Call for Technical and Program Management Experts – Urban Water and Sanitation Activity

at DT Global
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted March 6, 2022
Category Operations
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB

Description

Overview: DT Global is seeking technical and program management experts for an anticipated 5-year urban water and sanitation activity in Ethiopia financed by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). This activity will support accelerated access to WASH services in urban and peri-urban areas through four complementary objectives:

  1. Strengthen Government of Ethiopia urban WASH planning, budgeting, and service delivery oversight
  2. Strengthen the operationalization of an independent regulator
  3. Enable and professionalize public and private WASH service providers
  4. Extend WASH services to poor and marginalized households

DT Global seeks Technical Experts with expertise in the following:

  • WASH sector governance, public policy, and institutional strengthening
  • WASH regulatory reform and strengthening
  • Urban and peri-urban sanitation
  • WASH infrastructure and engineering
  • WASH markets, value/supply chains, and demand creation
  • Public-private partnerships
  • WASH financing
  • Local capacity building

DT Global seeks Program Management Experts with expertise in the following:

  • Finance and accounting
  • Human resources
  • Communications
  • Monitoring, evaluation, and learning
  • Project operations
  • Grants management

Qualifications for Technical Expert Positions:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technically relevant field such as engineering, business or public administration, public health, urban planning
  • A track record of successful performance on relevant donor-funded WASH programs in Ethiopia
  • A comprehensive understanding of approaches to pro-poor and sustainable urban and peri-urban WASH services
  • Demonstrated experience in the urban and peri-urban WASH context in Ethiopia

Qualifications for Program Management Experts:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technically relevant field such as business administration, communications, accounting, anthropology, and monitoring and evaluation
  • Successful management of a relevant program management function (e.g. communications, finance and accounting, human resources) for U.S. government-financed programs in Ethiopia
  • Demonstrated knowledge and comprehensive understanding of applicable USAID rules, regulations, standards, and directives

Core Competencies:

  • TEAMWORK: Works cooperatively and effectively with others to achieve common goals. Participates in building a culture characterized by inclusion, trust and commitment.
  • COMMUNICATION: Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts professionally. Demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts.
  • ADAPTABILITY: Adjusts planned work by gathering relevant information and applying critical thinking to address multiple demands and competing priorities in a changing environment.
  • CUSTOMER/CLIENT FOCUSED: Anticipates, monitors and meets the needs of customers and responds to them in an appropriate and responsive manner.
  • DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: Conveys respect for diverse individuals and perspectives; models inclusive behavior and treats everyone fairly.
  • PROFESSIONALISM: Displays appropriate and ethical behavior, integrity and personal presentation in the workplace always; demonstrates respectful communication for others, both verbal and non-verbal.
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