Population Services International

Consultant, Sanitation Expert (Liberia)

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/8/2021 9:51 AM)
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Sanitation Technical Expert Consultant

USAID/Liberia Sanitation Activity

Purpose: The Sanitation Expert consultant will provide senior-level technical guidance and inputs to the program design and full proposal development process. The consultant will ensure the program approach and activities are rooted in best practices in market- based sanitation and are poised to improve basic sanitation in poor and vulnerable peri-urban and rural communities in Liberia.


The successful candidate will work closely with the Lead Proposal Writer, the PSI WASH technical team, PSI proposal team and its key partners. The successful applicant will possess strong knowledge and understanding of the Liberian market-based sanitation, including strengthening the demand for and uptake of basic sanitation at household levels; increasing private sector-led supply of accessible, affordable, and desirable sanitation and hygiene services and products; expanding inclusive financing for households and private sector suppliers; and strengthening an enabling environment for market-driven sanitation.


1. Capture

  • Review concept note, partner documents, and solicitation documents identifying key approaches and activities to be strengthened and
  • Provide assessment of local partners and consultants around their capacity and ability to spend USAID funds
  • Provide landscaping of private sector partners, product solutions, and business development services with names and profiles
  • Provide information on USAID’s strategic objectives and direction around sanitation in Liberia and what the mission is looking for in terms of changes to status quo and results
  • Review secondary literature on market-based sanitation and sanitation governance in Liberia as well as existing innovative pilots and their evidence from other
  • Provide insights into the competition – who is the competition, what is the reputation with the mission, what are the strengths/weaknesses.

2. Technical Proposal Inputs – country specific

  • Provide Liberian-specific direction to the proposal team on identification of market-based solutions to household Advise on technical areas inclusive of sanitation marketing, participatory product development, and sanitation financing in Liberia.
  • Contribute comprehensive technical inputs to the program design and proposal development process, through written proposal inputs and review
  • Contribute to the development of the logical framework and other proposal annexes (e.g. workplan).
  • Ensure approaches are technically sound and clearly articulated and relevant to the Liberian market.

Reporting to: PSI Senior Manager, WASH.


Time: Approximately 20 working days, starting immediately



  • Preferably an advanced university degree (masters or equivalent) in international affairs/studies, development, WASH, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of relevant technical experience in the design and delivery of market-based sanitation services to promote access to and uptake of household level sanitation services in
  • Knowledge of government and political structure and existing laws, rules and regulations on sanitation and its implementation in Liberia will be an
  • Fluency in English


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