Intervention Specialist - Water

Intervention Specialist - Water
Company:

Kenya Markets Trust (Kmt)


Intervention Specialist - Water

Details of the offer

Reporting to the Sector Manager - Water, the incumbent will work to build strong relationshipswith businesses, water utilities and government partners across the country. S/he will also

contribute to driving sector transformation by developing and implementing innovative

interventions.
Key Qualifications:• A degree in economics, water engineering, social sciences or related field.

• At least 5 years’ working experience in the commercial sector and/or economic

development or management consultancy. Experience gained in the water sector

environment would be an added advantage.

• Good commercial acumen - appreciation of budgeting and financial management.

• Good analytical and critical thinking skills, problem-solving, judgment and decisionmaking skills and the ability to monitor and explain trends and variances.

• Excellent writing skills and strong reporting and presentation skills, with the ability to

communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner, for different

purposes and across multiple audiences.

• Strong relationship management skills, with the ability to engage direct and indirect

reports and peers.

• Good negotiation and persuasion skills with the ability to influence people positively

• Able to work both independently, efficiently and effectively as well as in collaboration

with people at various levels and from different backgrounds.

• Intermediate level proficiency in MS Office applications i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS

Project, Outlook and statistical packages.

Responsibilities

• Manage day-to-day relationships with selected water utilities, national and countygovernments and other private sector actors.

• Design innovative interventions that would facilitate change among targeted market

actors.

• Support selected market actors to improve its commercial, financial and technical

competencies.

• Support the team to design interventions that would mainstream resilience,

competitiveness and inclusiveness in business operations.

• Contribute to internal learning and knowledge management processes, including

regular performance monitoring, programme reviews and evaluations.

• Collect, analyse, interpret and compile reports that communicate gaps in market

actors’ practices.

• Prepare briefs for selected market actors, including expected results and milestones and

subsequently monitor their performance and results.

• Manage assigned technical interventions to improve the performance of selected

market actors.

• Identify opportunities for innovation and new areas for developing market systems

approaches and tools.

• Collect basic data to support situation analysis and for preparing briefs

Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 5 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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