Subject Matter Expert, Integrating Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene Services


Guatemala 🇬🇹

Company Overview:

About Palladium – Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value.  We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people’s lives. 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.  

Should you require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability or you are a neurodivergent individual or any other circumstance, please email our team at [email protected].

Safeguarding – We define Safeguarding as “the preventative action taken by Palladium to protect our people, clients and the communities we work with from harm”. We are committed to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium are treated with respect and are free from abuse.  All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced selection process including safeguarding-focused interviews and a rigorous due diligence process.

Role Overview and Primary Responsibilities: 

Palladium is seeking management and technical experts for the upcoming USAID-funded Integrating Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene Service activity in Guatemala.  The overall objective of the activity is to work with local municipalities and the private sector to ensure rural Guatemalans in the Western Highlands have reliable access to water adequate for human consumption as well as improved sanitation facilities.

Technical Expert Positions Include:

  • WASH Integration
  • Integrated water resources management
  • Women, indigenous, and youth economic inclusion
  • Private sector engagement
  • Grants/ subcontracts management
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Communication
  • Operational and financial management

Required Qualifications:

Overall general qualifications and experience will include: 

  • Advanced degree in relevant technical area
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the related technical area
  • Experience with USAID and/or any other international donor-funded projects
  • Ability to facilitate partnerships with public and private sector stakeholders, private sector experience a plus
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Guatemala working experience required
  • Fluency in Spanish and proficiency in English required
  • Ability to travel and work throughout Guatemala

Guatemalan nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.






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