Global Communities works at the intersection of humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and financial inclusion to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures. We support communities at the forefront of their own development in more than 35 countries, partnering with local leaders, governments, civil society and the private sector to achieve a shared vision of a more just, prosperous and equitable global community.
Global Communities is seeking a Technical Director, Water Security, Sanitation and Hygiene (WSSH) to join the Global Programs team at the headquarters in either downtown Silver Spring, Maryland or San Diego, California. The Technical Director, Water Security, Sanitation and Hygiene (WSSH) at Global Communities is a member of the Health, Nutrition, and WASH team in Global Programs Department and will report to the Senior Director of Health, Nutrition, and WASH. In this role, the Technical Director will lead WSSH resource development, strategic planning, direction-setting, prioritization of organizational resource investments, and positioning of Global Communities as a leader in WSSH. The Technical Director will work collaboratively to ensure the technical and programmatic strength and impact of Global Communities’ global and country-level investments. The Technical Director will collaborate closely with other departments at Global Communities including Global Operations, Strategic Growth and Partnership, and Monitoring and Evaluation and Learning.
As an organization working to advance public health, Global Communities has an obligation to model best practices and to do all we can to protect each other, our partners and the communities where we work. To ensure the continuity and effectiveness of our business operations, Global Communities is adopting a policy to safeguard the health of our visitors, employees, families, and the larger global community from COVID-19. Effective January 3, 2022, all U.S.-based Global Communities employees are required to provide proof of having received full dosage of COVID-19 vaccine that is FDA approved, approved for emergency use authorization, or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with Global Communities, as a condition of employment.
Responsibility Area: Program Excellence
The Technical Director WSSH is responsible for oversight of the technical implementation of WSSH projects, or WSSH components of projects, as assigned.
Responsibility Area: New Business Development
The Technical Director will grow the WSSH technical portfolio, lead positioning at global level, and support country level teams to position for new opportunities in partnership with GC’s Strategic Growth and Partnership (SGP) team. The Technical Director will ensure new business development pursuits are aligned with the organization’s strategic technical and programmatic priorities.
Responsibility Area: Thought Leadership and Organizational Visibility
The Technical Director will demonstrate a deep understanding of and keep up with the current conversation in their technical sector.
POSITION SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
The salary range for this position is 117,521-176,282. Salary determinations are made based on several factors including experience, qualifications, location, internal equity, and budget.
Global Communities holds strict safeguarding principles and has a zero-tolerance policy for conduct of sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment. In the process of recruitment, selection, and appointment, Global Communities will conduct robust reference and background screening checks, including international vetting as a signature of the Global Misconduct Disclosure Scheme to ensure children and vulnerable adults are safeguarded, and abuse is prevented. The incumbent is required to carry out their duties in accordance with Global Communities Safeguarding policy and the Standards of Conduct.
Global Communities is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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