A proposal-based position, as Chief of Party I you will provide leadership and overall management of a five-year USAID WASH program pending a successful bid for the award. Your leadership, management and technical knowledge will ensure the delivery of high-quality programming and advance the position of CRS as a leading agency in WASH programming. As a senior leader you will proactively manage security and mitigate security risks.
The Chief of Party (CoP) will oversee the development, management and implementation of the anticipated WASH project. The project is aiming to improve access to, and utilization of, safe drinking water and sanitation services in ten districts in Rwanda. The Chief of Party I is expected to lead a team to 1) strengthen decentralized WASH governance, including improving District WASH Boards performance and increasing public funding for the WASH sector, 2) Improve Rural Drinking Water Services, including improving capacity of district WASH services regulator, provision of reliable water services, and increasing funds for operations and maintenance, and 3) improve rural sanitation services through increasing user’s willingness to pay for sanitation services and products and availability of sanitation services and products.
This position is contingent upon award of the funding opportunity CRS winning the project and the USAID’s approval of a CoP candidacy.