Kenya Research and Policy Lead

Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP)

Nairobi, , KE

Duration: Full-time (40 hours per week)

Salary: KES 3,500,000 to 4,000,000 annually based on relevant experience + admissible

Closing date: Friday 24th February 2017

Interviews: Friday 3rd March 2017

WSUP helps transform cities to benefit the millions who lack access to water and sanitation. We work alongside local providers, enabling them to develop services, build infrastructure and attract funding so that they can reach low-income communities. We are based in the UK with offices in seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. As the urban specialist in water and sanitation, we are committed to sharing evidence and approaches so that our innovations can enable change around the world. Since inception we have helped over 10 million people access better water and sanitation services.

WSUP Kenya are seeking a Research & Policy Lead to coordinate WSUP’s sector influence and research activities in Kenya. The Research & Policy Lead will develop and implement WSUP Kenya’s sector influence strategy from 2016-2020, providing key support to the Country Programme Manager. In conjunction with WSUP’s Evaluation, Research and Learning (ERL) team based in London, the Research & Policy Lead will design and manage the organisation’s research-into-policy programme from 2016-2020. The successful candidate will coordinate WSUP’s research and research-into-policy efforts, as well as the Kenya team’s ongoing sector influencing/advocacy work, ensuring cohesion between WSUP Kenya and WSUP London regarding research and sector influence.

You must have to right to work in Kenya at the time of application.

Job Description – Kenya Research & Policy Lead

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