Thursday, January 7, 2010

RWSSP, District Water & Sanitation Engineering Adviser, Deadline January 20, 2010.


RWSSP is recruiting a District Water & Sanitation Engineering Adviser, Timor-Leste

The RWSSP is a program funded by the Australian Government through the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), and implemented through the National Directorate of Water and Sanitation Service (DNSAS) of the Ministry of Infrastructure, and the Environmental Health Division (EHD), of the Ministry of Health (MoH), of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (G-RDTL). 

The goal of the RWSSP is to improve the health and living standards of women, men, girls and boys in Timor-Leste’s rural communities, recognising the crucial contribution that access to clean water and enhanced sanitation related health behaviour can make to the improvement in health and livelihoods for rural people in Timor-Leste.

The District Water and Sanitation Engineering Advisor (DEA) is being recrutied to support Government of Timor-Leste and RWSSP supported water & sanitation projects in Districts in Timor-Leste as follows:
§  provision of technical advice and support to DNSAS at the district level (SAS)
§  building the capacity of DNSAS/SAS and project partners through mentoring, training, consultation and direct support.
§  actively encourage and support RWASH implementation a range of actors - through district coordination across line ministries and sector actors
§  support community engagement, community management with a focus on gender equity & social inclusion

The DEA will provide quality assurance to the GoRDTL & AusAID funded activities. This position will be based 80% in districts. There are two DEA positions under RWSSP.

The DEA will report to the National Engineering Advisor (NEA) and work in consultation with G-RDTL counterparts, other RWSSP Advisers and national staff. The DEA will work closely with a number of others in the RWASH sector.

RWSSP is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply for this position.

For a full TOR please contact Aleixo da Cruz on Please send applications to Aleixo da Cruz. This position closes on Wednesday 20th January 2010.