USAID/South Sudan Gender Aware Sustainable WASH Activity Various Technical Roles

South Sudan
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Private Sector
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5-7 Years
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)
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Chemonics International is seeking candidates to fill various technical positions for the USAID/South Sudan Gender Aware Sustainable Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (GASWASH) proposal. This five-year, $25-50 million project aims to expand gender-transformative sustainable access to basic safe drinking water, basic sanitation coverage, and increase uptake of key hygiene behaviors to improve health and household resilience. It will work to achieve four objectives: 1) Sub-national WASH coordination and management strengthened; 2) Inclusive, resilient, WASH service delivery expanded and strengthened; 3) Private sector participation in service delivery fostered; 4) Key hygiene behaviors adopted by individuals, households and communities and harmful gender norms addressed. These positions are based in Juba, South Sudan, where candidates will ideally be able to field in July 2021. Please note that all positions are contingent upon program award. Responsibilities - Provide technical oversight of project components; - Foster leadership, resource contributions, and coordination among county and state level actors in the planning and oversight of WASH activities; - Strengthen private sector engagement in WASH service delivery; - Collaborate with state and county institutions to develop Community-led Total Sanitation (CLTS) campaigns and increase adoption of key WASH behaviors; - Ensure that women and youth are engaged and empowered in the WASH sector, both in government and private sector roles; - Support monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) and quality assurance/continuous quality improvement of activity design, coordination, and implementation. Qualifications - Advanced degree related to international development, WASH or an equivalent combination of education and work experience; - Minimum 7 years’ experience in WASH and/or related sectors (e.g., local governance strengthening, private sector engagement, social and behavior change); USAID experience preferred; - WASH technical experience and knowledge preferred (e.g., borehole drilling, water quality testing, operations, and maintenance); - Experience in conflict-affected contexts required; experience in South Sudan preferred; - In-depth knowledge of gender-transformative, conflict-sensitive, and youth empowerment approaches; - Experience tracking program objectives, reporting on outcomes and analyzing data to contribute to continual adaptive management of implementation; - Fluency in English is required. Application Instructions To apply, please complete this form in its entirety. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Chemonics is an employer that does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.”