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Hulla & Co Human Dynamics KG (The Technical Assistance Team) is seeking the services of qualified experts who will provide technical expertise within the capacity below under the European Union funded Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Progreamm, Phasse III in Adamawa, Ekiti and Plateau States:

 

 

Job Title: Senior WSSS Human Resources Management Advisor/Trainer

Locations: Adamawa, Ekiti and Plateau States (one of the 3 states will be chosen as the expert’s main base), Nigeria
Project: TA service contract for the implementation of the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Programme Phase III (WSSSRPIII)
Engagement: Short-term, 120 working days in the period August 2019 – end April 2020

Scope of work

  • The Advisor/Trainer will provide institutional analysis, technical advisory, formal and on the job trainings in the area of human resources management to staff of Water Utilities/Corporations and Water Consumer Associations in the 3 states of Adamawa, Ekiti and Plateau towards working on commercial principles.

The SNKE, in coordination with the other experts and the team leader, will work on/contribute to the following activities as spelt out in the TAT Terms of Reference:

Technical lead:

  • Build the capacity of water utilities with regard to operating water services under commercial principles in the three states in the area of Human Resources Management.

Technical contribution:

  • Develop an institutional model and guidelines for economic regulation of water services in the three states;
  • Ensure stakeholders sustained engagement, commitment and coordination with regard to the implementation of policies and plans;
  • Advise on the institutional reform of water utilities to take commercial principles into consideration.

Duration of the Assignment
The foreseen start date of the above assignment is beginning of September 2019. This position forsee a full-time input (Ca. 20 man days/month)

Requirements
Education and skills:

  • University Degree (minimum Bachelor level; Master preferred) in Human Resources, Business Administration, Public Administration, or other relevant discipline. In the absence of a Master degree, additional 10 years to the general professional experience required;
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Ability to coach, motivate and nurture employees at different levels, communicate fluently, work as a team member, and a matured level of sensitivity and diplomacy in dealing with key stakeholders.

General professional experience:

  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in Human Resources Management;
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in the water and sanitation sector;
  • Must have significant experience in the developing world, preferably including sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Sector-specific experience on similar assignments and working in a donor-funded environment in developing countries would be an advantage.

Specific professional experience:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in water utility commercialization with a broad range of experience in human resources analysis, development and reform issues;
  • Experience in institutional analysis, strategic advice and formal and on-the job training in the WSS sector with regard to human resources management;
  • Experience with training needs assessment, curricular development and a diverse range of training methods.

 

 

Job Title: Senior WSSS Finance and Accounting Advisor/Trainer

Locations: Adamawa, Ekiti and Plateau States (one of the 3 states will be chosen as the expert’s main base), Nigeria
Project: TA service contract for the implementation of the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Programme Phase III (WSSSRPIII)
Engagement: Short-term, 120 working days in the period August 2019 – end April 2020

Scope of work

  • The Advisor/Trainer will provide institutional analysis, technical advisory, formal and on the job trainings in the area of finance and accounting to staff of Water Utilities/Corporations and Water Consumer Associations in the 3 states of Adamawa, Ekiti and Plateau towards working on commercial principles.

The SNKE, in coordination with the other experts and the team leader, will work on/contribute to the following activities as spelt out in the TAT Terms of Reference:

Technical lead:

  • Develop tools and guidelines to achieve financial sustainability;
  • Build the capacity of water utilities with regard to operating water services under commercial principles in the three states in the area of Finance and Accounting.

Technical contribution:

  • Develop an institutional model and guidelines for economic regulation of water services in the three states;
  • Ensure stakeholders sustained engagement, commitment and coordination with regard to the implementation of policies and plans;
  • Advise on the institutional reform of water utilities to take commercial principles into consideration.

Duration of the Assignment
The foreseen start date of the above assignment is beginning of September 2019. This position forsee a full-time input (Ca. 20 man days/month)

Requirements
Education and skills:

  • University Degree (minimum Bachelor level; Master preferred) in Accounting and Management, preferable chartered accountant (ACCA, CPA, etc or the equivalent), finance, accounting, development management, or other relevant discipline. In the absence of a Master degree, additional 10 years to the general professional experience required;
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Ability to coach, motivate and nurture employees at different levels, communicate fluently, work as a team member, and a matured level of sensitivity and diplomacy in dealing with key stakeholders.

General professional experience:

  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in accounting and/or finance management;
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in the water and sanitation sector;
  • Must have significant experience in the developing world, preferably including sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Sector-specific experience on similar assignments and working in a donor-funded environment in developing countries would be an advantage.

Specific professional experience:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in water utility commercialization with a broad range of experience in financial accounting system development and reform, water utility concessions, regulation and monitoring performance;
  • Experience in institutional analysis, strategic advice and formal and on-the job training in the WSS sector with regard to finance and accounting;
  • Experience with training needs assessment, curricular development and a diverse range of training methods.

 

Job Title: Senior WSS Sector Performance Monitoring and MIS Expert

Locations: Adamawa, Ekiti and Plateau States (one of the 3 states will be chosen as the expert’s main base), Nigeria
Project: TA service contract for the implementation of the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Programme Phase III (WSSSRPIII)
Engagement: Short-term, 100 working days in the period August 2019 – end April 2020

Scope of work
The Senior WSS Performance Monitoring and MIS Expert, in coordination with the other experts, will work on/contribute to the following activities as spelt out in the TAT Terms of Reference:

Technical lead:

  • Sustain and further improve the implementation of the Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for the water resources sector, and capacitating the independent water monitoring body in leading it; and
  • Design and implement ICT tools (including Management Information System and website) for water utilities operating water services under commercial principles in the three states.” (Design & Strategy).

