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Operations Analyst Job in Nairobi Kenya

The World Bank and Water and Sanitation Program

Operations Analyst
(2 Year Local Term Appointment)
The Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) seeks to locally recruit a professional as an Operations Analyst to be based in Nairobi, Kenya. This is a local two (2) year Term Appointment (subject to renewal depending on funding, performance and business need). 

WSP is a multi-donor partnership administered by the World Bank to support poor people in obtaining affordable, safe, and sustainable access to water and sanitation services.
WSP operates in Africa, East Asia, Latin America, and South Asia. 

The Water and Sanitation Program in Africa (WSP-AF) regional office is based in Nairobi.
In Kenya, WSP is supporting the Ministry of Water and Irrigation and the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation in strengthening the enabling environment for sanitation and hygiene at national and local levels.
This includes supporting the development of strategies in consultation with government partners that strengthen the supply side for sanitation products and services. 

This is done by analyzing bottle necks in the supply chain and identifying market interventions and solutions whilst at the same time creating household demand for improved sanitation and the upgrading of basic latrines to improved latrines by supporting the Domestic Private Sector. 

At a regional level, WSP is providing technical support to selected countries which are working on scaling up rural sanitation. 

The engagement here is to again support governments strengthen the enabling environment for sanitation and hygiene at national and local level, create demand for improved sanitation and develop an improved supply of products and services to meet that demand.
WSP seeks an Operations Analyst to form part of the Kenya and Regional team in implementing this
sanitation and hygiene work program. 

The Operations Analyst will participate in planning and research for:
  • strengthening of the enabling environment; 
  • demand and supply sides for sanitation products and services; 
  • inputs for evidence based decision making; 
  • data collection and reporting on project implementation in selected countries; 
  • work with local governments and other partners on supply side issues; and 
  • contribute to knowledge products based on the implementation of the work program.
Selection Criteria:
  • A Master’s degree in a field relevant to WSP such as, social science, institutional development, economics, finance, engineering or other relevant discipline; 
  • At least two years of relevant developing country work experience in the water and sanitation sector specifically focused on sanitation or hygiene; 
  • Experience in working with government officials in sector ministries; 
  • Ability to speak French.
For the FULL job description and selection criteria for this vacancy, qualified candidates are requested to visit and submit an electronic application at the World Bank careers
Once on the site, Click on > Current Job Openings > Job Number>130534. 

The World Bank Group is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture and educational background.

Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Closing date is March 14, 2013.

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