Water Supply and Sanitation Project Management Consultant
Tetra Tech International Development Services, headquartered in Arlington, VA is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified Water Supply and Sanitation Project Management Consultant candidates for the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Finance (WASH-FIN) Mozambique program.
WASH-FIN is a five-year program financed by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) implemented as a task order under the Making Cities Work Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract, implemented by Tetra Tech (‘ARD Inc.’ in Mozambique). Its primary objectives are to close financing gaps to achieve universal access to water and sanitation and to increase the potential to reach additional beneficiaries at scale in priority countries.
The overall objective of this assignment is to provide technical and project management support to the WASH-FIN Mozambique Country Team Lead in the delivery of the program’s current annual workplan.
- Draft content and otherwise support preparation of program annual workplans, quarterly updates, annual reports, quarterly reports and weekly reports;
- Draft Scopes of Work and support the definition of delivery strategies (existing subcontractors, new procurements, hiring of technical assistance resources or others);
- Support the coordination of work and review of deliverables of existing WASH-FIN subcontractors and consultants;
- Participate in meetings with supported private and government stakeholders in representation of the WASH-FIN project and prepare respective minutes for record and future reference;
- Support the coordination of execution of project scope activities with those of the USAID SPEED+ project with the objective of seeking complementarity of efforts where relevant, including participation in coordination meeting with SPEED+ projects and other USAID-funded WASH or other related projects, sector stakeholders, peer development agencies and implementing partners and other key sector players;
- Participate in site visits for supervision of ongoing activities or problem resolution, in conjunction with Country Team Leader (CTL) or Office Administrator.
- Master’s degree in engineering, economics, social science or other relevant degree;
- Minimum of five years of professional experience in urban infrastructure development, finance, regulation and/or service delivery, ideally with at least a portion of the experience built working in Mozambique;
- Experience in finance, ideally in infrastructure project finance, microfinance and/or SME development;
- Knowledge of infrastructure development and finance (public and private), preferably in water and sanitation sector. Specific knowledge of public-private partnership structuring and implementation is an advantage;
- Strong technical skills, with the ability to write well-structured technical reports, Scopes of Work and review of technical deliverables.
- Experience in planning, design and/or management of piped water supply and public drainage systems;
- Experience working in donor-funded projects and with different partners.
- Ability to undertake and/or manage multiple ongoing activities simultaneously;
- Ability to work effectively in multi-cultural, and multi-ethnic environment;
- Professional-level command of Portuguese and English languages (spoken and written)
To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:
- Cover Letter
- CV in reverse chronological format
- Reference List
Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted. Deadline for applications is August 16, 2019