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Oromia Water and Energy Resources Development Bureau


Position: Wastewater Specialist for Regional Bureau
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Addis Ababa - Ethiopia
Posted date: 4 years ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

Oromia Water and Energy Resources Development Bureau wants to employ competent staff for the implementation of the Second Urban Water supply and sanitation Project (UWSSP II) program for the following position. Position: Wastewater Specialist for Regional Bureau Description of the Assignment The major objective of the assignment is to provide technical assistance to the Regional Project Management Unit(PMU) at Oromia Water Resources Development and Energy Bureau to: i) effectively plan, coordinate, manage and implement urban sanitation projects, ii) to develop working methodologies and establish operational procedures, iii) to establish monitoring and reporting systems. Requested Services The Specialist will provide the services mentioned below at different administration levels and related works in regions at which the project is being initiated. - Support PMU to develop, revise and recommend appropriate/suitable institutional setup and structure of wastewater management al different categories of town/cities - Prepare training materials, plan, organize and deliver training in all aspects of wastewater management and update training materials as appropriate - Give capacity-building inputs, training and experience sharing - based on field experience to respective bureaus about wastewater management; - Participate in the appraisal of project proposals, studies, detailed engineering designs, design reports, etc, - Assist in preparation of plans and reports describing the physical and financial progress of the project towns and region. - Assist in assessing urban centers with a high risk of wastewater management and need priority of treatment, Reviewing existing wastewater management systems and documents. - Identify major wastewater producers and pollution sources that may require additional treatment prior to discharge to the public sewer. Recommend appropriate action if required. - Prepare Resettlement Framework Policy (RFP) or comment on it when submitted by the region’s technical specialists. - Evaluation of proposals submitted by shortlisted consultants and review Award/contract agreement. - Review of bidding documents for construction works and give Technical support during the evaluation, if required, - Carrying out construction supervision and contract monitoring. - Assist in all tasks associated with wastewater management system modifications, resolving contract claims, constructions and preparing addendums if required. - Provide technical backup support to all planning and management activities of the regions related to urban water supply and sanitation, - Frequent field visit (60% of the assignment duration) and follow up the projects at all towns In addition to the above-mentioned activities, the wastewater/sanitation Specialist Performs other related and relevant assignments. Required Competencies The Specialist to be hired shall have experience in Design, construction supervision, assessment, analysis and development of Manuals and strategies of public services with high credit to experiences in particular in wastewater management. The specialist shall have a BSc/MSc/Ph.D. in Water supply, Sanitary, Hydraulics, Civil Engineering or related fields with 10/8/6 years and strong capability of communication on the subject matter, and capacity to offer training. Time Frame and contract Arrangement The wastewater specialists will be working with the other PM U staff and will have responsibilities in all wastewater intervention and lead responsibility for the outputs in that area and will be reporting to the PMU coordinator who will be charged to ensuring adherence to the implementation arrangement. The Consultancy is a full lime assignment and will be contracted for a period of one year with the understanding that the contract will be the possibility of extension based on evaluation of performance. The consultant is expected to bring her/his own computer (laptop). Prim nig facilities are available. Client's Input for the Service The client will: - Avail to the specialist all necessary data and documents available. - Facilitate to the specialist to have access to data and documents available in the government’s WaSH institutions. - Provide office facilities (space, table, and chair) - Provide transportation for field visits - Facilitate and organize stakeholders’ workshop Reporting The specialist reports to the PMU coordinator. - Submits reports of the field visits, workshops and meeting results (minutes) - Reports monthly, quarterly, and yearly project progress Number Required: One (I) Considerations: - Year fo Experiences shall be counted for the duration after obtaining the Degree - Applicants shall have sufficient water and Sanitation related Experiences - Applicants shall have communication skill in Afan Oromo, Amharic, English language - Terms of employment: On Contract basis for one year with the possibility of extension - Duty Station: Addis Ababa with frequent fieldwork - Salary: Negotiable but attractive - Applicants shall submit their applications with CVs and copies of supporting documents in person within 10 consecutive working days from the first date of advertisement to: Oromia Water and Energy Resources Development Bureau Human Resource Administration & Cap.Bld.Directorate Regional Presidential Office Premises Bole Road 5th floor Room No-508 Tel: 011 552 22 14/ 011 515 38 29 P.O.Box: 8630, Finfinne