Opportunities for Independent Consultants

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MWH works with a great network of international experts and independent consultants. Our goal: to provide the perfect mix of experience and expertise for each project. Our Recruitment Department is dedicated to bringing together the best experts worldwide for the various international projects MWH bids for and is awarded. The profiles mostly required are in the fields of water and water engineering, natural resources, civil engineering, energy and renewable energy, and climate change.

We also recruit in the diverse fields of procurement, support to NAO, capacity building, communication and media, finance and administration, gender and more.

Interested? Please, do not hesitate to provide your updated CV using the registration tool in our expert database or contact the members of the team. If you are interested in working at MWH, please visit our Careers page.

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Consultancy Opportunities

Key expert 1: Team Leader - Canada DL: 1 September 2017

The team leader/key expert 1 will be responsible for the overall coordination of the technical assistance and ensure effective coordination and comprehensiveness between all project components. She/he will further have to demonstrate the ability to mobilise, supervise and manage technical specialists as non-key experts for delivering the various technical tasks under the project.

As such, the key expert/team leader will be a counsellor on public diplomacy for the EU Delegation in Canada.

He/she will also guarantee the efficiency and effectiveness of the overall project management and implementation, including that projects outputs and reports are appropriate, consistent, timely and of excellent quality.

The key expert/team leader shall have to demonstrate, throughout his/her proven qualifications, skills and professional experience, the following: excellent interpersonal skills and team-oriented and service-oriented work style, self-motivated ability to work independently, eye for detail/accuracy, resistance to stress, ability to dialogue with national authorities and institutional structures.

Key expert 1: Team Leader

Key expert 4: Imprest Accounting Officer- Zambia DL: 3 August 2017

With an estimated in-country assignment of 750 working days, s/he is responsible for drawing up the financial and contractual part of the programme estimate. Jointly the imprest administrator, s/he submits the programme estimate for authorisation to the NAO representative. For the imprest component, the imprest accounting officer is responsible for verification of expenditure and corresponding payments and recoveries after their authorisation by the imprest administrator.   This also includes responsibilities for the bookkeeping of these operations. During implementation of the programme estimate, the imprest accounting officer keeps the accounts of the imprest component in accordance with the rules of the PE Guide and its Technical and Administrative Provisions and the Zambia accounting standards and policies.

Key expert 4: Imprest Accounting Officer

Key expert 3: Imprest Administrator - Zambia DL: 3 August 2017

With an estimated in-country assignment of 750 working days, s/he is responsible for drawing up the technical and operational part of the programme estimate. With the imprest accounting officer, s/he submits the programme estimate for authorisation to the NAO representative. In implementing the imprest component the imprest administrator is also responsible for all expenditure commitments, payment authorisations and recoveries.

Key expert 3: Imprest Administrator

Key expert 2: Regulatory expert - Zambia DL: 3 August 2017

With an estimated in-country assignment of 640 working days, the Regulatory Expert key responsibility shall be to provide regulatory and institutional advice and analysis to various key sector institutions, as and when required. S/he shall also deliver some of the capacity building activities

Key expert 2: Regulatory expert

Key expert 1: Team Leader - Zambia DL: 3 August 2017

With an estimated in-country assignment of 880 working days, the Team Leader will be in charge of coordinating and managing the overall consultancy, responding to demands from the key stakeholders and the direction of the Project Steering Committee.

S/he will have the responsibility of developing the capacity building programme and the programme estimate, in collaboration with the Imprest Administrator and the Imprest Accounting Officer, and in consultation with key stakeholders.

In addition, s/he will complement Key Expert no 2 in providing regulatory and institutional advice and analysis to various key sector institutions, as and when required, as well as deliver capacity building activities

Key expert 1: Team Leader

KE3, Emissions inventory, emissions data management & modelling, and environmental permitting Expert - Belarus DL: 6 August 2017

The Key Expert 3 will work under the leadership of the TL but will have prime responsibility for Result 1.3 (activities 1.5 and 1.6) but will also have substantial inputs to achieve Result 1.4.

Key Expert 3: Emissions inventory, emissions data management & modelling, and environmental permitting Expert

Key Expert 2: Air quality monitoring, equipment and field based data systems Expert - Belarus DL: 6 August 2017

Key Expert 2 will work under the leadership of the Team Leader but will have prime responsibility for Result 1.2 (activities 1.3 and 1.4).

Key Expert 2: Air quality monitoring, equipment and field based data systems Expert – Belarus DL: 6 August 2017

Key Expert 4: Sustainable Transport and Urban planning Expert Belarus DL: 6 August 2017

The Key Expert 4 will work under the leadership of the TL but will have prime responsibility for Result 1.4 (activity 1.7 and 1.8).

