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Roving Civil & WASH Engineer Job at Lutheran World Federation (LWF) - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 12 March 2021
Duty Station: Adjumani
Posted: 04-03-2021
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 04-03-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 04-03-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Roving Civil & WASH Engineer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Science & Engineering ]

Jobs at:

Lutheran World Federation (LWF)

Deadline of this Job:
12 March 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Adjumani , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, March 04, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is part of the Lutheran World Federation Department for World Service (LWF- DWS), an international humanitarian and development agency. LWF Uganda works to reduce people's vulnerability, supporting them to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and needs. LWF Uganda is currently operating in Pader, Kitgum, Lamwo, Adjumani, Moyo Luuka, Kamwenge, and Kampala Districts: Please check  for more details The LWF Uganda Program is looking for mature, qualified and experienced persons to fill the following position:
Job Title: Roving Civil & WASH Engineer (1)
Place of Assignment: Adjumani Sub Program with frequent travel to Palorinya & Lamwo
Reports To: EE/WASH Coordinator .

Job Summary: Under the guidance of the EE/WASH Coordinator, the Civil/ WASH Engineer is responsible for planning/ budgeting, coordination, implementation, monitoring and reporting of water supply systems and activities in the area of operation in accordance with LWF Uganda, and Donor Guidelines.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Project Implementation:
• Carry out assessments on water supply systems and functionalities within area of operation including WASH facilities and report with recommended action points including cost estimates associated for rectification.
• Ensure quality and integrity of implementation, including adherence to project document description, budget, technical guidelines, administrative systems, and established deadlines;
• Evaluate relevance and appropriateness of current and future programming in relation to water systems in the local context;
• Participate 100% in WASH proposals development to improved and increase water systems for the PoC5 and neighboring host communities.
• Participate in Communicable and non—communicable disease surveillance in the community.
• The Civil, WASH Engineer directly supervises and guides Engineering Assistants in conducting assessments and repairs of water systems.
• In liaison with EE/ WASH Coordinator, Participates in district and WASH meetings and other relevant humanitarian/recovery coordination meetings;
• Ensure that all relevant stakeholders have all relevant project information about activities running within LWF.
• Supervision of all construction works within LWF under WASH infrastructures.
• Development of required Bill of Quantity (BOOJ for construction works both new and repairs.
• Support the EE/WASH Coordinator in water, sanitation and hygiene promotion, programming, in broad coordination with other sectors;
• Initiate all procurement processes of WASH related activities (water supply operation, expansion and maintenance] by providing supply requisition and concept notes for reviews by EEIWASH Coordinator and relevant authorities.
Project Planning;
• Ensure that all Engineering Assistants have approved work plans;
• Ensure that all Work Plans, Procurement Plans, Manpower Plans for all projects in the sub programs are submitted on time;
• Build the capacity of project teams on proper project planning and scheduling.
• Ensure that field activities are responded to as required.
Staff Management:
• Supervise and manage the Engineering team, pump operators and guards in the field;
• Identify staff talent and provide technical trainings, coaching and mentorship to improve staff capacities.
• Set and agree with the team on performance objectives for all Engineering Assistants, direct reports in appraisal, and ensuring all team members have appropriately set objectives, and appraisals are undertaken in a timely manner;
• Lead and manage staff through ensuring clarity over plans and priorities, providing supervision, guidance and mentoring, encouraging effective team work and inclusiveness and building team spirit through regular meetings and events and clear reporting mechanisms for each team member.
Financial management/ Budget Monitoring & Control:
• Develop accurate activity budgets, annual budgets and participate in budget revisions for the Project/program according to donor standards;
• Monitor all water systems, operation and maintenance’s expenditure and ensure appropriate utilization of budget as planned in project document.
• Keep track of all project/program budgets and ensure that project activities are within assigned budgets;
• Review financial management reports to track expenditures and provide feedback to the EE;' WASH Coordinator for guidance.
• Ensure that the financial implications of plans are fully considered and reflected in the annual budgets;
• Develop tools for budget tracking, activity tracking and monitoring for proper project implementation as expected.
Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting:
• Participate in day-to-day follow up of field activities; Responsible for ensuring the project is running in accordance with the project plan and on time;
• In liaison with EEI WASH Coordinator and M&E unit, prepare activity plans, monitoring and evaluation system for the WASH Projects. in partnership with the M&E department, Civil! WASH Engineer participates in developing M&E Tools and ensures effective deployment and use of those tools.
• Participate in the implementation of a robust M&E System to monitor project performance and ensure an appropriate level of accountability;
• Ensure timely preparation and submission of all project reports to EE/WASH Coordinator.
• Undertake any other related tasks, or other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Education, Qualifications & Experience Required:
• University Degree in Water, Civil Engineering, Public Health or other relevant field of study;
• Post Graduate training in Project Planning and Management sound knowledge of Financial Management is an added advantage;
• At least 3 years’ experience in a similar position;
• Sound Knowledge of hygiene and sanitation Improvement Approaches like CLTS, PHAST, CHAST, including WASH National and International Standards (Sphere, UNHCR etc].
• Proven knowledge and experience in developing and implementation of WASH interventions in Humanitarian/development context.
• Demonstrate well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills.
• Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines;
• Ability to exercise sound judgment, to remain flexible and make decisions independently.

Job Education Requirements: University Degree

Job Experience Requirements: 3 years

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
Candidates who are interested in the above positions should submit an updated CV and Application letter in Pdf format and not more that 3mb, giving a day time telephone contact and email addresses of 3 {three} work related referees only through our recruitment email
Please use the full job title of the position you are applying for as the subject line
LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. Persons with disabilities and Female candidates possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply. LWF/D WS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization ’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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