PROJECT MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST (WATER, SANITATION, AND HYGIENE ADVISOR -WASH) (Kinshsa)
The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking offers from qualified persons to provide personal services under contract as described in this solicitation.
Lead efforts to design and manage USAID/DRC programs that focus on improving water supply, sanitation, and hygiene
Lead efforts to monitor and evaluate all Mission activities contributing toward improved water supply, sanitation, and hygiene
Provide overall technical analysis and guidance to the Mission on strategies to improve water supply, sanitation, and hygiene
Serve as a liaison between USAID and other USG agencies, national WASH partners in government, NGO and donor agencies
Lead efforts to identify, prioritize and address policy and institutional constraints impeding the attainment of sustainable access to improved urban and rural water supply and sanitation in the country
Lead efforts to identify, prioritize and address key technical challenges, and policy and institutional structures, constraints, and opportunities in sustainable water and sanitation service provision and management in the country, including those related to private sector participation in the sector
Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering, Water and Sanitation,
Urban Planning, public health, agricultural engineering, International Development,
economics or related field is required.
Minimum 5 years of progressive management experience in urban and rural water supply, sanitation, and hygiene improvement including work in environments comparable to those of the country
The position requires a combination of managerial, technical, design, and analytical abilities combined with demonstrated ability to manage resources, programs, and people
Experience in the areas of sustainable rural and urban water supply provision, water infrastructure construction, basic sanitation improvement especially done in support of water and sanitation access improvements, financing, sector policy reform, and program design
Experience in analyzing sector data and translating into practice
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Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering, Water and Sanitation, Urban Planning, public health, agricultural engineering, International Development, economics or related field is required.
Democratic Republic of Congo
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Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted