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Jobs at Central Umbrella of Water and Sanitation in Uganda - Water Quality Analyst


Job Title: WATER QUALITY ANALYST

Central Umbrella of Water and Sanitation (CUWS) is an association of various Water Supply and Sanitation Boards in the Central region of Uganda. The major objective of the association is to ensure that completed piped water supplies that are members of this organization are well maintained to ensure sustainability.

CUWS’s Secretariat in Wakiso currently requires the following personnel to handle various activities in its office. Applications are therefore invited for the positions listed below from suitably qualified and experienced candidates.

Position: WATER QUALITY ANALYST

Job summary and Responsibilities

    In charge of managing the CUWS Laboratory and ensuring that the laboratory equipment, chemicals and procedures conform to the established National Laboratory standards and requirements. Ensuring that routine water quality monitoring and assessment is done within the member schemes.

Specific Tasks

    Undertake regular (quarterly) water quality assessment on water supplies and compile quarterly reports with recommendations for follow up by both the CUWS and the member schemes.
    Carry out Sanitary Inspection within the operational areas of the water supply systems and advise accordingly.
    Regularly monitor performance of the water supply treatment systems and processes and make recommendations for any possible adjustments or improvements in their operation.
    In charge of the CUWS laboratory, equipment and procedures and ensuring conformance to National Standards.
    In charge of preparing the Terms of Reference and Specifications for the procurement of equipment and chemicals for the CUWS laboratory.
    Ensuring constant liaison between the CUWS laboratory and the DWRM Laboratory in Entebbe so that laboratory activities conform to the National guidelines and expectations.
    Maintaining a database on the water quality of the water supply systems within the region of operation.
    Any other duties assigned by the Manager.

Requirement:

    Graduate with a minimum of a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) or any related qualification from a recognized institution, with demonstrated field experience in related fields for not less than 3 years.
    Experience of previous assignments in the water and sanitation sector will be an added advantage.

Experience: 3




How to apply:
Applications with full curriculum vitae, names of at least two (2) referees with certified photocopies of academic/professional/ experience certificates, etc. should be delivered / sent to: The Manager, Central Umbrella of Water & Sanitation, P.O. Box 80, Wakiso Wakiso District Local Government Headquarters

Deadline for receiving applications is 1st March 2013. Note:

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 01/03/2013




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