Water Resources Management Analyst Job World Bank Kenya Kenya 2020
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Job #: req6096
Organization: World Bank
Sector: Water/Sanitation
Grade: GE
Term Duration: 3 years 0 months
Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment
Location: Nairobi,Kenya
Required Language(s): English
Preferred Language(s):
Closing Date: 2/27/2020 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC

Description

The successful candidate will be based in the Kenya World Bank Country Office in Nairobi. The candidate will join the Water Global Practice unit for East and Southern Africa (SAFW3) in the Africa Region – reporting to the SAFW3 Water Practice Manager. The unit spans 18 countries from Somalia to Namibia. The unit has a staffing complement of around 30 water professionals, with an active portfolio of over $2.7 Billion and 22 investment projects, in addition to analytics and advisory services, spanning urban and rural water and sanitation, to basin management and watershed restoration.

The Water Global Practice Unit for East and Southern Africa (SAFW3) provides financing, technical and analytical support to 18 countries in East and Southern Africa, from Somalia to Namibia. The unit has a staffing complement of around 30 water professionals, with an active portfolio of over $2.7 Billion and 22 investment projects, in addition to analytics and advisory services, spanning urban and rural water and sanitation, to basin management and watershed restoration.

Responsibilities

  • The candidate will be expected to work independently on complex projects/issues with guidance from senior specialists and Task Team Leaders (TTLs). The successful candidate will support the lending and advisory services and analytics activities in the areas of watershed management, water resources management and climate resilience, with the following duties:
  • Support Bank Task Teams and/or participate in projects providing technical support in the identification, preparation and supervision of projects as well as in the preparation and implementation of analytical and advisory activities including formulation of background documents, monitoring progress of projects, and undertaking regular field visits.
  • Provide technical input into design and supervision of watershed management lending and analytical activities including: river basin planning, information services, watershed management, investment planning and institutional arrangements to coordinate and allocate resources.
  • As appropriate, provide similar operational and analytical services in other countries where the Bank operates.Maintain liaison and dialogue with development partners, research institutions, government counterpart, non-Government organizations, the private sector and other sector-related institutions.
  • Supervise the appointment and work of short-term consultants and firms ensuring consistency and conformity to Bank standards; and evaluate studies and sector-related project documentation.
  • Provide technical support to the task teams, as needed, liaising closely and coordinating the water related activities with other Global Practices and Country Management Unit (CMU); andMonitor and provide advisory support for the adherence to World Bank’s operational policies and quality requirements in technical and fiduciary due diligence.

Qualifications

  • The preferred candidate will meet the following criteria:
  • A Master’s degree in a field relevant to water resources management, including environmental or civil engineering, hydrology, water resources/environmental management, economist, or other related fields;
  • A minimum of two years of relevant professional experience in water resources management and/or modelling is required.
  • Experience analyzing the implications of climate change on hydrological variability, water availability, flood/ drought forecasting and management, and water-related climate change adaptation and mitigation measures.Proven experience in advancing innovative approaches to water resources management.
  • Project management experience in international institutions/companies would be a plusExperience with multi-sectoral teams particularly desirable;
  • Good external client relations skills
  • High level of energy, initiative and flexibility in quickly adjusting to changing work program requirements;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;Strong PowerPoint skills a plus
  • Ability to effectively dialogue with and relate to clients and stakeholders;

WBG COMPETENCIES

Lead and Innovate – Develops innovative solutions.Deliver Results for Clients – Proactively addresses clients stated and unstated needs.Collaborate Within Teams and Across Boundaries – Collaborates across boundaries, gives own perspective and willingly receives diverse perspectives.Create, Apply and Share Knowledge – Applies knowledge across WBG to strengthen solutions for internal and/or external clients.Make Smart Decisions – Interprets a wide range of information and pushes to move forward

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