Hygiene and Sanitation Officer NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Project
Manager
About US:
World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:  The Hygiene and Sanitation Officer will provide
day to day management of the WASH activities in Omugo Refugee Settlement for
the purpose of contributing to Child wellbeing aspirations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support to implementation of the project WASH activities.
  • Actively contribute to planning and guiding the implementation of
    WASH activity implementation and follow-up to ensure project is on track
    to achieve intended goals
  • Spearhead the development of BOQs and provide technical expertise
    during the drilling, rehabilitation and construction of WASH facilities in
    schools and the refugee settlement
  • Manage the quality implementation of the WASH and Inclusion project.
  • Lead the assessments of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)
    situation in the project areas
  • Strengthen capacity and sustainable WASH management systems through
    an inclusion approach with PLWDs and other vulnerable populations (i.e.
    the elderly and children ages 12-18)
  • Build the capacities of project staff, key project partner staff and
    community structures in participatory methodologies such as PHAST, CLTS
    etc to encourage their participation in project activities.
  • Participate in community mobilizations, meetings and community
    trainings so as to ensure full participation of beneficiary communities in
    improving their hygiene and sanitation situations.
  • Steer the development and distribution of all training materials/
    guides to deliver training in schools – to the children, teachers and
    community members as an ongoing capacity building strategy
  • Collaborate and Network with partners operating in the project area
    (e.g. WASH implementing partners, OPM’s office, UNHCR, private-sector,
    NGOs and CBOs).
  • Provide progress and monthly reports to management.
  • Develop, document and publish guidance manuals and implementation
    model on implementing WASH and Inclusion for replication
  • Facilitate the promotion of good WASH practices and active
    engagement of Persons of Concern (POCs) in transforming their communities
    for WASH and Inclusion.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Hygiene and Sanitation Officer job
    placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Water/Public
    Health, Social Sciences, or WASH related field from a recognized
    institution (Postgraduate qualification in Project Management or related
    field will be an added advantage)
  • Three years of previous work experience in a development and
    emergency setting (preferably an international NGO) in Water, Sanitation
    and Hygiene program design, implementation
  • Be highly knowledgeable about WASH sector policies and guidelines
    and key challenges affecting WASH implementation in Uganda.
  • Experience in facilitating any of the WASH participatory like PHAST,
    CLTS, Sanitation Marketing, Behaviour Change Communication and other
    related innovative hygiene and sanitation approaches that are necessary
    for the promotion of hygiene and sanitation interventions.
  • Experience in community mobilisation and empowerment interventions
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow
instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly
encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 5th April 2019
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