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African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW)

The African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) was formed in 2002 in Abuja Nigeria, primarily to promote cooperation, security, social and economic development and poverty eradication among member states through the effective management of the continent’s water resources and provision of water supply services. AMCOW provides political leadership, policy direction and advocacy in the provision, use and management of water resources for sustainable social and economic development and maintenance of African ecosystems.

The organs and structures of AMCOW serve as the Working Group on Water and Sanitation of the African Union’s Specialized Technical Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and Environment.


Re-Advert for the Position of Regional Coordinator

Closing Date: 11 February, 2019

Position Title: Regional Coordinator

AMCOW and Sanitation and Water for All (MoU) have entered an agreement to strengthen their work within the Africa Region. As a follow-up to this, AMCOW, in collaboration with SWA, is inviting suitably qualified, experienced, innovative, result oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position of Regional Coordinator based at AMCOW Secretariat in Abuja, Nigeria.

The Regional Coordinator will provide specialized strategic Advisory support and coordination to country governments and other constituencies in the Africa Region to maximize the impact of their water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) plans and programmes. In particular, the Regional Coordinator will deepen engagement and work with countries to ensure the active participation of other in-country SWA partners in the governments’ activities and thus enhance the governments’ accountability to their population and other stakeholders.

An important focus of the Regional Coordinator’s role is to mobilize and work with partners to support countries in reaching their water, sanitation and hygiene-related targets of the Sustainable Development Goals, in particular by encouraging a focus on the most marginalized and excluded from WASH services.

Specifically, the regional coordinator will be responsible for the following:

i. Support multi-stakeholder country engagement strategies at regional and country levels

ii. Coordinate and support activities to strengthen country engagement to achieve universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene

iii. Support in country partners in the preparations for Regional and Global meetings aimed at aligning efforts towards the achievement of the water, sanitation and hygiene related targets of the SDGs

iv. Strategic Planning and Management

iv. Increase visibility and presence of SWA in the region

iv. Support to the roll-out of the SWA Accountability Mechanism at country and regional levels

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Interested candidates for this position should submit, or email their formal application and cv to:

The Executive Secretary

African Minister’s Council on Water (AMCOW)

11 T.Y Danjuma Street,

Asokoro District, Abuja Nigeria.

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