Job Posting – WASH
Deputy Senior Manager
Development Innovations Group (DIG) is seeking a WASH Deputy Senior Manager to
be based in Lilongwe, Malawi for the USAID-funded Organized Network of Services
for Everyone’s (ONSE) Health program. The overall purpose of the ONSE program
is to support Government of Malawi efforts to improve the health of their
the delivery of integrated health services.
The program will focus on:
mproving access to and quality of
priority health services; strengthening district health systems; and increasing
community demand for priority services. Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH)
will be a core component of the program. WASH activities will aim to: increase
access to and management of improved water supply and sanitation facilities; and
cultivate a market-based approach for the delivery of WASH products and services.
WASH Deputy Senior Manager will assist the WASH Senior Manager in developing
the work plan and executing day-to-day management and implementation of WASH
activities, including managing 11 district-based WASH Mentors, collaborating with
District Water Development Offices, community water point committees, water
users associations and other relevant WASH entities to improve access to water
and sanitation within the districts.
Manage and provide technical
support to 11 District WASH Officers based in the 11 program target districts.
Support the WASH Senior Manager to
ensure the efficient implementation of all WASH activities and the timely
reporting of results.
Assist the WASH Senior Manager to
provide small grants to fund projects focusing on water network expansion,
borehole drilling, NRW reduction, upgrades of treatment facilities and fecal
Develop and execute program
activities that increase the demand and supply of priority WASH products and
services, including improved sanitation facilities (latrines); soap and
handwashing stations; water storage, treatment, and supply; fecal sludge management
services; and advise on CLTS/ODF activities as needed.
Systematically engage and develop
the capacity of WASH stakeholders – notably, communities, local government, and
relevant private sector actors – to deliver sustainable WASH services, in
particular, increasing access to improved water supply and sanitation
Work with government, financial
institutions and WASH service providers to develop and improve tools for
accessing WASH financing.
Build relationships and work in
close collaboration with program partners at the community, district, and
national levels to promote inclusive and sustainable WASH policies and
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil
Engineering, Environmental Health, or related field of expertise.
Minimum 5 years of experience with
progressively increasing responsibility for designing, managing and
implementing complex WASH activities in Malawi involving multiple stakeholders
and implementing partners.
Demonstrated experience building
market-based approaches to WASH service delivery, particularly with the private
sector and WASH financing.
Hands-on experience strengthening
government, non-government, and community capacity to address WASH issues and
improve the delivery of WASH services, including CLTS/ODF activities.
Demonstrated management skills,
including relevant experience in direct supervision of professional staff, grants
management, program management, and administration. Experience with USAID
Fluency in English is
Malawian nationals encouraged to
To apply, please email CV, cover
letter, salary history, and three professional references from previous
employers (name, title, affiliation, daytime phone and email) to:
include “WASH Deputy Senior Manager - ONSE” in the subject line of the email.
Due to the large number of inquiries we receive, only shortlisted
candidates who have met the required experience and qualifications will be
contacted. No phone calls please.
you for your interest.
Development Innovations Group (DIG) is an international management and
consulting firm dedicated to excellence in the fields of: financial services
for the poor; urban, water and infrastructure services; and fund management. Our
main office is located in metropolitan Washington, D.C., USA, with operations
in Haiti, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Vietnam. DIG implements
activities in transitioning and developing economies, as well as post-emergency
settings. Our track record spans more than 35 countries
throughout Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean. DIG’s innovative and inclusive programs help
poor families and entrepreneurs increase their income, build their asset base,
and improve their living conditions, while strengthening the capacity of local
governments to better deliver the services they need. For more information
about DIG, please visit:
Development Innovations Group is an
equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color,
religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin,
citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.