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Senior Director, Water Sector – Washington, D.C. or Bogotá, Colombia

Location

Washington D.C., United States, or Bogota, Colombia

About the position

Lead the water sector work of Castalia’s Global Utilities team by maintaining excellent client relations, winning business, directing project execution, and developing a high-performing team.  Success is measured by sustainable profitability combined with the production of high-quality outputs that make a positive difference in the world. The position reports to the Chief Executive and could be based in Washington D.C., United States, or Bogota, Colombia. Specifically:

  • Lead Castalia’s advisory work for water sector clients globally, including investment funds, development banks, water utilities, governments and regulators. Maintain strong relationships with existing and future clients. Win new work by identifying client needs and demonstrating how Castalia can fill these needs. Identify new and profitable areas of business and develop them successfully.
  • Deliver high-quality, impactful advice on matters such as: water sector reform; business improvement for water utilities; financing investment needs; public-private partnerships, tariffs and regulation. Manage teams to execute projects successfully. Direct and supervise other less-experienced managers to do the same.
  • Develop a high-performing team by: identifying recruitment needs; hiring great team-members; developing team members through coaching and training (both formal and on-the-job), retaining high-performers; ensuring that under-performers improve or leave; and creating an esprit de corps through a commitment to intellectual excellence within a supportive culture.
  • Contribute to the overall leadership of Castalia through a position on the management committee of the firm. Promote a ‘one-Castalia’ approach by sharing knowledge and creating opportunities to work with other teams. Exemplify and uphold Castalia’s values of integrity, intelligence, quality, and results.

Who we’re looking for

Required

  • At least 10 years of experience in the water sector, probably gained with a regulator, water utility, finance-provider or consulting firm
  • A graduate degree in Economics, Finance, or related field
  • Strong grasp of microeconomics and finance, with an ability to apply these to water sector problems
  • Experience in leading teams, managing projects, and creating analytic outputs
  • Able to innovate, think laterally, and solve complex problems
  • Native-level fluency in English, including the ability to synthesize complex issues clearly and concisely in written and spoken English
  • Work authorization in the USA and a desire to travel globally for work.

Highly desirable

  • Experience in consulting, including winning and delivering work and managing consulting teams.
  • Work experience in both developed and emerging economies
  • Knowledge and experience in the electricity sector
  • Proficiency in Spanish, French, or Portuguese

Remuneration and Benefits

This is a full-time position based at our office in Washington D.C., United States, or Bogota, Colombia. A remuneration package will be determined and agreed depending on experience.

How to apply

If you’re interested in this position, please click the button below to fill out and submit your application form to us.

Only fully completed applications can be submitted. Please have the following information and documents ready:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Two professional references
  • Writing sample

Have a question?

Please let us know and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

How to apply

If you’re interested in this position, please click the button below to fill out and submit your application form to us.

Only fully completed applications can be submitted. Please have the following information and documents ready:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Two professional references
  • Writing sample

Have a question?

Please let us know and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

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WASHINGTON, DC
+1 (202) 466-6790
1747 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1200
United States of America

SYDNEY
+61 (2) 9231 6862
Suite 19.01, Level 19, 227 Elizabeth Street
Australia

AUCKLAND
+64 (4) 913 2800
74D France Street, Newton South
New Zealand

WELLINGTON
+64 (4) 913 2800
Level 2, 88 The Terrace
New Zealand

PARIS
+33 (0)1 84 60 02 00
64-66 Rue des Archives
France

BOGOTÁ
+57 (1) 508 5794
Calle 81 #11-08, Piso 5, Oficina 5-127
Colombia

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WASHINGTON, DC
+1 (202) 466-6790
1747 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1200
United States of America

SYDNEY
+61 (2) 9231 6862
Suite 19.01, Level 19, 227 Elizabeth Street
Australia

AUCKLAND
+64 (4) 913 2800
74D France Street, Newton South
New Zealand

WELLINGTON
+64 (4) 913 2800
Level 2, 88 The Terrace
New Zealand

PARIS
+33 (1) 73 44 26 97
6 Rue Duret
France

BOGOTÁ
+57 (1) 508 5794
Calle 81 #11-08, Piso 5, Oficina 5-127
Colombia

Thinking for a better world.

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PROJECTS        NEWS        BLOG        CONTACT
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