Winrock is seeking an experienced and dynamic Chief of Party to lead, enhance and contribute to the transformative outcomes to achieve sustained results for the USAID funded Water Security and Resilience Activity in Niger and Burkina Faso.
The activity is part of the second phase of USAID’s Resilience In the Sahel Enhanced (RISE) project that has been implemented in Niger and Burkina Faso since 2012. The second phase, RISE II, continues the same efforts with the overall goal that chronically vulnerable populations in Burkina Faso and Niger, supported by resilient systems, effectively manage shocks and stresses and pursue sustainable pathways out of poverty.
The USAID Water Security and Resilience Activity addresses RISE II’s first objective to “Enhance social and ecological risk management systems” through three components:
The activity will be implemented in rural communes in the Centre-Nord, Est, and Sahel regions of Burkina Faso and in the Maradi, Tillaberi, and Zinder regions of Niger. A Deputy Chief of Party and project office is located in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso with the Chief of Party located in Niamey, Niger.