WASH Coordinator NGO Careers – Action Against Hunger (ACF)

Job Title:   WASH Coordinator
Organisation: Action Against Hunger (ACF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Against Hunger (ACF) is an international humanitarian NGO for over thirty years
and it has been implementing Food Security and Livelihoods, Nutrition, Water,
Sanitation and Hygiene programs in the Lango, Acholi, West Nile and Karamoja
regions of Northern Uganda.
Job Summary: The WASH Coordinator will be responsible for the
design and follow up of the WASH Country Strategy and overall mission strategy.
The incumbent will also support the assessment, implementation, monitoring, and
reporting of current and future ACF WASH programmes in Uganda, as well as
liaising with external stakeholders (Partners, Donors, and local authorities). The
incumbent will also ensure the technical relevance of WASH interventions
according to ACF and country priorities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Take overall responsibility for the
    management and supervision of the ACF WASH programme
  • Ensure that the vital elements of community
    ownership, hygiene promotion and sustainability are being addressed with
    all WASH interventions
  • Develop national WASH and co-ordinate its
    effective technical implementation
  • Prepare and submit technically relevant
    reports and proposals reflective of organizational and donor guidelines
    and to ensure they are submitted on time to line management.
  • Offer support proper and adequate resource
    management: HR, Finance and assets.
  • Ensure organizational learning through sector
    and experience capitalization, research and technical development at
    mission level
  • Represent the department and the organization
    at national, regional, or international levels and promote ACF’s technical
    viewpoints, guidelines and methods of work
  • In charge of the regular inspection of all
    WASH-related works to ensure that the quality of work being carried out
    meets the set standards.
  • Ensure that resources assigned are properly
    and efficiently utilized
  • Mainstream WASH into emergency response and food
    security programmes
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should hold an Advanced
    University degree (Masters) preferably in Civil Engineering, Social
    Sciences or other relevant subject.
  • At least five years of previous experience
    working with NGO specifically in WASH
  • Proven management and coordination skills
    (HR, Logistics, Finance &projects)
  • Demonstrated ability to translate analysis
    and evaluation into operational planning and strategy;
  • Previous experience with evaluations and
  • Past exposure and experience with external
  • Advanced knowledge of WASH guidelines and
    procedures including those of donors and international standards (e.g.
  • Disciplined and able to work and arrive at
    decisions autonomously and with minimal guidance;
  • Ability and willingness to travel regularly
    to the field sites.
How to Apply: 
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications including
a cover letter, CV (not more than 4 pages) with at least three referees and a
daytime telephone contract. For email applications please note that attached
documents should not be larger than 2MBS. All documents should be zipped in one
folder. Address your email application to: recruitment.ug@acf-international.org
mentioning WASH Coordinator in the subject line.
Deadline: Thursday, 11th February 2016 by 5:00pm

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