Job at MINISTRY OF INFRASTRUCTURE : Readvertisement:Water and Sanitation Economist (Deadline: 24 November 2017 )
•Contribute to the financial and economic analysis for the Water and Sanitation Policies and Strategies formulation;
•Lead the development of investment opportunities and investment flow chart in water and sanitation sector;
•Lead the analysis and assessment of the cost effectiveness, cost recovery and other financial and economic analysis during the development of MoU and other agreements with investors and partners/stakeholders;
•Lead the formulation of guidelines to the establishment of water and sanitation services tariffs;
•Contribute and follow up to the establishment, analysis and assessment of water tariff especially social water tariffs as well as social sanitation services tariffs;
•Report to the ministry the status on water and sanitation services tariffs in compliance with population complaints and regulation;
•Conduct and/or coordinate research and analysis by developing ideas/concepts in support of WATSAN operational activities as well as technical documents that will support the dissemination of the strategic investment plans;
•Identify, define, design, coordinate and conduct applied research efforts (supported by consultants and divisional staff) on key topics in the areas of water and sanitation social economics;
•Provide advisory services and technical support to operational teams on the preparation of financial and economic analysis and evaluation in water and sanitation projects;
•Design and implement capacity building programs to support water and sanitation operators and sector institutions in social, financial, economic and management in the delegated water and sanitation management;
•Design and implement internal programs for the dissemination of research products aimed at strengthening technical capabilities of staff members through conferences, publications, and seminars in water and sanitation sector;
•Other duties related to the financial and economic context in water and sanitation sector.
A0 in Water Economics, Environmental Policy with Economics, Economics and Business Studies with 3 years’ experience Or Master’s degree in Urban Economics, Environmental policy with Economics, Economics and Business studies.
Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:
– Strong foundation and quantitative skills in economic analysis
– Fluent in the use of Excel for modeling and analysis; practical knowledge of Strata or similar programs is a plus
– Familiarity with policy formation
– Strong report writing and presentations skills
– Knowledge of financing of capital
– intensive infrastructure projects.
– Proven knowledge of energy analysis and relevant analysis to.