Malawi: Hydrologist, MCC Malawi Evaluation Design and Implementation Services, Environmental and Natural Resource Management Project, Malawi

Organization: Social Impact
Country: Malawi
Closing date: 15 Aug 2016

Hydrologist, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), Malawi Evaluation Design and Implementation Services, Environmental and Natural Resource Management (ENRM) Project, Malawi

Social Impact (SI) is a Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis. SI services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. SI’s clients include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and non-profits.

Proposal Objective

SI is planning to bid on a performance evaluation of the Environmental and Natural Resource Management (ENRM) Project in the MCC Malawi Compact. The ongoing ENRM project’s objective is to reduce costly disruptions and ensure the sustainability and increase efficiency of Malawi’s hydropower generation. The evaluation will be looking at the ENRM Project as whole, and selected individual grants awarded and implemented under the ENRM and the Social and Gender Enhancement Fund Activity grant facility.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a Hydrologist for the MCC Evaluation Design and Implementation Services, Environmental and Natural Resource Management (ENRM) Project in Malawi. The Hydrologist will provide support in analyzing the weed and sediment monitoring data of the Shire River, including water turbidity and infestation by water hyacinth. The period of performance will be one year, with the possibility of four option years.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or higher in physical or natural sciences, engineering or related field required.
  • Minimum of five years of professional-level experience in analyzing the weed and sediment monitoring data.
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and methods of hydrology.
  • Ability to operate hydrological monitoring equipment.
  • Ability to read and interpret detailed geological plans and reports.
  • Experience in collecting, organizing and evaluation data.
  • Direct experience with MCC or other donor funded programs in Malawi or Sub-Saharan Africa highly preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to travel throughout Malawi.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

How to apply:

http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SOCIIMPA2&cws=1&rid=830

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