Social Scientist Job Opportunity in Uganda at Ministry of Water and Environment

Job Title: Social Scientist (2)
Job Reference: Mwe/TSU/10/2011-7
Reports to: Community Development Specialist

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Carry out training and advocacy at community level on hygiene and sanitation matters
• Coordinate the preparation for community inception meetings
• Prepare and carrying out sensitization programmes to stakeholders at District level on utilization and maintenance of water schemes and sanitation issues
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:
A Bachelor of Arts Degree, with Sociology as a one of the major subjects, from a recognized university or institution.

Experience:
• At least 2 years as sociologist in water related field
• Knowledge and experience in gender analysis will be an added advantage

Note:
Only candidates that meet the experience and academic criteria will be considered. Interested candidates who do not meet the criteria need not apply
Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification
Independent reference checks will be carried out
Original certificates will be required for verification
Only short listed candidates will be contacted

How to Apply:
Applications can be delivered to the office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water and Environment, Port Bell Road, Plot 21/28. Luzira, Kampala, or can be sent by post c/o P.O. Box 20026 Kampala, Uganda.

Closing Date: 15th November 2011

Procurement Officer Job Vacancy in Uganda at Ministry of Water and Environment

Job Title: Procurement Officer (4)
Job Reference: MWE/WSDF1/2011
Reports to: Regional WSDF Branch Manager

Role:
Assist the functioning of the delegated Procurement and Disposal Unit (PDU) at the Water and Sanitation Development Facility to carryout general duties related to supporting the procurement process, administration and records management at the delegated PDU



Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist WSDF regional branch in preparation of procurement plans and subsequent incorporation to the overall Ministry of Water and Environment Procurement and Disposal plans and participate in all activities involved in the procurement cycles
• Assist drafting and review of biding documents
• Prepare and submit bidding documents to Contracts Committee for approval
• Issue approved bid documents to approved providers

Qualification:
• Degree in Procurement and Logistics Management or Supply Chain Management from recognized University
• Professional qualification in procurement, logistics or supply chain management will be added advantage

Experience and Knowledge:

• At least 2 years experience in procurement in a reputable organization
• Knowledge and Experience in local and central government procurement procedures will be an added advantage



How to Apply:
Applications can be delivered to the office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water and Environment, Port Bell Road, Plot 21/28. Luzira, Kampala, or can be sent by post c/o P.O. Box 20026 Kampala, Uganda.

Closing Date: 15th November 2011

Community Development Specialist Job Opportunity at Ministry of Water and Environment in Uganda

Job Title: Community development specialist (2)
Job Reference: MWE/TSU/01/2011-6

The Position:
The community Development Specialist will be reporting to the team leader of the respective unit. The successful applicant will perform the following:

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist districts and town councils in developing realistic annual and quarterly work plans and budgets for community development/ mobilization in line with the national strategies and sector guidelines/ schedules to local government, rural growth centers, health centers and small towns.
• Support the operation and maintenance of water and sanitation facilities and assist district local governments to generate and maintain a data base existing and new water and sanitation committees and their functionality status with gender disaggregated data on the committee membership
• Carryout any work that may be assigned by the client or his representative through the respective team leader of the unit

Personal Qualifications Required:
• An honors degree in development studies, Social Sciences, or social work and Social Administration, with a minimum of Masters degree in management related field is a must
• He/ she should have eight (8) years of professional experience in community development work with at least 3 years in the water and sanitation sector.
• He/ She should have good knowledge on decentralization in Uganda
• Significant experience in implementation of projects with local governments and a good understanding of the Local Government regulations are essential



How to Apply:
Applications can be delivered to the office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water and Environment, Port Bell Road, Plot 21/28. Luzira, Kampala, or can be sent by post c/o P.O. Box 20026 Kampala, Uganda.

Closing Date: 15th November 2011

Public Health Specialist Job Vacancy in Uganda at Ministry of Water and Environment

Job Title: Public Health Specialist (2)
Job Reference: MWE/TSU/01/2011-5

The Position:
The Public Health Specialist will be reporting to the team leader of the respective unit. The successful applicant will perform the following duties

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist Districts and Town Councils in developing realistic annual and quarterly work plans and budgets in line with the national plans, strategies and sector guidelines/ schedules too local governments.
• Assist local governments to generate and maintain a data base of existing and new sanitation facilities, hand washing facilities etc
• Promote participatory and Monitoring and Evaluation in the Water and Sanitation Sector at all levels and advise on the implementation of national policies, guidelines and strategies and plans for sanitation and hygiene education

Professional qualifications required:
• An honors Degree/ postgraduate qualification in public Health, Environmental Health Science, Environment Health Education, Community Health.
• A minimum of six years of professional experience in sanitation and hygiene promotion
• Significant experience in implementation of projects with local governments and a good understanding of the local Government Regulations are essential.


How to Apply:
Applications can be delivered to the office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water and Environment, Port Bell Road, Plot 21/28. Luzira, Kampala, or can be sent by post c/o P.O. Box 20026 Kampala, Uganda.

Closing Date: 15th November 2011

Water and Sanitation Specialist Job Vacancy in Uganda at Ministry of Water and Environment

Job Title: Water and Sanitation Specialist (3)
Job Reference: DWD/TSU/01/2011-4

The Position: The water and sanitation Specialist shall report to the Team Leader. The successful applicants shall perform the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist the districts and town Councils in developing realistic annual and quarterly work plans in line with national investment plans and strategies in relation to the water supply and water resources activities.
• Assist local governments to generate and maintain baseline data and management information system
• Promote participatory monitoring and evaluation in the water and sanitation sector at all levels and advise on the implementation of national policies, guidelines and strategies and plans for urban water supply and sanitation, water for production and water for resources

Person Qualifications required:
• An honors degree in civil engineering, water engineering. A post graduate diploma or masters degree in a water related field will be an added advantage
• A minimum of 6 years of professional experience 3 of which should be in a Water and Sanitation sector
• Significant experience in implementation of projects with local governments and a good understanding of the Local Government regulations are essential.

How to Apply:
Applications can be delivered to the office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water and Environment, Port Bell Road, Plot 21/28. Luzira, Kampala, or can be sent by post c/o P.O. Box 20026 Kampala, Uganda.

Closing Date: 15th November 2011

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