Senior Expert (Utility Partnerships) Job at Water.org

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Senior Expert (Utility Partnerships) Job at Water.org… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Water.org.

Descriptions

Water.org is a non-profit organization that has transformed thousands of communities in Africa, South Asia, and  Central America by providing access to safe water and sanitation over the past twenty-one years. Founded by Matt Damon and Gary White, Water.org works with local partners to deliver innovative solutions for long-term success.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development, execution, and sustained growth of key partnerships and priorities for impact across the region, as requested. Key activities include, but are not limited to.
  • Lead strategy development at the regional and country-specific levels and assist with development of programmatic roadmaps, workplans and budgets.
  • Oversee regional landscaping of the service provider sector, identifying opportunities for Water.org to enter the market with the right services.
  • Bring a business development mindset and approach to engaging with the service provider sector to enable ongoing identification of opportunities for Water.org to enter and stimulate the market.
  • Lead the development of a compelling and influential business case for Water.org’s services to investors and development organizations
  • Establish and maintain a strong position for Water.org’s influence and visibility across the Africa region,
  • Ensure Water.org is effectively leveraging, collaborating, and adding value to the WSS and Finance sectors’ ecosystem of actors and policies.
  • Strengthen Water.org’s efforts to mobilize investment in WSS through the deployment of new resources and larger amounts of capital, ensuring new service provision of water and sanitation reaches low-income communities and households.
  • Support the execution of the service provider regional strategy, overseeing establishment of new partnerships, program design and development, and programmatic execution.
  • Accountable for successful delivery of technical assistance to service provider partners and / or sector associations, ensuring the ongoing viability of their water and sanitation lending services and sustainability.
  • Oversee compliance to established Water.org monitoring & evaluation practices.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, commerce, business administration, water engineering or management, or related fields; Additional relevant certifications in accounting or finance are an added advantage. Trainings and coursework will also be considered.
  • Deep understanding of the financing environment supporting the achievement of SDG 6 goals:
  • At least 6 years of proven professional experience, leading investment projects with water and sanitation service providers in Africa, with increasing levels of experience and responsibility.
  • Experience with infrastructure financing strongly preferred.
  • Experience working in East Africa and knowledge across the broader Africa continent desired.
  • Knowledge of relevant computer applications and ability to integrate technology into office and partnership activities.

How to Apply

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website Click Here

Application Deadline: 31st January 2022.

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