Enabling Environment and Integrated Resources Advisor | Improving Pakistan’s Water and Natural Resources Governance

Chemonics International

Posted :30 May 2020

Country: Pakistan

Positions: 1

Job Type: Full Time

Department / Job Category: Project Management

Last Date: 19 Jun 2020

Enabling Environment and Integrated Resources Advisor | Improving Pakistan’s Water and Natural Resources Governance

Founded in 1975, Chemonics is one of the world’s leading partners in international development. Present in Asia since 1977, our work has expanded to Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Tonga overseeing a portfolio of over 200 projects across various technical sectors.

Chemonics seeks an Enabling Environment and Integrated Resources Advisor for the anticipated DFID Improving Pakistan’s Water and Natural Resources Governance (IPWG) programme. IPWG intends to strengthen Pakistan’s management of its water to meet future population, agricultural and economic needs, and provide resilience to shocks and climate change. Aligning with the Pakistan government’s forestry, water and agricultural management priorities, this programme aims to improve the management and use of water and natural resources so to prepare the country for sustained climate resilient growth. The advisor will lead technical assistance that supports water data advocacy and research, climate change adaptation, and integrated natural resource management. The advisor will provide technical support to improve the management and use of water and natural resources so to prepare the country for sustained climate resilient growth. Based in Islamabad, the advisor will drive overall strategy and supervise teams.

Responsibilities include:

The Enabling Environment and Integrated Resources Advisor will lead technical assistance that supports water data advocacy and research, climate change adaptation, and integrated natural resource management. Based in Islamabad, the advisor will provide technical support to improve the management and use of water and natural resources so to prepare the country for sustained climate resilient growth. the advisor will drive overall strategy and supervise teams. Other responsibilities include:

Operational and technical leadership

  • Act as a single focal point for Enabling Environment and Integrated Resources technical support of the programme across all technical components for DFID and relevant ministries and stakeholders.
  • Keep abreast with national and international thinking on livelihood security and asset building in general as well as water and agriculture.
  • Support the project’s Enabling Environment for Integrated Water Resource Management Component and team including providing technical advisory services to develop practices, policies and laws to incentivize water efficiency and enforce conservation measures in coordination with water sector entities such as the Pakistani Ministry of Water and Power, Ministry of Climate Change, the National Drinking Water and Sanitation Committee, the Ministry of Health, and water utilities and across agricultural, municipal, and industrial water sector users. Lead the Component and Team in the absence of the Component Lead.
  • Provide technical advisory services to reduce non-revenue water through assistance to water utilities via development and implementation of procedures, outreach and educational campaigns, and regulations to improve cost recovery, determine the true cost of water, and educate the media in support of existing and new public water demand management initiatives in Pakistan.
  • Develop and coordinate activities such as training and capacity building, working groups, stakeholder engagement and participatory planning to improve water conservation while ensuring the different needs and roles of men and women are assessed and integrated into all activities through equitable participation of men and women.
  • Provide technical advisory services to promote new technologies or behavior changes, in coordination with utilities and/or the private sector that will lead to water conservation. Lead and coordinate analyses, studies and/or study tours, with the Pakistani government and/or private sector that help identify and build momentum for the promotion of improved technologies.
  • Provide technical advice on reporting on women and children, persons with disabilities, vulnerable and marginalized groups as required, including responding to ad hoc requests to senior management, government counterparts, the client, partner organization and others in the areas of drinking water, sanitation and agriculture.
  • Contribute to the capacity development of Pakistan to monitor water, agriculture and climate change challenges, in collaboration with national and provincial offices.
  • Contribute to developing the capacity within government counterparts and civil society organizations for evidence-based policy, planning, programming and advocacy.

Administrative and financial management

  • Facilitate project work planning and budgeting and assist with the staffing and resources to reach established results indicators and targets.
  • Review draft consultant scopes of work prepared by the technical team or partner organizations and submit approval requests.
  • Ensure consultants complete their assignments and submit deliverables in a timely manner
  • Plan and track financial and administrative activities with the home and field offices to evaluate implementation needs
  • Monitor project financial performance against work plan and life-of-project budgets

Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of climate change and natural resources management, including one of the earth sciences; advanced training, preferably a higher degree, in statistics, land management, natural resource management, or climate change adaptation, or another area with advanced statistics, data manipulation and analysis skills; regional work experience preferred.
  • Technical knowledge in climate change/natural resources/land management statistics, sample surveys, data analysis or other areas of applied statistics, information systems and data interpretation and dissemination in sectors of concern to DFID.
  • Demonstratable knowledge of Pakistan climate and natural resources politics and networks, of DFID Climate, UN-Water, the 2030 Development Agenda (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement are required.
  • Relevant achievements in brokering and maintaining effective relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and developing and implementing strategies to foster change.
  • Experience working with the private sector and donors, preferably for the UK Government in DFID or FCO or other international donors strongly preferred
  • Fluency in English (speaking, writing, and reading) required; Pakistan nationals strongly preferred.