Technical contribution:

  • Ensure stakeholders sustained engagement, commitment and coordination with regard to the implementation of policies and plans.

Duration of the Assignment
The foreseen start date of the above assignment is beginning of September 2019. This position forsee a full-time input (Ca. 20 man days/month)

Requirements

Required education and skills:

  • University Degree (minimum Bachelor level; Master preferred) in Economics, Sociology, Law, Statistics, Social Sciences, Accounting and Finance, Development Planning, Project Management, Water Engineering or other relevant discipline. In the absence of a Master degree, additional 10 years to the general professional experience required.
  • Ability to coach, motivate and nurture workmen at different levels, communicate fluently, work as a team member, and a matured level of sensitivity and diplomacy in dealing with key stakeholders;
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Fluency in English.

General professional experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in finance and accounting, monitoring and evaluation, statistics and/or data management, obtained in an institutional and/or corporate setting, with progressing responsibility;
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the water supply and sanitation sector;
  • Must have significant experience in sub-Saharan Africa, experience in several other developing countries is an asset);

Specific professional experience:

  • At least 3 years water sector commercialization experience;
  • Significant experience with regard to performance indicators (IWA or other system) and benchmarking / performance monitoring of water services;
  • Knowledge in the assessment of water sector institutional capacity, operational and contractual issues, staffing levels and projections.
  • Commensurate experience in one or more relevant fields: water company management, accounting, financial management, economics, and operations.
  • Experience in managing, facilitating / conducting community water and sanitation meetings and capacity building.

 

Job Title: Senior WSS Sector Regulation Expert

Locations: Adamawa, Ekiti and Plateau States (one of the 3 states will be chosen as the expert’s main base), Nigeria
Project: TA service contract for the implementation of the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Programme Phase III (WSSSRPIII)
Engagement: Short-term, 100 working days in the period August 2019 – end April 2020

Scope of work
The Senior WSS Sector Regulation Expert, in coordination with the other experts and the team leader, will work on/contribute to the following activities as spelt out in the TAT Terms of Reference:

Technical lead:

  • Develop an institutional model and guidelines for economic regulation of water services in the three states; and
  • Suggest and support changes to the institutional framework and underlying legal and administrative environment relevant for a Water Services Sector Monitoring Unit in each State and agree on the implementation of the concept.

Technical contribution:

  • Ensure stakeholders sustained engagement, commitment and coordination with regard to the implementation of policies and plans;
  • Support the development of new and/or refinement of existing policies and strategies with regard to commercialising water service provision in the three states; and
  • Sustain support to the State Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Coordination Committees.

Duration of the Assignment
The foreseen start date of the above assignment is beginning of September 2019. This position forsee a full-time input (Ca. 20 man days/month)

Requirements
Required education and skills:

  • University Degree (minimum Bachelor level; Master preferred) in Planning and Management, Finance, Accounting, Law, Water Engineering, Economics, Sociology, Development Studies, Social Sciences or other relevant discipline. In the absence of a Master degree, additional 10 years to the general professional experience required;
  • Ability to coach, motivate and nurture workmen at different levels, communicate fluently, work as a team member, and a matured level of sensitivity and diplomacy in dealing with key stakeholders;
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Fluency in English.

General professional experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in finance, legal, institutional and commercial matters obtained in an institutional and/or corporate setting, with progressing responsibility;
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the water supply and sanitation sector;
  • Must have significant experience in sub-Saharan Africa, experience in several other developing countries is an asset).

Specific professional experience:

  • At least 3 years years’ experience in water sector operations and management issues such as tariff, billing, metering systems, financial accounting system, commercialisation, regulation and/or performance monitoring;
  • Experience in financial, legal and institutional aspects of Water Sector Regulation;
  • Experience in managing, facilitating / conducting community water and sanitation meetings and capacity building.

Job Title: Junior M&E, MIS and IT Expert

Locations: Adamawa, Ekiti and Plateau States (one of the 3 states will be chosen as the expert’s main base), Nigeria
Project: TA service contract for the implementation of the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Programme Phase III (WSSSRPIII)
Engagement: Short-term, 100 working days in the period August 2019 – end April 2020

Scope of work
The Junior M&E, MIS and IT Expert, in coordination with the other experts, will work on/contribute to the following activities as spelt out in the TAT Terms of Reference:

Technical lead:

  • Design and implement ICT tools (including Management Information System and website) for water utilities operating water services under commercial principles in the three states.” (Technical/IT aspects).

Technical contribution:

  • Sustain and further improve the implementation of the Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for the water resources sector, and capacitating the independent water monitoring body in leading it.

Duration of the Assignment
The foreseen start date of the above assignment is beginning of September 2019. This position forsee a full-time input (Ca. 20 man days/month)

Requirements

Required education and skills:

  • University Degree (minimum Bachelor level) in ICT related fields, or other relevant discipline;
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills;
  • Ability to coach, motivate and nurture workmen at different levels, communicate fluently, work as a team member, and a matured level of sensitivity and diplomacy in dealing with key stakeholders;
  • Fluency in English.

General professional experience:

  • Minimum of 7 years of progressive responsibility in the field of information technology;
  • Experience in the water and sanitation sector is a strong asset;
  • Experience on similar assignments and working in a donor-funded environment in developing countries would be an advantage.

Specific professional experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the field of ICT related M&E systems, MIS, website design and/or data bases;
  • Experience with the set up / programming / maintenance of an MIS;
  • Sound experience with performance indicators as part of monitoring systems.

Deadline: 31st July, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV and a short Motivational Letter to “Marinel Ivanova” via: marinela.ivanova@humandynamics.org
And
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed, and copies of diplomas and employers’ reference will be requested.

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