Liberia nationals: Senior Capacity Building Officer, USAID/ Improved Access to Safe Drinking Water in Liberia

Winrock International

Margibi, Liberia 🇱🇷

Position Title:       Senior Capacity Building Officer, USAID/ Improved Access to Safe Drinking Water in Liberia

Location:                Margibi, Liberia

Department:          Agriculture, Resilience, and Water

Reports to:            Institutional Development Manager


Position Overview:

Winrock International is a recognized leader in U.S. and international development, providing solutions to some of the world’s most complex social, agricultural, and environmental challenges. Inspired by its namesake Winthrop Rockefeller, Winrock’s mission is to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources. Winrock is a nonprofit organization that implements a portfolio of more than 100 agriculture, environment, and social development projects in over 40 countries. Winrock combines technical expertise with entrepreneurial innovation to improve lives around the globe.

Winrock is seeking candidates for a Senior Capacity Building Officer to foster collaborate relationships with county institutions and community stakeholders involved in water supply for the USAID Improved Access to Safe Drinking Water in Liberia Activity Link. The USAID/Liberia-funded Activity will strengthen water sector governance, create scalable models for equitable water service delivery, and mobilize collaborative action to improve access to clean water services. The purpose of the project is to move Liberians in Montserrado and Margibi counties to a basic level of water services.


Major Responsibilities

  • Identify and develop relationships with key local institutions and community stakeholders in the water supply services/systems within the target county
  • Coordinate activities and collaboration with local government institutions, in particular county WASH teams in which this position will be embedded
  • Provide day-to-day capacity building, mentoring, and coaching to target stakeholders
  • Manage and implement all field-level meetings, workshops, and trainings
  • Manage Field Officer assigned to respective county
  • Contribute to learning activities in support of the MEL and Technical teams
  • Contribute to communications materials and project deliverables


Education:       B.S. or equivalent university degree in a water-related field, or governance, capacity development, community development, resource management, or related field.

Experience:      The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

  • At least 4 years of experience in implementing WASH-related activities in Liberia
  • Familiarity with key stakeholders in water service delivery in Liberia required
  • Experience conducting capacity building activities with local partners strongly preferred

Language:  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with fluency in English required 

Salary: The annual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

This position is open only to Liberian citizens.

APPLICATIONS: Applicants must apply through Winrock’s Job page to submit their application, consisting of a current resume and cover letter referencing Liberia Cap Bldg Officer – Margibi, Liberia by January 13, 2023.

Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. Winrock recruits, employs, trains, promotes and compensates regardless of 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.

At Winrock we have a clear mission: Empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources through unwavering dedication to accountability, equity, innovation, integrity and transformation.

Winrock knows that its success comes from the hard work and steadfast dedication of its diverse workforce. Winrock remains committed to maintaining diversity, inclusion and equity across the entire organization





IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development