quarta-feira, fevereiro 24, 2010

Engenheiro consultor, projecto de água rural em Timor

Organization(s): IDSS Country/Region: East Timor
Contract Length: Long-term consulting assignment
Apply by: 01 March 2010

IDSS is seeking Expressions of Interest for a qualified National Engineer Advisor (NEA) to fill a field-based role for the development of rural water supply, sanitation and hygiene (RWASH) activities in Timor-Leste. This is a project that is funded by the Government of Australia through AusAID

This role will report to the Water Supply and Sanitation Adviser (WSSA) and will work with designated G-RDTL counterparts and the District Engineering Advisors (DEAs) on a day to day basis as well as all other long and short term advisors and Locally Engaged Staff (LES) as required. The successful applicant will also be a direct line manager of two LES.

Key responsibilities of this position include:
• Liaise with Directorate for Water Resource Management on development of sustainable management of ground water resources
• Provide support to DNSAS Planning & Design Department on increasing capacity to access groundwater, Sustainable Access to and Use of Groundwater Resources
• Prepare budgets and operational plans in line with national budget and planning systems to provide direct support to the use of appropriate guidelines for Community WASH and systems to monitor the use of the updated Community Water and Sanitation Guidelines
• Identify specific capacity building requirements (technical training, mentoring and scholarship) required by the DNSAS/SAS technical officers and project partners and assist in developing, or supporting identified training & mentoring with regard to the sustainable delivery of rural water supply systems & sanitation facilities.
• Mentor the DNSAS staff in planning, detailed engineering design, quantity survey, tender estimates and preparation of bills of quantity
• Provide support to DNSAS Planning & Design Department on increasing capacity to access groundwater.
• Coordination with range of sector stakeholders – other GoRDTL departments, NGOs, UN agencies and Donors.
• Provide specific technical inputs to other donors, NGOs, Government Departments in the rural WASH sector
• Manage the RWSSP component on sustainable WASH delivery

The successful candidate will have;
• A university degree in a relevant field in Water supply and Sanitation;
• Demonstrated high level knowledge and experience of the effective and sustainable provision of water and sanitation for rural communities in less developed countries;
• Experience in integrating social component to community water management including experience in promoting gender equity across all aspects of the program
• An understanding of DNSAS budgeting process, procurement and management systems;
• Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with counterpart staff; and
• Facilitation and conflict resolution skills.

• Country experience and working knowledge of the Tetun or Indonesian language
For further information on this role, please contact Cindy Colla, RWSSP Program Manager,  otherwise to formally apply for this role please visit

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Organization(s): Progressio
Country/Region: Timor-Leste
Contract Length: Long-term consulting assignment
Apply by: 15 March 2010

Job Summary
For this vacancy we are only able to consider candidates who are fluent in English and Tetum. The successful candidate should have a degree or appropriate qualification in development ...