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Senior / Principal Water & Sanitation Specialist, IFC (World Bank), USA [deadline 11 November]

The Infrastructure and Natural Resources Department (CNG) of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank Group, is seeking to recruit a Water and Sanitation Specialist for its headquarters office in Washington, DC.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Lead and/or assist with design and implementation of business development activities
  • Act as in –house advisor to investment staff in appraising new private sector proposals for investments in the water and sanitation sector of emerging economies

Selection criteria include:

  • Fifteen years or more experience in the water and sanitation industry, preferably gained in an operating company and/or a specialized water consultancy
  • Proven ability to communicate in English both orally and in writing
  • Professional engineer with advanced degree

Application deadline: 10 November 2014

Job number: 141093

For more information and to apply online go:  www.ifc.org/careers

Please do nor send request for information or applications to the WASH Vacancies blog

WSSCC Developing Roster of Senior Consultants for Sanitation and Hygiene Programming Support

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) is currently recruiting to populate a roster of Senior Consultants Sanitation and Hygiene Programming Support. Placement on the roster will enable consultants to be contracted on a retainer basis to provide support to WSSCC’s country-level work in a variety of countries in Africa and Asia.  The purpose of these consultancies is to strengthen WSSCC’s range of activities around equity and sustainable and integrated hygiene and sanitation behaviour change at scale, within four main task areas:

Programme support: strengthen equity and hygiene and sanitation behaviour change programming aspects in GSF programmes in selected countries by providing technical support to programmes.

Capacity strengthening: Directly respond to programme capacity needs in relation to equity and/or hygiene and sanitation behaviour change; where appropriate develop capacity building materials or tools; advise WSSCC on the development of systems for equity and/or sanitation and hygiene behaviour change related capacity development.

Learning: In line with the 2012-2016 Medium Term Strategic Plan, inform WSSCC’s sustainable behaviour change and equity related learning agenda.

Country scoping and strategic programme development: Scoping, sector reviews and relationship building to support identification of new programme countries for WSSCC engagement.

The incumbents are professional specialists who are based in or have spent extended periods of time in one or more of WSSCC’s programme countries in Africa and Asia including but not limited to: Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda.

For more information and to apply, go to:  https://gprs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=2620