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Facilitator Country Based Activities/ Deputy programme manager Water Integrity Network (WIN)

The Water Integrity Network Secretariat hosted by Transparency International in Berlin is looking for a highly motivated professional for the position of

Facilitator Country Based Activities/ Deputy programme manager Water Integrity Network.

The Water Integrity Network (WIN) is an action oriented coalition of individuals and organizations that are able and willing to support the cause of increasing Water Integrity benefiting poor people in helping to prevent or reduce corruption in IWRM, Drinking water and sanitation, water for food and water for energy.

The overall objectives of WIN are (1) Promoting pro-poor Water Integrity practice to prevent and/or reduce corruption in the water sector, and (2) Building coalitions at local, regional and global levels to jointly improve Water Integrity (WI).

The network brings together water sector and governance actors, particularly among the CSO constituencies who will in future play a key catalytic role, not only with improving the corruption-fighting performance of public sector institutions in the water sector but also help to stimulate incorporation of anti-corruption measures in arrangements with communities and the private sector.

The overall approach of WIN comprises five main components:

  • Advocacy and communication to raise awareness, stimulate WI action and share information
  • Joint learning and sharing experience among network members and strategic partners and sharing results on Website
  • Mobilizing and facilitating coalitions of WIN members and strategic partner to maximize impact particularly at country level.
  • Facilitating, encouraging and building capacity for the development of Country Based WI Scans and WI Action Programmes
  • Monitoring and reporting on progress.

The WIN secretariat is a lean entity relying on expertise of members and partners, including the International Water and Sanitation Centre, The Stockholm International Water Institute, Transparency International, AQUAFED and regional organizations.

Job Description

Main function: Facilitator Country Based Activities/ Deputy programme manager Water Integrity Network

Reporting lines: Reports to WIN Manager

Contract: 2 years contract, with possibility of extension

Starting date: ASAP

Location: Berlin, Germany

The position:
The Facilitator Country Based Activities will coordinate part of the WIN programme with delegated responsibility for:

  • Supporting planning and implementation of water integrity surveys and scans
  • Developing planning and monitoring system for country based programmes
  • Advocacy meetings with members and partners in different regions and countries.
  • Supporting proposal development for country based activities.
  • Administering, on behalf of the WIN Secretariat, contracts related to country based activities.
  • WIN programme development and management related to the above responsibilities.
  • Advising the WIN manager and WIN members on issues in her/his areas of responsibility

The position involves international travel in the order of two to three months per year.

Required attitude, education, experience and skills:

  • Self motivated entrepreneurial attitude for mission achievement and impact
  • Professionally driven by integrity values and principles, not partisan politics or sectarian convictions.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent level, with good analytical skills
  • Strategic thinking and process facilitation experience
  • Fluent in several languages including at least Spanish and French, and of course adequate working knowledge of English
  • Good knowledge of one or more water sub-sectors as well as water management concepts and trends
  • Good working knowledge of contract administration, including procurement
  • Minimum 7 years successful work experience with at least six assignments in different continents especially Africa, Asia and/or Latin America.
  • Experience in working in or with private sector as well as civil society
  • Keen to learn about tools and methods to fight corruption.

Other information about the post and duty station:

With its base within Transparency International and its global network, WIN offers an inspiring work environment with real learning opportunities.

Recruitment takes place under standing rules and procedures of Transparency International as WIN is not a separate legal entity.

Under these rules, WIN is offering a contract with German labour conditions, which basically means that there are no special benefits for expatriates such as compensation of costs of education for children or partners. Gross monthly salary level is between € 3000 and € 5000 depending on profile and experience.

Berlin is an attractive metropolitan city with relatively low costs of living (apartments for rent: € 500 - € 1.500,--) compared to other European capitals and large cities.

To apply:

Qualified candidates should submit via email a signed covering letter, CV (in English) and their salary expectations to:

The subject line should include your full name and the job title. Candidates are required to provide contact details of three relevant referees.

The closing date for this position is 10 January 2009.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Transparency International and WIN are equal opportunity employers.

To learn more about WIN and Transparency International, visit our website at and

Contact information Transparency International (email:
News type Vacancies
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Source of information Euro Brussels
Geographical coverage Germany
News date 09/12/2008
Working language(s) ENGLISH , GERMAN