2 Fresher WASH Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Plan International

Organization: Plan
International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: National
Programme Manager – WASH
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 overall
responsibility of the WASH Officer is to conduct 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 Program
Unit.  Working closely with other members
of the project team and other project stakeholders (local government, NGO
partners, communities) he/she 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 1500 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:  
·        
Take part in developing Project Outline,
quarterly and monthly project work-plans and budgets.
·        
Manage Project budget allocated  in delivery 
of WASH under emergency
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Work closely with the District Water Department
and Hygiene and Sanitation clusters at community levels in identifying,
mobilizing and sensitizing target communities for water, sanitation and hygiene
promotion
·        
Organize 
capacity building sessions for Hygiene promoters, Hand pump mechanics
&  Water source and sanitation committees (WSCs)
·        
Organizing awareness raising activities
including training of youths and adults on MHM
·        
Compile activity and monthly reports and submit
to them to the Emergency Response Manager
·        
Ensure that the project documents are well
maintained
·        
Perform any other tasks assigned by the
Emergency Response Manager



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicant for the Plan International WASH
Officer job vacancy must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social
Science, Social Work or development studies.
·        
A minimum of two years’ experience of working on
WASH initiatives under Emergency context.
·        
Extensive knowledge on National WASH Policy
& standards
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Knowledge in emergency response management
·        
Knowledge of sanitation promotion approaches
including CLTS, PHASE, PHAST, CHAST, Child- to- Child, & Menstrual Hygiene
Management
·        
Computer 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
·        
Computer literacy i.e. Good working knowledge of
Microsoft office programs 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
Behaviours
·        
Behaves consistently in approach to work and
decision-making
·        
Strongly drives performance forward in area of
the business for which they are responsible together with the team
·        
Sets a strong learning culture in their part of
the organisation
·        
Remains calm and positive under pressure and in
difficult situations
·        
Aware of the impact on others and adjusting own
behaviour accordingly
Plan International’s Values in
Practice:
We are open and accountable:
·        
Promotes a culture of openness and transparency,
including with sponsors and donors.
·        
Holds self and others accountable to achieve the
highest standards of integrity.
·        
Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
·        
Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
·        
Accountable for ensuring we are a safe
organisation for all children, girls & young people
We strive for lasting impact:
·        
Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high
expectations.
·        
Creates a climate of continuous improvement,
open to challenge and new ideas.
·        
Focuses resources to drive change and maximise
long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.
·        
Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.
We work well together:
·        
Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others,
willing to compromise when appropriate.
·        
Builds constructive relationships across Plan
International to support our shared goals.
·        
Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships
with funders, partners and communities.
·        
Engages and works well with others outside the
organization to build a better world for girls and all children.
We are inclusive and empowering
·        
Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others,
willing to compromise when appropriate.
·        
Builds constructive relationships across Plan
International to support our shared goals.
·        
Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships
with funders, partners and communities.
·        
Engages and works well with others outside the
organization to build a better world for girls and all children.
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 Country Human Resources and Organizational Development 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 31st December 2017
Deadline: 20th October
2017
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