Associate WASH Officer

at UNV - United Nations Volunteers
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted February 27, 2021
Category Science & Engineering
Currency UGX


Associate WASH Officer, Gulu, Uganda

Description of task

Under the direct supervision of Head of Office, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Provide technical support and guidance to UNHCR sub-office, field offices and partners on activities within the areas of WASH.
Undertake needs and resource assessments with sub-office and field offices to prioritize needs and activities in the provision of WASH services refugees and returnees.
Make provisions for the installation of WASH services in any new camp or camp extension identified for the settlement of refugees in direct coordination and collaboration with the designated site planner or shelter officer.


Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent

Education - Additional Comments: Type of Degree: Engineering (preferably MSc) in hydrology, hydrogeology, hydraulics, water/sanitation management or environmental sciences.

Required experience: 24 Months

Experience remark: A minimum 2 years of experience in water supply and sewerage works, water purification systems, pump installations and associated electrical works, etc.; experience in project cycle management, partnerships, disengagement strategy and sustainability of WASH projects is essential.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.


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