Position: Water Resources Expert for the USAID Smart Waters Project in Afghanistan

Please donwload the attached TOR for position of Water Resources Expert for the USAID Smart Waters Project in Afghanistan

Position: Water Resources Expert for the USAID Smart Waters Project in Afghanistan

Location: Takhar, possibility of traveling to Kunduz (Markaz) and Kabul Afghanistan

Application Deadline: 30 January 2016

Type of Contract: Two tranches: 1st - after providing the first draft of the report (70%), 2nd - after finalization of the report

Expected Starting Date: 10 February 2017

Expected Duration of Assignment: 6 months

Sex: Male/Female

Reference Number: MEW/SW101WRE

The Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) is looking for a Water Resource and Irrigation expert to conduct a situational assessment and analysis on water resources and irrigation systems situation of Lower Panj Subbasin for the USAID Smart Waters Project in Afghanistan.

Responsibilities:

The tasks will include, but are not limited to the following:

-                    Conduct an assessment on water resources and irrigation systems situation of Lower Panj Subbasin from a perspective of IWRM principles  

-                    Analyze the assessment conducted on water resources and irrigation systems situations of Lower Pan from a perspective of IWRM principles

-                    Develop a time-implementation schedule on the due tasks for the period of assignment

-                    Provide draft report compatible to time-implementation schedule

-                    To present draft report on national and local meetings. Finalize the document based on the received comments.

Work Experience and Education   

-          A bachelor degree in water resources management, water engineering, or civil engineering (master’s degree is preferable)

-          At least three years of experience in the fields of water resource management, hydrology, irrigation management systems or any other related fields

Language Requirements:

-          Advanced reading, writing, and speaking knowledge of Farsi-Dari

-          Advanced writing and speaking knowledge of English

Other Requirements:

-          Willing to travel to rural areas

-          Perfect knowledge of MS. Office

-          Good communication skills

-          Able to work under timely stressed situations

Please forward your cover letter and detailed resume in English no later than 30 January 2017 by email to Faisal Farjaad farjaadm88@gmail.com, Saltanat Naimanova snaimanova@carececo.org , and Friska Sameem fsameem@carececo.org