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Country Derector(Nepal)

Kathmandu     Contract Time   Deadline : 2023-12-16 Closed
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  Water Aid
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  • Career Level: Senior Level
  • No. of Vacancy: 1
  • Experience: 3-4 Years
  • Views: 294
  • Apply Before: 2023-12-16 (Closed)
  • Offered Salary: Negotiable
  • Gender: Both
  • Driving License: Yes
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  Job Description:

As our inspiring and innovative Country Director (CD) you will provide leadership to the Country Programme (CP) and contribute to the regional and global leadership of WaterAid. The CD achieves this by steering the direction of the CP, empowering, and developing staff and partners and influencing public and private institutions on the impact that improvements in safe water and improved sanitation and hygiene can make to the poorest and most excluded - therefore contributing to wider poverty reduction and human development.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Extensive proven experience of working at a senior level with strategic leadership, management, and financial accountabilities.
  • Track record of leading and managing diverse & multi-disciplinary professional teams (preferably WASH sector).
  • Proven leadership and empowering management style building trust and diverse inspiring high performance.
  • Ability to develop and implement long term strategic country plans, translate into time bound operational plans.
  • Track record of developing strategic and operational partnerships with national and international NGOs, leading, or working as a member in a consortium, and government authorities for programme, policy and advocacy interventions.
  • Successful engagement with national governments, bilateral and multi-lateral agencies on policy influencing with a track record of successful advocacy.
  • Proven record of raising funds from government and/or international agencies (bilateral/multilateral), managing large budgets with diverse international donor base.
  • A sound understanding of international development (policy and programme), systems approaches and human rights especially around WASH in developing countries.
  • A strong commitment to equity and inclusion, diversity, and pro-poor development.
  • High compatibility to WaterAid Global Code of Conduct and ways of working.
  • Ability to plan own work, setting priorities and completing it under pressure or when faced with competing demands.
  • Demonstrating resilience and adaptability in personal leadership style.
  • We also prefer you to have:
  • Track record of leading a country office in an international development organisation.
  • Demonstrated expertise or familiar with the national sector actors on Public Health.
  • Proven experience in managing organisational growth and change and institutional development especially within the development sector.
  • Experience of leading on participatory monitoring and impact assessment missions.
  • Significant experience of WASH in communities in urban and rural settings.
  • A good understanding of participative hygiene promotion approaches and methodologies.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in a relevant local language.
  • Understanding and managing relationship with the relevant Government offices related to operations of INGO.
  • Experience of working in Nepal will be strongly preferred.
Education + Experience
  • Master's degree qualification in a relevant field (Development Studies, Environmental or Social Sciences, Climate Change, Public Health, Water Resources, Civil Engineering or any other field relevant to WASH

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Please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter into one document in either Word Document or PDF format to by 17th December 2023.

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