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Are you looking for management jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in Assistant WASH Officer job at Water Mission

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

February 29, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Water Mission is a nonprofit, Christian engineering organization. Water Mission's global headquarters is located in North Charleston, South Carolina, U.S. where the organization designs, builds and implements safe water, sanitation and hygiene solutions for people in developing countries and disaster areas.

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Assistant WASH Officer job at Water Mission

Job Description

Who is Water Mission?
Water Mission is a Christian engineering nonprofit that builds safe water solutions for people in developing countries, refugee camps, and disaster areas. Since 2001, Water Mission has served more than 8 million people in 61 countries, sharing safe water and the message of God’s love. Working at Water Mission is as much a calling as it is a career, and we are searching for people with the courage, passion, and drive to help us change the world. Read more about our Statement of Faith and Christian Mission.

What is the opportunity?
Under the direction of the WASH Officer, the Assistant WASH Officer is responsible for the implementation of Water programs in Health and Hygiene, Evangelism and Outreach, and Micro-enterprise and sustainability within the country program following established standards and procedures. This position requires that the person relocate/reside at Imvepi Settlement. The position requires travel to remote locations within the respective region to support the implementation of the WASH aspects at all levels

Duties and Responsibilities

General Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a strong Christian witness and model servant leadership to colleagues, partners, the communities we serve, and the public.

  • Engage and participate in prayer before and after team meetings.

  • Lead and participate in biblically based staff devotions.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate with the highest degree of excellence in supporting the WASH-related activities undertaken by WMU in the refugee settlements within the assigned district and nearby districts' refugee camps when the need arises. 

  • Take the lead in Participating in coordination meetings and represent WMU in other fora within the refugee setting/camp. 

  • Support the formation, training, and follow-up of Safe Water Committees on the already existing and new safe water projects within the refugee camp. 

  • Mobilization of refugee communities in the assigned location to participate in WASH activities as the need arises. 

  • On a routine basis notify the head Office- WASH team leader of matters requiring attention and action accordingly  

  • Take a leading role in supporting the rollout of user fee contributions among the refugee community and activate WASH promotion by the Promoters.  

  • Participate and routinely document lessons learned and MSC-most significant case studies arising from the refugee communities.  

  • Develop and submit weekly & monthly timely reports on the program in the respective districts.  

  • Participate and contribute towards the development of tools for assessments and collection of baseline data for WASH-related activities.  

  • Endeavor to work harmoniously with the Tap operators to ensure that the settlement has running water in the stand taps at all the designated times.  

  • Ensure that communities are fully mobilized for safe water projects as per WMI standards.  

  • Ensure that accurate and complete accounting and reports are prepared and submitted to the office in time as required.  

  • Abide by the policies/requirements of the WMU Code of Conduct which are a part of this contract.  

  • Support the mainstreaming of the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the refugee WASH programme.  

  • Any other duties assigned from time to time by the supervisor.  


What is required?

Relationship and Alignment:

  • Personal and growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

  • Alignment with Water Mission’s Statement of Faith and core values of Love, Excellence, and Integrity.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Diploma in Public health, Environmental Health Science, Community Psychology, Social work, and Social Administration or equivalent professional qualification


Skills & Abilities

  • One (1) year of experience in WASH in developmental programming

  • Ability to ride a motorcycle with a Valid Class A riding permit.

  • Skills with Office Computer Programs i.e. PowerPoint presentation, Excel, and Ms Office.

  • Excellent Verbal and Written communication skills

  • Clear and Concise oral and written communication skills

  • Capable of working independently and in a team environment.

  • Commitment to the values and mission of the organization and ending the global water crisis.

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