Positions open with Millennium Water Alliance (Nairobi, Wash.DC)


This material is cross-posted from MWA website and appears to be an interesting opportunity for the Humphrey community.   This is meant for information sharing purposes only. 


Position: Regional Director, East Africa

 The Millennium Water Alliance is looking for an East Africa Regional Director (EARD). This is a full-time permanent position located in Nairobi, Kenya. Salary range is commensurate with experience.  Some international travel will be required, most frequently to Ethiopia and other countries in East Africa. Local candidate preferred. Reporting to the Executive Director, and acting as a senior member of the Program Team, the EARD will:
  • Provide direct management and high-level program support over MWA’s East Africa Country Programs to ensure alignment with the MWA Strategic Plan and national WASH strategies
  • Support national programs to ensure capacity for program quality and impact
  • Ensure national programs’ compliance with financial audits and reporting requirements to MWA and its donors
  • Identify, define and design critical support systems and services – the most critical being knowledge sharing and management information systems
  • Manage local networks of external technical experts in collaboration with the national Program Directors
  • Facilitate exchanges among the East Africa national programs for networking and knowledge sharing
  • Actively represent MWA and participate in sector conferences and forums with a particular focus on Africa
  • Develop and cultivate productive working relationships with multi- and bi-lateral donors and national governments
  • Take a lead role in the development and strategic expansion of MWA’s programming in East Africa through the mobilization of financial, human, intellectual, technological and other in-kind resources to support our core business and overall operations

Position: WASH Program Officer

Position Type: Full time

Salary: Competitive, based on qualifications and experience
Education: Bachelor’s degree in related field required (social sciences, economics, engineering); Relevant Advanced Degree desired (MPH, MEng, MA in related field)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Language(s): English
Reports to:  Executive Director

 The WASH Program Officer will work in close collaboration with the Programs Team (domestic and field-based) to manage MWA’s multi-NGO WASH programs globally.  Responsibilities include:

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