Our friends at Water For People do some of the best work in the global WASH business. And they are hiring - please take a look at this position in Africa and circulate widely as possible. I'd like to get them the best possible candidate.
The Regional Manager is the most senior Water For People staff member in Africa. As such s/he is ultimately responsible for managing all aspects of Water For People's work in the continent.Currently there are programmes in Malawi, Rwanda and Uganda. S/he is responsible for ensuring that the 2007-2011 WFP Strategic Plans are implemented, and supporting the development of new strategies in line with Water For People's overall strategy and policy objectives. The Regional Manager is responsible for effective management of Water for People funds and equipment, and ensuring that offices have established, appropriate systems for financial, programme and human resource management. S/he will provide leadership for regional advocacy and learning programs and manage a wide range of external relationships at the regional level, in particular those with pan-African agencies. S/he will serve as liaison between Water For People-Denver, and the three programmes in Africa. Water For People expects its Regional Manager to adopt a collaborative management style, but to ultimately make necessary decisions.
For further information please go to http://www.oxfordhr.co.uk/index.php?pg=43&job=111