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News Programme Coordinator, Africa and the Middle East Transparency and Integrity in Delivering Basic Water Services - Deadline: 23 November 2008

Transparency International is seeking a highly motivated professional for the position of:
Programme Coordinator, Africa and the Middle East Transparency and Integrity in Delivering Basic Water Services
(full-time position)
Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption. Through more than 90 chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany, TI raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it.
The Africa and Middle East (AFME) Department is one of four regional departments at the Transparency International Secretariat (TI-S) and is made up of the Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) sub and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) sub-regions. Staff in the AFME department facilitate the effective provision of support to TI National Chapters in the region.

The Programme Coordinator (PC) will – as part of a team of five – facilitate implementation of a new regional programme on promoting greater transparency in the management of resources in the education, health and water sectors in sub-Saharan Africa (“Transparency in Service Delivery in Africa” – TISDA). Providing support to chapters working on the water sector under the TISDA programme (Kenya, Ghana and Senegal), s/he will also act as the AFME focal point for broader liaison with the Water Integrity Network (WIN), whose Secretariat is based at TI-S.
The PC will also be responsible for providing overall support to and helping build the capacity of other TI chapters and partners in the region in line with TI’s global and regional strategic frameworks, as well as to ensure regional learning and information exchange. S/he will actively support national chapters in his/her area of responsibility on overall operational and programme management and governance capacity building. S/he will also be expected to actively engage with other (external) stakeholders, building new partnerships and ensuring the value-added of TI’s work. Other tasks in support of the work of the department will be as directed by the line manager.

Qualified candidates should submit an application in English (including a covering letter, CV and the names and contact details of 2 referees), via email, to :
The closing date for this position Sunday 23 November 2008. Applications received by this date will take priority; however, late applications will be considered if the position has not been filled.
Phone Interviews are expected to take place in the week starting 24 November 2008, with face-to-face interviews of final candidates in Berlin in the week starting 8 December 2008.
Please note that only applications in English will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Transparency International is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact information Sergej Tscherejkin (email: ;
News type Vacancies
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Source of information EurActiv
Geographical coverage Germany
News date 20/11/2008
Working language(s) ENGLISH