Consultants

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
  • Job type:
    CONTRACTOR
  • Posted:
    4 months ago
  • Category:
  • Deadline:
    24/11/2023

JOB DESCRIPTION

Consultants

Islamabad, Pakistan

 

Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources. By linking local individuals and communities with new ideas and technology, Winrock is increasing long-term productivity, equity, and responsible resource management to benefit the poor and disadvantaged of the world. 

 

INTRODUCTION:

The Climate Resilient Water Governance Activity in Pakistan is an anticipated $10-25M USAID-funded four-year project that aims to promote more resilient water governance and management systems in Pakistan to combat extreme weather events (floods and drought), exacerbated by climate change. Specifically, the activity plans to focus on improving community-led, cost-effective, and sustainable water systems in areas faced with flash floods/hill torrents across the country. This will be achieved by active participation of local communities and private sector for improvement/development of financially sustainable and/or market-oriented water management systems at a local scale.

 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Winrock International (WI) is currently seeking candidates for an anticipated USAID-funded Climate Resilient Water Governance Activity in Pakistan. The Activity is an anticipated $10-25M, four-year project that aims to promote more resilient water governance and management systems in Pakistan to combat extreme weather events (floods and drought), exacerbated by climate change. The focus of the activity will be on improving community-led, cost-effective, and sustainable water systems in areas faced with flash floods/hill torrents across Pakistan. This will be achieved by active participation of local communities and private sector for improvement/development of financially sustainable and/or market-oriented water management systems at a local scale. 

Winrock International is currently seeking candidates with a background in:  

  • Civil, hydraulic, or environmental engineering 
  • Hydrology  
  • Hydrometeorology  
  • Flood risk modeling  
  • Water resource management  
  • Climate change 
  • Environmental policy  
  • Disaster risk management 
  • Private sector partnership and business development  

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred. 
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience. 
  • Proven communications and capacity strengthening skills.  

 

The position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding. 

 

 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Winrock would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet all requisite criteria and are shortlisted will be contacted.

 

 

Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. Winrock recruits, employs, trains, promotes and compensates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law.

At Winrock we have a clear mission: Empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources through unwavering dedication to accountability, equity, innovation, integrity and transformation.

Winrock knows that its success comes from the hard work and steadfast dedication of its diverse workforce. Winrock remains committed to maintaining diversity, inclusion and equity across the entire organization.

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