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Aquaya is a San Francisco-based research and consulting organization dedicated to accelerating safe water delivery in developing countries.
Execute the overall project strategy and work plan
Maintain daily oversight over program activities
Directly supervise two Program Associates and an Office Administrator based in Nairobi
Participate in networking meetings with relevant water sector stakeholders
Organize program workshops and conference presentations
With input from the Senior Management team and program partners, manage the development and advertisement of a Request for Proposals to solicit interest in program participation, review proposals, and select program participants
With support from the Senior Program Manager, develop payment plans and negotiate program agreements with selected participants
Oversee data collection
Assist with data analysis, preparation of reports and publications, and other dissemination activities
Liaise with program partners, including the International Water Association,
Provide written program updates to the Senior Program Manager at designated intervals
Work with Office Administrator to track program budget
Track progress against milestones and timeline.
Demonstrated interest in the water sector and/or international development
Demonstrated management, leadership, and decision making skills
Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects with attention to detail
Strong work ethic and ability to work independently
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Flexibility and ability to adapt to challenging circumstances
Ability to travel up to 50% of the time
Fluency in English required. French and Portuguese speakers are encouraged to apply.
Minimum of four years of progressively responsible professional experience
Graduate degree in a relevant field (international development, public health, civil and environmental engineering, public policy, economics) preferred
Experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa preferred
This position is based in Nairobi, Kenya.
This is a full-time, exempt position.
Compensation includes a competitive salary commensurate with experience and benefits.
Candidate must be able to obtain legal right to work in Kenya.
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs [at] aquaya.org.
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