Regional Program Director, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

  • Full Time
  • Burundi
  • Posted 3 months ago
  • Applications have closed

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our over 34,000 staff members working in nearly 100 countries are united in helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Through our work, every 60 seconds … a family gets water … a hungry child is fed … a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.

Here’s where you come in:

As the Regional Program Director, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), you will provide leadership in WASH programming across the region to contribute to child wellbeing. It will define the technical guidance, standards for technical approaches and programs to enhance ministry performance aligned to our Promise, WASH Core project model, Global WASH business plan, SDGs and to WASH global industry practice. You will also to work with other regional functional directors, Global Center, Support Offices and National Offices and resource development teams to mobilize adequate resources to effectively scale up WASH programs in the region.

Requirements include:

  • Master’s degree required in international relief and development, behavior change, engineering or business, plus related professional work experience
  • Must have at least 10 years relevant experience in WASH programming in developing countries.
  • Expertise in developing strategy, fundraising and cross sectoral integration. Experience in working in a complex political and operational environment/fragile context is preferred.
  • Experience leading and managing a professional technical team. Demonstrated experience in leading research and evaluation for evidence and learning.
  • Significant bi-lateral, multi-lateral donor grant experience with program design, implementation, funding acquisition and reporting.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.

How to apply

Is this the job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply online by 14 MAR 2023.

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Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

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