SuSanA - Forum Kunena Site Syndication Sat, 10 Oct 2015 10:58:03 +0000 Kunena 1.6 SuSanA - Forum en-gb Full Time Job Vacancy-- Kakamega, Kenya - Executive Director Position for Wash NGO- Bridge Water Project - by: crisferrara Job title: Executive Director
Overall job purpose: To provide accountable and measurable leadership, strategic direction and support in the development and implementation of sustainable water and sanitation services.
Reports to: Board of Directors
Responsible for: Finance Manager, Administrative Manager, Software Team Leaders, Hardware Team Leader.

Key responsibility areas and associated tasks
Accountable and measurable leadership
• Model the highest level of personal and organizational integrity and leadership in and through lifestyle, work relationships and sector involvement.
• Effectively build and utilize a board of directors that provides accountability and fosters a culture of transparency and excellence.
• Effectively manage the human resources of the organization according to authorized personnel policies and procedures that fully conform to current laws and regulations.
• Build effective management teams, with appropriate provision for succession.
• Develop and lead program staff in relating their specialized work towards the common goal of the organization.
• Build and grow an organizational culture that attracts, retains and motivates a diverse staff of high performers.
Program Planning, Development and Evaluation
• Develop and lead to program quality standards across the organization.
• Develop and implement an organizational and program strategy consistent with sector best practices and operating standards.
• Responsible for performance of the organization through effective monitoring and evaluation of activities, projects and outcomes; provision of quarterly reports to the Board of Directors and other stakeholders.
• Develop/guide the development of organization structures, operating systems and processes aimed at ensuring effective resource management, efficient service delivery and timely and accurate reporting.
• Participate in Board meetings and communicate board decisions appropriately to staff and other relevant stakeholders.
• Strict adherence to donor guidelines (per MOUs) on program activity, program quality and reporting timelines.
• Ensure a monitoring and evaluation is in place for all past, present and future WaSH programs.

Fiscal Management, Mandatory Policy and Procedures, Legal Oversight
• With staff coordination, build yearly and multi-year plans and budgets for Board approval.
• Manage organizational resources within budget guidelines according to current laws and regulations in Kenya and per MOUs with stakeholders/donors.
• Develop and maintain an annual operating plan against which all program activities are measured.
• Excellence in fiscal management, ensuring maximum resource utilization and development of the organization within a positive financial position.
• With the Chairman and Secretary of the Board of Directors, conduct official correspondence and execute legal documents on behalf of the organization.
• Implement and report water projects as directed through required donor systems; ensure all reports are accurate, timely.
• Ensure all equipment is well accounted for, maintained and utilized.
• Ensure aligned of key support functions (Finance and Administration) with program direction.
• Determine allocation of resources based on country strategy priorities.
Fundraising and Marketing, Strategic Collaboration
• Oversee fundraising planning and implementation, including identifying resource requirements, researching funding sources, establishing strategies to approach funders, submitting proposals and administrating fund raising records and documentation.
• Develop partnerships with relevant NGO, governmental and private sector.
• Be chief advocate for served communities, always striving to enhance service delivery for beneficiaries.
• Network effectively within and outside the sector with the aim of influencing national policy and programs that impact beneficiaries.
• Ensures that the organization and its mission, programs, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image publically.
Minimum Experience / Education/ Requirements
• Applicant must be a Kenyan National
• Bachelor’s Degree in International Development, or equivalent (advanced degree is preferred).
• At least 5 years’ experience in a senior management position.
• Demonstrated ability to deal decisively with complex situations.
• Substantial business acumen in general management, financial management and operations with experience in the WaSH sector- including hardware drilling and software WaSH trainings
• Strategic thinker with strong business acumen – understanding the link between operations and business strategy.
• Demonstrated ability to implement a program strategy in compliance with organizational strategy and agreed upon standards.
• Ability to inspire, train and develop capacity of staff.
• Strong planning, community mobilization and inter-cultural communication skills required.
• Experience working on grant funded programs in improving the overall health status at the household level through WaSH services.
• Applicant must have 3 national references from Kenyan NGOs or Donors as well as one International Donor reference.
How to Apply:
• Cover Letter and CV must be sent to both: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it AND This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it in order for consideration.
• Please also include: Name / Position/ Contact info (telephone and mail) of 3 references as described in requirements section above
• Deadline for submissions: Oct 23 2015
• In the subject line of the email please write: Executive Director position
• Interviews to start Oct 27 2015
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• Salary to commensurate with experience]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Wed, 07 Oct 2015 19:52:36 +0000
Re: "Support for the implementation of the Social Marketing approach applied to the WASH sector in Djibouti, Chad and Madagascar - by: koba I'm Josue KOBA from Cameroon. I'm actually working in CHAD in Sanitation for Onshore Project in South of CHAD. I'm highly interested about the announcement. You can contactme with my private mail adress: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.
Hope to hear from you soon.
Best Regards.
Jobs, consultancies, internships Tue, 29 Sep 2015 08:01:07 +0000
"Support for the implementation of the Social Marketing approach applied to the WASH sector in Djibouti, Chad and Madagascar - by: Marinie
with kind regards,

