Intervention Specialist - Water

Intervention Specialist - Water
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Intervention Specialist - Water

Details of the offer

Job Summary
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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Area:

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Knowledges:

  • Utilities
  • Basic

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