Sanitation Business Solutions Manager NGO Jobs – WaterAid

Organization: WaterAid
Duty Station: Kampala,
About Us:
WaterAid’s Vision is of a world where everyone has access to safe water
and sanitation. Our mission is to transform lives by improving access to safe
water, hygiene and sanitation in the world’s poorest communities, WaterAid
works with partners to maximize its impacts for policy change/influence.  WaterAid works through supporting local
organizations and government authorities to design low cost sustainable
projects using appropriate and affordable technologies that can be managed by
the community itself.  WaterAid also
seeks to influence the policy change through government and other key
international organizations to secure and protect the right of poor people to
safe, affordable water and sanitation services.
Job Summary: The Sanitation
Business Solutions Manager will support WaterAid in the development of
sanitation and Hygiene business marketing models for scale up services. The
incumbent will also develop effective and efficient delivery of Sanitation and
Hygiene practices in coalition with Water Supply, coordinating their
interventions and representatively providing a forum for relevant stakeholders
and authorities to address obstacles. The jobholder will be tasked with networking
and Knowledge Management, Advocacy and Communications for debate and influence
on Sanitation and Hygiene improvement. The incumbent will offer technical
leadership in the implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation of the
water and sanitation component.
Key Duties and
Develop Sanitation, Hygiene implementation and
behavioural change plans based on appropriate approached and technologies as different
communities of WAU’S  operations
The incumbent will identify best of practice
.approaches and technologies for documentation and scaling up within the WASH
networks, WAU partner organisations, Education, Health and Urban development
Work closely with the Policy Analyst to identify
policy gaps in enforcing sustainable sanitation awareness together with
ensuring that national policies are localised to promote compliance.
Provide strategic support to WAU partners in
Sanitation and Hygiene partnership plans development and management e.g. Annual
planning partner budget management, accountabilities, fund transfers, reporting
Actively participate in relevant fora at the
national and districts levels to discuss the sanitation and hygiene issues e.g.
National Sanitation Working Group, District and Sanitation Coordination
Committee and regional TSU meetings
Assess water and sanitation needs of the
community and participate in designing appropriate intervention strategies.
Actively contribute to the preparation of
internal and external reports for the NGO and donors, including expenditure
plans and situation reports
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the WaterAid Sanitation
Business Solutions Manager career placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Water Engineering, Civil & Building or related field.
Possession of a Postgraduate training in Water
Engineering is essential.
At least six years’ experience implementing
water & sanitation related projects, using community-based approaches in an
NGO setting.
Proven practical experience in the construction
of low cost water sanitation technologies using community-based approaches.
Prior exposure and experience in supervising
contractors and ability to initiate and complete assignments under demanding
circumstances with minimal supervision.
Working knowledge and usage of participatory
approaches in project implementation.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
updated CVs and motivation letters to: including
three work related referees. Emails should not exceed 2MB.
NB: In order to apply for
this role, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Uganda.
Deadline: 16th
November, 2016
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