Jobs, consultancies, internships Sun, 20 Sep 2015 16:30:32 +0000
Recruitment of a consultant or consultants group, for the: "Support for the implementation of the Social Marketing approach applied to WASH Djibouti" - by: ClaireGaillardou "Support for the implementation of the Social Marketing approach applied to the WASH sector in Djibouti, Chad and Madagascar

ToR in french only]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Wed, 16 Sep 2015 10:28:15 +0000
Private Sector and WASH Market Development Adviser (INT1808) - Oxfam GB : Closing Date: 27th September 2015 - by: jonpar

Private Sector and WASH Market Development Adviser (INT1808) - Oxfam GB

Closing Date: 27th September 2015

Salary: 29,985-38,113 per annum gross
Contract Type: Fixed term (16 months) / Full time
Location: Oxford, UK

The purpose of the WASH Public Health Engineering (PHE) and Public Health Promotion (PHP) Team is to support the implementation of WASH programmes for both emergency response and long term development that have a positive impact on the lives of poor and disaster affected people. As the majority of people living in poverty are women and girls, we aim to achieve our mission to overcome poverty and suffering by putting women at the heart of all we do.

The Team aims to consolidate Oxfam’s position as a leading WaSH agency by promoting innovation and learning to build the capacity of country teams and partners to improve the efficiency, quality and sustainability of WaSH programmes. We aim to promote emergency preparedness, improve effectiveness of humanitarian responses and support the economic rehabilitation during post-disaster recovery by engaging with governmental agencies and private sector actors and, in doing so, reducing dependency of NGOs during crises.

This is an opportunity to support country teams to

i) develop strategies for market strengthening and emergency preparedness to respond in a strategic and efficient manner to withstand shocks of a humanitarian nature

ii) develop public-private partnerships between government agencies and private sector actors to strengthen the provision of WASH commodities and services during humanitarian emergency situations and

iii) use market mapping and analysis utilising latest developments in ICT to support project objectives. The position will include field visits to work with country programme staff and it is expected that the adviser will spend approximately 30 - 40% of time working overseas.

We are looking for a candidate with:

i) Understanding of WASH related issues in humanitarian and development programming

ii) Experience of working with different critical market actors including private sector, government.

iii) Field level experience in responding to an array of humanitarian crises ranging from urban, natural disasters, conflict, slow onset, fragile states.

iv) Experience in forming relationships with the local government, civil societies, local partners which support our project objectives

v) Experience in scoping the capacity and formation of relationships with the private and public sectors to support preparedness, response and recovery phases of programme response.

vi) Understanding of key principles and purposes of market analysis in emergencies and ability to liaise and work effectively with a range of multi sector actors.

vii) Sympathy with the aims and objectives of Oxfam.

viii) Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English), together with organisational, resourcing management and planning skills are required.

