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Research and Policy Leads (x3) – WSUP

WSUP Kenya, WSUP Ghana and WSUP Bangladesh are all recruiting Research & Policy Leads/Specialists to support sector influence and research activities in each country.

This role will entail developing and implementing WSUP Ghana/Kenya/Bangladesh’s sector influence strategy from 2016-2020, and providing key support to the respective Country Programme Manager. In conjunction with WSUP’s Evaluation, Research and Learning team (based in London), the Research & Policy Lead/Specialist will design and manage the organisation’s research-into-policy programme from 2016-2020. The successful candidate will coordinate WSUP’s research and research-into-policy efforts, as well as their country team’s ongoing sector influencing/advocacy work, ensuring cohesion between WSUP Ghana/Kenya/Bangladesh and WSUP London regarding research and sector influence.

Successful candidates will have substantial research experience, and significant experience of pro-poor influence/advocacy/lobbying work in a development context.

Candidates must have the right to work in Ghana/Kenya/Bangladesh, depending on the role they apply for.

CVs will not be accepted. Please visit the WSUP website here for full job descriptions and more details on how to apply.

WASH Project Manager – Generic (All Medair field programmes)

Role and Responsibilities

To plan, develop, monitor and evaluate the assigned WASH project(s). Assess WASH needs, design projects, write proposals and initiate and effectively manage and report on projects in line with the objectives, timeframe and budget. Provide technical support, leadership and strategic direction; meet quality standards in WASH delivery, encourage beneficiary participation, liaise with other stakeholders and manage and train WASH staff.

Project Overview

Emergency Relief and Recovery projects in countries of high vulnerability.


Medair brings life-saving relief and recovery in disasters, conflict areas, and other crises by working alongside the most vulnerable. Its Internationally Recruited (IRS) and HQ staff are inspired by their Christian faith to care for people in need, providing practical and compassionate support, regardless of race, religion, or politics. Medair has achieved the ISO 9001:2008 certification, worldwide. This certification signifies that Medair effectively delivers goods and services with a focus on beneficiary needs. Founded in 1989, Medair’s unwavering commitment continues to bring hope to the world’s most vulnerable.

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