Technical Specialists (WASH)

Mendez England and Associates (ME&A)
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
Private Sector
Experience Level: 
Mid-Level (5-7 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Technical Specialists - WASH

Position Type: Short Term/Long term

Work Location: USAID Water Strategy focus countries (Afghanistan; Democratic Republic of Congo; Ethiopia; Haiti; Indonesia; Jordan; Kenya; Lebanon; Liberia; Nigeria; South Sudan; Uganda; West Bank/Gaza)

ME&A seeks qualified candidates for USAID's anticipated Water and Development programs to support USAID missions, bureaus, and other operating units in implementing the U.S. Government's Global Water Strategy. Anticipated programs will reflect the Agency's strategic direction in the water sector, including improving health outcomes through the provision of sustainable water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and managing agricultural water sustainably and more productively to enhance food security.

Junior-level, mid-level, and senior-level consultants are expected to provide short term/long term technical services. Applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply:

  • Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)
  • Wastewater re-use
  • Water sector communications and knowledge management
  • Water sector financing
  • Water resources management
  • Capacity building of water and wastewater service providers
  • Water sector legal and regulatory reform
  • Water treatment
  • Water sector financing
  • Operation of water sector utilities
  • Gender integration


  • Senior-level specialists: Master's degree and at least 12 years of relevant professional experience (or bachelor's degree plus 15 years of relevant professional experience)
  • Mid-level specialists: Master's degree and at least six (6) years of relevant professional experience (or bachelor's degree plus 8 years of relevant professional experience)
  • Junior-level specialists: Bachelor's degree and at least five (5) years of relevant professional experience
  • Strong preference for university degree relevant to Public Health, Water and Sanitation, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or another WASH-related field
  • Demonstrated experience in one of the above-mentioned technical areas
  • Previous work experience on overseas USAID programming preferred
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with an ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • English is required, additional languages considered a plus

All applications and CVs must be submitted in English. 

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