GIZ Uganda Vacancy: Technical Expert - WASH/Water Resource Management


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GIZ Uganda Vacancy: Technical Expert - WASH/Water Resource Management

The GIZ Programme “Water Supply and Sanitation for Refugee Settlements and Host Communities in Northern Uganda (WatSSUP)” ( Factsheetis looking for a full-time Technical Advisor WASH to support the implementation of its activities in Lira, Uganda.
The WatSSUP Programme is implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit(GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
The programme is financed by the Special Initiative on Forced Migration, an initiative by the BMZ, within the context of the Global Compact on Refugees, with the aim to eradicate root causes of displacement, reintegrate refugees and strengthen host communities.
The WatSSUP programme is operating on the nexus of humanitarian and development work and focuses on both refugee and host communities. The overall objective is to ensure sustainable water and sanitation services in selected refugee settlements and host communities in line with national and international refugee strategies. Key implementing partner of this programme is the Ministry of Water & Environment (MWE) and its decentralised agencies, in particular the Northern Umbrella of Water and Sanitation (NU-WS). In addition, the programme cooperates closely with the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) and the District Local Governments of Arua (incl. Madi-Okollo & Terego) and Yumbe. Cooperation with key humanitarian actors like UNHCR and other Development Partners are an
essential aspect of the programme’s implementation.
Capacity development combined with technical and financial support, is at the core of this programme: The Interventions of the programme are grouped into the following five thematic outputs (1) Strengthening the coordination capacity of the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE), (2)Strengthening the capacities of the regional structure of the MWE (focus NU-WS), (3) Improving district-level services, (4) Enabling the potential of local actors, and (5) Improvement of hygiene conditions and sanitation provision in refugee settlements and host communities.
GIZ is looking for a Technical Expert to support in the implementation of its programme under Output 2 (Strengthening the capacities of the regional structures of the MWE with a close focus on the NU-WS).
Job title: Technical Expert - WASH/Water Resource Management  WatSSUP
Job Location :Lira / Uganda
Contract duration: March 2021 – December 2022 with the possibility of extension 

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Re: GIZ Uganda Vacancy: Technical Expert - WASH/Water Resource Management

This seems like an interesting project to transition the humanitarian water supply systems into a more formalized structure.

But maybe it would be good to mention that this position seems to be open to Ugandan nationals only.
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