SuSanA - Forum Kunena Site Syndication Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:18:31 +0000 Kunena 1.6 SuSanA - Forum en-gb Sandec/Eawag seeks intern - by: Moritz
Short notice, the research group of Excreta and Wastewater Management (EWM) @Sandec/Eawag ( is looking for an intern to support its research on resource recovery from faecal sludge in Kampala, Uganda.

Please see the attached announcement.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.


Jobs, consultancies, internships Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:07:01 +0000
World Toilet Organization seeking Project Manager - Events - by: WTO project manager, based in its Singapore headquarters, to manage two major annual events as well as ad hoc projects throughout the year. WTO is a global non-profit committed to improving toilet and sanitation conditions worldwide. We believe in empowering individuals through education, training and building local marketplace opportunities to advocate for clean and safe sanitation facilities in their communities.

The project manager will be working alongside a small and dynamic team of dedicated toileteers!

You can view the full position description and any other open roles on the WTO website

Please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you have any questions about this, and any other open roles]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:49:55 +0000
GOAL seek WASH Coordinator for Malawi - by: goalglobalwash
GOAL are currently recruiting for a new WASH Coordinator to lead our Malawi WASH programming. More details on the GOAL website here:

Feel free to contact me for details.

Jobs, consultancies, internships Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:05:07 +0000
iDE is recruiting two new country directors - by: BlakeMcK
iDE ( is currently recruiting for two amazing country directors for our Zambia and Burkina Faso programs. These programs focus primarily on agriculture but also work in the WASH sector. This is a great opportunity for a business-minded professional to join a thriving organization and fantastic team making real impact. The recruitment decks are attached.

Jobs, consultancies, internships Mon, 09 Feb 2015 16:37:34 +0000
Internship at CAWST - by: tngai
We are presently hiring a a technical intern for our Research Learning team. The key role of this position will be to assist in the collection, management, analysis and reporting of the results and impacts of CAWST and of CAWST clients. Additional projects will be based on the intern's interests and CAWST's needs, such as the construction of sieve sets, water filters, and low-cost toilets; communicating with CAWST clients to collect stories and case studies; reading research papers and summarizing them in order to contribute to the online knowledgebases or to present to CAWST staff.

We are looking for someone with a Bachelor's degree, or at minimum in the 3rd year of the Bachelor's program, in engineering, science, health, or international development.

For more information or to apply, please visit the job posting on our website at

The application deadline is 9 March 2015.]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Fri, 06 Feb 2015 18:27:53 +0000
SEI is recruiting: Research Associate on Sustainable Sanitation and Integrated Natural Resource Management (Stockholm) - by: KimAndersson SEI is recruiting an independent and motivated junior researcher with a background in sustainable sanitation, integrated natural resource management, WASH (Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene), or related areas, to support our innovative work on making sanitation more sustainable. Our work is focused on low and middle income countries, so the candidate should have a strong interest in and experience from development issues.

The recruitment is part of a broader strategy to strengthening the sanitation work at SEI, which is done through our new SEI Initiative on Sustainable Sanitation. The Initiative, launched in the beginning of 2015 with a program horizon to 2019, is a global venture with special focus on sub-Saharan Africa. This initiative will stress the case for “productive” sanitation, with a focus on hygienic management and safe, efficient use of sanitation waste products, e.g. for energy and agricultural production. It has both strong research and communications components; hence the candidate will be involved in a diverse set of stimulating tasks and missions.

In collaboration with a team of SEI researchers, the candidate will undertake the following tasks:
- Carry out independent applied research and implementation projects dealing with sustainable sanitation, aiming for improved health, equity, livelihoods, natural resource management, and environmental quality
- Compilation and synthesis of project results into communication products (e.g. briefs, reports and scientific papers)
- Participation in capacity building and training activities
- Contribute to networking, knowledge management and outreach activities
- Contribute to relevant project proposals and tenders in order to raise external funds

Please follow this link ( to see the full position description and to apply!

Best wishes,
Jobs, consultancies, internships Fri, 06 Feb 2015 10:38:29 +0000
CAWST Knowledge and Research Coordinator position - by: tngai
We are presently hiring a new member for our Research Learning team. The key role of this position includes the analysis and management of WASH technical knowledge from academia, grey literature, and the field experience of practitioners, and then sharing that knowledge, both within CAWST to ensure that staff are informed and current, as well as with partners and clients.

The three main tasks associated with this role are:
- Create innovative strategies and processes to transfer relevant knowledge to staff
- Capture knowledge from staff and clients
- Generate and disseminate new knowledge to the sector through innovative channels

We are looking for someone with a Masters level degree (or higher) in engineering, public health, science or related fields and a minimum of 2 years of experience working in water, sanitation, hygiene, or health in an international development context.

