Programme Coordinator (Effective institutions) - Uganda

WaterAid Uganda is looking for a Programme Coordinator - Effective institutions to play a vital role in our mission to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere by 2030.

Deadline: 19 Dec 2017

Salary: Competitive 

It’s hard to believe that today 844 million people do not have clean water and 2.3 billion do not have a decent toilet – around one in three of the world’s population. Every two minutes a child under five dies from diarrheal diseases caused by poor water and sanitation.

WaterAid is looking for a Programme Coordinator Effective institutions (Effecti) to play a vital role in our mission to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere by 2030.

Working closely with the Head of Programmes, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the design of projects within the programme guided by a systems and rights based approach that contribute to the programme goals and strategic objectives of WAU
  • Leading the development of a clear plan for delivering the sector capacity strengthening objectives of WAU and for developing, implementing and documenting institutional strengthening methodologies and approaches.
  • Responsible for following up on trends in sector processes, strategies and practice to advice senior management on possible actions in terms of delivering organizational messaging at key forums.
  •  Responsible for building partnerships with government institutions, donors, universities, private sector and research institutions so as to advance WAU’s strategic objectives.

To be successful, you’ll need to have

  • Masters level qualification in Development Studies, Public Health, or other related discipline.
  • Experience in public sector institutional support and/or reform
  • Report writing & communication skills
  • Experience in designing and implementing behaviour change activities
  • Be fully committed to WaterAid’s vision, mission and values and a way of working that demonstrates this, with the ability to communicate this enthusiasm to others.

Please download the full job description here>

We started because no NGO like us existed. We’ll end when no organisation like us is needed. In the meantime, we’re making great progress – since 1981, we have reached 26.4 million people with clean water and 26.3 million people with sanitation. We’re looking for people who share a commitment to our vision.

We’re looking for people who share a commitment to our vision. We’re looking for people with an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important challenges. In return, you can expect to get inspiration from the change you help make happen, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being part of a global community. You will also experience stimulation and fulfilment, the chance to grow, and space to be yourself at your best. This is our pledge to you.

If you are interested in the position and have the right skills and attributes, please send an updated CV including three work related referees and cover letter to WAUr[email protected] . Emails should not exceed 2MB. WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation.

Only candidates shortlisted for interviewing will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date for applications.

No recruitment agencies please.