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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

WASH AND INFRASTRUCTURE ADVISOR Job at Amref Health Africa - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
WASH and Infrastructure Advisor

Jobs at:
Amref Health Africa

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, April 27, 2018.

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

“The USAID-funded Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango project implemented by John Snow, Inc. and Partners including Amref Health Africa, Africa CUAMM, Another Option and Medical Concierge Group."

Amref Health Africa is an international African organization founded in Kenya in 1957. Our Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional hubs in Southern and Western Africa based in South Africa and Senegal respectively. Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to health. Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the health of people in Africa by Partnering with and empowering communities. Our Vision is "Lasting Health Change in Africa”. Amref Health in Africa is seeking to hire qualified persons to fill the following positions.

Role of Incumbent:
WASH Advisor provides technical support to the RHITES N Lango health Team or the Implementation of tie WASH program, particularly in the areas of water and sanitation sector governance and management, and infrastructure development, operation, and maintenance. S/he will provide technical direction and guidance to RHITES-N-Lango financed activities within the health portfolio around WASH and WASH and infrastructure strengthening in both communities and health facilities.

S/he will have broad responsibilities for planning and managing RHITES-N-LANGO-financed programs including collaborating on strategic planning, activity design (including developing scopes of work and program descriptions or technical services), oversight of work plan development and activity imp emendation, periodic review of financial performance, and monitoring and evaluation of programs and activities that contribute to RHITES-N-LANGO’s health and WASH portfolios.

The incumbent will be responsible for working closely with the MOH, MWE and other national counterparts on WASH activities, sewing as a technical advisor to local counterparts as well as RHITES-N-Lango management. S/he will serve as technical a visor/activity manager for WASH infrastructure construction projects to ensure they are part of a sustainable and Infrastructure Approach.

As a technical member of RHITES—N-LANGO, the WASH and Infrastructure Advisor is expected to work closely with various technical teams in the RHITES Program to plan and implement a broad range of integrated programs.

Key Results Areas:

  • Technical and strategic support for strengthening WASH and Infrastructure and WASH-sector governance (40%): Advise the development and implementation of Rhites-N Lango s ongoing strategies and programs to establish and strengthen sustainable water and sanitation infrastructure and Infrastructure in Lango region. Devise and implement approaches to identify and address policy and institutional constraints that affect access and use of water in Lango region communities and health facilities. Promote collaboration and integration of Rhites-N-Lango programs to support a "and Infrastructure approach" to WASH that enhances Communities ownership over WASH infrastructure and other interventions. Identify and coordinate integration among the various IPs and internal RHITES-N-LANGO water and sanitation related activities and players in Lango region.

  • Partner Relationships (30%):
    Advise and collaborate with technical staff and confidant district officials at all levels on policy and programmatic issues related to WASH and infrastructure, management, and governance. Establish and maintain productive collaborative relationships with a wide range of partners and stakeholders, the District team, and NGOs to maintain current knowledge of other donor programs and advise the Mission on ensuring that Rhites
    - N-Lango’s activities are collaborative and complementary. Participate and contribute to technical and co-ordination meetings hosted by district counterparts and other partners.

Develop and implement strategies for improved networking by partners and sharing of east WASH/Health integration practices learned in the course of implementing health and WASH activities, in order to accelerate program implementation and impact.
Job application procedure
Please send an updated CV including three work related referees and cover letter addressed to the Human Resources Manager, Amref Health Africa in Uganda through jobs. 
Emails should not exceed 2MB. The closing date for submitting applications is Friday, April 27, 2018. We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.