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Kampala, Uganda



January 31, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

WaterAid is an international not-for-profit making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere.

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Job Title

Team Leader-CARFEWW Project job at WaterAid

Job Description

It's hard to believe that today 844 million people do not have clean water and 2.3 billion do not have a decent toilet-around one in three of the world's population. Every two minutes, child under five dies from diarrheal diseases caused by poor water and sanitation.
Our vision to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere by 2030. To realise this vision, we are implementing a new Country Strategy for the period 2023 to 2028. The new strategy is intended to align WaterAid Uganda Country Program to the Global WaterAid Strategy 2023 to 2028. As part of the transition to the new strategy a new organisation structure has been developed.
We're looking for people who share a commitment to our vision to fill various new and vacant positions in our structure as listed below. All positions are available on fixed term contracts which are renewable subject to funding and performance. We provide competitive and attractive salary and benefits.
The CARFEWWW Project is a grant from the Adaptation Fund aimed at enhancing adaptation of communities to Climate Change through improved Early Warning Climate Resilient WASH Technologies and Catchment Management in Mpologoma Catchment
WaterAid Uganda is looking to fill three (3) vacant positions to play a vital role in our mission to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere by 2030.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Team Leader-CARFEWW Project is responsible for leading and managing the implementation of the Climate-Resilient and Adaptive Financing for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (CARFEWW) project in Ethiopia.

  • The project aims to improve the resilience and adaptive capacity of vulnerable communities to climate change impacts on water resources and WASH services.

  • The Team Leader-CARFEWW Project will oversee the project team, coordinate with partners and stakeholders, ensure quality and timely delivery of project outputs and outcomes, monitor and report on project progress and learning, and contribute to WaterAid's strategic objectives and vision.

Qualifications and Competencies

The qualifications and skills required for this position include:

  • A master's degree or equivalent in water resources management, climate change adaptation, environmental engineering, or related fields.

  • At least 10 years of relevant experience in managing complex WASH projects, preferably with a focus on climate change adaptation and resilience.

  • Proven leadership, management, and coordination skills, with the ability to lead a diverse and multidisciplinary team.

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the Ethiopian context, especially the water sector and climate change issues.

  • Excellent communication, facilitation, negotiation, and networking skills, with the ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders, including government, donors, civil society, private sector, and communities.

  • Experience in applying adaptive management approaches, results-based management frameworks, and learning systems in project implementation.

  • Fluency in English and Amharic, both written and spoken.

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How to Apply

If you are interested in the positions above and have the right skills and attributes, please access the links attached to each vacancy position for more details on the job application pack; Click on the APPLY Button below to access it

Fill in the job application form and send together with a cover letter to stating The Title of the Position in the subject line by 31st January 2024.

WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously All staff and volunteers are required
To share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct. We will conduct the most appropriate preemployment references and checks to ensure high standards are maintained.
WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and matemity. We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation



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