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WASH Assistant

at Save the Children
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 18, 2019
Category Science & Engineering
Currency UGX


WASH Assistant

We are currently recruiting for a WASH Assistant to join our Amudat and Kaabong team at the Uganda Office.

Guided by the WASH Advisor, the WASH Assistant will implement community hygiene and sanitation activities at household level. S/he will also work with WASH Co-ordinator, and other program staff (SBCC, MEAL, Adolescent Development) and the Apolou Consortium to ensure effective household and community WASH improvements. The WASH Assistant will ensure that all WASH activities support the achievement of project goals of improved food and nutrition security. The WASH Assistant will ensure quality in implementation of community-level WASH activities and ensure that communities adopt good hygiene and sanitation practices, routinely carry out effective CLTS follow-up and documentation of key success in his/her district and ensure triggered villages attain open defecation free environments.

Application Information:
Please attach a cover letter and up-to-date CV with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

Please visit our website for a copy of the full Job Description:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Location: Uganda, Uganda

Contract - Full-Time

Closing date: Sunday 1 September 2019

All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified


Thorough knowledge of WASH national and international standards.
Proven skills in computer programs (Word, Excel; minimum)
Excellent skills in report writing and meeting dead lines

Experience Requirements

At least 2 years of direct experience in integrated WASH programming, (preferably in a community setting in Karamoja sub region).

Education Requirements

Minimum of Diploma in Environment Health Science, Water Engineering or WASH related course from recognized institution. Bachelor's degree is an added advantage.