Water Resources Management Specialist at World Bank Group

Water Resources Management Specialist at World Bank Group – Here are the requirements and how to apply for the position of Water Resources Management Specialist in the ongoing World Bank Group job recruitment.

Water Resources Management Specialist at World Bank Group – About Position

The World Bank Group was founded in 1944 and is one of the world’s biggest sources of funding and information for growth solutions. In the financial year 2018, the WBG dedicated $67 billion in loans, funding, equity investments and pledges to its members and private industries, of which $24 billion was concessional finance to its neediest affiliates. It is administrated by 188-member nations and delivers services out of 120 offices with almost 15,000 staff situated worldwide.

They are hiring to fill the following positions described below.

Job Title: Water Resources Management Specialist

Job #: req5679
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Sector: Water/Sanitation
Grade: GF
Term Duration: 3 years 0 months
Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment

Job Responsibilities

Strategies, Planning, and Policies:

  • Assist in the identification and preparation of projects;
  • Liaise with and support teams from other GPs of the World Bank (e.g., human development, urban, environment, energy, agriculture) to ensure that water-related issues are addressed consistently across various programs in the Bank;
  • Participate in policy dialogue, together with other development partners, with key stakeholders in the country;
  • As appropriate, with the Bank team, advise government counterparts on policy, institutional, and technical matters associated with the Bank’s water program; and
  • Prepare reports, summaries, briefs, and talking points on water-related projects and programs, business plans, and strategies.

Projects implementation:

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  • Participate and assist multidisciplinary supervision missions covering all phases of the project cycle;
  • Identify implementation issues related to projects/programs in the sector;
  • Working closely with client institutions to support effective implementation of WB supported programs;
  • Maintaining effective relationships with relevant governmental, non-governmental, donor and other stakeholders;
  • Carry out the planning and organization of workshops on Bank procedures and deliverables; and
  • Encourage clients to use disruptive technology and ICT to speed up project implementation.

Institutional and analytical work:

  • Support the design, preparation and implementation of sector strategies, studies, analytical work, policy work, and advisory activities;
  • Staying informed on the status of the water sector and its institutions, as well as relevant donor, private sector and NGO initiatives;
  • Participating in and eventually leading task teams for production of analytical studies and preparation and implementation support to investment and policy-oriented projects;
  • Identifying and sharing with client, relevant expertise and examples within and outside the World Bank; and
  • Identifying and supporting water sector linkages to the Bank’s country strategy and the work of other sectoral teams.

Monitoring & Evaluation:

  • Monitor and assess the implementation of sector portfolio;
  • Ensure prompt preparation of quality and consistency related to sector portfolio management, including quality control; and
  • Prepare timely reports on project implementation and progress.

Job Requirements

  • At least a Master’s degree in Water Resources, Hydrology, Hydraulics, Sanitation, Environment, Civil Engineering, or a related discipline with a focus on water supply and sanitation;
  • Recognized technical, operational, and/or policy-oriented expertise, and at least 7 years of relevant work experience.
  • Prior work experience and results on the ground and hands-on experience with Government counterpart agencies;
  • Ability to think innovatively and strategically in dealing with technical and/or policy issues while maintaining a strong client focus;
  • Effective verbal, analytical and written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to produce high-quality documents and analytical reports;
  • Sound knowledge of the water sector issues in Nigeria;
  • Knowledge of cross-cutting issues related to the water sector: climate change, environmental and social issues, inclusion, and poverty reduction;
  • A high degree of dynamism and self-motivation, as well as the ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Excellent teamwork skills; and
  • Ability to use new information technologies.

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How to apply for Water Resources Management Specialist at World Bank Group

Interested and suitably qualified individuals should: Click here to apply online

Application Deadline

  • 10th February 2020

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