Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association Zambia
Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association Zambia Lusaka Zambia
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Job Description Job Vacancy – Project EngineerCountry: ZambiaLocation: LusakaReporting to: BORDA Zambia Head of Technical DepartmentEmployment type: Fixed TermStarting date: 1st February 2023Contract length: 6 months (contract renewal after the initial contract likely; depending on project acquisition)BORDAThe Bremen Overseas Research & Development Association (BORDA) is a technical expert organisation, specialized in the field of sustainable environmental protection through integrated sanitation solutions. The organisations activities aim at making neighbourhoods more liveable by developing and implementing innovative on-site sanitation solutions that build climate resilience, strengthen social structures, and foster the sustainable and attentive handling of natural resources. BORDA supports holistic approaches on policy formulation, participatory urban planning processes and infrastructure development. In this respect, BORDA designs and implements innovative system packages together... with local and global partners, fosters capacity building and facilitates dialogue between civil society organisations, communities, government entities, the private sector, scientific institutions, and international organizations. Together with local partners, BORDA re-imagens water and sanitation systems based on a foundation of research and customises solutions in order to realize water and sanitation for all. BORDA understands that innovation is not only about technology but rather about generating new approaches that work for local communities – and keep working.BORDA e.V. is active outside Germany in over 20 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Its activities focus on achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by enabling the transition towards liveable and inclusive cities which give disadvantaged urban and peri-urban populations access to essential public services such as on-site sanitation, faecal sludge management, solid waste management, energy, and water.In Zambia, BORDA is active since 2009. In 2016, BORDA established the BORDA Zambia Country Office; therefore, committing to support the development efforts in the country.The ProjectIn the beginning of 2022, BORDA commenced the implementation of the BMZ funded Africa Regional Project: ‘Improving Sanitation, Shaping Liveable and Inclusive Cities’ in Mali, Tanzania, South Africa, and Zambia. In Zambia the project will be implemented in two Districts: Lusaka and Choma.The project’s overall goal is “improved decentralised sanitation services contribute sustainably and broadly to strengthening social structures in particularly vulnerable neighbourhoods,” and it has three outcomes: Access to improved decentralised sanitation servicesStrengthened capacities for scaling up of sanitation servicesStrengthened governance structures for scaling up of project results BORDA Zambia will work with key partners, Ministry of Water Development and Sanitation (MWDS), Lusaka City Council (LCC), Lusaka Water Supply and Sanitation Company (LWSC), Southern Water Supply and Sanitation Company (SWSC), Choma Municipal Council, the National Water Supply Council (NWASCO) and the Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA), to achieve these projects goals and outcomes.BORDA Zambia is looking for a passionate engineer to join our team to join our amazing team of WASH professionals. Please see below the main responsibilities and tasks of the Engineer.Main Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following aspects:Engineering tasks:Conduct technical feasibility studies for the implementation of DEWATS for CBS, SBS and biogas projectsAssist in Engineering designs of sanitation projectsCarry out construction supervision of ongoing projectsCarry out performance monitoring and evaluation of implemented projectsAssist in the development and upgrade of BORDA QMS systemsAssist in the improvement and update of BORDA SOPsImplementation of technical BORDA SOPs and QMS standardsAssist with research activitiesConducting field visitsCapacity building tasks:Assist in the development of project training manualsAssist in operations and maintenance trainings for implemented project system operators and caretakersCapacity building in sustainable sanitation concepts for sector relevant participants (companies, consultancies, institutions, NGOs)Administration tasks:Timely coordination of information, resources, and stakeholders of assigned tasks, activities and projectsFiling of soft and hard copies of all project documentsImplementation and monitoring of standard operational procedures (SOP’s) sanctioned by the officeStakeholder management and public relations tasks:Strengthen and improve capacity of local supply of sanitation services through promotion of holistic sanitation approaches with regards to BORDA goalsSupport with the organization and facilitation of seminars, conferences, and workshopsKnowledge Management tasks:Filing of office and project documentsKnowledge management of sanitation and solid waste management conceptsRequired Qualifications:Minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experienceAcademic degree: min. bachelor’s degree in civil, environmental engineering or any other related engineering programValid driving licence.Required Skills and Experience: Excellent drafting skillsGood stakeholder coordination and engagement skillsExperience designing and carrying out trainingExperience in Monitoring and EvaluationGood independent and autonomous work coordination with a high level of attention to detailGood self-organization and time managementPro-active problem solving skillsGood reporting skillsTeam playerGood working knowledge of modern communication systemsGood command of Microsoft Office (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push
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