Entry Level WASH Officer Job Careers – Plan International

Job Title:       WASH Officer
Organization: Plan
International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Emergency
Response Manager
About US:
Plan International was founded over 75 years ago and is one of the
oldest and largest children’s development organizations (non-profit / INGOs) in
the world. We work 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 is independent,
with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.
Job Summary: The WASH
Officer will carry out the day-to-day implementation of Protection and WASH
Services for South Sudanese Refugee and Vulnerable Host Community Children and
Families Project interventions in Adjumani Office. The incumbent will ensure
that the project activities are implemented in a timely and efficient manner to
ensure access to protection and WASH services for 4,500 girls, boys and 1,500
adult community members in the targeted two (2) newly established refugee
settlements and host communities in Maaji III and Pagirinya in Adjumani
district.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Actively participates in developing
    Project Outline, quarterly and monthly project work-plans and budgets.
  • Manages project budget allocated  in delivery of WASH under emergency
  • Works closely with the District Water
    Department and Hygiene and Sanitation clusters at community levels in
    identifying, mobilising and sensitising target communities for water,
    sanitation and hygiene promotion.
  • Organises capacity building sessions for hygiene
    promoters, hand pump mechanics & 
    water source and sanitation 
    committees (WSCs).
  • Organises awareness raising activities,
    including training of youths and adults on Menstruation Hygiene Management
    (MHM).
  • Compiles activity and monthly reports for
    submission to the Emergency Response Manager.
  • Maintains project documents for safety and
    easy retrieval.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the Plan International
    WASH Officer job placement should preferably hold a degree in Public Health,
    Social Science, Social Work, Development Studies or related discipline.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience of
    working on WASH initiatives under Emergency context.
  • Knowledge of National WASH Policy &
    standards
  • Broad knowledge of emergency response management
  • Knowledge of sanitation promotion
    approaches including CLTS, PHASE, PHAST, CHAST,  Child- to- Child, & Menstrual
    Hygiene Management
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. knowledge in
    Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel and Power Point presentation)
  • Knowledge on Tackling Inequality and
    Exclusion
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle is a MUST
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office
    programmes, including MS Excel, MS Word and MS Power Point.
  • Strong skills in teamwork and networking.
  • Good communication skills (written and
    oral).
  • Excellent skills in documentation and
    report writing
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing
    skills in multi-cultural contexts
  • Ability to generate and interpret
    financial reports using excel
  • Ability to work under pressure &
    culturally sensitive environments
  • Fluent with the local language
    specifically Maadi.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their letters of
application, together with updated CVs, contact telephone numbers, copies of
relevant certificates, names and contact details of three references plus
salary history and send to:
The Ag. Country Human Resources Manager,
Plan Uganda
Email to:
uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org.
NB: Only short-listed
applicants will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in
case you do not hear from us by 30th November 2016.
Deadline: 30th September,
2016
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