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Position Title: Sociologist
Reports to: Project Manager
Duty Station: South Sudan
Work type: Full Time
Duration of Contract: 6 Months

About Us

Hydro Concepts Uganda Limited is a leading Engineering Consulting Firm in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH). We offer a range of services in majority of water and sanitation disciplines, including but not limited to design and construction of drainage and irrigation systems, rain water harvesting systems, artificial aquifer recharge systems, plumbing, wastewater treatment, water supply systems, hydrology, and non-revenue water management. Our vision is to redefine the Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, and Planning in Africa.

Position Summary

The Sociologist will be charged with the implementation of the Contractor’s Social Management Plan to manage social risks, including the HIV/AIDS prevention and all mitigation plans, risks related to labour influx, child protection, and gender related risks. The cardinal and principal goal of this position is to ensure a cordial and harmonious working relation and cooperation between the project teams and project communities

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implementation of the Contractor’s Social Management Plan to manage social risks, including HIV/AIDS prevention and all mitigation plans, risks related to labour influx, child protection, and gender related risks
  • Supervision of the implementation of the Grievance Management Plan to support reporting and handling of all grievances related to the project including those resulting from involuntary resettlement and injurious affection due to the project and related sub projects
  • Act as a link between the project staff, the employer, Consultants and the respective local government structures
  • Sensitize staff, community and other Stakeholders on the social Safeguards requirements for the Project
  • Develop and implement risk mitigation measures for identified risks related to the project
  • Perform any other related duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Project Manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Works and Social Administration, Social Sciences, or any other related field
  • Prior experience as a sociologist, preferably within a similar setting
  • Computer literacy skills

Personal Attributes

  • High degree of integrity
  • Excellent track record of outstanding performance
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly stakeholder relationship and engagement skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Conversance with the local languages spoken in South Sudan

N.B: South Sudan nationals will be given preference for this role, owing to knowledge of the local languages, cultures, and social settings

How to Apply

To apply, please download the application form below, fill, and submit the filled form. Do NOT make any submissions by email, or attach any certificates at this stage. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

Deadline: 30th December 2021 at midnight
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks after application deadline, please accept with regret that your application has not been successful

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