Experience in library and information science and of applying ICT (information communications technology) to knowledge management would be an asset.

For more information or to apply, please visit the job posting on our website at

The application deadline is 23 February 2015]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Thu, 05 Feb 2015 16:36:07 +0000
Recrutement d’un Consultant international procédures de gestion du guichet eau (huit mois) [Job offer: Consultant for Water Management in Burundi] - by: secretariat
Principales Activites:
  • Vérifier la conformité aux procédures de la gestion financière des ressources du guichet eau et conseiller le FONIC sur la manière d’améliorer la gestion si cela est jugé nécessaire
  • Conseiller le FONIC dans le suivi de la gestion des fonds et de l’avancement des travaux par les communes
  • Conseiller le FONIC dans le rapportage sur l’avancement des activités du Guichet
  • Exploiter les défis éventuellement rencontrés pour proposer des améliorations et accompagner le FONIC dans leur mise en œuvre
  • Appuyer le FONIC dans la préparation et la communication des résultats de la phase teste du guichet

Le profil du consultant:
  • Minimum titulaire d’un Diplôme universitaire (BAC + 5) en sciences du développement, sciences économiques ou tout autre diplôme jugé équivalent
  • Moins 10 ans d’expérience internationale dans les domaines combinés de la décentralisation et l’appui à la maîtrise d’ouvrage communal, des finances publiques locales ainsi que la gestion des fonds communs
  • Expérience dans le conseil et le développement de capacités des institutions publiques
  • Parfaite maîtrise du français exigée; bonne connaissance de l’anglais souhaitée
  • Excellentes qualités rédactionnelles, de communications et de présentation

Date limite de dépôt des offres : 06/02/2015 avant 15 heures.]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Wed, 04 Feb 2015 16:00:40 +0000
Eawag is offering a 2-Year Postdoctoral Fellowship - by: donahupa]]> Jobs, consultancies, internships Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:24:56 +0000 New Job Opening at Population Services International - Technical Advisor, Child Survival - by: psiwash

PSI and its local affiliates work to support Ministries of Health in around 32 developing countries to improve the health of young children. Our child survival efforts are focused on finding the most appropriate channels to reach mothers and care givers, to provide them with high quality, cost-effective, integrated health products and services that address the main causes of childhood disease and death.

PSI is seeking an experienced, dynamic Child Survival Technical Advisor to join a high performing team to support and further develop its child survival portfolio.

The position will be based in Washington, DC with 40% travel and will report to the Director of the Malaria and Child Survival department.

To work as part of a team, supporting the existing ICM technical advisors to define and manage PSI’s child survival strategies to maximize health impact through improved service delivery.
To act as the primary focal point for Integrated Community Case Management and scale up of child survival intervention
Lead regional / global proposal development initiatives to scale up ICCM
Provide in-country and remote technical assistance on program design, resource mobilization/proposal development, implementation, behavior change communications and integrated health delivery approaches.
To engage at the policy level with partner organizations, donors and international networks to share PSI learning and achievements and to ensure PSI is delivering programs in line with international best practices
Act as primary technical focal point for the Global Financing Fund (GFF)
Support the child survival knowledge management activities efforts of the team
Represent PSI at international child survival meetings in order to facilitate knowledge and information exchange and improved partnership

Relevant post-graduate degree MD, PhD, or MSc, MPH
7+ years work experience in a developing country in a technical or management capacity role
In-depth technical knowledge of child survival issues in developing countries in both policy and practice
Established international reputation in child survival in developing countries
Professional experience in navigating partnership landscape and the international donor community
Strong and demonstrated fundraising skills
Previous proposal development experience
Strong writing and presentation skills
Fluency in written and spoken English
Written and spoken fluency in French is highly desired
Experience in private sector / marketing is advantageous

Level 6

Please apply online by selecting this link to the PSI Career Page.

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability.]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:56:03 +0000
Project Manager (PM) - CDD Society - by: cddsociety
Job Title : Project Manager (PM)

Project : Strengthening the Operation & Maintenance Sector for Servicing Decentralized Urban Sanitation Infrastructure in Karnataka, India (O&M Project)

Project Duration : December 2014 to November 2015

Location : Bangalore

Reporting to : Coordination and Direction team of CDD Society

PM is responsible for running and supervising the O&M project at all stages of the project management cycle. He/she is also responsible for accomplishing the projects objectives and outcomes within the contextual constraints. The PM ensures the overall success of the project by making sure the team (5-10 staff) completes the defined activities while adhering to internal standards and contractual obligations; and that the project is completed on time, within budget and with acceptable quality.
Further objectives for the PM concern the capacity building and mentoring of staff; recruitment, context analysis to contribute to the development of future projects; and internal coordination to reinforce CDD’s approach and integrate the project in the overall portfolio. The PM reports to the CDD Management.

