National Project Coordination for Water Productivity Open-Access Portal (Phase 2) and Water Specialist- SC 8

nairobi cityKE



8 months ago11/11/202312/11/2023

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Tasks and Responsibilities

The National Project Coordinator for WaPOR Phase 2 / Water Specialist will perform the following key functions.

  • Coordination meetings at national level as well as at project level with the other selected countries;
  • Organization of national workshops: identification of participants, agenda preparation, facilitation and reporting;
  • Liaise with other relevant regional and national institutions for sharing of information and experiences.
  • Support the development of country implementation and engagement plan in the country together with project partners and key stakeholders.
  • Coordination and communication with government counterparts, national partners and stakeholders and the WaPOR partners (IWMI, IHE-Delft) as well as FAO colleagues;
  • Ensure gender-sensitive implementation of project, including gender disaggregated data, gender-sensitive analysis and gender balanced participation in workshops;
  • Prepare project mid-term reviews and project completion reports, including budget, Terms of Reference (ToR) of studies and consultancies, technical specifications for procurement
  • Write and review programmes documents (reports, manuals, etc.)
  • Assist in the developing relevant concept notes and project proposals
  • Perform other related duties and activities upon instructions received from Project Officer, NSL, Team Leader- Governance of Natural Resources Sub-programme, Assistant FAORs, and the FAOR.

Minimum Requirements   

  • Degree in irrigation, soil and water engineering, agricultural water management, agricultural engineering or related fields
  • Ten years relevant work experience in irrigation engineering/water management including conducting water productivity research, analysis and reporting using WaPOR and other tools is a requirement
  • Ten years of relevant work experience on infrastructure projects, specifically for water resources infrastructure and irrigation projects, including carrying out pre-feasibility studies, design and construction supervision in Kenya
  • Working knowledge (level C) of English and Swahili
  • Must be National of Kenya

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