Social Scientist

Cowater International

Iran 🇮🇷

Founded in 1985, Cowater International Inc. has built a global reputation for excellence in the world of management consulting in international development.  Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada and with experience in more than 65 countries, Cowater has established itself as Canada’s leading management consulting firm in international development. 


Cowater is currently looking for a social scientist to act as a consultant on a sector study for Urban and Rural WWCs in the Islamic Republic of Iran. The objective of the assignment is to work with the urban and rural water and wastewater companies to transform the companies into autonomous self-financing water and wastewater utilities. 


Based in Iran, the social scientist will focus primarily on the mapping of existing stakeholder roles and relationships, including: roles and responsibilities for operations and management of wastewater systems in rural Iran; and documenting experiences of various stakeholders through informant interviews and surveys.   The position will be for a 2 months effort during the Phase I of the project.


Candidates must be fluent in English.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Expertise in stakeholder engagement and surveys
  • 15 years of experience in a variety of developing countries
  • Very strong writing and communications skills in English
  • Professional fluency in English


Desired Qualifications

  • Fluency in Farsi


All applications are to be submitted here,  through Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. We thank all applicants, however only those making the shortlist will be contacted