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Thursday, April 26, 2018

WASH Officer Job at CARITAS Moroto Diocese - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
WASH Officer

Jobs at:
CARITAS Moroto Diocese

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, 7th May 2018

Duty Station:

Position title: WASH Officer
Reports to: Nutrition Program Manager
Duty Station: Nakapiripirit and Napak
Job Purpose: Provide technical advice and assure the coordination of all project activities related to water, hygiene and sanitation.
Responsibilities and Tasks:
  • Plan, facilitate and conduct behavioral change activities using recommended approaches in collaboration with community health workers
  • Closely follow up and monitor behavioral change activities implementation and their output/outcome within the Nuyok implementation area.
  • Initiate, plan and provide training on personal hygiene, water storage and handling and hand washing.
  • Carry out assessments related to WASH in the program implementation area.
  • Create and organize the hygiene clubs and WASH committees towards the sustainability of WASH infrastructure and services in the Nuyok programme areas.
  •  Create networking and partnership with relevant partners operating within the district level to enhance WASH behavioral Change promotion.
  • Facilitate data collection, analysis and interpretation of WASH related data at district and village levels and safekeeping gathered information in the WASH database.
  • Participate in development of work plans and provide reports as per reporting schedule.
  • Monitor and evaluate progress of WASH program activities. l
  • Keenly analyze project implementation strategies to identify constraints to program success and provide timely recommendations.
  • Bachelor in Public Health, Social Works, Development Studies or any related fields with a minimum of one year experience in water, sanitation and hygiene.
  • Diploma in Civil and building Engineering, Public health, Water Management, or other related fields and 2 Years of working experience in a WASH project.
  • Proven experience in Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), Youth Led Total Sanitation (YLTS) and PHAST (Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation)models.
  • Good understanding of public administration of the Water and Health Sectors.
  • Very good knowledge of water quality and treatment technologies. ,
  • Demonstrated skills in networking, education and community consultation.
  • Sensitivity and diplomacy in working with socially disadvantaged communities and government agencies.
  • Excellent computer skills and experience with information management systems.
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail, ability to follow procedures and meet deadlines and work cooperatively with team members.
  • Willingness to work in any Nuyok programme/duty stations.
  • Proven skills in riding a motorcycle and possession of a valid riding license or willingness to acquire.
  • Knowledge of local language (Nga’Karimojong) is a MUST.
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
Job application procedure
Qualified candidates should address and send their application letters, Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant academic and work based certificates to:
The Chairperson,
Caritas Moroto Diocese Commission,
Moroto Diocese,
P.O. Box 46, Moroto - Uganda.

And submit to the Caritas Moroto Diocese Head Office in Moroto or the nearby Catholic parish within Moroto Diocese.
Please send your application letter, CV, copies of relevant academic and work based certificates as well as contact details of three (3) FORMER direct supervisors as references before close of business on Monday, 7th May 2018.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • CANVASSING for support will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.