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Assistant National Manager -Water Resources (NEX-SC)

Job Category:
Water Resources
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Mass Awareness on Water Conservation and Development project
Posted On:
08 August, 2007
Last Date to apply:
28 August, 2007
Experience in years
2 to 4

Significant experience (5 years) in programme/ project development, management, monitoring and evaluation is required, especially, dealing with issues on water quality and overall availability of water resources in areas of conservation and development. A good understanding of issues involved in poverty and how best it can be tackled within the context of Pakistan is essential. Prior experience with capacity / institutions building programmes / projects will be highly desirable. Familiarity with UNDP rules with respect to national execution modality will be an added advantage. Should be fluent in English with excellent report writing skills.


Government of Pakistan with support from UNDP is implementing the Mass Awareness for Water Conservation and Development (MAWCD) project. The ANM (WR) will serve as one of the core staff member of PMU to provide technical support and assistance to the National Project Manager (NPM) in all aspects of the project particularly in areas of his/her expertise i.e. water related programming to management, coordination, monitoring and evaluation.

The incumbent will work under the supervision of the NPM and in collaboration with the staff of PMU carry out the following specific tasks:
Compile and analyse all relevant information on water resources of Pakistan in the context of supply and demand situations over short and long run.
Review and assess the need for water saving technologies and methods as well as water testing water quality and quantities.
Devise a framework for water saving in different sub-sectors enabling major water users i.e. agriculture, industry and households to be aware in advance of likely quantum and quality of water on regular basis.
Coordinate and liaise with other members in the PMU on preparation of work plans, budgets, overall implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project.
Preparation of TORs for national and international consultants, as well as evaluation of prospective candidates.
Preparation of TORs for sub-contracts and evaluation of tender documents. Coordinate and supervise the technical activities of national and international consultants to secure the outputs planned under the project.
In developing and implementing the project, rely on participatory approaches to reflect problems and perceptions of the different categories of water users.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeThe incumbent should hold a Master’s degree in Water Resources/Hydrology/ Environmental Engineering/ or any closely related field.