Senior Technical Advisor in Water Resource Management and Environmental Sustainability (Nairobi) Job in Kenya 2014


Job Title: Sr. Technical Advisor
Closing Date: January 31, 2014

Area of Interest: Water & Sanitation

Position Type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Please Note: This position is contingent on the awarding of funding by the donor.

Job Description: ECODIT is seeking a Senior Technical Advisor in Water Resource Management and Environmental Sustainability for an anticipated 5-year WASH program in Kenya expected to be awarded by USAID in FY2014.

KIWASH aims to provide at-scale adoption of sustainable models of WASH service delivery through

(1) scaled-up market-based service delivery models;
(2) increased access to sustainable financing/credit for WASH services;
(3) improved access to integrated WASH and nutrition services;
(4) increased environmental sustainability of WASH services; and
(5) strengthened WASH services and water resource institutions.
The project will incorporate sustainability of resources and services, upstream/downstream integration, and effective strategies to scale.

Required Experience:

  • Advanced degree in water resource management, environmental studies, engineering, public health, or another field related to KIWASH
  • Minimum 10 years of experience working in WASH-related programs (water supply, sanitation, hygiene and/or water resources management at it pertains to water and sanitation services), preferably in East Africa
  • Experience in one or more of the following: 1) water source quality protection; 2) waste/sludge management with sanitation; and/or 3) climate change resiliency in drinking water source planning
  • Familiarity with World Health Organization’s Water Safety Planning Approach
  • Fluency in written and spoken English; Swahili proficiency preferred
  • Preference for applicants who have experience working on USAID projects
Qualified Kenyan nationals are particularly encouraged to apply.

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