Uganda nationals: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Assistants

Danish Refugee Council
Kayaka II, Uganda
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Junior (0-4 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)

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Overall purpose of the role:

The post refers to a trained DRC staff with vast knowledge of the contextual area of operations and responsible for the day-to-day running promotion of Hygiene and Sanitation in Kyaka II Refugee settlement.

Responsibilities:

General Duties:

  • Identification of Beneficiary for PSN Latrine Construction in Kyaka II
  • Ensure hygiene and sanitation standards are met in accordance to Sphere, UNHCR and the Uganda National standards.
  • Prepare WASH daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual reports and timely submission to relevant authorities
  • Work with Community Based Hygiene Promoters and local leaders to ensure proper dissemination of information on water issues to beneficiaries for improvement, create linkages between the communities and the project, the local government extension staff and the target communities in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, promotion.

Coordination and representation:

  • Represent DRC at WASH Hygiene and sanitation exercises in the field.
  • Ensure integration of WASH activities with other DRC sectors.
  • Coordinate with WASH counterparts in Rhino camp in the implementation of common funded projects.
  • Ensure good representation and reputation of WASH Sector at all levels.
  • Actively participate in internal and external coordination meetings.

Project development:

  • Together with the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Officer, initiate development of project concepts and proposal documents in respect to hygiene and sanitation
  • Develop the project’s M&E tools for monitoring hygiene promoters at community level.

Project implementation and reporting:

  • Ensure hygiene and sanitation standards are met in accordance to Sphere, UNHCR and the Uganda National standards.
  • Prepare WASH daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual reports and timely submission to relevant authorities.
  • Execute other duties as signed by the supervisor,

Staff management:

  • Work with Community Based Hygiene Promoters and local leaders to ensure proper dissemination of information on water issues to beneficiaries for improvement.
  • Uphold DRC’s code of conduct and principles of accountability.
  • Develop and agree on own performance objectives, targets and ensure appraisals are conducted on the set targets as required.
  • Conduct daily field visits to support other field staff on implementation of WASH.

Logistics /Finance:

  • Support the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Officers to monitor financial commitments and expenditures against budgets and provide timely feedback on budget follow ups on a daily/weekly/ annual basis especially on hygiene and sanitation.
  • Initiate procurements and make follow up with the line supervisor to ensure their execution.
  • Contribute to grants management of all WASH projects through management of day to day project expenditures.

Experience and technical competencies:

  • Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of disaster-affected populations.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in response to changing needs.
  • Familiarity with the SPHERE Standards.
  • Have Leadership and supervisory skills and ability to foster team spirit.
  • Strong organizational skills and able to coordinate and manage a diverse array of activities and stakeholders
  • Strong facilitation, negotiation and mediation skills and ability to work independently.
  • Good report writing skills and computer skills in word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Good understanding of WASH approaches such CLTS, PHAS, Umoja and Child to Child etc
  • Good interpersonal and good Command of Kiswahili and English.
  • Motorbike driving license (Must)

Education:

  • Minimum of Diploma in Public Health, Bachelor’s degree is an added advantage.
  • At least two years of practical experience in developing countries in appropriate community health programmes in different contexts. Some of this time should have been in emergency relief programmes.

Languages:

  • English (Fluently)
  • Kiswahili (Basic)

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.

We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.dk under Vacancies. Applications close on 17th October 2018.

 If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact