UNOPS recruits 01 Water Engineer (WASH)
Mekele, Tigray Region, Ethiopia
Water Engineer (WASH)
Job categories:Engineering, Water Management, Environment
Department/office:AFR, ETMCO, Ethiopia MCO
Duty station:Mekele, Tigray Region, Ethiopia
Contract type:Local ICA Specialist
Contract level:LICA Specialist-9
Duration:Ethiopia Country Office Approved EPP
Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.
Background Information – Job-specific
The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations.
Political conflict in Ethiopia continues to affect parts of Tigray, Afar, and Amhara (the Northern Ethiopian Crisis), Central and Western Oromia, as well as Benishangul-Gumuz with involvement of non-state armed groups and Federal authorities. Inter-communal violence has been witnessed in parts of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Region (SNNP), Benishangul-Gumuz, Oromia, and, recently, in Afar and Western Tigray. These localized conflicts have largely been over access to resources and related grievances, including questions on land and land use rights. To help address these issues, in Ethiopia, the World Bank funded programme, to be managed by UNOPS EMCO, aims as a response – recovery – resilience for conflict – affected communities in Ethiopia (3R-4-CACE). The Key objectives of the project is to (i) rebuild access to basic services and climate-resilient community infrastructure and (ii) improve access to multi-sectoral response services for GBV survivors; in targeted conflict-affected communities in Ethiopia.
The selected candidate will work closely with the Project team, international consultants and the Bureau of Water Resources in Tigray to support the implementation of activities relating to rebuilding access to basic services and climate-resilient community infrastructure.
Under the supervision of the Project Co-ordinator or their Deputy, the WASH Engi…
Education: Advanced Degree/Master Degree in Water Engineering; Water, Waste…
Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc…