribution point through Water Source
Committee sensitisation and supervision.
·        
Actively monitor WASH NFIs supply chain and stock
levels in collaboration with stores and logistics.
·        
Develop a community disease awareness system at
community/institutional level and liaise with all Health centre In-charges to
monitor and report on prevalence of WASH related diseases.
·        
Compile weekly, monthly plans and reports on
general Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion project works in the project
implementation area for strategic interventions.
·        
Perform any other duties as assigned by the
supervisor.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicants for the UNHCR AAH Sanitation and
Hygiene Assistant careers should hold Certificates in Water Supply and
Sanitation or Certificate in Environmental/Community health or any related field
from a recognized institution
·        
Two years’ experience in similar position
·        
Previous exposure and experience in NGO setting an
added advantage
·        
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
·        
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
·        
Expertise in planning, formulation,
implementation, monitoring and reporting on humanitarian operations.
·        
Proficiency in the languages spoken in the project
area and Excellent knowledge of English
·        
Demonstrated ability to coordinate a range of
diverse actors and activities to achieve a common objective in the area of Sanitation
and Hygiene is essential.
·        
Working knowledge and experience of working with
local partner agencies with a capacity to provide formal and informal training.
·        
Proficiency in basic computer software such as MS
Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word.
·        
Demonstrated ability to ride motorcycle with a
valid rider permit
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.
NB:
Please clearly mark in the email subject line the job title of the position
applied for.  Only those selected for the
interviews will be contacted.
Deadline:
20th January 2016

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