Vacancy for Senior Network Officer in Global Water Partnership

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The Global Water Partnership (GWP) is a global action network and an intergovernmental organization, supporting countries and regions in their vision for a water secure world and their mission to support the

  • sustainable development and management of water and related resources
  • worldwide. GWP has a network of over 2500 partner organisations, 13
  • Regional Water Partnerships and 80 Country Water Partnerships.

A Senior Network Officer works within a region, focusing on the crucial role of water in national and regional economic development, and facilitates knowledge sharing across the GWP Network on one or more of the thematic areas in the 2009-2013 GWP Strategy.  He/she is a dedicated professional with at least 10 years of experience, and the following knowledge, skills and aptitude:

  • Integrated water resources management: Advanced training in economics, engineering, natural/environmental sciences, social
  • sciences, and/or international water law and governance.
  • Policy development and advocacy: Experience with community- based organisations, NGOs, or the private sector; working with
  • multi-stakeholder platforms; interacting at national and regional government levels, as well as with bilateral and multilateral development cooperation funding agencies.
  • Programme development: Experience with results-oriented organisational and strategic planning, and programme/project
  • development, management and implementation.  Excellent personal and team-working skills.

The position is based at the GWP Secretariat in Stockholm, Sweden, with international travel.  English is the working language of the Secretariat, but knowledge of other international languages is an asset. The full position description, requirements and application procedures are available at:

The closing date for applications is midnight, 20 November 2011, Stockholm time.