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Head of Research, Policy & Advocacy
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Job description: Head of RPA JD 140313
Lead the delivery of key country programme initiatives relating to advocacy, policy analysis and research in our Tanzania office.
- Position type : Research, Policy and Advocacy
- Deadline : 29 Mar 2013
- Salary : Competitive INGO salary
Join our team and you’ll help us build on what we’ve achieved in our 30-year history – changing the way people think about water and sanitation, and putting these issues higher on the agenda than they have ever been. In this way, you’ll help us transform the lives of millions of Africa’s most vulnerable people, as you bring about change that’s never been seen in the country before.
As Head of Research, Policy and Advocacy you’ll lead the delivery of key Country programme initiatives relating to advocacy, policy analysis and research. In addition, you’ll have a pivotal role to play in driving global advocacy initiatives. Through your work, you’ll increase our influence and build on our success, while developing strong local partnerships and promoting positive change.
An articulate communicator and persuasive advocate with strong skills in policy analysis, you must know how to influence people, policy and politics in Tanzania. Widely read, open minded and a champion of change, you must have a track record of networking and working successfully with other partners, local and government networks, campaigns and initiatives and can demonstrate how you have changed the agenda in the region.
You‘ll will be experienced in monitoring sector performance accountability and bringing out grounded experience to contribute to advocacy work at both national and local level. A strong background in managing research is required.
A graduate in development studies, public policy, administration or a related field, or equivalent experience, you should understand technical and social issues relating to water, sanitation and hygiene education.
WASH knowledge and ability to get up to speed quickly with human rights, governance and transparency, economics, environment and development would be a major advantage.
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How to apply
Please note, CVs will not be accepted.
Deadline for receiving application forms is 29 March 2013.