WASH Advisor

Palladium

Sierra Leone 🇸🇱

Vacancy Name

 Wash Advisor- Sierra Leone
Freetown
Sierra Leone
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 foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.
Palladium is currently seeking a range of experts with significant WASH experience in Sierra Leone.  
 
The WASH Advisor will provide cross-cutting, strategic and implementation direction to the programme. S/he will collaborate with specialists in different technical areas, such as service delivery and quality of care, information systems, community health systems, and report to the Deputy Team Leader.
 
  • Postgraduate degree in engineering and a background in environmental science, business management concerning water and sanitation, or similar fields.
  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible, relevant experience working within the water and sanitation sector.
  • Significant experience in relevant programme management or technical advisory roles in complex water and sanitation health projects in sub-Saharan Africa. Experience in Sierra Leone is a plus.
  • Knowledge of community-level challenges impacting water and sanitation delivery.
  • Strong understanding of linkages between WASH and Health and Nutrition
  • Experience with DFID projects.
  • Experience collaborating with diverse sets of stakeholders, such as local NGOs, government officials, donor representatives, and UN agencies.
  • Excellent English, both oral and written.
Sierra Leonean nationals are strongly encouraged to apply
 

POSITION TYPE

ORGANIZATION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED