Wash Officers (2) at Water Mission

Rhino Camp, Uganda


Water Mission is a non-profit Christian engineering orgenization providing sustainable safe water and sanitation solutions for people in developing countries and disamer areas. Safe water is the source of life. it is the foundation for health. eduoallon and viable economies. Through the generous support of individuals, churches. corporate partners and many others. Water Mission has broughl relief and hope to more than 3.3 million people across the globe. Addmonaliy, Water Mission operates nine country program in Latin America. Airica and Asia and hes served 53 difierent countries on live different contients. In Uganda. Water Mission operales as Water Missions Uganda (WMU) with offices based in Jinja. WMU has sewed over 500.000 people with safe water and sanitation solutions in development and refugee emergency settings. Our faith and belief in the sanctity of life economies us in develop and implement die best technologies and community development programs so God vril be honoured and glorified through our work. Our mission is to be a best-in-class Christian engineering non-profit that transforms lives through sustainable safe water solutions.
Because our mission is global. urgent. and enormous the person in any of the following positions must have the temperament and energy to he a leader in an entrepreneurial environment. The person must have the ability and be willing to fulfil multiple responsibilities. He or she must not only be comfortable in, but be energized by highly fluid. rapidly changing work environments. At WMU we work as a learn. All employees must show initiative and seek to improve the way things are done and to conduct the work in an increasingly cost effective manner. Because WMU seeks to share the news of the Living Water. all employees are expected to share the gospel through their minds and actions.
Post: 2 Wash Officers- Rhino Camp.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Under the Supervision of the WASH Team Leader. the WASH Officer shall be responsible for but not limited to the following duties:
  • Advising the WASH team in water. sanitation and hygiene promotion programming, in broad mordination with other sectors
  • Ensuring quaity and integrity of implementation. includhg adherenoe to teohriicai guidelines. administrative systems. and established deadlines
  • Advising on mainstreaming gender, protection, and DRR in project and program activities
  •  Assisting in the preparation of the WASH proposals
  • Analyzing the baseline study data to detennhe the underlining needs of the beneficiaries
  •  Oversee implementation of MEE systems including HIMS or DHIS} through regular field monitoring visits and tracking of Key Performance indicators at the as approved by the donor.
  • Support management and accountability through routine. accurate collection and reporting of information that confirms status of project activities based on log-irames.
  • Making project proposals. budgets. work plans and Support project implementation.
  • Preparing progress update and periodic field activity reports for the respective project partners including distrits and country office.
  • Providing supervision and support to Assistant WASH office’s routinely through the project life.
  • Carrying out communityi institutional assessments in a timely and efficient manner lo establish the WASH Situation and need.
  • Mobilizing communities lo participate in the implementation and osu of safe mtor projects.
  • Supporting communities in the formulation and capacity building of WASH committees through trainings in water, sanitation and hygiene as well as project sustainability and micro-enterprise.
  • Supporting project beneficiaries to develop a sustainable 081M medtanism with full engagement of all.
  • Carrying out support monitoring to both field staff and beneficiaries.
  • Melting a good inventory of ell project date including reports m photos.
  • Routine monitoring anti supervision of lieltl activities.
  •  Implement Community Development aspects of projects according to WM standards.
  •  Improving curriculum inducing foundling and reporting sheets for the communities to use.
  • Develop or improve reporting tidal collection templates and when required.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
    Implementation of PHAST end CHAST to improve sanitation and hygiene in the refugee communities

Mininium Education and Work Experience

  • Degree in Public health. sooial works, Engineering or other relevant training
  • Experience dealing with sensitive topics and an appreciation for how lheee issues are deall with in different cultural contexts
  • Training in gender issues would be an asset.
  • Demonstrated experience in program design monitoring and evaluation.
  • At least 2 years field experience in a relief or development environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of WASH national and international standards.
  •  Strong competence in English literacy
  • Proven skills in computer programs (Word Excel: Minimum)
  •  Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  •  Excellent skills in reponse writing and meeting dead lines
  • To establish effective working relations with life other team members and other stakeholders.Job Skills: Not Specified

Job Education Requirements: Bachelors Degree

Job Experience Requirements: 2 years

Applying Instructions

Email Curriculum Vitae, Educational Certificates, Testimonials and a List of References to the Human Resource Officer. Water Mission Uganda at

[email protected] 

Northern Region, Uganda, Arua