Hygiene and Sanitation Officer Job Opportunity – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
International
Reports
to:
Program Manager
Duty
Station:
Hoima, Uganda
About
US:
World Vision
International is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government
Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to
overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in
Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not
employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All
employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable
background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision
for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will
to make it so.”
Job
Summary:
The Hygiene and Sanitation Officer will guide, facilitate and provide
technical support to staffs and other implementing partners on MNCH monitoring
and implementation in the project area in line with approved project plans.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Steer the training program staff and implementing
partners in MNCH models especially ttc, PD Heath and IYCF
·        
In charge of ,onitoring of progress and
achievements of MNCH implementation.
·        
Guide staff during planning and budgeting for
effective integration of MNCH activities.
·        
Ensure quality implementation of MNCH activities.
·        
Work closely with the district health to
strengthen the capacity of CBOs and other local institutions, FBIs to promote
maternal and child health and nutrition.
·        
Mobilize CBOs, FBIs and parent support groups to
monitor maternal and child health and nutrition interventions within
communities.
·        
Work with existing Health centres to conduct
quarterly monitoring of children, their mothers and communities to establish
their health status.
·        
Facilitate networking with government institutions
and other development partners within the ADP in planning and implementation of
MNCH activities.
·        
Identify and nurture local partnerships with
grassroots civil society organizations, Churches and sub county government to
spearhead maternal and child health and nutrition interventions.
·        
Facilitate growth of strong local to national
level movements on specific MNCH advocacy issues.
·        
Strengthen the capacity of parent support groups
to implement MNCH activities at Household level
·        
Work closely with VHTs and parents support (care)
groups to establish model household (with focus on nutrition and WASH
activities) at every Parish/Sub county
·        
Organize village level forums to assess progress
of implementation of planned MNCH activities.
·        
Actively monitor progress of implementation of
maternal and child health activities in the area of operation.
·        
Organize quarterly review, reflection and learning
forums for staff, community, local organizations and CSOs on implementation of
MNCH activities.
·        
Document best practices, lesson learned and
success stories about MNCH models (ttc, PD Hearth, IYCF and UWASH) and
disseminate them to respective stakeholders.
·        
Produce and share quality and timely monthly
reports to keep track of progress of planned MNCH activities within the area of
operation.
·        
Produce and share timely and quality bi-annual and
annual reports
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicants must preferably hold a University
Degree in Human Nutrition Dietetics, Food science and technology or any
relevant field.
·        
A minimum of three years’ experience working with
communities or an institution in promotion of nutrition and maternal health.
·        
Significant experience in implementation of key
health models like PD Hearth, ttc, ICCM A and IYCF
·        
Must be highly reliable and independent.
·        
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
NB:
Only Ugandan Nationals are encouraged to apply.
How
to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow
instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female
candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline:
20th January, 2016

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