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Executive Director, EMO-Switzerland (WSSCC)

by Montakan Chimmuang last modified Apr 11, 2012 08:46 AM expired
The Water Supply and Sanitation Council (WSSCC) is currently recruiting for the position of Executive Director. Based in its Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland, WSSCC seeks a visionary, highly motivated, and respected individual to lead its organization (Application Deadline: 6 May 2012).

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to global leadership on sanitation & hygiene.
  • Provide strategic leadership and vision to WSSCC.
  • Support WSSCC's Chair to govern the organisation.
  • Play an active role in collective leadership of sanitation & hygiene, specifically related to poor people in developing countries.
  • Lead WSSCC's staff, National Coordinators and Members.
  • Collaborate with UNOPS on all operational matters.


  • Post-graduate degree or provable equivalent in International Development, Public Health, Social Sciences, Engineering, Economics or related areas.
  • Essential: At least 5 years’ experience as a Chief Executive or provable equivalent in government, private sector, UN, academia or civil society, which must include successful fundraising.
  • Essential: At least 15 years’ professional experience in international development.
  • Desirable: At least 15 years’ experience in implementing programmes in water, sanitation, hygiene, slum upgrading, rural development or public health in several developing countries.
  • Essential: fluency in English.
  • Desirable: a good working knowledge of French.

Application Procedure

To view the full terms of reference and conditions for this position, visit https://gprs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=177

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