WASH Officer Mpigi Cluster
Purpose of the position:
To coordinate and supervise all the activities which require specific civil engineering knowledge (in particular water and sanitation engineering) and also mobilize communities for sensitization and trainings
Assess needs for WASH interventions (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene facilities) at community level including Public schools and Health facilities
Prepare or revise bill of quantities and construction plans related to the construction works and also participate in design of infrastructure and procurement processes.
Supervise the execution of the WASH works directly and liaise with the DWO, the Health Assistants and CDOs to mobilise and sensitize beneficiary communities on ownership and sustainability of WASH
Support fundraising initiatives through proposal development and manage an upto date WASH project level or WVU initiated data base to be used as reference in writing new projects and reporting
Prepare and submit reports to the Programme Manager and Regional WASH Engineer using the appropriate templates as per request and schedule.
Network/partner with district, UN bodies and other stakeholders to ensure standards, regulations, procedures and policies are incorporated in your work
Data collection, accurate record keeping and management of information to measure progress and impact of project as required by the WASH Cluster.
Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
University Degree in Water/Civil Engineering or related qualification.
At least 3 years of previous experience implementing WASH in Emergency and/or Development context.
Knowledge and understanding of National WASH Polices and Standards
Knowledge of AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, GPS mapping software is added advantage.
Excellent computer skills (particularly Office package, GIS, Database management, Software for water -networks designing) are mandatory
Motorcycle riding skills are an asset.
Stress-resilient and able to cope with deadlines and complex problems
Skills in community mobilization and Team Management are critical