LWF WaSH Engineer Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

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LWF WaSH Engineer Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

LWF Uganda looking for “WaSH Engineer”.

Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before February 19, 2024.

The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is a global communion of national and regional Lutheran denominations headquartered in the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, Switzerland. The federation was founded in the Swedish city of Lund in the aftermath of the Second World War in 1947 to coordinate the activities of the many differing Lutheran churches. Since 1984, the member churches are in pulpit and altar fellowship, with common doctrine as the basis of membership and mission activity.

The LWF has published a job vacancy announcement on February 07, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of WaSH Engineer to be based in Adjumani, Uganda.

LWF Job Vacancy 2024

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Project Implementation:

  • Plan, design and oversee technical implementation of all water supply systems in the assigned project location and serve as technical point person for all system designs;
  • Supervise the on-site work of all LWF contractors, including hydrogeological surveys, drilling and pump tests, water quality analysis, and all construction and installation works related to ongoing water projects in the assigned sub programs.
  • Work closely with the WASH team at the sub program and other stakeholders to plan, design and oversee construction of sustainable solar water supply systems, including but not limited to sizing of pumps according to borehole characteristics and community water needs, as well as mapping water distribution points
  • Work closely with relevant authorities to ensure all WASH interventions deployed in the communities are in alignment with the WASH in emergency Standards.
  • Support preparation and conducting of trainings for members of Hand Pump Mechanics Association (HPMA) and Water Users Committees (WUCs) to empower them to run their own water supply systems in a sustainable way;
  • Evaluating the relevance and appropriateness of current and future programming in relation to water supply in the local context;
  • Ensuring that all relevant stakeholders have information about the organization’s background, program, objectives, working areas, duration of programs and activities in the field;

Position in Organization:

  • Job Title: WASH Engineer
  • No. of Positions: One (1)
  • Place of assignment: Adjumani
  • Reports To: Team Leader
  • Starting date: ASAP
  • The closing date for applications: 19 February 2024

Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Water Resources Management, Water Engineering, Civil Engineering, Biosystems Engineering, or a closely related field.
  • Post Graduate training in Project Planning and Management is desirable.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in Water Engineering in a humanitarian context;
  • Demonstrated experience in designing motorize water systems
  • Sound Knowledge of WASH National and International Standards (Sphere, UNHCR etc).
  • Ability to design systems using various design applications; e.g. AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, GIS and GPS applications, WaterCAD, Epanet, Protastructure, etc

Special Skills, Aptitude, or Personality Requirements:

  • Problem Solving and Decision-Making skills;
  • Ability to inspire and build capacity of national staff;
  • Good interpersonal skills and excellent negotiation skills;
  • Excellent English Language (both written and spoken);
  • Information Technology (MS Office, Internet);
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines;
  • Good team worker with good communication skills;
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, to remain flexible to a changing environment, and to make decisions independently.

How to Apply LWF WaSH Engineer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://lutheranworld.org/get-involved/open-positions#op-611104-wash-engineernational-positionuganda

The Closing Date: February 19, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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