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News Vacancy:: Project Team Leader – Transboundary Water Resources Management

Hydrophil is a research and consulting organisation in the water sector that works with governments and civil society internationally. We are seeking to recruit a Project Team Leader on a contract basis, with experience in managing complex water resources projects under transboundary context. The tasks of the Team Leader will include: coordinating a team of about 10 international experts covering various areas of the water sector, representing the consortium of 5 specialized companies - led by hydrophil - towards the contracting organization and closely co-operating with all parties involved, and holding main responsibility for the observance and fulfilment of the project objectives within the given time schedule.
Advanced university degree (PhD preferred) in water resources engineering or closely related field.
A minimum of 15 years of professional experience in water resources engineering or a related field, with demonstrated experience in Decision Support Systems and related activities (e.g., modelling, database development, GIS, etc.), including experience with complex hydrologic and hydraulic models for riverine and watershed applications; proven ability in managing complex water resources projects under transboundary context.
Experience with multilateral development banks’, preferably World Bank, projects.

Expected start of assignment: mid 2007
Duty station: Addis Ababa, frequent travelling in the region
Contract Period: 10 months, with the possibility of extension (or conversion to regular employment)

Interested candidates are requested to submit a letter of intent (as e-mail body text), attaching a CV with photo, by January 18, 2007, via e-mail to; the subject of the message should state <Surname – Proj Team Leader Addis>. The applications will be screened and short-listed by January 23. Thereafter, only short-listed candidates will be contacted by e-mail for arranging a phone interview. Due to shortage of time, It is not possible to answer additional inquiries by phone or e-mail.

Contact information Eveline Hendekli, Hydrophil Office (email:
News type Vacancies
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Source of information Hydrophil Office
Keyword(s) Transboundary Water Resources Management, hydrologic and hydraulic models, GIS, Decision Support Systems, watershed applications
Geographical coverage Ethiopia
News date 03/01/2007
Working language(s) ENGLISH