Water Supply and Sanitation Specialist

World Bank

World Bank is recruiting a Water Supply and Sanitation Specialist, to be based in Luanda, Angola.

  • Supporting the design, preparation and implementation of WSS and WRM projects
  • Supporting the design, preparation and implementation of water sector strategies, studies, analytical work, policy work, and advisory activities, and actively participating in related training and learning activities
  • Liaising and supporting teams from other Global Practices of the WBG (e.g., Agriculture, Health, Nutrition and Population, and Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience), to ensure that water-related issues are addressed in projects and activities in other GPs
  • Supporting the relevant Government and other project implementing agencies in Project implementation, including providing on a variety of water topics facilitating technical assistance and advisory support
  • Participating in project missions (including project identification, preparation, pre-appraisal, appraisal, negotiations and supervision)
  • Preparing reports, summaries, briefs and talking points of WSS and WRM topics, and on the Water GP’s projects, programs, business plans and strategies
  • Contributing to knowledge management primarily in the area of WSS, and to the extent possible also on WRM
  • This would include participating in the GSG activities, formal or informal communities of practice, supporting formal training programs, and providing technical input and quality control for the Water GP products
  • Contributing to the strengthening of partnerships with external water stakeholders active in WSS and WRM to maintain a strong and appropriate Water GP presence and profile in Angola and the region (this may include establishing and maintaining appropriate sector networks, and participating in regional and national forums, workshops and conferences)
  • A Master’s degree, in a field relevant to water management such as economics, institutional development, public management, civil and environmental engineering, or other related fields
  • A minimum of five years relevant professional experience in the area of water supply and sanitation, experience in water resources management will be a plus
  • The candidate’s track record should combine experience on institutional development and management of water and sanitation services in particular urban WSS, with a thorough knowledge of the water supply and sanitation sector and the water resources sector in Angola
  • Knowledge and experience working with water utilities would be a plus
  • Experience in coordinating and/or managing multi-disciplinary projects on water or water resources
  • Project management experience in international institutions/companies is a plus
  • Good understanding of policy, institutional, regulatory and management frameworks for water supply and sanitation, and water resources management, particularly in the context of Angola
  • Experience with multi-sectoral teams particularly desirable
  • Good external client relations skills
  • High level of energy, initiative and flexibility in quickly adjusting to changing work program requirements
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively dialogue with and relate to clients and stakeholders
  • Proficiency in Portuguese is required and proficiente in English is essential
  • Knowledge and Experience in Development Arena - Understands policy making process; distills operationally relevant recommendations/lessons for clients
  • Policy Dialogue Skills - Identifies and assesses policy issues and plays an active role in the dialogue with the government and/or other stakeholders
  • Integrative Skills - Working to develop an integrated view across all facets of current sector
  • Water Policy and Strategy - Basic understanding of water policies and strategies and their role in delivering outcomes to end users/customers
  • Water Institutions - Basic understanding of WSS sector institutions (ministries, regulators, service providers, community organizations) and how they are best organized to deliver services to end users in a sustainable manner
  • Public Private Partnerships - Basic understanding of the various models for partnering with the private sector in the delivery of sustainable services
  • Water Financing - Basic understanding of approaches to WSS sector financing of both capital and O&M costs
  • Water Supply and Sanitation Infrastructure and Technologies - Direct experience with water supply and sanitation infrastructure and technologies
  • Lead and Innovate - Develops innovative solutions
  • Deliver Results for Clients - Proactively addresses clients’ stated and unstated needs
  • Collaborate Within Teams and Across Boundaries - Collaborates across boundaries, gives own perspective and willingly receives diverse perspectives
  • Create, Apply and Share Knowledge - Applies knowledge across GPs and WBG to strengthen solutions for internal and/or external clients
  • Make Smart Decisions - Interprets a wide range of information and pushes to move forward
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
  • The World Bank Group is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture and educational background, Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply
  • All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence
  • Women are strongly encouraged to apply
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  • Publicado 25.08.2017
  • Expira 31.08.2017
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