Senior Director – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 17 July 2019

Job Description

World Vision International

*Position Location: Any country within Africa where WVI is registered to operate; preference given to countries where WVI is currently conducting WASH projects.

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our almost 37,000 staff members working in nearly 100 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

As Senior Director – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), you will provide strategic leadership and direction for the WASH field operations to maximize the WASH contribution to child well-being, the Sustainable Development Goals and to ensure operational performance that meets the sector standards and donor expectations. You will ensure effective partnership with WV field teams, the donors and other partners. You will strengthen WV operational effectiveness and reputation, creates and strengthens strategic partnerships, networking, and innovative approaches and strengthens and mobilizes the community of practice to execute programming that demonstrates evidence of efficiency and impact, enhance global WASH reputation, influence, and thought leadership.

Requirements include:

  • Master’s degree required in international relief and development, behavior change, engineering or business, plus related professional work experience.
  • Excellent in written reporting and in verbal communication in English.
  • Strong experience and proven skills in leading a team of technical professionals.
  • Leader with minimum 10 years’ experience designing and leading WASH programming in the developing world.
  • In-depth knowledge/expertise in WASH programming including evidence based best practices.
  • Fluency in a relevant second language (Spanish or French) is desirable.

Is this the job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 03 AUG 2019. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

About the Organization

The World Vision Partnership is a global community of people passionately committed to improving the lives and futures of the world’s most vulnerable children.

We believe that every child is a precious gift to the entire world and that their well-being concerns us all. We will not rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed. We are looking for people who share our beliefs and our passion.

www.wvi.org

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