WASH Software Officer UK NGO Jobs – GOAL International

Job Title:
  WASH Software Officer
Organization: GOAL International  
Duty Station:  Bugiri, Uganda
Reports to:  WASH Project Manager
About US:
GOAL International
is an international non-profit organization that was founded in 1977 and works
to promote the realization of the fundamental rights of the poor, the
vulnerable, and those affected by humanitarian crisis. GOAL currently works in
16 countries, with our head office in Dublin, Ireland.
About GOAL Uganda
First operational
in Uganda in the late 70’s, the current country programme focuses on two of
GOAL’s three strategic sectors, namely: Health (including WASH and Health
Accountability programming); and a market based approach to improving
agricultural livelihoods and WASH. GOAL Uganda mainstreams HIV, gender, child
protection and the resilience strategies across all programming. GOAL works on
a district focused approach, and uses a mixture of direct implementation and
partnerships with national and international civil society organizations, local
government, the private sector and communities to give effect to our mission.
GOAL is currently operational in the North, South, East and West of Uganda with
six established offices in Kampala, Bugiri, Abim, Kaabong, Lira and Agago
Districts. We are funded by a number of donors who include DfID, Charity:
water, Irish Aid, Master Card Foundation, GOAL and a number of small
Job Summary: The WASH Software Officer shall be
responsible for carrying out all demand responsive approach activities, project
reporting and monitoring.  The WASH
Officer will ensure that all interventions are carried out in a manner that
corresponds to the standards and guidelines of the Government of Uganda for
WASH as well as donor guidelines.
Key Duties and
Project Implementation
review and revise project workplans, budgets and procurement plans as requested
by the line manager
roll out of CLTS activities in targeted project areas so as to ensure that
communities attain open defecation free status (ODF) status
sanitation and hygiene promotion sessions and I.E.C materials as well as
materials to promote safe WASH practices, including appropriate use and
maintenance of WASH facilities and services
and conduct training of water user committees in targeted project areas on
proper operation and maintenance of water points
with water technical officers to ensure that the various aspects of the WASH
Programme are integrated
roll out of pilot projects as and when they are proposed and approved
other duties as requested by the WASH Manager or the Deputy Programme Director
Project monitoring and learning
weekly planning and updates to share within WASH Manager
up, spot check on-going activities for quality control; prepare periodical
reports, update indicators, achievements, activities and results according to
the project log frame
with key development partners to scale up WASH activities through point
monitoring of field activities with stake holders
and respond to feed backs from communities using approved processes
in active Programme learning, contributing to learning logs and documents on a
regular basis in support of adaptive management 
Coordination and networking
coordination meetings with the district stakeholders regarding WASH related
and representation with other agencies and government on WASH related
linkages between communities and other partners that support progress of WASH
to GOAL policies, practices and procedures as explained by WASH Manager and DPD
of organizational safeguards (mainstreaming) and inclusion

Skills and Experience:  
GOAL International WASH Software Officer job placement should hold a University
degree in public health, Environmental Health, Social Sciences, Development
Studies, or related discipline. Experience may substitute for qualifications,
but not the other way round .
At least
two years of field experience with a strong focus on sanitation and hygiene
promotion approaches like CLTS, sanitation marketing, operation and maintenance
of water points.
Skills in coordination and networking with stakeholders including district and
local government, WASH sector actors, NGO partners and community leaders
good knowledge and experience of issues related to behavior change in WASH
monitoring and evaluation skills
to work under pressure and in complex project
(English) verbal and written communication skills
computer literacy with a full knowledge of office applications
to write clear and well-argued project reports
in Kiswahili, Lusamya, Lusoga is an added advantage
of a Valid riding permit (Class A) and ability to ride a motor cycle
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications which must
include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references,
including your supervisor and the most recent/previous employer), and daytime
contact number to; The Human Resource Manager, GOAL Uganda on the email:
recruitment@ug.goal.ie. Please do not attach certificates, indicate the job
title in the subject line.
Deadline: 1st
May 2019
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