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Environmental Experts (Water, Sanitation & Health)

Date Posted
15th June 2017
Environment, Health & Safety, Land Use & Environmental Management
Job Type
Port au Prince, Haiti
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

The Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) seeks Environmental Expert(s) for a USAID-funded Water, Sanitation and Health (WASH) program in Haiti.

Job Description

This multi-year program will involve provision of water and sanitation services to under-served Haitian communities while supporting the development of a policy environment to promote further investments in the sector. The Environmental Experts will provide senior-level technical guidance on the environmental impacts of different project interventions in water supply systems; water treatment options; sanitation investments and other project components.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the drafting of Environmental Impact Assessments for all WASH activities;
  • Provide technical direction and strategic leadership to project team, including partners;
  • Ensure delivery of project’s deliverables and achievement of project objectives;
  • Ongoing engagement with USAID Mission Environmental Officer and other key Mission staff;
  • Ongoing engagement with Government of Haiti stakeholders and project partners including DINEPA and Ministry of Health;

Education, Experience and Other Qualifications:

  • B.A. in Environmental Management, Engineering, or similar technical field. M.A. Preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant technical experience in water, sanitation, public health, or environmental projects.
  • Proven knowledge of USAID or other international environmental policies and procedures, including demonstrated ability to draft EMMP and EA reports
  • Haiti experience strongly preferred.
  • Progressively responsible experience working with donor-funded projects required. Experience with USAID - funded projects strongly preferred;
  • Superior interpersonal and diplomatic skills, with ability to work with a variety of counterparts in a variety of countries;
  • Demonstrated leadership, adaptability, and integrity;
  • Proven success in managing technical and operational teams;
  • Fluency in English and French is required. Haitian Kreyol strongly preferred.

Note: Haitian nationals are encouraged to apply.

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