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  • Posted: Jul 24, 2020
    Deadline: Jul 14, 2020
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    Winrock is a recognized leader in U.S. and international development with a focus on social and environmental issues. As a mission driven, field-based organization, we believe that sustainable development is inclusive and that complex challenges require integrated solutions. We pride ourselves as a learning organization that embraces continuous improvement i...
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    Behavior Change Director, Western Kenya - Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Activities (WASH)

    Winrock is seeking Behavior Change Director candidates for an anticipated USAID-funded Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)project in Kenya. The project will apply a facilitative approach, working across government, private sector, and civil society, to strengthen availability, accessibility and reliability of WASH services. The project will foster close alliances with county governments and build their capacity for service delivery and regulation, while applying a market-driven lens to support private sector WASH service and equipment providers to deliver services to communities in Kenya. This position is contingent on receipt of donor funding.

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide technical leadership to activities that drive normative change and behavior change strategies, plans, and campaigns.
    • Test and scale market-led mechanisms to promote and deliver inputs, services and technologies to motivate consumers to invest in WASH products and services.
    • Crafting, field-test, and manage behavior change messaging
    • Conduct training and capacity building activities related to behavior change practices for service providers.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND:

    Education:

    • Master’s degree required in behavioral or social sciences

    Work Experience:

    • Minimum of 10 years’ experience, including 5 years’ experience managing behavior change campaigns
    • Relevant technical knowledge, skills, and extensive work in designing behavior change strategies, messages, tools and materials, media plans, and capacity building plans
    • Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse public and private partners and the ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams.
    • Experience integrating Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) into water security and livelihoods programming.

    Skills:

    • Technical understanding of water resource management and sanitation.
    • Knowledge of the political, social, cultural, environmental, and development context of Kenya strongly preferred.
    • Ability to build coalitions and networks that can provide synergies and sustainable solutions for the project.
    • Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the initiative and to effectively coordinate with a wide range of regional stakeholders.
    • Fluency in English and Swahili required

    Please note that all CVs must be submitted in English.

    Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law.

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    Communications, Learning and Adaptation (CLA) Director, Western Kenya - Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Activities (WASH)

    Winrock is seeking CLA Director candidates for an anticipated USAID-funded Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)project in Kenya. The project will apply a facilitative approach, working across government, private sector, and civil society, to strengthen availability, accessibility and reliability of WASH services. The project will foster close alliances with county governments and build their capacity for service delivery and regulation, while applying a market-driven lens to support private sector WASH service and equipment providers to deliver services to communities in Kenya. This position is contingent on receipt of donor funding.

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide technical leadership for M&E to the project team to ensure USAID M&E requirements are met on timely basis and guides data collection, management of the data, and display of the results – based on both quantitative and qualitative inputs. This includes data analysis, reporting, and dissemination, building capacity of M&E and technical staff in these areas, and ensuring compliance.
    • Develop efficient and accurate data collection and analysis system that includes efficient processes for collecting and analyzing data and ensuring data quality.
    • Design and lead the implementation of the project’s Learning Agenda including census, surveys, case studies, focus groups and other tools to evaluate project impact, trends, and other learnings. Provide comprehensive analysis of learning outcomes to inform project interventions.
    • Lead knowledge sharing activities within project, with USAID, other implementing partners, and with target countries’ governments.
    • Lead the evaluation efforts of the project, from the design stage to findings sharing and use.
    • Build the capacity of the project team in MEL.
    • Participate in Winrock International’s Community of Practice.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND:

    Education:

    • Master’s level degree required, in social sciences, such as statistics, public policy, economics or a related field, and/or specialized training/certification in monitoring & evaluation.

    Work Experience:

    • Minimum of seven years’ experience managing and implementing complex MEL systems for international development projects, preferably with USAID.
    • Experience managing large M&E databases and conducting timely data analysis and developing reports. SQL database experience preferred.
    • Experience in both quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis.
    • Experience managing surveys required.
    • Experience with capacity building in MEL required.
    • Experience with mobile data collection strongly preferred.
    • Experience with tools and approaches for monitoring watershed management required.
    • Familiarity with USAID M&E requirements strongly preferred.
    • Proven record of designing and implementing data collection tools including surveys.

