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

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


  • Winrock is seeking WASH Technical 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 overall technical direction to the project’s systems approach.

  • Design and implement a market-led strategy that incentivizes investment in water supply and sanitation and hygiene products and services, improved technologies, equitable coverage, and accountable delivery.

  • Partner with with private sector, civil society, and government partners to develop market-led solutions to market and business enabling barriers to WASH sector competitiveness.

  • Work closely with financial institutions, end-markets, service providers, as well as the Behavior Change and GESI specialists to increase access to WASH markets and critical inputs and market services.

    Qualifications and Background:

    Education:

  • Master’s degree required in relevant fields of study related to the sector of the project, including but not limited to business, international development, public administration/policy, water resources management, and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH), value chain development.

    Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 7 years of practical experience in facilitating investment
    and partnerships in market systems, preferably in the water supply, sanitation or menstrual hygiene management sectors

  • Demonstrated track record of working with financial service providers, investors, private sector, and public private partnerships

  • An understanding of policy, economics, and market issues in the water and sanitation sectors, preferably in the Kenya context

  • 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.

  • 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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