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|Location:||United States of America|
Period of Performance:
November 2020 – November 2021
Maximum Level of Effort:
Washington, DC / Worldwide*
WALIS is a six-year task order under the Water and Development Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Contract in its last year of implementation. It aims to improve the capacity of regional, national, and sub-national water and sanitation organizations to implement policies, strategies, and plans that will deliver sustainable WASH services consistent with the Sustainable Development Goals. More information on the WALIS Program can be found on the USAID Global Waters Website.
The program is implemented by DAI Global, LLC, a leading international development firm tackling the toughest development challenges in the most demanding environments for many of the world’s best known bilateral and multilateral donors, private corporations and philanthropies. The Team implementing WALIS is based in the Washington, DC area and manages work in sub-Saharan Africa.
Function of the Position:
The Communications Specialist will be responsible for working with partners and stakeholders to collect and disseminate communications to facilitate cross-sector learning as well as using technical reports and program materials produced under the WALIS Program to generate new communications and outreach products to share lessons learned and program results to current WALIS stakeholders and a broader audience. The majority of the communications products will be technical in nature with a wide variety of target audiences in mind, including but not limited to USAID, African Water and Sanitation Ministers, and general WASH stakeholders.
Reporting: The Communications Specialist will report to the Deputy Chief of Party.
* The candidate must be able to work remotely from his or her home or other suitable location while COVID-19 guidelines on office closures are followed to ensure the safety of its staff, partners, and client. Candidates that must work remotely shall also be considered by the hiring committee. The successful candidate will be supplied with the IT equipment needed to fulfill the responsibilities of the position during remote work status.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin
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