Team Leader (Uganda)

Uganda, East Africa

Description

The National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has received a financing from Agence Française de Développement ("AFD"), and intends to use part of the funds thereof for payments under the following Technical Assistance: Package 6 E - Capacity Building and Project Management Support, as part of the structuring Kampala Water - Lake Victoria (KW-LV) WATSAN Project.

The Consultancy services shall consist of following and we are looking for a dedicated and competent team leader who can lead this project in Uganda.

1. Capacity Building - in the general and cross-cutting areas of (i) Investment planning and management, and (ii) O&M management, which encompasses interrelated activities such as Water Quality management, SCADA & hydraulic zones monitoring, Customer management, Asset management, including integrated asset information management systems, Non-Revenue Water (NRW) management, Human Resources management, and Information Technology.

2. Procurement of equipment – the Consultant shall support NWSC to procure equipment to facilitate the capacity building interventions in above.

3. Project Management Support - to the KW-LV WATSAN Project Implementation Unit. This shall entail technical support to the NWSC project managers during the implementation of other Packages under the KW-LVWATSAN project, and plan, conduct and/or oversee project-specific training.

Qualifications required

Only the experts meeting the set criteria will be shortlisted and contacted.

Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Civil/Environmental/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
Proficient in written and spoken English

Professional experience required

Must have a minimum of 15 years overall working experience
Experience in team leadership in water/wastewater management projects will be an advantage
Experience in capacity building projects will be an advantage
Experience in project management support/construction supervision will be an advantage
Experience in procurement (of equipment and goods) will be an advantage
Experience in developing countries from Africa or Asia in water/wastewater sector will be an advantage
Experience in the Eastern African region, preferably in Uganda will be an advantage

Duration

24 months full time and 36 months part time, with possibility of extension

Commencement

October 2021

Deadline For Applications

2021-12-17

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