WASH Team Lead

Global Communities

Liberia 🇱🇷

Overview:

The mission of Global Communities (formerly CHF International) is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.

 

Global Communities is seeking a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Team Lead for the anticipated Liberia Community Development Project, a 5-year, $66 million USAID Development Food Assistance Program to improve food and nutrition security and economic well-being in vulnerable communities in three target counties in Liberia. The anticipated program will focus on strengthening community level governance structures; improving nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive community services; strengthening and diversifying agricultural livelihood opportunities; and addressing critical constraints in human, financial and physical capital through skills training and business development and financial services.

Responsibilities:

The WASH Team Lead will work under the direction of the Chief of Party to design, implement and manage the WASH components and related capacity strengthening activities. These would include:

  • Provide specific technical expertise to the program;
  • Ensure deliverables are met on time and within budget;
  • Represent the program to key stakeholders within the community and government;
  • Coordinate program activities with partners;
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in international development and 3 years of experience in water, sanitation and hygiene in developing countries, especially at the community level;
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with local government ministries, non-governmental organizations, beneficiaries, community organizations and any other relevant stakeholders;
  • Experience improving access to WASH services at a community level required, experience implementing Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) highly preferred;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required.

POSITION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL