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Project Officer – WASH (Hardware)

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Project, program management
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Job Purpose:

The role of the Project Officer – WASH (Hard Ware) will be responsible for the Management of all hardware Watsan components, programming, material, financial and human resources of the National Society within the project area.


Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Applications from suitable persons to be considered for appointment in the outlined positions are hereby invited. All applicants should adhere to the Red Cross Principles. URCS is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment. Please download application template from here (https://www.redcrossug.org/join-us/jobs/329-project-officer-wash-hard-ware-1-position)


Please send your filled application form and attach your academic transcripts and certificates.


Responsibilities

  1. Overall planning, coordination, implementation, evaluation and proposes recommendations on Watsan components;
  2. Prepares project work plans and budgets and ensures proper accountability of project funds and other resources;
  3. Prepares and submits timely and quality activity reports;
  4. Prepares quarterly and annual project progress reports, budgets in accordance with URCS guidelines and presents the same for incorporation into the overall organization plan and budget.
  5. Provides training, coaching and support supervision to project staff, project focal persons and project volunteers (CBDR volunteers and groups).
  6. Develops monitoring tools in liaison with the URCS M&E officer and ensures they are used and indicators therein captured.
  7. Liaises and maintains good coordination with Government and relevant stakeholders in consultation with respective Branch Managers /Project staff on WASH activities and policies;
  8. Assess the none-functional water facilities in the project area to establish magnitude of damage, identify the spare parts required and execute necessary remedial actions.
  9. Assess the water situation in the project areas and recommend appropriate technologies to deliver safe and adequate water in such areas.
  10. Prepare technical reports including technical drawings and designs for bid documents to facilitate contractual process by logistics department.
  11. Manages contracts whenever they are awarded, maintains link with contractors and closely supervises the contracted works to completion.
  12. Promotes construction and use of sanitary facilities within the project areas;
  13. Maintains good coordination and cooperation with other sector partners, district and sub county authorities.
  14. Conduct technical assessments during health emergencies and disasters to inform management on appropriate interventions and support the operations accordingly.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Hygienics; Project management; Budgeting, financial planning; Stakeholder communication; Reporting; Project preparation and planning; Training program planning; Project implementation
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Uganda Redcross Society

Non-profit, social workCompany size: 1000+ people

The Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading humanitarian organization in Uganda. Since its inception in 1939 as a small women's emergency organization, URCS has developed over the years into a formidable well-respected humanitarian agency. In 1941, it became a branch of the British Red Cross. The URCS was recognised by an "Act of Parliament in 1964" and admitted as a member of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent in 1965. The National Society has over 350,000 registered members with one and half million beneficiaries of its interventions. URCS works through 51 Branch Offices covering the whole of Uganda. As a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement comprising the International Federation and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), URCS works with a number of partners in the execution of its Mission. These include the Government of Uganda, Corporate bodies, United Nations Agencies, NGOs and participating Sister Red Cross National Societies. Over the years, URCS has witnessed an increase in the number of partners and partnerships not only nationally but internationally including private and civil society organizations. The number of communities served by URCS has also tremendously increased, as well as the scope of activities.


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