Project Assistant NGO Job Careers – Malteser International

Job Title:           Project Assistant
Organisation:  Malteser
International
Duty Station:   Uganda
About US:
Malteser
International, the worldwide relief agency of the Order of Malta for
humanitarian aid, works in more than 20 countries in Africa, Asia and the
Americas for people in need, regardless of their religion, origin or political
affiliation. Its mission is to provide emergency relief as well as to implement
rehabilitation measures and to facilitate the link between emergency relief and
sustainable development. Christian values and the humanitarian principles of
impartiality and independence form the basis of its work in the following areas:
Relief, Reconstruction & Rehabilitation; Health & Nutrition; Water,
Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH); Livelihood & Social Programs and Disaster
Risk Reduction. 
Malteser
International has been implementing projects in Uganda for over two decades focusing
mainly on health and nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, livelihood and
environment.
Job Summary:  The Project
Assistant (m/f/d) supports the Project Coordinator in the timely, efficient and
effective implementation of MI projects in accordance with the project’s
proposal and LogFrame.
Key Duties and Responsibilties:
WASH
·        
Assess
support requirements against project objectives and operating environment
·        
Supervise
and direct the work of the plumbers. Set up maintenance systems, train staff
and arrange repairs
·        
Ensure
regular samples are taken and analysed for water quality analysis and advise on
actions taken
·        
Contribute
to the planning and design of water supply schemes and other hardware
·        
Support
in reporting of project progress and in reaction of donor, internal and other
reports, as well as in the elaboration of monthly reports
·        
Assist
in preparation of BoQs and RFQs related to WASH in close collaboration with the
Logistics Officer
·        
Assist
in the supervision of construction activities, conduct field inspections, site
assessments and closely monitor construction progress
·        
Prepare
and organise trainings and workshops in the field of WASH and ensure their
smooth implementation
Health,
Livelihoods, Environment and FNS
·        
Coordinate
and monitor the implementation of livelihood, FNS, environment and health
activities according to the objectives, indicators, work plan and approved
budget
·        
Take a
lead in the implementation of health projects specifically act as the focal
point for menstrual health hygiene promotion
·        
Assist
in planning and implementation of distributions and activities in other sectors
such as
·        
FNS,
Livelihoods and environment
·        
Track
the progress of activities, ensure the collecting of program indicators and
provide information for on-time monthly and donor reports, in close collaboration
with the MEAL Coordinator and Project Coordinator
·        
Prepare
and Organize trainings and workshops for PoC in the fields of livelihood,
environment and health to ensure their smooth implementation
General Duties:
·        
Represent
MI in relevant clusters, donors and other humanitarian coordination mechanisms
on request and in close coordination with the Project Coordinator
·        
Reports
on a weekly basis and compile monthly and donor reports for all activities in
collaboration with programs and support staff
·        
In
close collaboration with the MEAL Coordinator, ensure beneficiary feedback is
addressed on a monthly basis and ensure community response mechanism is in
place and adhered to
·        
Ensure
regular collection and elaboration of information for communication purposes
and public relations
·        
Carry
out any other relevant duties as assigned by the supervisors or the regional
office



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
·        
Bachelor’s
degree in Degree in Civil and construction engineering, Water Resources
Engineering, Public/ Environmental Health from a recognized university
·        
Minimum
3 years’ professional experience in WASH implementation including water system construction
and WASH governance, project implementation in both humanitarian and development
contexts with reputable INGO
·        
Prior
experience in project management is an added advantage
How
to Apply:
Kindly
note that this a national position with a local contract
If
you are interested in this position, please apply online at the link below.
Kindly
submit your application (CV, letter of motivation, copies of diplomas and three
professional references)
Kindly
note that this a national position with a local contract
Deadline: Friday 8th November 2019.
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