Water Engineer/Governance Officer NGO Jobs – Save the Children International

Organisation: Save
the Children International
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
Save the Children
International is an international relief organization that was established in
the United Kingdom in 1919 to improve the lives of children through better
education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing
emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.
Job Summary:
The Water Engineer/Governance Officer will provide technical expertise in
mapping of water sources, hand pump technical assessment, and working closely
with Hand pump mechanics in ensuring timely repairs and maintenance is done
promptly at water points. He/she will also monitor functionality of water
sources and conduct sanitary surveys at each water using M-water App and
participate in WSC, HPMA, Water boards trainings. The staff will also supervise
Engineering assistant who will be based in Karita.
In the event of a
major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside
the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant for the Save the Children Water Engineer/Governance Officer
employment vacancy should hold a bachelor’s qualification in a discipline
related to civil or water engineering. Experience could substitute for a formal
qualification, but not vice versa.
·       
Three
years of direct experience in integrated WASH programming, (preferably in a
community setting in Karamoja sub region).
·       
Experience
in Borehole rehabilitation and community based management plus model
·       
WASH
professional with experience in Water quality surveillance, Community Led Total
Sanitation, WASH marketing, or community health work
·       
Ability
to ride a motorcycle
·       
Strong
organizational skills, including the ability to meet deadlines and priorities
work.
·       
Strong
communication and coordination skills.
·       
Demonstrated
ability to work in a complex, multi-intervention health development program in
collaboration with national health ministries and international partners.
·       
Demonstrated
experience managing staff and budgets across a large geographic area
·       
Specific
experience in Software and hardware activities. CLTS, sanitation marketing,
Water quality testing
·       
Prior
experience working in Karamoja sub-region highly desired.
·       
Prior
experience working with USAID funded projects highly desired.
·       
Prior
experience working with HPMAs, district local government and water service
committees
·       
Willingness
to be based in the Karamoja sub-region, with frequent travel to communities.
·       
Excellent
interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work
effectively with a diverse team of staff HQ and field based partners and
counterparts.
·       
Commitment
to producing high quality program deliverables on time and under budget.
·       
Excellent
writing skills.
·       
English
fluency (verbal and written) required
·       
Qualified
Ugandan nationals and international candidates are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline:  9th July 2020
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