Water Resources Specialist/Team Leader

 (via Devex)
Sheladia Associates
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
Private Sector
Experience Level: 
10+ Years
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)


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Job Description

SHELADIA Associates is a multi-disciplinary international professional consulting firm with demonstrated experience in the successful management and implementation of development projects throughout the world. SHELADIA believes that practicality and sustainability in development projects require flexible resource management, active participation of all stakeholders, and a shared goal of strengthening institutions and operational systems, to optimize the use of available resources.

SHELADIA is seeking a Water Resources Specialist/Team Leader with the below experience in the Philippines;

The Water Resources Specialist/Team Leader required to lead the preparation of the proposed Project in accordance with ADB requirements, particularly to: (i) to lead the team of international and national consultants to carry out the TA; (ii) participate in consultations with project stakeholders and beneficiaries where possible; (iii) provide quality assurance for outputs and activities of all TA team members; (iv) coordinate TA consulting firm team members to complete the quality outputs and deliverables; (v) ensure coordination, consultation and participation of stakeholders in the TA; (vi) be responsible for the delivery of the project preparation by preparing and or/reviewing the RRP and all its linked documents including supplemental documents; and (vii) assist the approval process of the RRP

The specialist must have the following qualifications;

· The individual must have M.Sc. or equivalent in water resources, civil engineering or a related discipline required.

· At least 15 years of experience in developing internationally financed water sector infrastructure projects. Experience in ADB technical assistance for the preparation of water sector infrastructure projects required. Experience in dealing with the climate-adaptive infrastructural approach, Knowledge of Philippine government planning, procurement, and financial management mechanisms would be an asset.

· Working experience in the Southeast Asia region required. Experience in the Philippines would be an asset.

· Demonstrated ability to lead teams composed of international and national consultants, and to create a strong working relationship with the executing and implementing agencies. Proven track record as a team leader for preparation of at least two (2) projects financed by multilateral or bilateral donors is required.

How to Apply: Applications should include a CV and cover letter.

This position is open until filled. Please send CVs to jobs@sheladia.com.

Unfortunately, due to the large number of applications that we receive, we may not be able to respond to each individual candidate. Please respect our no phone calls policy.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

About the Organization

SHELADIA Associates, Inc. is an international provider of technical assistance, architectural & engineering services, as well as, construction supervision in sectors of transportation; architecture; energy; irrigation and water resources; agriculture; water supply; health and education; and capacity building for government agencies, communities, and other stakeholders.

SHELADIA’s work spans the continents of Africa, Asia, and the Americas. The firm has successfully implemented projects for US Government Agencies such as USAID, multi-lateral agencies (World Bank, ADB, African Development Bank), host governments, and private sector clients. The company is dedicated to crosscutting the areas of monitoring and evaluation, private sector participation, and social development, which have been a key element for many of our projects in all sectors.