All applications must be submitted in English and include an English CV.]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Mon, 07 Sep 2015 14:55:18 +0000
EU Water Facility Urban Sanitation Project Coordinator - Liberia (INT1769) - Deadline September 10th 2015 - by: jonpar
Liberia (INT1769) - Deadline September 10th 2015

Oxfam in West Africa has an exciting opportunity for someone to coordinate the Consortium’s EU Water Facility Urban Sanitation Project in Liberia.

Oxfam is looking to recruit a Project Coordinator to ensure proper implementation and grant coordination of the EU Water Facility Urban Sanitation Project as per the proposal, log frame and implementation plan; and ensuring the timely compilation of progress reports from consortium members.

S/he will be planning and executing of training needs assessment and technical capacity building of project staff and partners. The Project Coordinator will ensure compliance of the EU Water Facility Urban Sanitation Project with the donor requirements and lead agency’s (Oxfam) internal guidelines.

JOB PURPOSE: The purpose of this position is to ensure proper implementation and grant
coordination of the EU Water Facility Urban Sanitation Project as per the proposal, log frame
and implementation plan; and ensuring the timely compilation of progress reports from
consortium members. S/he will be planning and executing of training needs assessment and
technical capacity building of project staff and partners. The Project Coordinator will ensure
compliance of the EU Water Facility Urban Sanitation Project with the donor requirements and
lead agency’s (Oxfam) internal guidelines.

 Take lead in coordinating implementation of all project deliverables from project inception to
project closure as agreed in the project documents
 Take lead in the development of programme annual and quarterly work plans
 Provide leadership for smooth implementation of planned project activities in collaboration
with project staff of the member and partner agencies and in line with the approved budgets
 Coordinate the operations of project managers to ensure adherence to agreed common
approaches and reporting requirements, harmonisation of approaches and undertake regular
planned action to increase visibility of the Project
 Identify programme staff training needs and initiate appropriate intervention to address the
capacity gaps
 Review project progress reports submitted by the partners and compile consortium
programme progress reports
 Ensure timely submission of Donor quarterly reports in collaboration with the technical and
finance and logistics working groups
 Ensure timely budgetary revisions and timely disbursements at member and at partner
 Be responsible for timely communication with the programme staff in the field offices on
project milestones and upcoming deadlines
 Keep the Consortium Coordinator, Board and Project Steering Committee Team informed
about all programmatic issues of relevance to the overall management and coordination of
the project
 Monitor project activities through periodic field visits
 Maintain up to date project information
 Coordinate various baseline and post implementation surveys as planned
 Recommend revisions (if necessary) to planned project activities and budgets to the
Consortium Coordinator
 Participate in technical working groups to ensure harmonised technical approaches and input]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Tue, 01 Sep 2015 21:27:07 +0000
GOAL WASH Positions x3 - by: goalglobalwash
Please be aware of three opportunities currently open with GOAL:

Global WASH Advisor - my own role, offering WASH support to 18 countries of operation:

West Africa Regional WASH Coordinator - an exciting new role focusing on GOAL operations in West Africa including expansion of WASH programming new operational countries of Liberia and Guinea

Finally, contingent on funding, a very exciting Faecal Sludge Management Programme Manager position working in Freetown, Sierra Leone:

Other WASH positions are also open at the following website:


Niall Boot]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:14:53 +0000
Two positions available at UKZN Chemical Engineering (Durban, South Africa) - by: ChrisBuckley
I would hope that the incumbent would interact closely with the Pollution Research Group and then take over leadership of the group on the retirement of Prof Chris Buckley in about 3 years' time.

Please pass on through your networks.

Thanks a lot

Jobs, consultancies, internships Mon, 31 Aug 2015 22:59:56 +0000
Experts for tender in SENEGAL - IEC and technical support for activites of densification of drinkable abduction water schemes - by: Rosanna Thank you for forwarding it among your contacts. If someone has the required profile, the CV must be sent by 7th September 2015.

