Senior Water Resources Engineer (Irrigation & Water Supply)

No. of position  required :1(one)

Employment type : 1 (one)  year contract  with  possibility of extension

Purpose of the job

Provide technical leadership in WASH programming to contribute Integrated Community Development Program. It will define the technical designs, standards for technical approaches and programs to WaSH. The aim is also to work closely with Grant Acquisition Management Department to mobilize adequate resources for WASH Program. External engagement and strategic partnerships for advocacy, policy influence and resource development in the WASH sector are critical. The position will also coordinate thought leadership, evidence and learning on WASH within a multi sector collaborative approach to enhance Clean and Safe Water Supply Endeavors of Oromia Development Association .

Major Activities

  • Ensure proper design and  management in the WASH Division with strict adherence to ODA’s technical  personnel, financial and other applicable policies, strategy, guidelines, principles and core values
  •  Monitor and explore potential funding sources for WASH, collaborate with the ICD Department in resource intelligence and lead development of winning concept notes and proposals with details analysis of the local context, policies and other multiple internal and external factors.
  • Ensure the implementations of all WASH and irrigation programs of the organization are in compliance with their plan, requirements; standards work schedule, budget and quality to ensure proper accountability to donors, support offices, government and the benefiting community.
  • Ensure proper Water Supply and irrigation design, feasibility study and assessment, monitoring and evaluation processes are employed in the division.
  • Coordinate the documentation, sharing and scaling up of promising practices; define and regularly update WASH related research priorities; engage research institutions and universities in mission critical research to solve key problems/issues identified in communities and lead design of the capacity building and learning opportunities of the WASH staff.
  • Engage in and ensure proper liaison and networking with government, NGOs, support offices, donors, WVE divisions and Program offices is on track and represent WVE WASH sector in high level meetings, global conferences and decision making forums.
  • Coordinate engagement and implement an engagement plan with key strategic WASH donors and key partners; establish and strengthen linkages and networks with leading institutions, government and other organizations to establish formal or informal partnerships; share ODA’s portfolio, results and proposals to external partners including donors, civil society organizations, academia and technical partners; support significant NO-level donor and technical partner engagements and represent ODA  in global, regional and national WASH events, conferences, fora, seminars and technical working groups.
  •  Engage in and ensure that appropriate human resource performance monitoring mechanisms with proper coaching and mentoring are practiced to enhance smooth staff relations and accountability.
  •  Ensure proper utilization and integration of resources through close follow up with Associate director and finance and administration manager.


Job Requirements

Qualification required

  • M.Sc/B.Sc Degree in Water Resource Engineering, Hydro geology and   Hydraulics fields;
  • At least 15 years relevant experience in WASH working an NGO or similar organization with minimum of 8 years Water Supply designing and management Position;

Preferred Skills, knowledge and experience

  • Water Supply and irrigation designing and management experience of WASH program with practical  technical knowledge
  • Strong character traits, including emotional stability, adaptability, ability to handle stress, cultural and gender sensitivity and integrity;
  • Proven experience of managing donor(s) funded projects or programs;
  • Excellent track record of stakeholder networking and liaison.
  • Proven knowledge of community development methodologies and the ability to work in a participative  manner developing shared ownership and vision;
  •  Appropriate skills and experience in Water Supply Design, Management as well as  the capacity building and training of staff and stakeholders;
  •  Excellent experience in proposal development, budget  (BoQ) preparation and report writing;
  • Fluent in oral and written English and Afaan Oromo is mandatory.

Work Environment

The position requires ability and willingness to travel frequently to the field sites out of Addis.

How to Apply

Interested applicants     are required to  submit their application letter, CV , original & non-returnable copies of their education, work experience &other relevant documents    in person at Oromia Development Association, Head Office, Oromia Tower, 6 th  floor,  near Bole  Medhaniyalem,  HRD office within  7 (seven )  working days from the announcement date

For further information   0116392196  or 0911985246

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