Hygiene and Sanitation Officer NGO Job Opportunities – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to:  Project
Manager
Duty Station:  Uganda
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 Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) activities as
detailed in the Omugo Disability Inclusive WASH, Livelihood and Protection
Project in order to reduce the vulnerability of refugees and host community
especially people with disability and improve child well-being through access
to safe water, hygiene and sanitation
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Quality Project
Implementation
·       
Ensure
all the technical work is completed with the desired quality and according to
schedule
·       
Actively
contribute to planning and guiding the implementation of WASH activities and
follow-up to ensure project is on track to achieve intended goals
·       
Provide
technical expertise during the drilling, rehabilitation and construction of
WASH facilities in institutions and the refugee settlement.
·       
Lead the
assessments of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) situation in the project
areas
·       
Facilitate
the promotion of good WASH practices and active engagement of Persons of
Concern (POCs) in transforming their communities for WASH and Inclusion
Capacity Building
·       
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.
·       
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
Reporting and
documentation
·       
Provide
weekly and monthly progress and reports to management.
·       
Develop,
document and publish guidance manuals and implementation model on implementing
WASH and Inclusion for replication
·       
Develop
and share success stories on the WASH component
Networking,
collaboration and representation
·       
Actively
participate in the district level, Inter-Agency and zonal coordination meetings
as advised by the project manager
·       
Collaborate
and Network with partners operating in the project area (e.g. WASH implementing
partners, OPM’s office, UNHCR, private-sector, NGOs and CBOs).
Resources
Mobilization
·       
Participate
in engagement with strategic partners and development of concept notes to ensure
continued funding



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision Hygiene and Sanitation Officer job
must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Water/Public Health, Environmental health, or
WASH related field from a recognized institution (Postgraduate qualification in
Project Management or related field will be an added advantage)
·       
A minimum
of three years of previous work experience in a development and emergency
setting, preferably with 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, Behavior, Change Communication and other related innovative hygiene
and sanitation approaches that are necessary for the promotion of hygiene and
sanitation interventions.
·       
Experience
in community mobilization and empowerment interventions
·       
Good
communication and analytical skills
·       
Computer
literate
·       
He/she
must be willing to ride motorcycle and must have a valid riding permit.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae. Apply online by visiting World Vision International’s
e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Deadline: 19th June 2020
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