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African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW)

The African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW) was formed in 2002 in Abuja, Nigeria. AMCOW is an inter-governmental, Pan-African, non-budgetary institution working under the Specialized Technical Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and Environment of the African Union (AU), and provides political oversight on water resources and sanitation in Africa. AMCOW’s mission is to promote cooperation, security, social and economic development, and poverty alleviation among member states through the effective management of the continent’s water resources and the provision of water supply and sanitation services, and is mandated to provide political leadership in the implementation of the African Water Vision 2025 and water components of the African Union’s Agenda 2063.


1.  Advert for consultancy to conduct research and draft a scoping study report on policy tools and guidelines in water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and other sectors as part of Phase 1 of the ASPG development process.

The African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW), in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Center for Water Security and Cooperation (CWSC), is leading the development of Africa Sanitation Policy Guidelines (ASPG), with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). The ASPG will strengthen existing efforts by providing foundational and progressive policy and legal frameworks that can be actively used and adapted by individual countries.

Purpose of the Position:

Scoping Study of Policy Tools and Guidelines (Sanitation and WASH Policy focused, and inclusive of key policy making tools/guidelines from other sectors)

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Application Deadline, Procedure and Review

To apply for this consultancy, please submit the following no later than November 11, 2018

-        Up-to-date CV

-        Letter of Interest highlighting relevant experience

-        Daily consultancy rate

-        List of references

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and will proceed to the next stage of the selection process. The successful applicant will be notified by November 16, 2018.

Due consideration will be given to relevant experience, demonstrated capacity to complete the work on schedule, and proposed budget.

Applications should be submitted to;

The Executive Secretary

African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW)

No. 11, T.Y. Danjuma Street, Asokoro District

Abuja, Nigeria.

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Position Description: Communications Consultant

Closing Date: 24 November, 2018

Position Title: AfricaSan 5 Communications Consultant

AMCOW is the driving force behind the AfricaSan movement, a regional initiative that has been working to place sanitation and hygiene at the top of the development agenda in Africa. In 2008, the Summit of Africa Union Heads of States and Governments mandated AMCOW to co-ordinate the implementation and monitoring of the eThekwini Declarations – which seeks to assist African countries to accelerate the achievement of national and global targets on water, sanitation and hygiene. Since then, AMCOW has in collaboration with the AfricaSan International Task Force, a coalition of partners working in the area of water and sanitation in Africa, organized the AfricaSan 1, 2, 3 and 4 conferences.

AMCOW is seeking the services of a consultant to support the communications of the AfricaSan 5 conference and manage the AfricaSan awards. The consultant will develop and implement all communications activities and programs leading to the conduct of the AfricaSan 5, manage the conference reporting and coordinate the AfricaSan awards.

Specifically, the communications consultant will be responsible for the following:

i. AfricaSan 5 Communications

ii. AMCOW AfricaSan Awards

iii. AMCOW/AfricaSan website and AfricaSan Dedicated website

iv. AfricaSan International Task Force

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

The Executive Secretary

African Minister’s Council on Water (AMCOW)

11 T.Y Danjuma Street,

Asokoro District, Abuja, Nigeria

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