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WASH Officer Mpigi Cluster

Job Description

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

Major Responsibilities:

  • 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