The Integrated area-based development in Osh province, Kyrgyzstan aims to assist the Kyrgyz Government to establish conditions for prevention of violent conflicts and to secure sustainable human development. The Goal will be achieved through implementation of inter-linked comprehensive measures aimed at significant reduction of poverty and improving welfare of target communities and establishing more favorable conditions for sustainable development of human capital in three target districts of Osh Province. The Programme will create various opportunities for the target population to reduce vulnerability on the short-term and long-term perspectives through various economic activities, improved access to water, environmental security, generation of employment and rehabilitation of socio-economic infrastructure.
The Programme aims to achieve the following expected outputs:
Output 1: Sustainable agriculture, tourism, trade and green technology promotion will facilitate job creation, poorest-groups’ socio-economic integration, and improved living standard in target districts
Output 2: Water supply rehabilitation (potable water and irrigation) in the pilot districts, also through low cost environmentally safe technologies, will improve access for rural communities to sustainable water supply in target districts
Output 3: Socio-economic infrastructure rehabilitation will facilitate improved rural community welfare and resilience in target districts.
Output 4: Enhanced vocational education will raise employment in target districts in a long-term perspective
Output 5: Local community resistance to local natural disasters will be enhanced in target districts
Under the guidance and direct supervision of Osh Area Manager the Water Management Specialist will be responsible for effective and efficient implementation of the component framework “Water supply rehabilitation (potable water and irrigation) in the pilot districts, also through low cost environmentally safe technologies, will improve access for rural communities to sustainable water supply in target districts, including through the design, planning, management and monitoring of project activities.
The Water Management Specialist applies and promotes the principles of results-based management (RBM), as well as a client-oriented approach consistent with UNDP rules and regulations.
The Water Management Specialist works in close collaboration with the Area Based Development Programme team as well as the team in the Country Office (CO) for effective achievement of results, anticipating and contributing to resolving complex programme/project-related issues and information delivery. The incumbent is expected to exercise full compliance with UNDP programming, financial, procurement and administrative rules, regulations, policies and strategies, as well as implementation of the effective internal control systems.
Duties and Responsibilities
Required Skills and Experience
Kyrgyzstan nationals: Water Management Specialist
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
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