Environmental & Climate Change Specialist
The program Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Services Sector Development Program focuses on ensuring sustainable and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water, sanitation and hygiene for rural areas in eight provinces of Cambodia. A goal is supporting the national target of universal access by 2025. This project is the third project within this program, and it will support the i) strengthening of rural water supply and sanitation institutions, ii) water and sanitation infrastructure and expansion of services, iii) capacity building of human resources and management. The project has been designed to empower and enable the Ministry of Rural Development, Provincial Department of Rural Developments and local government agencies to lead and accelerate progress towards improved rural water supply and sanitation coverage with a focus on inclusive sector development and institutional sustainability.
The specialist will provide timely input to the team leader for the required reports. This includes inputs on (i) assessing the environmental impact, (ii) assisting the water supply and sanitation specialists in assessing the feasibility of environmentally friendly sanitation practices, (iii) Environmental reporting and recommendation, collecting data on environmental conditions in the sample subprojects, including an inventory of natural and man-made resources; identifying topographic, climatic, hydrologic, and ecological patterns that may affect or be affected by outcomes.
Only the experts meeting the set criteria will be shortlisted and contacted.
Master’s degree in engineering, environmental sciences or a related discipline
Professional experience required
• 10 years of experience in environmental engineering/science projects relating to climate change,
• including 5 years of experience in rural development, rural water, and related fields.
• Experience on projects financed by multilateral development agencies would be an advantage and previous experience working projects in Southeast Asia is preferred.
4 man months over a 5 year project duration (2019-2024)