Job for Utility Technical Advisor (UTA) at RTI International


RTI International in collaboration with Plan International and different companions are implementing a 4-year USAID funded Effective Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (E-WASH) program. E-WASH will present technical help to and can work in collaboration with state governments to enhance city water service supply by strengthening the governance, monetary, and technical viability of six (6) state water boards (SWBs) in Nigeria. The total purpose is enchancment of city water and sanitation service supply.

We are recruiting to fill the place under:

Job Title: Utility Technical Advisor (UTA)

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Locations: Abuja

Job Description

  • RTI International is in search of to recruit an Abuja-based Utility Technical Advisor (UTA) for the USAID E-WASH exercise. The UTA can be primarily based within the E-WASH Abuja workplace with common journey to the State places of work and SWB places and can present management to actions associated to the engineering elements of this system.

Qualifications and Experience

  • An superior University degree (Masters) in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or a immediately associated discipline.
  • A minimal of 10 years submit qualification expertise in utility operations – water provide or design of water programs.
  • A minimal of 5 years of senior administration expertise; preferable in a water utility.
  • Experience in a USAID or different improvement associate packages is an added benefit.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates expertise in collaborating throughout tasks stakeholder teams and donor tasks.
  • Possesses wonderful organizational and analytical abilities.
  • Excellent written and communication abilities.
  • Demonstrates supervisory abilities.
  • Possesses the flexibility to work successfully in a group.

Essential Duties
Lead the design of interventions within the six State Water Boards (SWBs) within the following areas:

  • Increasing of manufacturing of water from the uncooked water -intake, as much as the remedy crops
  • Review the capacities of the remedy crops and decide interventions which may be required to extend precise capability of the crops
  • Support the evaluation of the remedy processes and advise
  • Lead interventions in water high quality laboratory assessments and advise applicable measures to make the SWBs compliant of the nationwide consuming water requirements
  • Development and help implementation of Non-Revenue Water management methods
  • Serve as a useful resource for state-based Utility Technical Specialists to coordinate all interventions together with water manufacturing, remedy, transmission and distribution.
  • Coordinate the event of any feasibility research
  • Provide management in different particular technical interventions together with improvement of community maps
  • Develop Asset Maintenance Management (AMM) Systems
  • Design and Operationalize a Utility Support Fund for Emergency Repairs and Small-Scale Improvements to Increase Operational Efficiency
  • Design technique for growing home connections, improvement of connection insurance policies
  • Assist within the preparation of technical reports, scheduling and main conferences, advising, and drafting working manuals.
  • Develop coaching packages to implement insurance policies and packages and prepare technical workers and different SWB personnel on insurance policies, procedures, and compliance points.
  • Identify operational constraints and develop capital funding packages
  • Explore choices for personal sector participation

Deadline: 10th October, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates ought to submit their Application Letter and CV as One Single MS WORD doc to: [email protected] utilizing the “Job title and Location” as topic of the e-mail.

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