Are you a WASH professional with a passion for training? We are looking for a unique combination of skills, experience and interests including water and sanitation, international development, and capacity development of WASH practitioners. You believe that everybody can learn, and you love training and supporting others to develop their WASH knowledge and skills.
The Position: Senior Global WASH Advisor
Reports to: Director, Global Services
Type: Full time, permanent
Location: The position is based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Once travel resumes, International travel is typically four trips per year. Approximately 50% of working time will be spent overseas
Position start date: As soon as possible
Application due date: Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis until the position is filled
Compensation: Salary will be discussed in the personal interview so please include salary expectations in your cover letter
The Senior Global WASH Advisor (GWA) is part of CAWST’s Global Services team. In this position, you will provide leadership and guidance to the Global Services team, and take responsibility for complex assignments of strategic importance to the organization. As a Senior GWA, you will work directly with client organizations to increase their capacity to start, strengthen and grow their WASH programs. You will provide professional technical training and ongoing consulting support to help clients overcome technical and implementation challenges.
The Senior GWA provides expert advice and guidance on non-networked WASH technical topics and project implementation that supports practitioners to implement relevant, effective, and sustainable programs.
The Senior GWA also works with Water Expertise and Training (WET) Centres and other Capacity Service Providers to strengthen their capacity development services.
Each Senior GWA is assigned responsibility for managing relationships and CAWST service provision in several countries, and developing and executing on their country and regional plans.
The Senior GWA is responsible for developing and maintaining strong client relationships and for identifying and following up on new opportunities for training, networking and client support.
The Senior GWA works with all CAWST departments, including to contribute to our communication and fundraising efforts, results measurement, and to develop our people and processes.
Skills and Attributes
Please apply by submitting your cover letter and resume. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis until the position is filled.
Please note: Only resumes from candidates eligible to work in Canada will be reviewed; and only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
CAWST is a Canadian charity and licensed engineering firm. We address the global need for safe drinking water and sanitation by building local knowledge and skills on household solutions people can implement themselves.
At the heart of everything we do is our belief that when people have their basic water and sanitation needs met, they have the opportunity to succeed. This is what drives our dedicated team to work with a global network of more than 1,500 clients and partners. Together, we have reached more than 16 million people since our inception in 2001.
Collectively, we are making a difference at a scale beyond what any of us could do individually. But our job isn’t done yet and we need you to help us expand our reach.
CAWST values equitable opportunities, sustainable solutions, and collaborative and inclusive processes. We recognize and accept differences in cultural and religious beliefs.
We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age
April 20, 2021
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