GWP Central Africa is recruiting an Executive Secretary

GWP Central Africa (GWP-CAf) is looking for an Executive Secretary to supervise the implementation of its activities in Central Africa and head the regional secretariat in Yaounde,Cameroon.


The Executive Secretary is the head of the Regional Secretariat based in Yaoundé, Cameroon, and is responsible, in accordance with the GWP-CAf Constitution:

1. To the Regional Steering Committee (RSC) and its Chairperson for the strategic direction and development of GWP CAf, for the implementation of the Regional Work Program and Annual Work Plans, as well as for supporting GWP CAf and the NSPs in the region to achieve their water security objectives.

2. To the GWPO for effective planning and implementation of the GWP Global Strategy and its Work Program, as well as for the administrative and financial management of GWP-CAf.

 3. To the Host Institution for the execution of the Host Institution Agreement (HIA).


Interested candidates should prepare and submit a letter of motivation (addressed to the GWP-CAf Chair) and their curriculum vitae (with names and contacts of references) to the e-mail address with a copy to clearly indicating "Application for the position of Executive Secretary of GWP Central Africa".

Applications must be submitted electronically no later than 5:00 p.m. (Cameroon time) on August 8th, 2021. This call for applications is open to any individual in the Central Africa region who is a national of one of the GWP member countries in Central Africa (Cameroon, Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Sao Tome and Principe).

Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


See Terms of Reference (ToR) for more information