GIZ-UNHCR/BMZ Jobs Vacancies- Career Opportunity

Job Title : Water Coordinator (1)
Location : Nakivale Refugee Settlement
REPORTS TO : Project Manager
DURATION : One year contract, renewable.

Terms of Reference:
Provide technical support to the water sector team to maximize efficiency in the production and distribution of safe water and specifically;
Strategic water system development and promotion of durable solutions for water supply
Ensuring efficient operation of water systems (and other water points), reliable and safe water distribution.
Design templates construction contracts for water and sanitation related works, and a system for monitoring the progress of works and performance of contractors
Design and supervise a water quality assurance and monitoring (implement systematic internal and external control strategy).
Developing a participatory community led approach for the management of water installations.
Support the water sector team in strategic planning and budgeting
Build capacity for strategic information for programming, monitoring and evaluation (implement efficient information system to monitor water supply and impact of the sector on the People of concern)
Identification of water sector staff training needs and provision of practical on job trainings tailored to the identified needs
Drafting monthly progress reports for submission to project management and UNHCR.

Essential Criteria:
A degree in Civil / Water Engineering from a reputable university.
A minimum of 5 years working experience in a related field
At least 3 years of working experience in a managerial position
Experience in project planning and report writing

Criteria to all candidates:
Should be ready to work in a refugee settlement and a multicultural environment showing respect for these various cultures.
Should be fluent in English, ability to speak / understand French, Swahili, Somali, Rwandese or other regional languages is an added advantage.
Computer proficiency is an added advantage.
Should have a strong sense for integrity, self motivation, good communication, interpersonal and reporting skills and is able to work with a team.

To Apply
Please submit your CV with 3 relevant references, along with a cover letter and academic documents not later than
28/02/2011 5:00pm to the following adress;
The Personnel Officer
GIZ-UNHCR/BMZ Partnership Programme
Plot 26 Wampewo Avenue-Kololo
Bakwanye House, Opposite Hotel Africana (2nd floor)
P. O. BOX 6638, Kampala.
Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.


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