Fresher Project Assistant WASH (Hygiene Promotion) NGO Careers – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About NRC:
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian
organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more
dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for
the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter,
education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and
hygiene sectors.
Job Summary: The Project
Assistant WASH (Hygiene Promotion) will be tasked with the development and
monitoring of all projects (or core competence) in West Nile. The current
projects include education, livelihoods/food security and WASH.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and
Offer support in the implementation of the
support function portfolio according to plan of action
Prepare and develop status reports as required
by management
Ensure proper filing of documents
Supervise sanitation activities and resources so
that they are implemented and handed over or ended in a way that promotes local
capacities and sustainable operations
Actively promote safe Sanitation practices,
including appropriate use and maintenance of WASH facilities and services
specifically water supply (Tap stands), and Hand washing facilities.
Training WASH cluster on WASH related topics
(WASH committee, School hygiene clubs and camp leaders, market committee).
Conduct community mobilization and sensitization
of all WASH activities.
Asses and analyse emerging public health needs
and recommend sustainable practical solutions
Collate data from the incentive workers and
prepare regular reports on activities and WASH conditions for monitoring.
Actively participate in needs assessments,
baseline studies and periodic studies, and feedback findings to the
Identify needs for non-food items relevant to
hygiene; participate in the choice of items, targeting strategy, distribution,
promotion of effective use, and post-distribution monitoring.
Take account of gender, protection, HIV, the
environment, and other important cross-cutting concerns in programme design,
implementation, and reporting; carry out activities in a way that reflects the
needs of specific groups and individuals e.g. elderly people, minority groups,
children, and people with disabilities.Capacity building, supervision and
monitoring of refugee community work
Ensuring that HR processes are properly done for
each of the refugee community staff.
Represent NRC in co-ordination meetings when
called upon.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council
(NRC) Project Assistant WASH (Hygiene Promotion) job career should hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in Environmental science/health or any other relevant discipline.
A minimum of two years of proven practical
experience in the planning and execution of WASH Programmes in a humanitarian
programme in water quality and hygiene promotion.
Previous experience in capacity building and
training of staff and target groups
Political and cultural awareness and experience
of working where insecurity is a major issue
Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of
disadvantaged populations (minority groups etc)
Significant experience in integrating gender and
diversity issues into WASH Programming.
Ability to work independently in a result
oriented multi-tasking and multi-cultural environment and manage conflicting
All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council
should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational
values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of
the world’s leading relief organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
should apply by visiting the web link below.
Deadline: 17th
October 2016

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