    Skills:

    • Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the initiative and to effectively coordinate with a wide range of regional stakeholders.
    • Fluency in English and Swahili required

    *Please note that all CVs must be submitted in English.

    Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law.

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    Integration Director, Western Kenya - Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Activities (WASH)

    Winrock is seeking Integration Director candidates for an anticipated USAID-funded Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)project in Kenya. The project will apply a facilitative approach, working across government, private sector, and civil society, to strengthen availability, accessibility and reliability of WASH services. The project will foster close alliances with county governments and build their capacity for service delivery and regulation, while applying a market-driven lens to support private sector WASH service and equipment providers to deliver services to communities in Kenya. This position is contingent on receipt of donor funding.

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Manage the relations with other USAID activities, international donors, national institutions, various levels and divisions of government, and other important actors as they become apparent.
    • work under the direction of the COP to leverage resources and technical expertise of the team, the Kenyan WASH sector, and other regional actors concerned with improving sustainable access to improve WASH services in Kenya as well a
    • Assist the COP in assuring coordination between technical activities.
    • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of and changing complex network of actors, institutions, organizations, and donors and their relationships

    QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND:

    Education:

    • Master’s degree required in relevant fields of study related to the sector of the project, including but not limited to business, international development, public administration/policy, water resources management, and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH), value chain development

    Work Experience:

    • Minimum of 8 years of practical experience in facilitating integration and leveraging funds at both the field and managerial levels of a project.
    • Familiarity with the international donor landscape and Kenyan legal landscape, especially in the WASH sector.
    • Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse public and private partners and the ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams.
    • Experience integrating Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) into water security and livelihoods programming.

    Skills:

    • Technical understanding of water resource management and sanitation.
    • Knowledge of the political, social, cultural, environmental, and development context of Kenya strongly preferred.
    • Ability to build coalitions and networks that can provide synergies and sustainable solutions for the project.
    • Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the initiative and to effectively coordinate with a wide range of regional stakeholders.
    • Fluency in English and Swahili required

    *Please note that all CVs must be submitted in English.

    Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law.

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    Operations Director, Western Kenya - Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Activities (WASH)

    Winrock is seeking Operations Director candidates for an anticipated USAID-funded Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project in Kenya. The project will apply a facilitative approach, working across government, private sector, and civil society, to strengthen availability, accessibility and reliability of WASH services. The project will foster close alliances with county governments and build their capacity for service delivery and regulation, while applying a market-driven lens to support private sector WASH service and equipment providers to deliver services to communities in Kenya. This position is contingent on receipt of donor funding.

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for day-to-day project implementation, including management and oversight of the financial and administrative aspects of the project, including procurement, grants, sub-contracts, accounting, IT, logistics, human resources, transportation and administration.
    • Supervise a team of finance, procurement and administrative professionals.
    • Provide support to the COP and work with technical, operations and functional managers to ensure that project activities are being effectively implemented and in compliance with Winrock International and USAID policies and regulations.
    • Liaise with finance, administrative, and logistics staff to ensure that all operational activities are executed in a timely manner.
    • Contribute to the overall program planning, monitoring and reporting to ensure timely and efficient progress in line with project goals and objectives.
    • Provide input and review for project documents including annual work plans, quarterly and weekly reports, and communications materials.
    • Liaise with USAID staff in country to facilitate program activities, and maintain relationships with partners, grantees and other project stakeholders.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND:

    Education:

    • Master’s level degree required, in business administration or a related field

    Work Experience:

    • At least 10 years work experience working in similar positions on USAID or other donor-funded projects.
    • Demonstrated relevant experience in project and operations management and supervising staff.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID policies and regulations regarding financial management systems and reporting, procurement processes, and grants management.

