Several Fresher Field Officer NGO Jobs – Whave

Organisation: Whave
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
Whave is a Ugandan social enterprise working with communities,
government, and civil society organisations to find and demonstrate solutions
to poverty and environmental issues. Our team includes both local and
international experts with professional capabilities ranging from engineering
to social science.
About Whave Programme:
Whave implements a Safe Water Security Programme which develops a
self-sustaining rural water service through a localized results-based financing
and public-private partnership. Our approach includes rehabilitation of water
sources, regular monitoring through a comprehensive set of indicators,
operation and maintenance services for reliability assurance and hygiene and
sanitation promotion. The aim is to improve health and productivity of local
communities through a reliable supply of clean water and improved hygiene.
Job Summary: The Field
Officer will support the implementation of Whave’s project in Kamuli / Nakaseke
to improve access to safe water in rural areas. The main tasks of the Field
Officer will be to develop strong relationships with communities, local
politicians and civil servants and to clearly communicate on WASH issues.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
In
charge of establishing / reactivating water and sanitation committees
including providing relevant training
·        
The
incumbent will be making agreements to provide preventive maintenance services
for water sources
·        
Overseeing
technical work by local technicians
·        
Responsible
for improving community sanitation and hygiene, particularly in the safe water
chain
·        
Working
closely with local officials from the district and sub-counties and developing
local by-laws
·        
Ensuring
compliance to by-laws
·        
Develop
secure saving options for by-law water user fees
·        
The Field Officer is also expected to provide
admin support in addition to the above duties. This includes sharing your
skills with other members of the team, general administration and keeping of
accounts.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
Field Officers should hold Degree level qualifications
·        
Previous
experience and understanding in community development and local government
structures
·        
High
level communication and interpersonal skills
·        
Adequate
computer skills such as knowledge of Excel and Word
·        
Preferably
the ability to ride a motorbike
·        
Good
Lusoga or Luganda
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
updated CVs and covering letters to recruitment@whave.org. Please describe why
this post interests you and why you think you can achieve good results in your
covering letter.

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