Sanitation, Wastewater Collection, Treatment and Reuse Advisor

ORGUT Consulting AB
Palestinian Territory, Occupied
Apply by 3 December 2012
Posted on 8 November 2012

Job Description

ORGUT is seeking a Sanitation, Wastewater Collection, Treatment and Reuse Advisor to the GZ-Emergency Capacity Building Project to the Palestinian Water Authority: Technical, Planning and Advisory Team (TPAT) in the Water and Sanitation Sector.

TPAT team supports the PWA in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, to:

  • Facilitate the implementation by PWA of Sector Reform processes.
  • Update water supply, sanitation and water resources management strategies towards more effective infrastructure development, improved service provision, and sustainable resource management.
  • Develop PWA’s capacity for implementation of water supply, sanitation and water resources management strategies, action plans and programs.

The required qualifications for the position are:

  • A graduate degree in water and wastewater engineering or the equivalent engineering or science degree;
  • 20 years of experience in wastewater related issues, including planning, designing, managing, and operating;
  • Experience in on-job capacity building
  • Experience in developing countries preferably in the Middle East;
  • Interpersonal and communications skills; and
  • Fluency in English

It is an advantage to have

  • Arabic language knowledge
  • Worked with sector reforms and/or institution building projects
  • Experience and knowledge on strategy and policy development
  • Experience from structured capacity building in government institutions

Duration: January 2013- June 2014 fulltime 18 months (may be prolonged with an additional 6 months). Applications are welcome for both time periods or for only one of them.

Location: Palestinian Water Authority in Ramallah, West Bank and Gaza city, Gaza Strip. Residence is in Ramallah.

Interested candidates are welcome to send their CVs to with a copy to marked “Palestine WW Advisor” before December 3, 2012.

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