• Organization TypeDevelopment Consulting
  • Staff501-1000
  • Development Budget50 Million - 100 Million
  • HeadquartersCanada
  • Founded1985

Cowater International

Cowater is a global leader in management consulting services, focusing on developing and emerging economies. They work with governments, partner organizations, communities and civil society to design and implement sustainable solutions that generate lasting social, financial and environmental impacts. As Canada’s largest international development consulting firm, Cowater has developed a reputation of excellence for their strong ability to work with clients and stakeholders to provide leading-edge solutions and services tailored to the needs and challenges faced by developing and transitional countries. Our firm possesses internationally recognized and award-winning experience at the policy, program and project levels, developing and managing major projects as well as undertaking studies, sector reviews, evaluations, and training and communications activities. Our adaptive approach to management has led to our award-winning work and recognition as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2017 and 2018 Cowater is a global company with its headquarters in Ottawa, Canada, an office in Montreal, Canada, an office in London, UK (Cowater UK), Pretoria, South Africa (Cowater South Africa) and Nairobi, Kenya. Additionally, the company currently operates project offices worldwide including in Burkina Faso, Mali, Malawi, Cameroon, South Sudan, Mozambique, Zambia, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Indonesia, Jordan, Peru, Honduras, Barbados etc.
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Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Finance and Operations/Admin Manager (National)
  • Payroll, Contracts and HR Officer (National)
  • Project Coordinator (EN/FR), Government and Economic Reform Group
  • Team Leader - Nursing Project (ProNurse)

Staff at Cowater International have experience in


  • development
  • public administration
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • economic policy
  • reproductive health


  • canada
  • pakistan
  • ghana
  • indonesia
  • kenya


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas


Contract Awards

Company Offices

  • Canada (headquarters)
  • Ottawa
  • 275 Slater Street. Suite 1600
  • Canada
  • Montreal
  • 1111 St. Charles Ouest St., Suite 700, Longueuil, QC
  • Quebec J4K 5G4
  • Kenya
  • Nairobi
  • 1st Floor, Woodlands Office Park Woodlands Road, Kilimani
  • South Africa
  • Pretoria
  • The Innovation Hub, Alan Cormack Street, Persequor
  • United Kingdom
  • London
  • 30 Stamford St. South Bank
  • SE1 9LS