Vacancy at WASTE

February 26, 2007.  

WASTE would like to draw your attention to a vacancy for Sanitation Adviser at its office in the Netherlands.


Applicants must have EU-citizenship or a work / residents permit for the Netherlands.


For a full description of the function, tasks and requirements please check the website




In short:


Tasks include:


To provide advice to and coaching local partner organisations


To prepare project support materials, training materials and the like

To develop accessible and up-to-date information on aspects of sanitation

To monitor and manage projects, to report and to do budget control

To give training and facilitate workshops occasionally

To do acquisition and write project proposals on exploration of the options for up scaling WASTE’s work in selected countries

To write articles for conferences and journals




Higher educational background or academic background in sanitary or environmental science


Relevant hands-on experience in developing countries is an advantage


Knowledgeable about the current debates and trends in international development with respect to sanitation


Both fluency in oral and written French and English are absolutely required


Willingness to travel regularly, on short missions only, for a maximum of two to three months per year


Being able to work on several projects at the same time


Ability to give training and facilitate workshops


Flexible team worker, willing to work in a highly participatory, ‘horizontal’ organisation, capable of handling work pressure with a sense of humour and reflection.


For further details and more information on WASTE please visit


With kind regards,


Verele de Vreede




Information Officer



WASTE advisers on urban environment and development

Nieuwehaven 201

2801 CW Gouda

The Netherlands

tel: +31 182522625

fax:: +31 182 550313

email general:

Skype id: waste_verele






Günther Manske

Dr. Günther Manske