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EMPLOYMENT: Global Water Partnership Senior Network Officer

The Global Water Partnership (GWP) is a worldwide network and an intergovernmental organisation, supporting countries and regions in their vision for a water secure world and their mission to support the sustainable development and management of water and related resources worldwide. GWP has a network of over 2600 partner organisations, with 13 Regional Water Partnerships and 80 Country Water Partnerships.

A Senior Network Officer works across the GWP Network, developing one of the thematic areas in the 2009-2013 GWP Strategy and works with one or more regions, focusing on the crucial role of water in national and regional economic development. He/she is a dedicated professional with at least 10 years of experience, and the following knowledge, skills and aptitude:

  • Integrated water resources management:  Advanced training in economics, engineering, natural/environmental sciences, social sciences, and/or international water law and governance.
  • Policy development and advocacy:  Experience with government, community-based organisations, NGOs, or the private sector; working with multi-stakeholder platforms; interacting at national and regional government levels, as well as with bilateral and multilateral development cooperation agencies.
  • Programme development:  Results-oriented organisational and strategic planning, and programme/project development, management and implementation skills and experience.
  • Excellent personal and team-working skills.

The position is based at the GWP Secretariat in Stockholm, Sweden, with international travel.  English is the working language of the Secretariat, and knowledge of other international languages is an asset.

More information.

Deadline: July 13, 2012