Governance Technical Lead Job, Latest NGO Jobs Kenya,

Job Summary:

As Governance Technical Lead, you will provide technical support with the aim of strengthening the WASH sector governance. As Governance Technical Lead, you will provide technical support with the aim of strengthening the WASH sector governance. The main task is ensuring that improved coordination mechanisms between sector stakeholders are establ ished with the aim of creating a sound environment for diversified investments and sustainable services delivery. You will work directly with county governments, WASH institutions and Private Sector partners towards a strengthened institutions governance system. Your management and technical knowledge must ensure the delivery of high-quality programming.

Roles and Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical and innovative leadership around governance and capacity building of WASH institutions for WASH service delivery
  • Support the process of water/sanitation policy development at county level help rolling out/implement these
  • Support the 9 county governments and Water & Sanitation Companies to improve and adopt regulatory compliance on water & sanitation service provision and resource management
  • Engage and seek partnerships with private sector, civil society, and government to develop together sound market based-led solutions that enables business opportunities and competitiveness within the WASH sector
  • Participate in WASH networks, meetings, and selected working groups as appropriate to represent the project and ensure collaboration and visibility
  • Gather and compile documentation and best practices to help developing CRS Kenya institutional capacity
  • Keep regular relationships with key consortium staff and partner organizations in line with CRS partnership principles

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Very good strategic, analytical, systems thinking, and problem-solving skills, with capacity to see the big picture and ability to make sound judgment and decisions.
  • Very good relations management abilities. Ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally. Strategic in how you approach each relationship.
  • Team leadership abilities with diverse/multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented.
  • Demonstrated commitment to respect, equity, diversity and inclusion including gender equality.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Recognized technical experience and qualifications in sector
  • Demonstrated experience of successful management, including management of functions of complex, multi-activity projects.
  • Staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to a learning environment.
  • Experience engaging partners and strengthening partnerships. Knowledge of CRS partnership strategy a plus.
  • Experience in MS Office package (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio), Web Conferencing Applications, and information and budget management systems.
  • Required Languages – English Fluency, Knowledge of a main national language.
  • Travel – Must be willing and able to travel up to 25 %.

Basic Qualifications

  • Graduate / Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (International Development, International Relations, finance, business administration, economics, engineering) required;
  • Relevant professional qualifications an added advantage
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant professional experience, steering governance, financing and partnerships on water and sanitation
  • Demonstrated experience of successful management, including management of functions of complex, multi-activity projects.
  • Good knowledge of policy and regulatory environment in WASH sector
  • Experienced in market-based approaches related to WASH services.
  • Experience of working in the Kenyan context.

How To Apply

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