Water Services Director Job at Chemonics International – Career Opportunity in Tanzania

Job Category: NGO – Non Government Organisations
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  13 January 2021
Duty Station:  Tanzania
Posted: 30-12-2020
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Water Services Director

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Chemonics International

Deadline of this Job:
13 January 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 30, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Description:
Chemonics seeks a Water Services Director for the anticipated USAID Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) activity in Tanzania. The Activity’s overall objective is to expand the provision and governance of WASH services and the management of water resources through partnership with the government and private sector. The Water Services Director will be responsible for technical leadership, oversight, and coordination of activities building financial and organizational capacities of government, private, and civil society partners in WASH services. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. .

Responsibilities Include:
• Under the chief of party, provides leadership, oversight, and coordination of technical activities to build planning, financial, monitoring, and management capacity of the government of Tanzania’s Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASA)
• Supports RUWASA to pilot and implement new models in target regions to professionalize rural water service delivery and utilize the private sector
• Provides technical assistance to the Ministry of Water in assessing, finalizing, disseminating, and operationalizing the National Water Policy
• Identifies and oversees the implementation of select investments in water infrastructure construction activities
• Supports civil society partners to improve their ability to advocate for equitable allocation of resources and the accountability of the government for delivering water and sanitation services, including promoting the voices of women and youth in these advocacy efforts

Job Skills: Not Specified

Qualifications and Experience:
• Master’s degree or higher in engineering, public policy, public administration, economics, water and natural resource management, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience in a related field;
• A minimum of 7 years’ of experience in the design, implementation, and management of donor-funded (USAID preferred) WASH programs, infrastructure and financing, or utility reform programs, or in other related fields in an international context;
• Strong working relationship with the relevant governments and ministries in the region; strong ability to manage and deal with diverse stakeholders;
• Experience with Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) and youth integration in project implementation preferred;
• Proven record of fostering collaboration and innovation to achieve program goals, meet program milestones, and produce quality program results;
• Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity;
• Fluency in English with excellent oral and written communication skills required; proficiency in Swahili preferred; and
• Experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa strongly preferred.

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Education Experience: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
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