2 WASH Market Officer Careers – Save the Children International

Organisation: Save the
Children International
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for
children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has
been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a
Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection,
development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the
way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in
their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our
Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice
for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six
thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance,
Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in
development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over
36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of
Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 300
persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them
fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through
our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.
Job Summary: The Water,
Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Market Officer will be responsible for
improving household and community access to WASH products and services in
project supported geographies. The position will also identify and mentor
WASH-related businesses within his/her districts of responsibility. The staff
will be responsible for developing and conducting market and business
trainings, monitoring business performance and will provide strategic direction
and technical management for the planning and implementation of WASH-related
project activities. The position will ensure the quality and documentation of
key WASH market related interventions and approaches. The position will be
responsible for ensuring all deliverables related to WASH marketing activities
are delivered in a timely fashion and key lessons learned and best practices

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Save the Children WASH
Market Officer job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in a discipline
related to Social Product Marketing, Social and Behavior Change Communication
(SBCC), business or similar. Experience could substitute for a formal qualification,
but not vice versa.
A minimum of three years of direct experience in
Social Marketing or Social and Behavior Change Communication, preferably
focused on health or hygiene.
Previous exposure and experience working with
small businesses to improve business practices and messaging, or with community
groups to change behavior
Proven ability to work in a complex,
multi-intervention health development program in collaboration with national
health ministries and international partners
Specific experience in CLTS and WASH marketing
highly desired
Prior experience working in Karamoja sub-region
highly desired
Prior experience working with USAID funded
projects highly desired
Willingness to be based in the Karamoja
sub-region, with frequent travel to communities and between districts
Commitment to producing high quality program
deliverables on time and under budget
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 15th
October 2017
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