WASH Project Officer – Maternity Cover job at WaterAid


WASH Project Officer – Maternity Cover job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 16 November 2022

Hiring Organization: WaterAid

Job Details:

WASH Project Officer (Tororo & Busia) – Maternity Cover

Project Panning, Implementation and Reporting
• Actively contribute to planning and guiding the implementation of WASH activities and follow-up to ensure WIMs/ Armani project is on track to achieve intended objectives
• Develop activity concept notes and Terms of Reference for trainings and consultancy works
• Support the development of district WASH Investment plans
• Organise key sub-national WASH events in collaboration with partner local governments
• Conduct regular monitoring of all projects sites; planned, ongoing and completed activities
• Prepare project documentation including monthly project reports on implementation status, intermediate and final narrative reports as per donor requirements
• Develop and conduct WASH related trainings to health workers, health Unit Management Committees (HUMC), WASH committees and to other relevant stakeholders.
• Coordinate and participate in project reviews and project closure workshops, baseline survey and end of Project Evaluation for the project as per project design and within the project implementation deadlines
• Liaison with WAU Finance Department in tracking project expenditure, reviewing financial reports, and addressing queries related to expenditure in timely manner.
• Carry out specific administrative, operational/control tasks for project activities, arrange for the recording and administrative processing of payment requisitions and accountabilities for planned and implemented activities
• Build relationships and coordinate outreach among stakeholders participating in the project planning process.
• Liaison with Advocacy Manager in development of advocacy policy briefs and position papers, from key issues emerging from the project implementation.
• Participate in district level health stakeholder meetings – document meeting minutes, assists with planning and following up actions points.
• Work closely with Communications Officer in management of project information and documentation processes and ensure effective communication of the project results.
• Build, maintain and effectively manage strategic partnerships and collaborations with the various district and partner offices, including Ministry of Health, regional technical deconcentrated structures
• Support collaboration with other Implementing partners and other partners at field level
• Represent WAU at district and in-country engagements and other professional meetings as requested by the Line Manager.
• Participate in the Development and Maintenance of an Effective Project

M&E System, Documentation and Learning
• Participate in the continuous review of the M&E system with specific emphasis on providing support to the update and management of the project WASH reach database.
• § Support updating project data as per the WaterAid Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PMER) procedures
• Provide on-going support supervision and monitoring to health facility structures to ensure delivery of quality WASH services
• Oversee civil and rehabilitation/construction works and collaborate with the Construction Officer/ Project Engineer to ensure they meet the WAU standard
• Communicate learning for internal and external audiences on project implementation progress
• Develop and share success stories on institutional WASH from the project
• Track best practices in monitoring and evaluation of the WIMs/ Armani project
• Organise joint partner reflection and planning meetings
• Coordinate partner monitoring visits and performance review meetings
• Ensuring that project implementation conforms to quality standards and best practices
• Risk Management - Monitor and address or report any risk to management.

Education and Knowledge Required
• Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, Health Sciences, or any other related studies
• At least 3-5 years of demonstrated work experience in project planning, monitoring and evaluation with an INGO.
• Experience and knowledge on institutional WASH sector/ issues
• Skills in project management, including managing resources, and financial and budget planning.
• Work accurately and efficiently to deadlines and targets as agreed with the Project Manager
• Excellent communication, facilitation, presentation, influencing and interpersonal skills.
• Use a high level of communication skills to communicate project implementation issues effectively with the ability to adapt styles to the needs of different audiences both tactfully and diplomatically.
• Previous experience in the NGO sector will be an asset.
• Experience in the WASH in HCF would be a strong advantage
• Ability to build and maintain effective partnerships with WaterAid partners, government, donors, CSOs and with a wide range of other stakeholders
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
• Good public relations especially when dealing with consortium and external partner
• Behave ethically while upholding the organisation’s values

Personal Competencies
• Personal integrity, proactivity, result oriented, concern for impact, development oriented and understanding others
• Presentation, report writing, planning and organising skills
• Communicate technical/ issues to non-technical audiences
• Accountability and teamwork
• Problem solving, decision making skills


Application procedure

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Date Posted: 2022-11-08