WASH Infrastructure Specialist


Maputo, Mozambique 🇲🇿

Requisition/Vacancy No. 154577BR

Position Title Mozambique WASH Infrastructure Specialist

Job Category Procurement

Business Line Government

Country Mozambique

State/Province/Region MZ – Maputo

City Maputo

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About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

AECOMis currently seeking a WASH Infrastructure Specialist for an anticipated USAID-funded water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) activity in Mozambique that will focus on four key objectives:

  • Increase availability of functional water and sanitation infrastructure in health facilities and communities;

  • Increase use of health-promoting WASH practices, including increased demand for sanitation in rural communities;

  • Improve management of water infrastructure and;

  • Improve planning and monitoring of WASH services.

TheWASH Infrastructure Specialistwill work under the direction of the COP and will be responsible for technical oversight of the construction-related activities focused on increasing availability and functionality of water and sanitation infrastructure to health facilities and communities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Hold an advanced degree (Masters or higher) in engineering, architecture, or related field;

  • At least five (5) years of expertise in designing and construction water and sanitation infrastructure of a similar scale in the Mozambican context;

  • Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, in both English and Portuguese.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior USAID experience

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It’s a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world’s most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It’s a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It’s what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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