Manager / Senior Consultant (WASH Sector) via DevNetJobsIndia


Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, India 🇮🇳

Position: Manager or Senior Consultant in WASH sector


Location: Bhubaneshwar

Apply by: 5th February 2023

About EY Government & Public Sector (GPS) Practice

Ernst & Young (EY) provides services to over 1,000 Governmental units, including state and local Governments, their departments, municipalities, authorities, and not-for-profits.

Among international firms, EY has one of the largest public-sector practices with nearly a century of service devoted to the public sector and an internal structure to support and enhance our services to Governments. We take pride in the fact that EY serves clients in every industry across the sector, throughout the world. EY has been active in institutional development, capacity building and policy advice to economies in transition, often under the World Bank, DFID, Asian Development Bank financed programs.

What does the EY GPS practice offer?

  • Ability to contribute to transforming the lives of millions of individuals and communities
  • Experience of working alongside governments and local communities, thereby contributing to achievement of Sustainable Development Goals
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced consulting firm with a steep learning
  • Extremely high degree of ownership with high-quality work given to each member
  • Freedom to experiment, taste success and failures, and learn from each experience
  • Nuanced understanding about the impact sector and impact consulting
  • Close mentorship and professional development support by experienced leaders
  • Part of a multi-disciplinary team of professionals and passionate citizens
  • who apply cutting-edge technologies and practices aimed at social change in India’s cities

What would this profile involve?

  • Work closely with senior most government officers in Urban Department to address the most pressing sanitation issues across all cities and towns
  • Engage with district and city level officials on need basis
  • Lead a team of state level subject matter experts and support resources for implementation of sanitation agenda
  • Lead state-wide implementation of various sanitation initiatives for solving complex urban development issues
  • Work in collaboration with various stakeholders, including but not limited to senior government bureaucrats, ULB officials, other govt. partners and technical implementation partners basis
  • Continuous programme monitoring and reporting to key stakeholders
  • Manage daily operations around strengthening of sanitation reforms on a state-level
  • Field visit and beneciary interaction: On-ground interactions with partners/ bene?ciaries and any other stakeholders, as required
  • Lead the internal contracting, quality and risk management processes and internal compliances 
  • Oversee drafting of advocacy collaterals like toolkits, case studies, ready reckoner documents, etc. as per requirement
  • Curate presentations for government, donors, EY’s senior leadership and other stakeholders
  • Prepare project plans and share the progress on regular
  • Ensure project deliverables are completed within set timelines and are of good quality and aligned to the project objectives and outcomes

Qualifications and Experience

  • 10+ years overall experience
  • 7-10+ years of Gov. consulting, preferably in Urban/ Water Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Management consulting experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Bi-lateral/ Multi-lateral experiences with organizations
  • Candidates from alternative academic backgrounds with outstanding academic and career accomplishments and relevant work experience would also be considered
  • Exposure to handling senior government stakeholders and large-scale transformational projects
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite particularly Word, and PowerPoint

We are looking for someone who has brings the following to our team:

  • Passion to create impact
  • Persuasion and persistence to engage with government functionaries and deliver on
  • programme objectives and reform agendas
  • Ability to manage high-stake projects in partnership with external stakeholders, especially senior government officials
  • Strong programme management and prioritization skills
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Willingness to extend oneself to accomplish work objectives with tight deadlines,
  • simultaneously pursuing excellence
  • Willingness to take initiatives and ownership of projects
  • Significant time will be spent at project locations (generally the state capitals). Frequent travel to meet various officials within/outside the state as per the needs and requirements might be required.

Drop your CVs to and with the subject line: Application for Manager / Senior Consultant role in Bhubaneshwar.

Please note that we will not be able to notify all applicants. Only short-listed candidates will be notified about subsequent selection procedures. Canvassing in any form shall be considered a disqualification in the recruitment process. 




IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development