Kampala, Uganda

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Providing technical advice, support and oversight to AutRC WASH projects in the region
  • Strenghtening and scaling AutRC strategic objectives through identifying funding opportunities and innovative approaches to WASH
  • Contributing to strategic planning of AutRC long-term engagement in East Africa as well to overall programme coordination in the East Africa region
  • Representing AutRC in East Africa with a focus on WASH, networking and liaising with movement partners as well as national, regional and international stakeholders
  • Strenghtening WASH capacities in the National Societies, amongs other conducting Emergency WASH trainings and leading on integrating gender equality and women empowerment in WASH operations on various levels
  • Providing specific country WASH support to Uganda, particularly in refugee settelements focusing on a Triple Nexus approach (bridging Peace Buidling, Development and Humanitarian Interventions)
  • Close coordination with local Red Cross partner teams in the HQs and field as well as with AutRC Vienna based project manager and WASH technicians

Your profile

  • University or similar education in civil engineering or WASH
  • At least 5 years experience in the WASH sector - long term and emergency response
  • Additional experience in other WASH fields, e.g. faecal sludge management, women equality in WASH and hygiene promotion is a strong asset.
  • Experience in WASH projects within the Red Cross Movement is a strong asset
  • Experience in general project management and financial management of projects
  • Experience in East Africa is an asset
  • Valid driving license is an asset
  • Ability to work under pressure in a diverse team
  • Very good English verbal and written communication skills, German and local Uganda languages are an asset
  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian and development work, and high sensitivity to diversity and local culture

About the job

  • Job location: Kampala (Uganda)
  • Start of employment: 1 November 2023
  • Duration: 1 year (extendable)
  • Working time: full-time
  • Compensation: min € 4.055.- (gross/month) depending on qualification and experience
  • Application Deadline: September 3rd, 2023


Austrian Red Cross, Headquarters
z. H. Human Resources
Wiedner Hauptstr. 32, 1040 Vienna