Team Leader (Programme Management Advisor, IWRM Programme))

Niras
Kisumu, Kenya
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
Private Sector
Experience Level: 
Senior (10+ Years)
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)

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Description

NIRAS has been shortlisted for the KfW supported Provision of Consultancy Services for the implementation of the Lake Victoria Basin Integrated Water Resources Management (LVBC-IWRM) Programme - Lot 1: IWRM Program Consultant.

The main objective of the IWRM Programme Consultancy is to support and build the capacity of Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) on the management of the LVB-IWRM Programme and ensure its implementation as planned. Furthermore, the IWRM Programme Consultant (IPC) shall develop and implement an IWRM database, an IWRM model, and shall support the development of a regional, approved IWRM project pipeline.

Tasks under the Programme Management Advisor include:

Overall Programme Management over the lifetime of the LVB-IWRMP 

  • Build up the IWRM Programme Coordination Unit (PCU) finction and design, coordinate, and establish all required business processes 
  • Coordination of web based video meetings with the stakeholders 
  • Preparation of all the finalized reports and minutes of the meetings/ workshops 
  • Design and coordinate terms for the Regional Policy Steering Committee (RPSC) meetings

Project Identification: 

  • Provide support to LVBC in identification of additional projects and develop the project pipeline to into a regional priority investment plan to encourage potential development partners
  • Design/Develop a decision support system for its eligibility and suitability for a possible expansion of LVB-IWRMP 
  • Support PCU during site visits in evaluating, collating, and preparing suitable reports for the identified possible project

Project Preparation: 

  • Develop a technical and financial proposal for the feasibility study 
  • Provide support and coordination to the preparation of the feasibility study

Project Selection: 

  • Provide support in the assessment of the investment proposals based on the feasibility studies submitted

Assist in the Procurement Process: 

  • Assist in the developing a procurement plan for consulting services using KfW guidelines

Project Execution: 

  • Monitor projects and formulate project progress reports 
  • Develop a monitoring system Information that will be used for regualr reporting to RPSC and KfW 

This is a full-time long-term position in the field of programme/fund/investment project management for IWRM, based at LVBC in Kisumu, Kenya.

Qualifications required

Only the experts meeting the set criteria will be shortlisted and contacted.

  • MSc or PhD in a relevant field preferably Water Engineer, Environmental Engineer, Hydrologist, or Mechanical Engineer

Professional experience required

  • 10 - 15 years of professional experience 
  • At least two previous experiences as a Team Leader in a similar project 
  • Experience with international donor financed projects, preferably EU and/ or KfW within developing countries 
  • Background in implementing water supply and sanitation projects highly preferred 
  • 5 - 7 years experience implementing projects in Sub-Saharan Africa 
  • 3 - 5 years professional experience with NIRAS highly preferred 
  • Previous experience of working with LVBC is considered an asset 
  • Experience with fund management is an asset 

Duration

Long term

Commencement

2019

Deadline For Applications

2018-12-31