Officer, Program Implementation Job – Evidence Action

Job Title:     Officer, Program Implementation (7 Fresher Jobs)

Organization: Evidence Action

Duty Station: Iganga, Kamuli and Bugiri, Uganda

Reports to: Associate Coordinator, Program Implementation

This is a 4 months contract

About US:

Evidence Action scales proven development solutions to benefit millions of people around the world. We fill the gap between knowing ‘what works’ and having impact at scale. We implement cost-effective interventions whose efficacy is backed by substantial rigorous evidence.

Job Summary:  The Officer, Program Implementation is primarily a field-based position which plays an important role in the expansion of Chlorine Dispensers/Inline Chlorination (ILC) program in delivering safe water and hygiene knowledge in the target communities. The officer position is based at a field office and reports to the Associate Coordinator.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Field execution of chlorine dispenser and Inline Chlorine related activities in the target communities.
  • Conduct local government/stakeholders’ meetings with guidance from the associate coordinator.
  • Performa waterpoint nominations/verification surveys to obtain viable waterpoints lists for chlorine dispenser/ILC installations.
  • Conduct community sensitization/awareness meetings and mobilize positive community participation in the program.
  • Supervise chlorine dispenser/ILC installations by ensuring masons/plumbers/technicians adhere to the installation guidelines/protocols/designs
  • Conduct education meetings at installed waterpoints to sensitize the household users on gadget utilization to prevent waterborne diseases.
  • Select and train community volunteers – promoters that will be responsible for the waterpoints as liaison people between the program and the community.
  • Developing weekly work plans and prepare feedback reports for field activities
  • Other duties and responsibilities as delegated by the Area Coordinator.

Also Read: Temporary Program Officer Job – Save the Children International

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Management, Community Development related courses, Project management or equivalent.
  • One to two years of experience working with communities or social enterprises/NGOs
  • Good language skills in English or local dialect both spoken and written
  • Motor cycle/motor vehicle riding skills with a valid driving license is an added advantage
  • High level of integrity and stewardship
  • Embraces team work and aspires and supports the ideals of working in a team work environment as a team champion
  • Passion to work in a rural community setting and willingness to use a motorcycle in the field (riding or being ridden)
  • Flexible mindset and willingness to relocate on a short notice to other field-based assignments in other regions.
  • Self-driven and highly motivated to deliver results within tight deadlines.
  • Good communication skills and mobilization skills.
  • Ability to communicate well within the organization and with the rural communities and local leaders
  • Basic leadership skills in managing people, working with communities and teams
  • Good computer skills and comfort to advance the skills in a dynamic IT field.
  • Proactive and ambitious to support innovation and change in a dynamic working environment
  • Positive attitude to work and to develop in a fast-paced work environment
  • Language: – Proficiency in speaking the local language/dialect used in target areas is a definite advantage

How to Apply:

All qualified candidates should follow the link below to apply for this position

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Deadline: 10th February 2023

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