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Project Officer – WASH (Software)

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

Job Purpose:

The Project Officer – WASH (Software) will be responsible for the management of all soft aware WASH 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/331-project-officer-wash-software-1-position)


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


Responsibilities

  1. Planning, coordination, implementation, evaluation and makes recommendations on WASH project activities;
  2. Prepares project budgets & work plans 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 in accordance with URCS guidelines and project requirements;
  5. Mentoring, coaching and support supervision to project focal persons and project volunteers (project leaders and Hygiene Promoters);
  6. Develop project monitoring tools in liaison with the URCS M&E officer and ensure they are used to address the project key result areas and indicators therein;
  7. Ensure proper coordination with relevant stakeholders (sector partners, district and sub county authorities) in consultation with respective Branch Managers on WASH related activities and policies;
  8. Technically support community based trainings, sensitizations through PHAST and PHASE activities at different levels within the project areas for quality assurance;
  9. Promote construction and use of appropriate HH latrines within the project areas (traditional, VIP, Ecosan or lined latrines);
  10. Sensitise and support community members on safe solid waste management systems within the project areas;
  11. Develop and disseminate appropriate hygiene promotion messages for positive behavior change among community members and schools in the project are;.
  12. Support health emergencies and disaster operations in the different intervention communities in implementation of software activities.


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; Mentoring and coaching; 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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