Water Aid Head of Research, Policy and Advocacy Job career in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 2013

Join our team and you’ll help us build on what we’ve achieved in our 30-year history – changing the way people think about water and sanitation, and putting these issues higher on the agenda than they have ever been. In this way, you’ll help us transform the lives of millions of Africa’s most vulnerable people, as you bring about change that’s never been seen in the country before.
Head of Research, Policy and Advocacy
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Competitive INGO salary
You’ll lead the delivery of key Country programme initiatives relating to advocacy, policy analysis and research.
In addition, you’ll have a pivotal role to play in driving global advocacy initiatives. Through your work, you’ll increase our influence and build on our success, while developing strong local partnerships and promoting positive change.
An articulate communicator and persuasive advocate with strong skills in policy analysis, you must know how to influence people, policy and politics in Tanzania. Widely read, open minded and a champion of change, you must have a track record of networking and working successfully with other partners, local and government networks, campaigns and initiatives and can demonstrate how you have changed the agenda in the region
You‘ll will be experienced in monitoring sector performance accountability and bringing out grounded experience to contribute to advocacy work at both national and local level. A strong background in managing research is required.
A graduate in development studies, public policy, administration or a related field, or equivalent experience, you should understand technical and social issues relating to water, sanitation and hygiene education.
WASH knowledge and ability to get up to speed quickly with human rights, governance and transparency, economics, environment and development would be a major advantage.
For more information and how to apply please visit: www.wateraid.org/jobs
Closing date: Friday 29 March 2013.

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