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
Programme:
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
foundations.
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
Responsibilities: 
Project Implementation
                    
Develop,
review and revise project workplans, budgets and procurement plans as requested
by the line manager
                    
Undertake
roll out of CLTS activities in targeted project areas so as to ensure that
communities attain open defecation free status (ODF) status
                    
Develop
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
                    
Co-ordinate
and conduct training of water user committees in targeted project areas on
proper operation and maintenance of water points
                    
Coordinate
with water technical officers to ensure that the various aspects of the WASH
Programme are integrated
                    
Undertake
roll out of pilot projects as and when they are proposed and approved
                    
Any
other duties as requested by the WASH Manager or the Deputy Programme Director
(DPD).
Project monitoring and learning
                    
Prepare
weekly planning and updates to share within WASH Manager
                    
Follow
up, spot check on-going activities for quality control; prepare periodical
reports, update indicators, achievements, activities and results according to
the project log frame
                    
Work
with key development partners to scale up WASH activities through point
monitoring of field activities with stake holders
                    
Record
and respond to feed backs from communities using approved processes
                    
Participate
in active Programme learning, contributing to learning logs and documents on a
regular basis in support of adaptive management 
Coordination and networking
                    
Organize
coordination meetings with the district stakeholders regarding WASH related
activities.
                    
Networking
and representation with other agencies and government on WASH related
activities.
                    
Facilitating
linkages between communities and other partners that support progress of WASH
Programing.
Compliance
                    
Adhere
to GOAL policies, practices and procedures as explained by WASH Manager and DPD
                    
Promotion
of organizational safeguards (mainstreaming) and inclusion



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:  
                    
The
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.
                    
Soft
Skills in coordination and networking with stakeholders including district and
local government, WASH sector actors, NGO partners and community leaders
                    
Having
good knowledge and experience of issues related to behavior change in WASH
                    
Demonstrated
monitoring and evaluation skills
                    
Ability
to work under pressure and in complex project
                    
Excellent
(English) verbal and written communication skills
                    
Strong
computer literacy with a full knowledge of office applications
                    
Ability
to write clear and well-argued project reports
                    
Fluency
in Kiswahili, Lusamya, Lusoga is an added advantage
                    
Possession
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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