Project Coordinator WASH NGO Jobs – Plan International

Job Title:      Project Coordinator WASH
Organization: Plan International
Duty Station:  Tororo, Uganda
Reports to: Program Unit Manager
About US:
International is an international non-profit and the largest child centered
development organizations in the world. It was founded over 75 years ago and
working in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to
promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. Plan’s
vision is of a world in which all children realize their full potential in
societies that respect people’s rights and dignity. Plan International is
independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of the development of annual and
    quarterly implementation/procurement plan and budget
  • The jobholder will manage the project budget
    effectively making sure it is periodically reviewed and updated and that
    there is value for money on all project expenditures.
  • Implement the WASH strategy, including a
    capacity development component for water and sanitation use among the
    schools in the Project Area.
  • The incumbent will implement the WASH sensitization
    and advocacy campaigns.
  • Ensure adequate community and local
    government consultation and participation at all stages of the project
  • Ensure integration with other Plan WASH
    projects in district to leverage on supply chains developed to ease access
    to spare parts.
  • Build and strengthen appropriate working
    relationships with government service providers for sustainability.
  • Prepare and share quality and timely project
    reports as per donor requirements and the project monitoring and
    evaluation plan.
  • Ensure all project documentation is well
    filed and organised for accountability purposes.
  • Ensure project learning’s and achievements
    are documented and disseminated widely.
  • Plan for and effectively manage the project risks
    making sure they are constantly assessed and reported on.
  • Child protection policy (CPP) Responsibilities: Ensure
    that the signed CPP acknowledgement and informed consent forms are
    preserved for future reference.
  • Sponsorship: Ensure use of sponsorship data
    gathered from the annual interviews / consultations with sponsored
    children to improve programs at national level to inform design of new
    interventions in Plan International Uganda.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Plan
    International Project Coordinator WASH  should hold a degree in Social Sciences
    or any related field. Post-graduate training in Project Management or
    certificate is of added advantage
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in water
    supply and sanitation delivery in development context specifically with
  • Working knowledge of Ugandan WASH sector
    guidelines/standards on rural water supply development and the Operation
    and Maintenance Framework.
  • Working knowledge of WASH in school minimum
  • Knowledge of sanitation promotion approaches
    including School led Total Sanitation, Child to Child and Menstrual
    Hygiene Management.
  • Working knowledge of WASH governance issues
    on Operation and Maintenance of Water facilities for sustainability.
  • Broad knowledge and awareness of the
    importance of integration of water supply, sanitation and hygiene in
  • Working knowledge on tackling Inequality and
    exclusion and child rights programming.
  • Proven abilities in planning, budgeting and
  • Good partnership management and relationship
    building skills
  • Hands on experience in managing of Water
    source construction and latrine construction particularly borehole and
    lined latrine technology.
  • Skills in monitoring and Evaluation of WASH
  • Strong strategic and analytical thinking.
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and
    communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Ability to work with people from diverse
    cultures, ability to lead and motivate people to work in teams.
  • Computers skills in MS Office and Internet.
  • Seen as a source of expertise in his/her
  • Promotes high performance among project staff
    and provides vision and direction.
  • Establishes effective partnership with
    external organizations.
  • Communicates effectively, orally and in
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates should send their
electronic copies (of not more than 2MB) of letters of application, together
with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names
and contact details of three references plus salary history should be included
to: The Country Human Resources Manager, Plan Uganda via Email to:, indicating the job position in the
subject line.
Deadline: 25th March, 2016
NB: Qualified female candidates are encouraged to
apply. Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your
application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by
25th June 2016.
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