ACRA-CCS est urgemment à la recherche d’experts pour un appel d'offre au Sénégal. La requête concerne des activités d’information, d’éducation et communication, et de support technique pour un projet WASH. Veuillez trouver ci-joint les profils (en français) des experts. Merci de les transférer.
Nous vous demandons, s'il vous plait, de chercher parmi vos contacts, si quelqu'un a le profil requis, et le cas échéant, de nous envoyer leur CV, si possible avant le 7 Septembre 2015.]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:08:18 +0000
Re: Seeking WASH expert w/ West Africa experience - by: Marinie
Could you give more information on this matter?

my email is: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

with kind regards,

Herve Labite

Note by moderator on 2 Sept. 2015:
The position has now been filled and is no longer open.
Jobs, consultancies, internships Sat, 29 Aug 2015 17:13:40 +0000
WASH Advisor (Job with Medair, South Sudan) - by: Mark Develop, lead, monitor and evaluate technical aspects of the country programme WASH activities. Provide capacity building for national and international staff, leading on all WASH elements of proposals and reports. Coordinate and network at senior level with national and regional WASH authorities and other NGOs. Championing best practice (international and Medair) in all WASH programmes.

Project Overview
Multi-sector relief and rehabilitation programme including: provision of primary and emergency health care, water and sanitation, and non-food items and emergency shelter to assist in reducing morbidity and mortality in vulnerable populations of South Sudan.

Medair is a humanitarian organisation inspired by Christian faith to relieve human suffering in some of the world’s most remote and devastated places. We bring relief and recovery to people in crisis, regardless of race, creed or nationality. As signatories of the Red Cross Code of Conduct, we believe that aid should be given to everyone who is in need, regardless of political, social or religious viewpoint. We save lives in emergencies and then stay to help people recover from crisis with dignity—working side by side with communities to leave a lasting impact. We provide a range of emergency relief and recovery services: health care and nutrition, safe water, sanitation, and hygiene, shelter and infrastructure.

Juba, South Sudan, with regular field trips to project sites

Starting Date
November 2015

Initial Contract Details
Full time, minimum contract of 24 months

Key Activity Areas
WASH Project Management
• Responsible for the overall quality and performance of all Medair South Sudan WASH programmes. In close liaison with HQ WASH Advisor on matters of programme quality, objectives, and design and for all programme related WASH technical advice.
• Define the country level scope for the WASH programme based on beneficiary needs, Medair experience and best practices as well as donor requirements in collaboration with the HQ WASH Advisor.
• Research and recommend appropriate technologies for use in country WASH programmes.
• Initiate, lead WASH Technical Working Groups (TWG).
• Ensure technical cohesion between the various country WASH programmes.

Programme Coordination
• Liaise with stakeholders: beneficiaries, ministries, local government officials, UN agencies (UNICEF, UNOCHA) and NGOs, on overall WASH coordination for South Sudan.
• Assist the Project Coordinator and WASH Project Manager in the development of a project performance baseline integrating scope, schedule and cost for each WASH programme.
• Monitor the project performance baseline and make necessary recommendations.
• Identify and initiate corrective action related to changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs.

• Be the liaison to the Medair HQ WASH advisor for all WASH related questions and issues; provide feedback to the relevant managers within the South Sudan team.
• Develop and maintain a transparent, honest and supportive communication structure with the team members, so as to uphold a spirit of unity and mutual respect.
• Represent Medair to donor representatives of all projects, always with notice and close liaison with Project Coordinators, Deputy Country Director Programme and Country Director.

Staff Management
• Support in the necessary technical development of WASH staff, by training and encouraging attendance of Medair WASH workshop.
• Support WASH Project Managers and Project Coordinators with the selection of appropriate technical knowledge when recruiting WASH staff.

Financial Management
• Advise the (Deputy) Country Director on the overall WASH project budgets and spending.
• Assist and advise the project managers in planning and construction of WASH project budgets.

Quality Management
• Ensure all WASH project implementation is according to Medair policy and compliant with Medair, donor, South Sudanese and international guidelines, policies and standards, including Sphere, Beneficiary Accountability (BA) and Core Humanitarian Standards.
• Ensure sectorial integration, learning, sharing and adoption of best practices as outlined in Sphere guidelines, and Medair South Sudan guidelines to ensure quality of projects in liaison with Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Health and Nutrition Advisor, and under advice of HQ WASH Advisor.

• Provide advice and support on security related issues while on field trips if required.

• BSc in Water / Environmental Engineering or Management or Civil Engineering or Hydrology / Geology

• Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written)

Experience / Competencies
• 2 years of experience in WASH in a developing country
• Extensive experience in managing and implementing WASH programmes in developing countries desirable
• Planning, assessment and analytical skills; at ease in report writing
• Coaching / teaching skills; clear verbal and written communication skills
• Organized and works with attention to detail; able to establish priorities and plan ahead to meet objectives and deadlines
• Capacity to work under pressure and manage personal stress levels
• Committed to team-building and able to develop and support other team members

Medair Standard Working Requirements for the Field
• Experienced professionals in a relevant field; Overseas intercultural experience
• Committed Christians; commitment to the Medair values
• Strong working knowledge of English, spoken and written
• Working knowledge of French, spoken and written, for French-speaking field programmes
• Single or married (with no children under 18). If married, your spouse must also apply.
• Successful completion of Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC)
• Reflect the vision and values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, external contacts
• Able to live and work in a multicultural team under difficult conditions
• Strong character traits, including emotional stability, adaptability, ability to handle stress, cultural and gender sensitivity, honesty, and physically fit

• A salary based upon the grade of the position and the experience of the position-holder
• Comprehensive briefing at our Swiss headquarters, as well as an in-country briefing
• Security training for those going to particularly insecure environments
• Accommodation, food, and transportation in-country
• Return flights to and from the country programme (one return flight for every year of service)
• Rest and recuperation (R&R) leave (including travel, accommodation, and food allowance)
• Annual leave; Death and disability allowance
• Contribution matching programme for retirement savings (for experienced relief workers)
• Additional contract benefit allowance for those who commit to longer contracts
• Comprehensive medical and emergency rescue insurance, with up to 60 days post- assignment coverage, including debriefing

Working Conditions
• This is a field-based position and working and living conditions may be very different to that previously experienced.

Application Process
Follow this link:, check if you are an Experienced or New Relief Worker and that you fit our standard working criteria, then:
a) apply for this vacancy (or another position that matches your profile), or
b) apply for a Medair ROC (where we can try and match your competencies to our vacancy needs).

Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed. Medair does not set closing / deadline dates for applications; recruitment is on-going until the position is filled.

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Jobs, consultancies, internships Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:30:11 +0000
OXFAM Water and Sanitation Governance Adviser - Programme Strategy & Impact Team (PSIT), Oxford - by: jonpar
Salary:£37,380 - £47,888
Region:United Kingdom
Job Type:Open ended
Closing Date:31 August 2015

About the role

Oxfam GB’s ambition is to create a significant portfolio of work on ‘Water’ that is aligned to the Women; Work; Water programme portfolio. We aim to connect our humanitarian and long term development WASH work ensuring Oxfam strengthens its position as a leader in the sector on ‘Water’ across humanitarian and long term development.

The Water and Sanitation Governance Advisor will provide strategic leadership to Oxfam’s long-term work on Water and Sanitation governance specifically focusing on supporting the transition of Oxfam’s Humanitarian WASH to longer term development WASH Governance. In addition, the role will support Oxfam’s work on Water Governance for resilient economic development.

The post holder will explore partnerships and alliances with Government authorities, civil society, academic institutions and the private sector to promote affordable and sustainable Water and Sanitation in support of resilient economic development and public health goals.

About you

You will have proven experience of innovating and leading the development of strategic approach to Water and Sanitation management and governance and significant experience of either working in developing countries or providing advisory support to country teams. You will understand the emerging trends and challenges in WASH, including water for domestic and agriculture or other productive uses and potential solutions. You will be able to demonstrate experience of integrating gender justice and climate change adaptation into WASH programmes and policy. A strong communicator and excellent team player you will enjoy working and collaborating with others.]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Mon, 17 Aug 2015 10:08:38 +0000
Oxfam Senior WASH Advisor, Asia Region - Closing Date:27 August 2015 - by: jonpar

Location: The Philippines. Other locations will be considered based on visa regulations.
Hours:40 hours per week
Type of Post: Fixed-term Contract (1 October 2015 - 31 September 2017, renewable)
Post Level: Global B2
Salary: Competitive
Other benefits: Oxfam offers staff a comprehensive benefits package including annual leave entitlements, sick pay provision, medical cover plus opportunities for learning and development.

As the Senior WASH Advisor you will consolidate Oxfam’s position as a leading WASH agency by promoting innovation and learning across the region. You will lead strategic thinking for WASH programming in the region. You will work closely with the regional team to develop and implement the Regional Humanitarian Strategy. You will explore and test new ways of working in middle income countries, that influence and support government, civil society and the private sector to deliver their humanitarian commitments, in relation to water and sanitation, especially in urban areas.

What we are looking for

You have proven successful experience of working as part of a cross disciplinary team that designed and tested new urban WASH approaches in middle income countries, that created space for influencing and supporting government, civil society and the private sector to deliver their humanitarian commitments. You have the skills needed to build institutional relationships with private sector and academic institutions.

You are a WASH leader and mentor. You have senior level experience leading the design and delivery of large complex humanitarian response and recovery programmes. You have demonstrated skills in knowledge management. You have developed and use tools that promote learning, skill transfer and knowledge generation, that are accessible to both WASH and none technical stakeholders.


° Influences the development of the regional and country programme and sector strategy and ensures and supports implementation

° Impacts directly on programme quality through providing professional support to senior managers on areas of work covered in their remit

° Develops innovative solutions to diverse and complex problems within organisational policy

° Develops effective networks within Oxfam and strengthen partnerships with external bodies (public private partnerships)

° Maximises sharing of lessons between Asian countries and other regions, both internally and externally of Oxfam


Strategic Direction

° Act as the lead on strategic thinking for WASH programmes in the region, working closely with country teams, global staff and regional colleagues.

° Explore and test new ways of working for Oxfam in Asia in middle income countries that create space for influencing and supporting government, civil society and the private sector to deliver their humanitarian commitments, with a specific focus on urban contexts.

° At the regional level and with strategic countries identify private sector willing and able to play a more active role in responding to humanitarian crises.

° Support willing private sector companies to engage with the humanitarian sector which may involve training staff, contingency plans and stocks

° Leads on raising multi-year funds to support this work Programme quality, learning and representation

° Represent OGB to other agencies and authorities, including academic institutions, private sector and the WASH cluster where this is operating. Building institutional relations to strengthen and grow our WASH influence

° Ensure that programmes are designed based on a strong gender analysis and set up to maximises opportunities for women’s economic leadership.

° Ensure that programmes are set up in a way that maximises learning opportunities, and ensure that lessons learnt are fed back into the refinement and development of other programmes within the region.

° Provide direct or remote support to WASH country teams and senior managers to identify promising technologies for WASH innovation.

° Coordinate with the Oxfam’s humanitarian innovation leads and the Global WASH Advisor to identify new technologies and strategic priorities.

° Coordinate with technical colleagues in other Oxfam affiliates

° Utilise or develop mechanisms to disseminate information and research findings on new technologies, approaches towards engagement within Oxfam and externally as appropriate.

