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Saturday, 23 February 2013

MOBILIZATION OFFICER Needed at Central Umbrella of Water and Sanitation


Central Umbrella of Water and Sanitation (CUWS) is an association of various Water Supply and Sanitation Boards in the Central region of Uganda. The major objective of the association is to ensure that completed piped water supplies that are members of this organization are well maintained to ensure sustainability.
CUWS’s Secretariat in Wakiso currently requires the following personnel to handle various activities in its office.
 Job summary and Responsibilities
In charge of all the CUWS office’s mobilization work, including organizing for and spearheading the process of recruitment of new member schemes to the umbrella organization, and ensuring that the operation and maintenance issues of focus in the member schemes are followed up critically and well documented.
Specific Tasks
Carry out all mobilization related tasks in the organization, and ensuring that all these activities/tasks are well coordinated and documented for reference purposes.
Prepare a plan of action for all the mobilization activities for both the existing member schemes and the new member schemes to be recruited in the organization in addition to preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual budgets for mobilization activities.
Liaise with other CUWS staff and other stakeholders in the water sector in the region, to plan for water, sanitation, and environmental management programmes in the organization’s member schemes and other interested water schemes.
Design and spearhead training and sensitization programmes in the communities and water supply areas of focus about the operation and maintenance of their water supply and sanitation schemes.
Regularly monitor community response towards the CUWS approaches and interventions and produce relevant reports. In addition, coordinate Water and Sanitation Committees’/ Boards’ activities with higher civic district leaders.
Any other duties assigned by the Manager, CUWS.
Graduate with a minimum of a Bachelor of Social work/Social Sciences/Development studies from a recognized institution, with demonstrated field experience in related fields of not less than 5 years.
Experience of previous assignments in the water and sanitation sector will be an added advantage.
Experience: 5 years
How to apply:
Applications with full curriculum vitae, names of at least two (2) referees with certified photocopies of academic/professional/ experience certificates, etc. should be delivered / sent to:
The Manager,
Central Umbrella of Water & Sanitation, P.O. Box 80, Wakiso
Wakiso District Local Government Headquarters
Deadline for receiving applications is 1st March 2013. Note:
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.