Water Demand Management Specialist

 (via ReliefWeb)
Water Management Initiative
Amman, Jordan
Position Type: 
Experience Level: 
Mid-Level/Senior (8-9 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)
Languages Required: 


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The responsibilities of the incumbent include but are not limited to:

  • Track and document Water Demand Management (WDM) policies, strategies, regulations, guidelines, and codes.
  • Co-develop annual action plan with tracking and monitoring the progress of the implementation of WMD programs.
  • Assist Miyahuna management in preparing annual reports on activities and recommendations.
  • Evaluate Water Use Efficiency Programs conducted under Miyahuna.
  • Determine customer categories to be targeted in the Water Use Efficiency (WUE) and Demand Management Programs.
  • Provide technical support to the communications unit at Miyahuna in aspects relevant to water demand management.
  • Design and evaluate performance indicators relevant to WDM and conduct cost effective analysis.
  • On an annual basis, develop plans and relevant budgeting for WUE programs to be implemented in coordination with relevant stakeholders.
  • Perform demand forecasts and supply requirement calculations in coordination with the Technical and Operational Directorate to support Miyahuna’s plans in meeting future demands for the different categories of customers.
  • Lead the efforts to initiate the service of water audits for large consumers and supervise their implementation.
  • Supervise the development of water conservation education programs for water users, schools, community organizations, associations, etc.
  • Facilitate the linkage between Miyahuna and the WDM Directorate at the Ministry of Water Irrigation.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, preferably in Water or Civil Engineering. Advanced degree in Water Management or Business Administration is a plus.


  • Minimum eight years of experience in water management with two plus years in the field of water demand management.
  • In depth knowledge and experience in the Jordan water sector.
  • Experience working with various stakeholders and multidisciplinary tasks.
  • Experience in building and leading teams with different organizations.


  • Excellent working knowledge of English and Arabic in both written and spoken.
  • Managerial experience in water utilities.
  • Knowledge in the water sector in Jordan.
  • Acquaintance with WDM principles, policies, and strategies implemented in this sector.
  • Acquaintance of statistical sampling techniques used in evaluating program effectiveness.
  • Mastering general computer programs such as MS word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Acquaintance with the administrative and regulatory roles including regulation and documentation of information, filing procedures, establishment and update of database, drafting of letters, and arrangements of meetings.
  • Excellent technical report writing.
  • Creative thinking and problem solving.
  • Ability to work under pressure and on multidisciplinary activities.
  • Project Management skills including planning, risk management, team management, developing project’s activities, monitoring and follow up, and time management.
  • Very good knowledge of the National Building Code, Uniform plumbing code and the relevant JSMO standard and regulations.

How to apply:

Qualified candidates are requested to send their CVs to: opportunities@Jordan-WMI.org and state the position title in the subject line.

Applications accepted through February 23, 2019.