Water and Sanitation Recruitment
WSUP is a non-profit partnership between the private sector, NGOs and research institutions focused on solving the global problem of inadequate water and sanitation in low-income urban communities. WSUP brings lasting solutions to low-income areas by working in partnership with service providers, including water utilities, local authorities and businesses, and the communities they serve. WSUP strengthens the capacity of service providers to deliver sustainable city-wide water and sanitation services, promote good hygiene and raise the environmental standards of low-income communities.
From incorporation in 2005, WSUP has grown rapidly to a £10‐12m organisation and has plans for further expansion over the next five years. The organisation is now at a pivotal stage in its growth. It presently operates six well‐developed, respected country programmes in Africa and Asia (Bangladesh, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Zambia) to strengthen public and private sector service providers to improve the delivery of affordable services to low income consumers WSUP has recently expanded its portfolio of operations to include the building and strengthening of private sector provision in urban water and sanitation services and the sale of consulting services on all aspects of low income urban WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) to disseminate learning and increase impact. All of these operations are supported by research, communications, funding and finance and resources teams.
Job Title: Ghana Research & Policy Specialist
Duration: Full-time: 40 hours per week
Salary: WSUP offers competitive compensation package from GHS 60,000 to 70,000 per-annum plus benefits
About the role
- WSUP Ghana are seeking a Research & Policy Specialist to coordinate WSUP’s sector influence and research activities in Ghana.
- The Research & Policy Specialist will develop and implement WSUP Ghana’s sector influence strategy from 2016-2020, providing key support to the Country Programme Manager.
- In conjunction with WSUP’s Evaluation, Research and Learning (ERL) team based in London, the Research & Policy Specialist will design and manage the organization’s research-into-policy programme from 2016-2020.
- The successful candidate will coordinate WSUP’s research and research-into-policy efforts, as well as the Ghana team’s ongoing sector influencing/advocacy work, ensuring cohesion between WSUP Ghana and WSUP London regarding research and sector influence.
NB: You must have the right to work in Ghana at the time of application.
How to Apply
Download the Job Description, Application form and equal opportunities
Complete the application form fully
Applications will be scored against the evidence you provide for the criteria listed.
Repeating or paraphrasing the wording of the criteria will result in a zero score.
You need to provide specific examples from your experience demonstrating how you meet the criteria, under each criteria point.
Explain the context, your role, the task/situation, your actions, the outcome, and the learning points.
Submit the completed application and the equal opportunities form here to [email protected]
Interview date: December 12th 2016
WSUP is an equal opportunities employer.