Key Expert 4: Sustainable Transport and Urban planning Expert – Belarus DL: 6 August 2017

KE2, Sustainable Urban Development Expert South Korea DL: 15 July 2017

Overall objective

To contribute towards enhanced climate action and transition to low carbon climate resilient economy in the Republic of Korea

 

KE2 Sustainable Urban Development Expert South Korea

KE1 Team Leader and Low Carbon Policy Expert, South Korea DL: 15 July 2017

Overall objective

To contribute towards enhanced climate action and transition to low carbon climate resilient economy in the Republic of Korea

 

KE1 TL and Low Carbon Policy Expert South Korea

Key expert 4, Senior: Sustainable Consumption and Production Expert – South East Asia, China and Mongolia (full time/220 working d/y), SWITCH Asia II, DL: 31 May 2017

Overall objective

The overall objective of the programme SWITCH-Asia II is to promote sustainable growth, to contribute to the economic prosperity and poverty reduction in Asia and to support the development of a green economy and mitigation of climate change in the target countries.

The specific objective of this project is to create an enabling environment to strengthen the implementation of national SCP policies in target countries and assist stakeholders (government, grant beneficiaries, private sector, citizens and civil society) in harvesting the benefits of Sustainable Consumption and Production.

KE 4 SWITCH ASIA II

Key expert 3, Senior: Sustainable Consumption and Production Expert - South Asia (full time/220 working d/y), SWITCH Asia II, DL: 31 May 2017

Overall objective

The overall objective of the programme SWITCH-Asia II is to promote sustainable growth, to contribute to the economic prosperity and poverty reduction in Asia and to support the development of a green economy and mitigation of climate change in the target countries.

The specific objective of this project is to create an enabling environment to strengthen the implementation of national SCP policies in target countries and assist stakeholders (government, grant beneficiaries, private sector, citizens and civil society) in harvesting the benefits of Sustainable Consumption and Production.

KE 3 SWITCH ASIA II

Key expert 2, Junior: Communication and Knowledge Management Expert (full time/220 working d/y), SWITCH Asia II, DL: 31 May 2017

Overall objective

The overall objective of the programme SWITCH-Asia II is to promote sustainable growth, to contribute to the economic prosperity and poverty reduction in Asia and to support the development of a green economy and mitigation of climate change in the target countries.

The specific objective of this project is to create an enabling environment to strengthen the implementation of national SCP policies in target countries and assist stakeholders (government, grant beneficiaries, private sector, citizens and civil society) in harvesting the benefits of Sustainable Consumption and Production.

KE 2 SWITCH ASIA II

Key expert 1, Senior: Team Leader and Expert on Environment, NRM and/or Environmental Economics (full time 220 working d/y), SWITCH Asia II, DL: 31 May 2017

Overall objective

The overall objective of the programme SWITCH-Asia II is to promote sustainable growth, to contribute to the economic prosperity and poverty reduction in Asia and to support the development of a green economy and mitigation of climate change in the target countries.

The specific objective of this project is to create an enabling environment to strengthen the implementation of national SCP policies in target countries and assist stakeholders (government, grant beneficiaries, private sector, citizens and civil society) in harvesting the benefits of Sustainable Consumption and Production.

KE 1 TL SWITCH ASIA II

Key expert 4: Programme Assistant (Junior Expert) – Intra ACP GCCA+ – DL: 10/05

Objectives of the project:

The overall objective is to increase the resilience of ACP regions and countries, to climate change and achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in particular its Goal 13 “Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts” in order to alleviate poverty and promote sustainable development.

The specific objective (outcome) is better regional and national adaptation and mitigation responses to climate change challenges faced by ACP countries at operational, institutional and financial levels .

KE 4 GCCA + Intra ACP

Key expert 3: Communication/Knowledge Management expert– Intra ACP GCCA+ – DL: 10/05

Objectives of the project:

The overall objective is to increase the resilience of ACP regions and countries, to climate change and achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in particular its Goal 13 “Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts” in order to alleviate poverty and promote sustainable development.

The specific objective (outcome) is better regional and national adaptation and mitigation responses to climate change challenges faced by ACP countries at operational, institutional and financial levels .

KE 3 GCCA + Intra ACP

Key expert 2: Administrator of Climate Support Facility/Deputy Team Leader - Intra ACP GCCA+ programme - DL: 10/05

The overall objective (impact) is to increase the resilience of ACP regions and countries, to climate change and achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in particular its Goal 13 “Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts” in order to alleviate poverty and promote sustainable development.

The specific objective (outcome) is better regional and national adaptation and mitigation responses to climate change challenges faced by ACP countries at operational, institutional and financial levels.