    Skills:

    • Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the initiative and to effectively coordinate with a wide range of regional stakeholders.
    • Fluency in English and Swahili required

    *Please note that all CVs must be submitted in English.

    Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law.

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    Investment Director, Western Kenya - Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Activities (WASH)

    Winrock is seeking WASH Investment Director candidates for an anticipated USAID-funded Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)project in Kenya. The project will apply a facilitative approach, working across government, private sector, and civil society, to strengthen availability, accessibility and reliability of WASH services. The project will foster close alliances with county governments and build their capacity for service delivery and regulation, while applying a market-driven lens to support private sector WASH service and equipment providers to deliver services to communities in Kenya. This position is contingent on receipt of donor funding.**

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Build the capacity of WASH market system actors to develop bankable business plans and access short to long-term financing
    • Work with private financial institutions to roll-out appropriate saving and lending products that respond to social, cultural and economic dynamics of target beneficiaries.
    • Identify opportunities for ICT-based solutions to improve accessibility of financial services as well as leverage investment in WASH infrastructure.
    • Strengthen community social safety nets through expansion of saving and lending group models.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND:

    Education:

    • Master’s degree required in relevant fields of study related to the sector of the project, including but not limited to business, international development, public administration/policy, water resources management, and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH), value chain development.

    Work Experience:

    • Minimum of 10 years of practical experience in the financial services sector, including 5 years of experience in WASH, and preferably lending
    • Experience with both formal and informal finance mechanisms including savings groups
    • Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse public and private partners and the ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams.
    • Experience integrating Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) into water security and livelihoods programming.

    Skills:

    • Technical understanding of water resource management and sanitation.
    • Knowledge of the political, social, cultural, environmental, and development context of Kenya strongly preferred.
    • Ability to build coalitions and networks that can provide synergies and sustainable solutions for the project.
    • Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the initiative and to effectively coordinate with a wide range of regional stakeholders.
    • Fluency in English and Swahili required

    *Please note that all CVs must be submitted in English.

    Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law.

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    Technical Director, Western Kenya - Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Activities (WASH)

    Winrock is seeking WASH Technical Director candidates for an anticipated USAID-funded Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)project in Kenya. The project will apply a facilitative approach, working across government, private sector, and civil society, to strengthen availability, accessibility and reliability of WASH services. The project will foster close alliances with county governments and build their capacity for service delivery and regulation, while applying a market-driven lens to support private sector WASH service and equipment providers to deliver services to communities in Kenya. This position is contingent on receipt of donor funding.

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide overall technical direction to the project’s systems approach.
    • Design and implement a market-led strategy that incentivizes investment in water supply and sanitation and hygiene products and services, improved technologies, equitable coverage, and accountable delivery.
    • Partner with with private sector, civil society, and government partners to develop market-led solutions to market and business enabling barriers to WASH sector competitiveness.
    • Work closely with financial institutions, end-markets, service providers, as well as the Behavior Change and GESI specialists to increase access to WASH markets and critical inputs and market services.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND:

    Education:

    • Master’s degree required in relevant fields of study related to the sector of the project, including but not limited to business, international development, public administration/policy, water resources management, and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH), value chain development.

    Work Experience:

    • Minimum of 7 years of practical experience in facilitating investment and partnerships in market systems, preferably in the water supply, sanitation or menstrual hygiene management sectors
    • Demonstrated track record of working with financial service providers, investors, private sector, and public private partnerships
    • An understanding of policy, economics, and market issues in the water and sanitation sectors, preferably in the Kenya context
    • Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse public and private partners and the ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams.
    • Experience integrating Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) into water security and livelihoods programming.

    Skills:

    • Technical understanding of water resource management and sanitation.
    • Ability to build coalitions and networks that can provide synergies and sustainable solutions for the project.
    • Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the initiative and to effectively coordinate with a wide range of regional stakeholders.
    • Fluency in English and Swahili required

    *Please note that all CVs must be submitted in English.

    Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law.

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