Long-term national senior expert m/f for capacity development in wastewater- management (Zambia)

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Long-term national senior expert m/f for capacity development in wastewater- management (Zambia)

Place of Work: Lusaka, Zambia
Duration: 25 months
Start date: 01.08.2017
Deadline for application: 12.05.2017
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BORDA Zambia is tendering on a GIZ consultancy under the Lusaka Sanitation Programme with the focus on climate friendly sanitation in peri-urban areas of Lusaka.
This role is only available in case of a successful proposal.

Intervention area under this assignment is the capacity development of public and private service providers.
The intended output is the establishment of prerequisites for the improvement of qualifications of public and private
service providers of climate-friendly wastewater management.

Main activities under the assignment:
  • Needs assessment of training requirements for operation and maintenance (O&M) of climate-friendly wastewater systems and FSM.
  • Development of a training plan and training modules with curriculum for technical/vocational training measures (in coordination with LWSC).
  • Selection of suitable training institution/s and negotiation of cooperation agreement/s (jointly with LWSC / LSP), supporting a future “Capacity building Agent” (refer PPIAF study; the “hybrid-system”) to promote CB-measures and coordinate between training demand (CUs, private sector, LA), and training offers (public and private training Institutes the future Training Center for the water sector”).
  • Assist training providers in preparation of training facilities for practical training modules (within or outside training institute/s)
  • Selection, training and certification of technical/vocational trainers.
  • Qualification of LWSC staff for organisation and steering of LSP financed training measures.
  • Development of an implementation plan for vocational training, including selection of trainees.
  • Coaching and assistance of training delivery through LSP.

Keys tasks of the CD Advisor include:
  • Provide technical advice to partner organisations, particularly LCC and LWSC, in the identification of training needs of service providers in the area of sanitation and wastewater management (incl. OSS, FSM and SWM)
  • Selection of training providers for vocational training in wastewater management.
  • Support in the development of training modules and curricula, selection of trainers, and coordination with training institutes during preparation and training delivery.
  • Provide technical advice to LCC and LWSC on planning and implementation of training measures in close cooperation with existing training institutes
  • Develop ToRs and support in the management of short term experts in close coordination with the Team Leader of the Consultant
Qualifications and required experience:
  • University degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, or Engineering or a related degree
  • At least 10 years’ experience in public and private sector organisations in the water supply and sanitation sector in Zambia
  • Experience in capacity building and/or vocational training in the water sector
  • Experience in development of training needs assessment and/or training programmes
  • Practical experience in solid waste management and climate change related work is of an advantage
  • Ability to facilitate community and stakeholder processes, and work as part of a team
  • Experience in synthesising information into clear, concise messages both for detailed analytical reports and executive summaries.
  • Experience with the integration of cross-cutting topics like Gender and HIV / Aids
  • Excellent command of English (both spoken and written)
  • Spoken local language skills in Nyanja or Bemba are required, knowledge of both languages would be a plus
  • Knowledge on M&E is beneficial

Dennis Wolter
Engineer for BORDA Africa - placed in Zambia
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