WASH Advisor NGO Careers – Save the Children International

Job Title:            WASH Advisor
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 WASH
Advisor will provide strategic direction and technical management for the
planning and implementation of WASH-related project activities. The WASH
Advisor will ensure that all WASH activities support the achievement of project
nutrition and livelihood targets. The position will ensure the quality and
documentation of key WASH related interventions and approaches in 4 eastern
districts of the Karamoja sub-region. The position will be responsible for
ensuring all deliverables related to WASH are delivered in a timely fashion and
key lessons learned and best practices captured.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Save the Children
WASH Advisor job placement should possess a post-graduate qualification in a
discipline related to Public Health. Experience could substitute for a formal
qualification, but not vice versa.
A minimum of seven years of direct experience in
integrated WASH programming, (preferably in a community setting in Karamoja sub
WASH professional with experience in Community
Led Total Sanitation, WASH marketing and program management
Demonstrated ability to work in a complex,
multi-intervention health development program in collaboration with national
health ministries and international partners
Demonstrated experience managing staff and
budgets across a large geographic area
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
Proven capacity to plan, analyze and ensure
routine monitoring of work plans
Willingness to be based in the Karamoja
sub-region, with frequent travel to project offices and field sites within the
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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