International Water Management Institute (IWMI) on behalf of the Global Water Partnership Southern Africa (GWP-SA) seeks applications from suitably qualified candidates for an assignment as "Executive and Communications Assistant".
The Global Water Partnership (GWP) is a multi-stakeholder platform and an action network, supported by a global secretariat that was established as an intergovernmental organization to support countries in their efforts to implement a more equitable and sustainable management of their water resources. The GWP network spans 13 regions with more 60 country water partnerships and over 3,000 institutional Partners in 180+ countries. More information: www.gwp.org.
GWP’s 2020-2025 Strategy focuses on achieving significant progress on Mobilising for a Water Secure World, through three anchor themes: Water Solutions for the SDGs, Climate-Resilient Development and Transboundary Cooperation; as well as through three crosscutting areas: Engaging the Private Sector, Contributing to Gender Equality and Mobilising Youth for Water Resources Management. It lays out ambitious targets in line with global and regional policy frameworks, to generate leadership focus, progress measurement, development of partner action, and potential for financing.
Detailed Terms of Reference could be found here.
Duration: 12 months from March 2021 to February 2022
Your application must include a copy of your curriculum vitae, a cover letter that addresses IWMI’s requirements stated above, and contact information of three professional referees who may be contacted if you are short-listed for the position.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The successful candidate will possess the following:
IWMI believes that diversity powers our innovation, contributes to our excellence, and is critical for our mission. We offer a multi-cultural, multi-color, multi-generational and multi-disciplinary working environment. We are consciously creating an inclusive organization that reflects our global character and our commitment to gender equity. We, therefore, encourage applicants from all cultures, races, ethnicities, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientations, and gender identities.