• Call for Natural Resource Experts, Lesotho Maseru
  • CDM Smith in Maseru, , Lesotho
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  • 1 month ago

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CDM Smith seeks professionals with a diverse range of skills and experiences to join our dynamic team for donor-funded Water Resources Technical Assistance to the Lesotho’s Department of Water (DWA) under the Institutional Reform Activity which is part of the Market-Driven Irrigated Horticulture (MDIH). This position will be based in Maseru, Lesotho, with anticipated minor local travel within the country.

The primary objective of this activity is to support DWA in addressing the mandate implementation challenges, within the framework of the proposed Water Resources Management Act, and to develop Water Resource Management Plans (WRMPs) for each of the three main catchments in Lesotho; the Mohokare, Senqu, and Makhaleng.

Interested individuals, either on a long-term or short-term basis, are invited to submit their applications and CVs, specifying their areas of expertise based on the below disciplines:

·... Environmental Science

· Aquatic Ecology

· Wetlands Conservation

Nationals of Lesotho and International Experts are encouraged to apply.

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Call for Natural Resource Experts, Lesotho



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Minimum Qualifications:

· Degree in ecology, aquatic science, biology, natural science, environmental and natural resources management, environmental engineering, environmental science or related engineering fields.

· Professional registration in the relevant field

· 15 or more years overall experience with

· Practical field experiences in wetland studies, wetland management, conservation and governance, and management water resources projects of similar scope, size, and complexity, OR

· Experience in designing natural resources management plans of similar projects, OR

· Demonstrated ability to work productively as a member of multi-disciplinary teams in a rural development context with a focus on modernization of water management.

· Knowledge or familiarity with Lesotho water resources demonstrated through at least one project is desirable.

· Prior international experience and experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa.

· Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

· Experience on multilateral and bilateral donor-funded projects (MCC, USAID, World Bank, etc.)

Why CDM Smith?:

Check out this video and find out why our team loves to work here! (https://www.cdmsmith.com/en/Video/Meet-CDM-Smith)

Join Us! CDM Smith – where amazing career journeys unfold.

Imagine a place committed to offering an unmatched employee experience. Where you work on projects that are meaningful to you. Where you play an active part in shaping your career journey. Where your co-workers are invested in you and your success. Where you are encouraged and supported to do your very best and given the tools and resources to do so. Where it’s a priority that the company takes good care of you and your family.

Our employees are the heart of our company. As an employer of choice, our goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. We value passionate individuals who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. Join our team, and together we will make a difference and change the world.

Job Site Location:

Lesotho - Maseru

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as “CDM Smith”) reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing
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