Global Water Partnership Eastern Africa Interim Regional Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Global Water Partnership Eastern Africa Interim Regional Coordinator Jobs in Uganda


  • The Global Water Partnership (GWP) is a worldwide network which has since 1996 successfully supported countries in their efforts to implement a more equitable and sustainable management of water resources.

    Scope of this Interim Position

  • Stocktaking and internalization of ongoing GWPEA network, programs, projects and activities – both in substance and processes.

  • Thereafter, the Interim Regional Coordinator shall proceed in execution of related activities and commitments and follow on processes of proposals.

  • These includes, but not limited to: drought resilience for small holder farmers and pastoralists in the IGAD region (DRESS EA) project; enhancing resilience of communities to climate change through catchment based integrated management of water and related resources (EURECCCA) project; GCF readiness proposals in Burundi and Sudan; NDC Partnership Country Action Enhancement Package (CAEP) work in Somalia and Sudan, SDG 6 IWRM Support Program activities.

  • Including, supporting Pan-African programs (e.g. AIP) and water and climate change development program – gender (WACDEP-G) and network with GWP global, regional and national networks, and development partners, etc.

    Specifically, the Interim Regional Coordinator, shall:

  • Oversee the management and administration of GWPEA Sec, in collaboration with the Host Institution and in liaison with GWPO

  • Based on the guidance of the Regional Steering Committee develop options for potential alternative hosting arrangements and present these options to the Regional Steering Committee

  • Ensure continuity in implementation and execution of ongoing GWPEA programs, projects and activities – (at implementation phase and those in the pipeline)

  • Upkeep and maintain established working relationships and synergies with cooperating allies (development partners, national and regional institutions) and GWP networks

  • Coordinate, liaise and work very closely with the GWPEA Chair, GWPO Network Officer for the region
    to ensure timely submission of regional inputs, development of synergies within the GWPEA network and knowledge sharing across the GWP Network

  • Coordinate, liaise and work very closely with the Host Institution in order to ensure efficient and effective operations in the GWPEA Office

  • Liaise and consult with the countries water partnerships and other national institutions on issues related to programs and activities

  • Prepare for the upcoming GWPEA CP and RSC meetings

  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by the RSC Chair and/or requested by GWPO Senior Network Officer.

    Qualifications and Experience

    The Interim Regional Coordinator should have the following qualifications and abilities:

  • Advanced degree (M.Sc. degree and above) in water resources planning, development and management and its related natural environment, with any combination of climate and natural resources sciences

  • At least 10 years relevant experience in working with implementation of natural resources development programs (emphasis on water resources, climate and related environment).

  • Knowledge of the development and management in the context of integrated approaches (e.g. IWRM, Nexus, integrated catchment management)

  • Ability to coordinate and manage multiple tasks with excellent project management skills

  • Strong managerial leadership skills, with analytical capabilities

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Global Water Partnership Eastern Africa Interim Regional Coordinator Jobs in Uganda


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