Director, Water Services

DT Global

About the organization

DT Global is an international development company that aims to become an innovative leader in implementing projects funded from a variety of donors. The company has corporate offices in USA, Spain and Australia in addition to project field offices around the world implementing projects funded from donor agencies such as USAID, EU, DFAT, NC, MFAT, DFID and other global actors. We value learning and research and are building technical capabilities across sectors and skills in order to deliver high-quality interventions in international development.

Duties

DT Global is home to a growing international water sector practice implementing USAID-funded projects and is a holder of the USAID Water and Development IDIQ (WADI). In leading this practice, this position will serve as overall activity manager on overseas projects in the areas of WASH and water resources management, and will supervise and lead overall business development initiatives. Provide overall strategic vision and direction for overseeing implementation and expansion of water sector portfolio, and strengthening DT Global’s reputation as a thought leader in water services. Technical areas will include WASH, water resources management, and climate change adaptation.

Qualifications

Oversee technical implementation of USAID and other donor water projects, serving as home office engagement manager for projects, as required;
Provide direct supervision of professional and program staff, both at the field and home office project management unit (PMU) levels, ensuring effective coordination of project support services as needed to resolve administrative, technical, financial and personnel issues as they arise;
Oversee project start-up and close-out, as necessary, and monitor and provide higher level guidance on project work plan development and execution to ensure quality and timely delivery of all deliverables;
Manage USAID Water and Development IDIQ, including leading new business development and interacting with USAID and IDIQ partners;
Lead business development activities, including target pipelines, research, recruitment, proposal development and marketing;
Oversee successful development of new business proposals by providing strategic and technical oversight, reviewing all proposals as part of the development process, leading or supporting strategic partner negotiations. For priority bids, serve as the capture manager or technical writer in line with core skill sets and networks;
Devise and implement marketing strategies for expanding projects with USAID and reaching new clients, including participating in technical meetings on water sector;

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