Call for Experts (WASH Governance)

DT Global

, , ZM

Built on more than 50 years of experience from AECOM International Development, Development Transformations, and GPD Charitable Trust, DT Global is pioneering a new model of development that works in partnership with communities to deliver innovative, data-driven solutions that create sustainable change and improve people’s lives. We intend to channel the majority of fees received from donor contracts back into our partner non-profit, DT Institute, to support innovative initiatives that test new ideas or expand on donor partner priorities.  With corporate offices in Washington D.C., Madrid, and Adelaide, the DT Global family represents a globally integrated service delivery platform with best-in-class technical expertise in delivering solutions across a broad range of sectors.

DT Global is seeking WASH/Governance Experts for an anticipated USAID-funded project in Zambia addressing WASH governance. The project will aim to facilitate private sector-driven, sustainable access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene services, strengthening the enabling environment through accountability and citizens engagement in underserved areas of Zambia (Northern, Western and Muchinga Provinces) for improved health and economic outcomes. Candidates should be fluent in English.

We are currently accepting CVs/resumes for experts with the following skills:

• Water service delivery (rural and urban)

• Water sector governance

• Policy and regulation development

• Accountability and citizen engagement

• Private sector engagement and development

• Behavior change and demand creation

• Capacity building

• Youth engagement

• Gender and inclusion

• Monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL)

• Learning, knowledge management, and communications

• Project Management

• Operations and finance

Applicants should possess at least 10 years of relevant experience in Africa, with preference to Zambia-specific experience. Experience with donor-funded projects (USAID, DFID, World Bank, KfW, African Development Bank, etc.) is desired.

Core Competencies

Teamwork: Works cooperatively and effectively with others to achieve common goals. Participates in building a culture characterized by inclusion, trust and commitment. 

Communication: Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts professionally. Demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts. 

Adaptability: Adjusts planned work by gathering relevant information and applying critical thinking to address multiple demands and competing priorities in a changing environment. 

Customer/Client Focused: Anticipates, monitors and meets the needs of customers and responds to them in an appropriate and responsive manner. 

Diversity and Inclusion: Conveys respect for diverse individuals and perspectives; models inclusive behavior and treats everyone fairly. 

Professionalism: Displays appropriate and ethical behavior, integrity and personal presentation in the workplace always; demonstrates respectful communication for others, both verbal and non-verbal. 

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 




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