Capacity building

The capacity building component of this role will focus on supporting the development of a 3-5 year capacity building strategy and supervising and working with the Regional Capacity Building Coordinator- Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion to ensure delivery of:

° Informal and formal training sessions for a variety of stakeholders and evaluate the impact of this training. Assisting with capacity building of partner agencies. Ensuring that all training take gender issues fully into account. This includes the introduction of mechanisms to enable women to participate in decision making around WASH issues and programme decisions.

° Mentoring and/or coaching of identified OGB staff and partners to enable them to develop their skills in humanitarian programming, DRR programming and building links between our long-term LH interventions and public health priorities.

° When needed recruiting, training and supervising WASH staff as requested by country programmes.

Emergency Programme Implementation:

° Give technical input to country teams, Oxford and the Regional Team to assist in “go/no-go” decision-making

° When required, assist with the start-up of new humanitarian response programmes and provide ongoing support to programme managers and the WASH team as required throughout programme implementation.

° As necessary facilitate the recruitment, training and supervision of public health engineers and health promoters. This may involve coordinating the mobilisation of RRT’s and providing support with the production of job descriptions, work schedules, training plans and appraisals

° As a member of a multidisciplinary Oxfam Regional Humanitarian Team monitor the effectiveness of activities and the continuing level of humanitarian need in the region.

° In certain cases, be deployed during the first phase of a large-scale emergency response as an acting senior public health coordinator


° Masters degree or higher in water and sanitation, engineering, or public health. Equivalent technical experience and training can substitute for qualifications but not vice versa.

° Experience of senior level representation with Governments, INGO’s, the UN and the private sector.

° Substantial experience of water and sanitation programming in multiple developing countries, including significant experience in complex emergency contexts.

° Experience in integrated public health programming (combining water and sanitation with public health promotion), and a demonstrated understanding of health promotion approaches and methodologies

° Experience in assessment and designing response in both rapid and slow-onset emergencies.

° Experience in the development of urban WASH programming- with a focus on governance and the role of private, public partnerships

° Ability to work well under pressure and in response to rapidly changing needs.

° Good written and spoken English is essential.

° Willingness to travel up to 40% of the time.]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Mon, 17 Aug 2015 10:00:38 +0000
Vacancies at the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) - by: sailas
Technical Officer: Knowledge and Learning (New Delhi, India)
Technical Officer: Equality and Non Discrimination (New Delhi, India)
Senior Programme Officer, Equality and Non-Discrimination (Geneva, Switzerland)
Evaluation Support Officer (Geneva, Switzerland)
Communications Intern - Monitoring & Evaluation (Geneva, Switzerland)

Join our team]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Wed, 05 Aug 2015 14:02:04 +0000
Service & Business Design Specialist (with WSUP, London, UK) - by: gsmikhael Salary: £40,000 depending on experience + up to maximum 5% pension contribution
Closing date: Friday, 4 September at 9am UK time

Please apply here:

This is a great opportunity to be a part of a dynamic organisation with the scope to make a significant contribution to the innovation and design culture within WSUP.

Experience starting new and exciting businesses or services and leading on design is essential, together with creative thinking and skills in analysing business / financial models. The successful candidate will be comfortable growing an innovative culture and able to drive their own work forward within a small team.

WSUP is a non-profit partnership between the private sector, NGOs and research institutions focused on solving the global problem of inadequate water and sanitation in low-income urban communities. WSUP brings lasting solutions to low-income areas by working in partnership with service providers; including water utilities, local authorities and businesses, and the communities they serve. WSUP strengthens the capacity of service providers to deliver sustainable city-wide water and sanitation services, promote good hygiene and raise the environmental standards of low-income communities.

Interview dates: Tuesday 22 and Wed 23 September 2015

WSUP is an equal opportunities employer – equality of opportunity, fairness and valuing diversity underpin every area of our work.

We request no contact from agencies.]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:26:24 +0000