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Water Consultants, Global 

About the Organization Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources.

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Water Consultants, Global

Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International is recruiting applicants for Water Consultants, Global, for its Clean Energy & Water Group. Responsibilities, duties and qualifications are described in the attached position description.

GENERAL: Winrock International is a non-profit organization with the mission to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources across the globe, matching innovative approaches in clean energy and water, climate change, environment and natural resource management, agriculture and enterprise development, and education and civil society with the unique needs of its partners.

SALARY: The annual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Applicants may go to Winrock’s job page at to complete an online application, submit a current resume and cover letter referencing Water Practice Consultant and area of interest (Multiple-Use Water Services (MUS), Water and Sanitation Construction, Water Services Provision and Governance, Sanitation and Hygiene, Small-scale irrigation, Private Sector Engagement and Finance, etc.) by June 30, 2017.

Winrock International is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


POSITION TITLE: Water Consultants, Global

LOCATION: Various Assignments

DEPARTMENT: Clean Energy and Water Group


Winrock International, a non-profit global leader in social, agricultural and environmental issues, seeks Water Consultants with international experience to update its professional register. These consultants will be called upon to provide technical support to the Water Practice in business development, program monitoring and training, related to:

  1. Multiple-Use Water Services (MUS)
  2. Water and Sanitation Construction
  3. Water Services Provision and Governance
  4. Sanitation and Hygiene
  5. Small-scale irrigation
  6. Private Sector Engagement and Finance
  7. Nutrition-Sensitive WASH

Assignments are contingent upon secured funding and contract awards to Winrock and approval from the clients.


  • Contribute technical inputs on concept notes and proposals
  • Provide in-country and remote technical assistance on programs in at least one of the following fields: MUS, construction, governance, sanitaton and hygiene, small-scale irrigation, and/or private sector engagement and finance


  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in one or more areas: water sector development, sanitation, MUS, irrigation, water resources management
  • Advanced degree in relevant field of study (engineering, environmental/public health or related topic)
  • Demonstrated experience working with a range of development program partners in rural and peri-urban settings including government agencies, regulatory bodies, utilities, private sector, NGOs, civil society, etc.
  • Demosntrated experience in construction quality assurance and quality control (QAQC) including developing QAQC systems and performing QC functions in the field to assure quality construction
  • Technically conversant in MUS, WASH, WRM, Irrigation, Water Quality, Climate Change Adapatation, Private Sector Engagement, Finance, and Governance
  • Experience with bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, DFID, MCC, AfDB, and the World Bank preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written.
  • Fluency in English. Fluency in French desired.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, caste, tribe, age (40 or older), disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Winrock International recommends that you read the following notices provided by the United States Government before applying:

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