IWA: Intern for Capacity Development and Career development

June 01, 2015

TERMS OF REFERENCE – Intern for Capacity Development and Career development 
Working hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hours 
Duration: 6 months (starting asap) 
Duty station: IWA Global Operations, The Hague, Netherlands 
Payment: € 400,- per month as stipend 

About IWA
IWA is a worldwide network for water professionals and companies, with a membership comprising leading companies in the fields of water services, infrastructure engineering and consulting as well as more than 10,000 individuals. 
The IWA network is structured to promote multi-level collaboration among its diverse membership groups, and to share the benefit of knowledge on water science, technology and management worldwide. 

Each year IWA organises and sponsors over 40 specialised conferences and seminars on a wide variety of topics in water management in locations worldwide. IWA publishes 12 scientific journals and 40+ books per year on water management. IWA develops leading edge innovations and synthesises these through the work of the 52 IWA Specialist Groups and a set of global programmes focused on for example Cities of the Future, Water, Energy and Climate Change and Basins of the Future. IWA has a worldwide staff of approximately 40, with headquarters in London and offices in The Hague (Netherlands), Bucharest, Bangkok, Beijing and Nairobi. 

IWA’s strategic plan (2014-2018) has added a new strategic priority area that is focused on IWA as a facilitator Towards learning and professional development. Its main goal is to have water and environment professionals improve their knowledge and skills by using the IWA learning and professional updating mechanisms. 
This also means that the sector’s organisations need support in becoming learning organisations on their own. We are in the initial stages, this requires scoping on key principles for effective capacity development for IWA’s and its member organisations, developing a larger water sector competencies framework, and a water sector’s career development framework. 

Reporting to: 
Learning and Innovation Director Under the general supervision of the Learning and Capacity Development officer(=maternity cover?), the intern has the responsibility to: 
a) Review competency frameworks 
b) Support the development of key principles for effective Capacity development 
c) Support the development of a career development framework.

How to apply: 
Applicants are asked to submit their CV in English and a supporting letter of motivation along with the names and contact details of three referees. Applications should be submitted by e-mail before 12th of June 2015 to: Lenny Kwisthout, IWA Human Resources Officer Email: . IWA is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that CKNet secretariat only share and forward the information, IWA who will decide on the shortlisted candidates and contact the candidate/s  directly.

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