 

KE 2 GCCA + Intra ACP

Expert principal 2: Cadre Institutionnel - Assistance technique ||Réduction de la vulnérabilité climatique à Sao Tomé et Principe||. DL: 01/05

Objectif général
L’objectif général du projet dont ce marché fait partie est d’appuyer la République Démocratique de São Tomé et Príncipe dans un processus efficace et durable d’adaptation à la variabilité et aux changements climatiques.

Objectif particulier
L’objectif particulier du présent marché est d’appuyer le Gouvernement de Sao Tomé et Principe dans la gestion et mise en oeuvre du projet AMCC.


EP 2 Expert principal 2 Sao Tome

Expert principal 1: Chef d’équipe - Renforcement des capacités/appui à la gestion du projet - Assistance technique ||Réduction de la vulnérabilité climatique à Sao Tomé et Principe||. DL: 01/05

Objectif général
L’objectif général du projet dont ce marché fait partie est d’appuyer la République Démocratique de São Tomé et Príncipe dans un processus efficace et durable d’adaptation à la variabilité et aux changements climatiques.

Objectif particulier
L’objectif particulier du présent marché est d’appuyer le Gouvernement de Sao Tomé et Principe dans la gestion et mise en oeuvre du projet AMCC.


EP 1 Chef d’equipe Sao Tome

KE2 Marketing & Communication expert, DL: 1 May 2017

To enhance the European Union’s (EU) visibility and understanding in the ROK, and stimulate ROK’s interest in cooperating with the EU on bilateral, regional and global issues through cultural and public diplomacy activities.

KE2 Marketing and Communication, South Korea

KE1 Team Leader and Public Diplomacy expert, DL: 1 May 2017

To enhance the European Union’s (EU) visibility and understanding in the ROK, and stimulate ROK’s interest in cooperating with the EU on bilateral, regional and global issues through cultural and public diplomacy activities.

KE1 Team Leader and Public Diplomacy

LIFE Evaluation of proposals

Objectives of the project:

The European Commission annually receives over 1,000 proposals for projects with European added value in the field of nature and biodiversity, environment, resource efficiency as well as climate action. MWH provides assistance and technical support in order to ensure a fully independent, fair and transparent evaluation process for these proposals submitted under the LIFE annual calls for action grants (all thematic areas) and operating grants for European Environmental NGOs.

Specific tasks for which MWH is responsible, are:

  • Constitution and management of expert groups for each thematic area
  • Evaluation and revision of LIFE action grant proposals in all thematic areas
  • Evaluation and revision of LIFE NGOs’ operating grant proposals
  • Assessment of Integrated Projects and Technical Assistance Proposals

Awarded Contracts

Technical support facility for the implementation and management of European Neighbourhood Instrument (ENI) cross-border cooperation (CBC) programmes

Project to provide technical support to the implementation and management of the 16 ENI CBC Programmes. The ENI CBC extends the principles of cross-border co-operation among Member States within the EU, which is part of the European Territorial Co-operation (ETC), to CBC between Member States and Partner countries in the European Neighbourhood.

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Readiness for Investment in Sustainable Energy (RISE)

This project  is a suite of indicators that assesses the legal and regulatory environment for investment in sustainable energy. It establishes a framework for better depicting the national enabling environment to attract investments into sustainable energy.

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Consultancy services for the Seychelles Integrated and Comprehensive Sanitation Master Plan

The Seychelles Integrated Comprehensive Sanitation Master Plan (ICSMP) intends to promote innovative and alternative approaches to sanitation within the general framework of the urban planning on the three main islands of the archipelago Mahé, Praslin and La Digue.

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Mainstreaming of Environmental Sustainability, including Biodiversity, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction

Project aimed at reinforcing the capacity of Djibouti to actively answer the climate change challenges and improve climate governance by the integration of climate change in several key sectorial policies and by the implementation of projects mentioned in the priorities sectors of the NAPA.

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OPEN Neighbourhood

The project ‘OPEN Neighbourhood – Communicating for a stronger partnership: connecting with citizens across the Southern Neighbourhood’ (CSP South project) is one of the three projects to be implemented as part of the Regional Communication Programme ‘OPEN Neighbourhood: opportunities, participation, engagement and networking with people from the southern Neighbourhood area.

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Recruitment Team

Luigi Vargiu

Luigi Vargiu

Senior Recruitment Manager

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Vanille Storm

Vanille Storm

Recruitment Manager

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Yves Malolo

Yves Malolo

Recruitment Manager

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Opportunities at MWH

Are you interested in joining the multinational project management team at MWH in La Hulpe? Please visit our Careers page for more information.

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