Winrock International Behavior Change Director, Western Kenya - Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Activities Jobs

Winrock International Behavior Change Director, Western Kenya - Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Activities Jobs


  • Winrock is seeking Behavior Change Director candidates for an anticipated USAID-funded Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)project in Kenya.

  • The project will apply a facilitative approach, working across government, private sector, and civil society, to strengthen availability, accessibility and reliability of WASH services.

  • The project will foster close alliances with county governments and build their capacity for service delivery and regulation, while applying a market-driven lens to support private sector WASH service and equipment providers to deliver services to communities in Kenya. This position is contingent on receipt of donor funding.

    Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership to activities that drive normative change and behavior change strategies, plans, and campaigns.

  • Test and scale market-led mechanisms to promote and deliver inputs, services and technologies to motivate consumers to invest in WASH products and services.

  • Crafting, field-test, and manage behavior change messaging

  • Conduct training and capacity building activities related to behavior change practices for service providers.

    Qualifications and Background:

    Education:

  • Master’s degree required in behavioral or social sciences

    Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience, including 5 years’ experience managing behavior change campaigns

  • Relevant technical knowledge, skills, and extensive work in designing behavior change strategies, messages, tools and materials, media plans, and
    capacity building plans

  • Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse public and private partners and the ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Experience integrating Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) into water security and livelihoods programming.

    Skills:

  • Technical understanding of water resource management and sanitation.

  • Knowledge of the political, social, cultural, environmental, and development context of Kenya strongly preferred.

  • Ability to build coalitions and networks that can provide synergies and sustainable solutions for the project.

  • Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the initiative and to effectively coordinate with a wide range of regional stakeholders.

  • Fluency in English and Swahili required

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Winrock International Behavior Change Director, Western Kenya - Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Activities Jobs


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