Shelter / WASH Coordinator

at Norwegian Refugee Council
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted May 21, 2020
Category Science & Engineering
Currency UGX


Shelter / WASH Coordinator, Kampala
place Kampala, Uganda

Wed May 27 2020

Uganda, Norwegian Refugee Council

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The Shelter/Wash Coordinator will be responsible for the overall management of Shelter implementation in the field South West Area. He/she will ensure the monitoring of qualitative, finance and operational aspects of project activities and the smooth functioning of Shelter/WASH activities.

Duties and responsibilities

Identify implementation opportunities for cash-based interventions and market based programmes and support staff implement quality timely programmes
Contribute to creating an enabling environment for the implementation of cash-based interventions, working with support teams in the institutionalisation of cash (capacity building, guidance and SOP development).
Lead the design and development of all Shelter/WASH activities (including proposal development).
Lead the assessment of Shelter/WASH needs assessment as regularly as required and advise accordingly.
Monitor quality of Shelter & WASH work progress as per the agreed proposal and budget.
Work with the Programme support team, in particular the Logistics and Finance team on Market assessments.
Supervise and monitor construction of Shelter & WASH facilities in accordance to approved work plan, budgets, technical specifications and/or terms of reference (ToR), in coordination with sanitation/hygiene team.
Ensuring that all planning processes and bill of quantities are in line with budget planning, budgetary constraints and in accordance to donor requirements.


Knowledge of local language of South West Uganda is highly desirable.
Ability to initiate, develop, plan and implement an integrated programme Problem solving and analysis often involves difficult decision-making based on scenarios and unknown variables;
Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to explain and present technical information
Ability to work independently in a result oriented multi-tasking and multi-cultural environment and manage conflicting priorities.

Experience Requirements

Proven practical experience in the planning and execution of Shelter/WASH Projects.
Experience in a humanitarian (emergency) and development of Shelter/WASH programme preferably with an INGO.
Experience in budget monitoring and budget control.
Experience in capacity building and training of staff and target groups Input to decision making and/or on the scope, size and quality of the programme
Proven ability to use MS Office software (especially Word and Excel) is essential.
Experience with other computer programs such as SAP 2000 and Microsoft Project would be an advantage.

Education Requirements

Shelter and/or WASH background training in the technical field like B.Civil Engineering, B. Vocational Studies & Technological Studies with Education, Or B. Of Construction Management

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