Apply By:   

Application Instructions

If interested, please complete the application by attaching your CV and cover letter in the following link – Enabling Environment and Integrated Resource Advisor IPWG by June 19th, 2020.

Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis and shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

The protection of your personal data is important to Chemonics. If you are located in the European Union, please read our EU Recruiting Data Privacy Notice to learn how we process your personal data. The EU Recruiting Data Privacy Notice is available at: https://chemonics.com/eu-recruiting-data-privacy-notice/



Submit Your Name & Email for Daily Updates”







SEE ALL JOBS PUBLISHED IN “APRIL 2020”

Enabling Environment and Integrated Resources Advisor | Improving Pakistan’s Water and Natural Resources Governance

Chemonics International Posted :30 May 2020 Country: Pakistan Positions: 1 Job Type: Full Time Department / Job Category: Project Management …
OPEN

Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Advisor | Improving Pakistan’s Water and Natural Resources Governance

Chemonics International Posted :30 May 2020 Country: Pakistan Positions: 1 Job Type: Full Time Department / Job Category: Monitoring & Evaluation Last Date: 19 Jun …
OPEN

Program Field Officer Jobs Islamabad

Program Field Officer Posted :30 May 2020 Job Location: Islamabad Country: Pakistan Positions: 1 Job Type: Contractual Department / Job Category: Grant Management Last Date: 07 …
OPEN

Cook Required in Islamabad, Sulman Poultry Pvt. Limited Rawalpindi

Sulman Poultry Pvt Limited  Required Experienced Cook in our Islamabad Based Home.  10 to 15 Year Cooking Experience of Pakistani, …
OPEN

Pakistan Scouts Cadet College Batrasi Mansehr, KPK Vacancies Latest

Positions Details Medical Officers,  Lecturers (Chemistry,  Mathematics,  Physics, Biology,  Urdu,  English,  Pakistan Study), Junior Lab Assistants,  LDC, Mali, Naib Qasid
OPEN

“Staff Required in Your Own District”, Social Welfare Organization

A well reputed Social Welfare Organization is seeking applications from Retired Personnel (From Pakistan Forces) for it’s new/fresh Project. Subidar, …
OPEN

Miscellaneous Jobs 2020 Latest

ACCOUNTS A reputable School requires an Accoun-tant for Book Keeping and Recoveries 0300-7856451, [email protected] com (10482588643) COMPUTER/IT REQUIED Graphics Designer, …
OPEN

PIR MEHR ALI SHAH ARID AGRICULTURE UNIVERSITY RAWALPINDI “SITUATIONS VACANT”

Applications are invited from the Pakistani Nationals for the following positions on DPL basis required in Main Campus, and Sub …
OPEN

Intern Jobs, Adamjee Insurance, Karachi

We are hiring Interns WE BELIEVE THAT OUR GREATEST ASSET ARE OUR PEOPLE WITHIN OUR COMPANY Adamjee Insurance Company Limited …
OPEN

WE ARE HIRING!, MAROOF International Hospital

Junior Consultant required in  Hematology, Microbiology &  Histopathology Qualification: M. Phil / FCPS in above mentioned fields Experience: Desirable up …
OPEN

USI Field Officer Required (20 Plus Cities Across Pakistan), Department / Job Category: Community & Social Services

Job Location: Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Jhelum, Sargodha, Lahore, Sheikhupura, Chakwal, Multan, Muzaffargarh and Layyah in Punjab, Peshawar, Dir, D.I.Khan and …
OPEN

National Vocational & Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) Jobs Latest 2020, Government of Pakistan

National Vocational & Technical Training Commission invites applications from Pakistani National for hiring of Project Staff under the Project titled …
OPEN

Karachi Food Chain Jobs Latest 2020, in Rawalpindi Division

Karachi Food Chain Seeking Applications from highly Skilled, Motivated and Dynamic Individuals to Fill the Vacant Position in each Tehsil …
OPEN

Faculty Development Program, Sukkur IBA University Jobs Latest 2020

Sukkar IBA University is Seeking Applications from highly Skilled, Motivated, Result Oriented and Dynamic Individuals to Full the Open Positions …
OPEN

NUST University Islamabad Jobs Latest 2020, Directors (03 Disciplines)

National University of Engineering and Technology Invites the Applications from highly Skilled, Experienced, Qualified,  Motivated and Dynamic Individuals to Full …
OPEN

KAMYAB PAKISTAN PROGRAM STARTED

KAMYAB PAKISTAN PROGRAM 🇵🇰
Holler Box