CLOSED-Call for the recruitment of Programme Officer at the GWP-Med Office in Tunis

CLOSED. Global Water Partnership-Mediterranean is seeking to hire a Programme Officer to be stationed at and support operations of its Tunis Office. The successful candidate will be hired by MIO-ECSDE, a civil non- profit society based in Greece, in its capacity as Host Institute for GWP-Med.

Details about the post are provided in the Terms of Reference in Annex I.

Type of contract: Service Contract (of freelance type, e.g. through personal company)

Duration: 1 year, renewable       

Duty Station:Tunis, Tunisia

Occupation: Full time engagement

The Global Water Partnership (GWP) is a multi-stakeholder platform supported by a global secretariat that is established as an intergovernmental organization to support countries in their efforts to implement a more equitable and sustainable management of their water resources. The GWP network spans 13 regions with more 60 country water partnerships and over 3,000 institutional Partners in 180+ countries. The global secretariat is hosted by the GWP Organisation (GWPO) located in Stockholm, Sweden. More information:

The Global Water Partnership – Mediterranean (GWP-Med) is responsible for the Mediterranean region, covering countries of the Near East, North Africa, Southeastern Europe and the European Union. GWP-Med is legally represented by the Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development (MIO-ECSDE), holding non- governmental organization (NGO) status, based on a Host Institute Agreement between GWPO and MIO-ECSDE. GWP-Med is serviced by the GWP-Med Secretariat, with human capacities in Athens, Beirut, Ohrid, Podgorica, Pristina and Tunis. For more information:

1.      Application procedure

Applicants are requested to study the Terms of Reference provided in Annex I.

Interested candidates can apply by sending an e-mail to the attention of Ms. Zoe Karka with the indication ‘‘Application for PO/Tunis” in the subject, attaching the following documents:

  • A Cover letter explaining why they are a suitable candidate for the advertised position, describing their experience, qualifications and competencies responding to the position’s needs. Contents should focus on the background and experience relative to the position’s requirements. The cover letter should be 1 page max.
  • Their detailed CV, including past experience in similar posts and contact details for reference.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please make sure you have provided all requested information.

Application deadline :18 October 2019

2.       Evaluation Procedure

Applications will be examined by an Evaluation Committee.

The committee will examine the applications and accompanying CVs and motivation letter received in relation to the qualifications listed in the TORs. Applications which do not meet the required qualifications will be excluded from further evaluation. The Evaluation Committee may decide to hold personal interviews with the applicants. Applicants called to an interview may be requested to submit in printed form prior to their interview all documentation supporting their declared qualifications. 

For further information or clarifications please contact Ms. Zoe Karka:

Athens, 25 September 2019 

The Chairman of GWP-Med 

Prof. Michael Scoullos