Technical Expert: Water Facility print

Posted on:
8 Apr, 2019
Application by:
30 Apr, 2019
Project status:
Expression of interest
Project title:
Switch to Green and Water Facilities
Duration of assignment:
36 Months
Country:
multi-country
Duty station:
Brussels, Belgium
Job code:
EMN-UEB19EU0129/ 5

Project description

The SWITCH to Green facility will 1) provide quality support to improve programme identification, formulation and delivery, 2) support dialogue, networking and coordination with development partners working on green economy issues, and 3) support knowledge creation, dissemination and communication efforts, and build capacities for improved EU cooperation on green economy.
The Water facility will 1) provide quality support to improve programme identification, formulation and delivery, 2) support dialogue, networking and coordination with development partners working on water and sanitation, and 3) support knowledge creation, dissemination and communication efforts, and build capacities for improved EU cooperation on water and sanitation.

Qualifications

Qualifications and skills

  • University degree in natural resources management, environmental science, development studies or related fields;
  • Knowledge of the water & sanitation related policies and best practices, in the EU and in developing countries;
  • Knowledge of aid delivery methods and the project cycle management; knowledge of
  • EU development cooperation in particular would be an asset;
  • Good communication and drafting skills;
  • Fluency in English required; Knowledge of French also required if none of the other key experts speaks French. Ability to also communicate in other languages (e.g. Spanish, Portuguese...) would be an asset.

General professional experience

  • At least 5 years of experience in the context of international cooperation and working on water & sanitation related issues.

Specific professional experience

  • Experience with the identification, formulation and/ or appraisal of development programmes in areas related to water & sanitation;
  • At least 2 years of experience in developing countries or at least 5 short term missions in developing countries.

Contact person

  Mathis Salfeld Salfeld@gfa-group.de

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