Compensation offer: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary would not be a constraint for the right candidate and would be above the average standard.
Background: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded above tilted project grant to a German NGO called BORDA. BORDA in turn have selected CDD Society for implementation of the project. The project aims to support improved (enabling environment) O&M services for decentralised urban sanitation infrastructure in one city of the State of Karnataka, India.

Key Responsibilities: The PM is responsible for the overall planning, smooth implementation, monitoring and documentation of the project under the supervision of CDD Society Management and other involved actors (such as advisor from donor agency, external experts engaged, etc).

The PM manages the budget, monitors the expenditure, coordinates the preparation of forecasts, financial statements.

The PM tracks progress of activities, ensure collecting of project milestones and provide on-time internal status and external donor reports.

The PM identifies and monitors risks, constraints or escalating issues and informs the management of CDD accordingly.

The PM ensures that all data and information is updated, well organized and easily accessible and lessons learnt and best practices are capitalized.

The PM manages the teams’ performance of tasks and activities and provides technical support to them.

The PM will provide professional technical expert inputs in engineering water and sanitation systems, and demonstrate appropriate project management and team leadership.

The PM coordinates with other units to ensure a common approach, synergy and sharing of information.

The PM represents CDD Society externally and coordinates/collaborates with local authorities, donors, counterparts, partners and stakeholders.

Qualification and Experience :
Engineering degree (civil, mechanical, electrical and environment) with at least 10 years work experience and post graduate degree in Management will be preferred. Experience in managing teams is essential. Experience of working with the government and prior experience of managing water and sanitation projects or working with an INGO would be an added advantage.

Mail your CVs along with a cover letter to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted. The last date for submission would be 7th January 2015.

Visit for applying online.]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Wed, 24 Dec 2014 05:29:06 +0000
Sandec is seeking an Intern to support the development of Shit-Flow-Diagrams - by: donahupa
• Master’s student in environmental management, engineering, planning, or a related field
• Advanced knowledge of English in reading, speaking and writing
• Basic knowledge of sanitation and wastewater sludge/faecal sludge management
• Exceptional communication skills and team spirit

For more information, please

contact Lars Schoebitz at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Deadline for applications: 05.01.2015.]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:17:31 +0000
Seeking Research Consultant - Handwashing Campaign in Nigeria - by: kengelly
TITLE: Research Consultant
DEPARTMENT: Strategic Research & Evaluation
DATE: December 2014

PSI seeks candidates for a two month research consultancy to support the evaluation of a rural hand-washing promotion program implemented in Nigeria by the Society for Family Health, an independent member of the PSI global network. This consultancy will require up to 10 days travel to Nigeria.

 Develop evaluation study design in consultation with PSI and SFH staff
 Design and conduct fieldworker training to ensure high quality data collection
 Analyze data in consultation with PSI and SFH staff
 Produce final evaluation report by February 15, 2015

 Degree in public health, statistics, epidemiology or other related field
 Experience designing and conducting/managing quantitative research fieldwork training, data collection, and data entry in developing countries required
 Excellent written, verbal and inter-personal communication skills
 Attention to detail
 Ability to work independently
 Excellent communication and training facilitation skills
 Experience with electronic data collection preferred
 Experience with state-of-the-art measurement approaches in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector, including structured observation of hand-washing behaviors, strongly preferred

Please apply online at

PSI is an Equal Op

portunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability. Position Description]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Fri, 05 Dec 2014 16:16:10 +0000
Programme Manager Water Supply and Sanitation Services - by: pascalgarde
1. Strategic Development and Positioning
2. Resource Mobilisation
3. Project Coordination

In addition to the duties and responsibilities outlined above, the programme manager is expected to contribute to other areas of the Associations work and support colleagues in a proactive manner; this includes:

• Support other members of the programmes group;
• Provide inputs to other programme activities as requested;
• Carry out administrative duties required to function within the IWA Secretariat;
• Contribute to the team spirit and excellent ambiance in the IWA Secretariat and in working with partners;
• Represent IWA at key international events.

To read the full job description and apply, click on this link and follow the instructions.]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:58:45 +0000
Several job opportunities in Turkey! - by: pascalgarde The Consulting Firm WYG is seeking several Experts for different projects in Turkey.

The overall objective of the programme is to assist Turkey in developing infrastructure and institutional capacity in order to achieve a high level of environmental protection and compliance with the EU directives relating wastewater treatment management.

Click on the position title to access the full job description.

- Resident Engineer, (acting as Deputy Team Leader)

- Resident Engineer, Deputy Team Leader

- Institutional/Financial Expert

- Team Leader 1

- Team Leader 2]]>
Jobs, consultancies, internships Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:51:46 +0000