Senior Governance Officer Career Jobs – Whave

Job Title:     Senior Governance Officer
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 Senior
Governance Officer will offer support in the implementation of Whave’s project
in Kamuli / Nakaseke to improve access to safe water in rural areas.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
Advocacy
and work with District and Sub-County governments to develop policies and
resolutions
·        
Build
the capacity of local organisations in overall management and administrative
capacity
·        
Establish
new structures for operation and maintenance of water sources at
sub-county and district.
·        
In
charge of developing local organisations policies and procedures
·        
Developing
supply chains and performance management systems
·        
Elicit
engagement and policy alignment amongst diverse politicians and civil
servants
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
applicant should hold a Degree level education
·        
High
level communication and interpersonal skills
·        
Lusoga
/ Luganda preferable
·        
Previous
experience in working with local government offices and politicians
·        
Good
computer skills such as knowledge of Excel and Word
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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