Senior Sanitation & Hygiene Project Officer Non-profit Careers – International Lifeline Fund (ILF)

Organization: International
Lifeline Fund (ILF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
International Lifeline Fund (“Lifeline”) is an entrepreneurial
non-profit organization that practices pragmatic community-led development to
spark catalytic change that can profoundly improve the quality of human life.
Lifeline engages deeply with communities and local partners to bring long-term
solutions to clean water and basic amenities that are key to building healthy
communities. Lifeline believes communities can create lasting change harnessing
the untapped energy of local leaders, women and small business entrepreneurs as
drivers of this change.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programme Development:
Assist in the development and use of
methodologies for health and sanitation project implementation.
Significantly contribute to the development of
tools and materials for community development, preventative education and household
sanitation (PHAST and CHCs).
Actively contribute to the monitoring of health
and sanitation activities, evaluation and the development and implementation of
a learning framework for the ILF WASH programme.
Contribute to the development of ILF WASH
Programme annual implementation plan and to other funding proposals and
reporting as required.
Contribute to programme advocacy and external
representation on issues relating to health, hygiene and sanitation.
Implement the hygiene and sanitation activities
in ILF funded WASH Programme including:
Carrying out programme planning meetings with
each of the programme partners and other stakeholders in targeted communities
where applicable.
Promoting WASH activities in target communities
and facilitate these communities to take ownership and responsibility to
construct, use and maintain hygiene and sanitation facilities, adherence to
safe water chain principles and promotion of Hand Washing.
participate in the selection and training of sanitation masons.
Arranging the promotion of sanitation options in
target communities.
Assisting in the implementation of the demand
led sanitation construction, which includes the provision of information for
materials supply & procurement and ongoing financial management.
Undertake health and sanitation education and training activities. This
In charge of reviewing and making
recommendations to improve existing health education methodologies in use.
Carrying out refresher health training to
district health staff and partner organizations.
Supervising trained Trainers and undertaking
community outreach health training as well as follow up training with target
Actively facilitating community exchange visits
to model health communities.
Coordinate with the M&E team and give due
attention to the documentation and record keeping of the deliverables such as
statistics on our CHC’s, WUC’s, BH’s baseline data and internal report writing.
Work in close liaison with the WASH Programme
Manager, assist with monitoring & evaluating all health and sanitation
inputs and project outcomes, in accordance with the programme indicators
Collate relevant information and assist with the
reporting requirements to donors.
Keep in regular contact with the district local
government Projects and with other relevant partners, associates or
institutions as appropriate.
Undertake any other tasks that may be delegated
by the WASH Programme Manager that are in keeping with the scope of the role.
Qualifications, Skills and
The Senior Sanitation & Hygiene Project
Officer should hold a relevant University Degree
Excellent report writing skills
Excellent organizational and project management
Computer literacy in Microsoft Office, knowledge
of Statistical software’s is a plus
Good presentation skills and ability to
communicate to varied audiences, including those with limited literacy
Ability to work independently and as a member of
a team
Ability to plan own work, set priorities and
manage time effectively
Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
Patience and tolerance for other perspectives
Flexibility, adaptability and willingness to
take on tasks and learn to apply new health and hygiene methodologies in
community settings
Ability to quickly understand local cultural and
customary norms
A commitment to ILF’s values
Excellent verbal communication skills in English
and Luo-as an added advantage
Ability to ride a Motorcycle and having a valid
driving permit in this respect (preferred)
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
application, updated CV including all scanned copies if academic, professional
credentials and testimonials via e-mail to: Please clearly
indicate the position applied for in the email subject line.
Deadline: 26th
September, 2016
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