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Friday, July 21, 2017

Project Officer WASH Job at Lutheran World Federation ( LWF ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Project Officer WASH

Jobs at:
Lutheran World Federation ( LWF )

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, July 28, 2017

Duty Station:
Lamwo Sub Program

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Job details:
Lutheran World Federation ( LWF ) is part of the Lutheran World Federation Department forWorld Service (LWF-DWS), an international humanitarian and development agency. LWF Uganda works to reduce people's vulnerability, supporting them to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and needs. LWF Uganda is currently operating in Pader, Kitgum, Lamwo, Adjumani, Moyo Luuka, Kamwenge, and Kampala Districts:
The LWF is looking for, qualified and experienced persons for the following position:
Job Title: Project Officer WASH
Place of Assignment: Lamwo Sub Program
Reports to: Team Leader
Duties and responsibilities: visit our: Website: uganda.lutheranworld.org
Job Profile: The Project Officer WASH will ensure that water, sanitation, and hygiene project, programs, and awareness are implemented effectively, professionally, and in accordance with the culture and practices of the local population.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • University degree in civil engineering. hydrology or a related technical field;
  • Advanced degree in the technical field of water supply, sanitation or Public health will be added value;
  • Minimum 5 years professional management and implementation experience in the field of water and environment;
  • Previous experience in emergencies and regular programs in the water supply, sanitation, hygiene promotion and school WASH areas;
  • Knowledge of the latest developments and technology in low cost sanitation, hygiene promotion and capacity building;
  • The position requires that a staff member spends most of the time in the field and thus ability to work, travel and live in difficult environment is desired;
Competences:
Teamwork — Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from Others.
Planning & Organizing
Strong organizational skills, including proven ability to plan and coordinate own work as well as that of others, and to work under tight deadlines; identifies priority activities and assignments and adjust priorities based on exigency
Job application procedure
Applications (motivation letter and detailed curriculum vitae in English), with the names and e-mail addresses of three persons who know the applicant professionally, should be sent by Friday, July 28, 2017 to: Email: recruitment@lwf.or.ug . Please do not include certificates for education, trainings, etc.
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