Engineering (WASH) Interns – Lutheran World Federation

June 8, 2023

Job Title: Engineering (WASH) Interns

Organization: Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Uganda

Location: Kitgum


Roles and responsibilities: 

  • Ensuring quality and integrity of implementation, including adherence to technical guidelines, administrative systems, and established deadlines.
    • Day-to-day coordination to ensure timely implementation of activities under the program in relation to water, sanitation and hygiene promotion in the local context;
    • Provide technical guidance in the designing, planning, management and implementation of the water and sanitation programme;
    • Contributing to contingency planning for possible WASH emergency response if required;
    • Contributing to the preparation of internal and external reports for the NGO and donors, including expenditure plans and situation reports

    • Collaborating and coordinating with the government, NGOs, and other relevant agencies on WASH issues at district level with your supervisor;
    • Participating in district and WASH meetings and other relevant humanitarian/recovery coordination meetings;

    Team Management:
    • Supervising and managing the community-based water and sanitation team in the field; including Water User Committees, Handpump mechanics, VHTs, etc
    • Management of several water sanitation teams activated in parallel to drill boreholes, install the water points and educated and trains the community on how to maintain them and use them;

    Technical Monitoring;
    Day-to-day follow up of program activities;
    • Monitoring all water and sanitation sites to ensure adherence to technical and quality standards;
    • Reception of the hardware (new boreholes, rehabilitated /repaired water sources and systems and latrines, pumps, tools box);
    • Responsible for ensuring the project is running in accordance with the project plan and to time;

    Internal reporting:
    • Assist in designing and implementing surveys and assessments related to the field of water and sanitation when needed
    • Selecting, modifying or designing appropriate water and sanitation infrastructure, and suitable community-based maintenance and repair systems;
    • Designing and ensuring the effective promotion of appropriate hygiene and sanitation messages;
    • Preparing reports in line with the reporting schedule and to donor requirements;
    • Designing and conducting training for community representatives, and partners on water supply, maintenance, and hygiene and sanitation extension.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Should have completed the final year of a Bachelor’s degree/Ordinary Diploma/Higher Diploma in Civil Engineering/Construction/Water Engineering/Environmental Engineering/Public Health engineering course from a university or technical institution that is accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education during the past year.


How To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit their applications online via the link below:

Click here to apply!

Application Deadline: June 19, 2023


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