2 Project Officer NGO Job Placements – Amref Health Africa

Job Title:   Project Officer  (2 Fresher Job Opportunities)  
Organization:  Amref
Health Africa
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
Amref Health Africa
is an international African organization founded in Kenya in 1957. Our
Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South
Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional hubs in Southern and Western
Africa based in South Africa and Senegal Respectively.
Job Summary:  The Project Officer will provide technical
expertise and support in project activity, strategy development and implementation
at the county level
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Provide
technical input and oversight in the technical design, development and
implementation of the WASH component of the Covid-19 Transform program.
·       
Provide
technical advice to the Program coordinator on all WASH and Environmental
Health priorities and issues in the COVID-19 Transform program.
·       
Represent
the COVID-19 Transform program at the county and national level amongst MOH
officials and WASH stakeholders involved in the COVID 19 response to strengthen
networks and partnerships at both county and National levels.
·       
Co-ordinate
and participate in planning and implementation of WASH project activities.
·       
Participate
in preparation of work plans and progress weekly, monthly as per programme and
donor requirements.
·       
Provide
quality control for WASH interventions.
·       
Participate
in development of knowledge products to promote learning on WASH in a pandemic
emergency response.
·       
Provide
technical input in development and implementation of WASH capacity building
interventions at national and county levels.
·       
Participate
in support supervision activities individually and in collaboration with
national and county MOH stakeholders.
·       
Identify
new program opportunities through rapid assessments and proposal development
inputs and writing as needed.
·       
Provide
technical support in the development and writing of new concepts and proposals
for fundraising.
·       
Work
closely with the M&E officer in provision of weekly updates highlighting
potential bottlenecks and lessons learnt.
·       
Regularly
assess and provide feedback and recommendations on the quality of WASH
programmes and interventions.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant for the Amref Health Africa Project Officer career placement must
hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, community health, social works
and administration or their equivalent with advanced knowledge of water,
sanitation and hygiene engineering.
·       
Training
in the use of a variety of water equipment including emergency mobile water
treatment and storage unit, hygiene and sanitation kits, water treatment
chemicals, design of boreholes, rehabilitation of hand dug wells, pipe lines
with basic knowledge of treatment of sewerage as well as concrete storages.
·       
Three
years of relevant work experience in implementation of WASH projects and
experience in project implementation, management, design and planning.
·       
Excellent
English written and verbal communication skills.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send an updated CV including three work related referees and cover
letter addressed to the Human Resources Business Partner, Amref Health Africa
in Uganda through jobs.amrefuganda@amref.org
NB: Emails should
not exceed 2MB.
Deadline: 17th June 2020
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