Project Assistant – WASH job at Lutheran World Federation

Lutheran World Federation

Project Assistant – WASH job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 06 May 2022

Hiring Organization: Lutheran World Federation

Job Details:

WF World Service is the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20 countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and fragmented world.
A commitment to the human rights of every individual, regardless of their status, guides our work, actions, and operations. We are particularly known for our timely, compassionate, and professional humanitarian work, and for our field presence in hard-to-reach areas. Our work is people-centered and community- based. Above all, we work with the most vulnerable, and in order to claim and uphold their rights, we engage proactively with local government and community structures.
LWF Uganda works closely with United Nations agencies (UNHCR, UNICEF, IOM, UNFPA, WFP), PRM, EU/ECHO, BfTW, etc. LWF Related and faith-based agencies and their back donors.
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The LWF Uganda Program is looking for qualified and experienced persons to fill the following position;
Job Title: Project Assistant – WASH.
No. of Positions: One (01).
Duty Station: Obongi
Reports to: Project Officer – WASH.
Starting Date: ASAP
Duration of Contract: 1-year contract (with the possibility of extension).
Closing Date for Applications: 06 May 2022.

Job Summary: Under the guidance of the Hygiene and Sanitation Officer the Project Assistant is responsible for:

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Implementation of WASH activities
• Train and sensitize community leaders, people of concern (PoCs) and neighboring host communities on the operation and maintenance of WASH facilities
• Engage in the training and sensitization of the PoCs and host communities on healthy sanitation and hygiene practices.
• Carry out water quality surveillance in and around PoC settlement
• Compile list of PSN beneficiaries for wash items
• Sensitize water users on safe water chain
• Keep up to date list of water user committees and members
• On quarterly basis, compile/update list of households in the village
• Facilitate formation, activation and training of water user committees
• Participate in the training of school health club members
• Site HH latrines for construction
• Facilitates hygiene education sessions at water point and at block level.
• Carry out sanitary risk assessment at water points
• Monitor public health aspects of latrines and shelter construction
• Representation and stakeholder management
• In partnership with market management committees, organize quarterly clean up Champaign in public places
• Participate in field-level coordination meetings
• Participate in communicable diseases surveillance
Internal reporting
• Compile and submit periodic wash field activities reports
• Collect and compile on regular basis field data on wash project activities.

Team management
• Provide technical guidance to hygiene promoters, water user committees, waste management committees, and community leaders
• Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.
• Undertake other related duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Supervisor.

Education, Experience, Skills, and Technical Competences:
Diploma or University Degree in Environment Health Science, Public Health, Social Sciences from a recognized Institution, Post Graduate training in Project Planning and Management and Sound knowledge of Financial Management is an added, At least 2 years’ experience in Community WASH programming, Proven knowledge, and experience in developing and implementing community WASH mobilization projects. Ability to exercise sound judgment, to remain flexible to a changing environment, and make decisions independently, Excellent English Language (both written and spoken) and Must possess a valid riding permit.

LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. Female candidates possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply. LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Application procedure

Use the link below to apply.

Date Posted: 2022-04-27