New job at WSSCC: Senior Programme Officer, Equality and Non-Discrimination

Date: 3rd July 2015

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The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) is looking for a Senior Programme Officer, Equality and Non-Discrimination. The post is now advertised on the website of UNOPS, the WSSCC host agency in the UN system.

The full vacancy notice is found here: https://gprs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=7936. The application deadline is 9 August 2015.

The purpose of this P4-level post is to deepen and consolidate WSSCC’s work on equality and non-discrimination using hygiene and sanitation as an entry point to voice, agency and social justice. This requires a combination of policy analysis, evidence gathering through applied research, and effective knowledge management and strategic advocacy with key stakeholders in national and local government together with linked capacity on the ground to implement change.

It also requires networking and effective advocacy with partner UN organisations, international NGOs, think tanks and research institutes to strengthen the normative agenda. Further, it entails establishing, managing and maintaining programme partnerships with select international organizations, member State governments, and private sector companies.

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