|Posted on:||8 Mar, 2016|
|Application by:||17 Mar, 2016|
|Project Title:||Transforming Rural Livelihoods in Western Zambia – National Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Program II|
|Period of Project:||06/2016 - 06/2020|
|Duration of assignment:||48 months|
|Duty Station:||Mongu District|
|Job Code:||WS-ZMB15AfrDB0246 / 1|
The Government the Republic of Zambia has received funding from the African Development Bank (AfDB) and OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) in the form of loans and a grant from the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiative (RWSSI) to finance part of the National Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Program Phase II (NRWSSP II) in Western province. The support will cover all the 16 districts of Western Provinces. The principal objective of this program is to provide sustainable and equitable access to improved water supply and improved sanitation to meet basic needs for improved health and poverty alleviation for Zambia’s rural population in Western Province.
The Program aims at delivering interventions in the districts through the following major components:
The Ministry for Local Government and Housing (MLGH), through its Department of Housing and Infrastructure Development (DHID), will be the executing agency of the program and will implement the program on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Zambia. The Program Support Team (PST) Consultancy will support and complement the Ministry of Local Government and Housing’s efforts to provide guidance, and support to districts on a demand driven basis so as to facilitate the building of local capacity to develop and provide rural water supply and sanitation.
The Team Leader will work with the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Unit (RWSSU) in DHID. S/he will be stationed in the Mongu district. The Support Team leader will be overall responsible for developing capacity for planning, implementation, defining priorities for work and investment, annual work plans and reporting. The Team Leader shall take the overall responsibility of reporting and for co-coordinating the activities of PST in the districts. She/he shall keep the district authorities updated on the activities of the PST in each of the 16 districts. The Team Leader shall contribute to strengthen effective coordination, management and communication inside NRWSSP. A special focus is to be given to improve these activities between MLGH, Provincial DHID and the districts.
The key tasks of the Team Leader will include - but not necessarily be limited to - the following areas:
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
|Contact Person:||Lena Schwoerer|