Country Team Leader (Bhutan-National) Mid Level

UNICON International
Location: Bhutan, Thimpu
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-06-06 Deadline: 2016-07-06
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Bhutan Thimpu
  • Working Position : Mid Level
  • Qualification Degree : master’s degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Development Work/Consulting Service
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

UNICON Ltd is bidding for ADB funded (Regional) Strengthening Integrated Water Resources Management in Mountainous River Basins Project in Nepal, Bhutan and Afghanistan. We are currently looking for qualified international specialists for the position of Team Leader (Bhutan-National).

The Project aims to support Afghanistan, Bhutan, and Nepal in strengthening integrated water resources management to improve water security threatened by climate change and increasing water demand to support economic growth. The TA will strengthen target water resources institutions by introducing and customizing an institutional framework for RBO performance benchmarking4. The TA will undertake other activities to support and strengthen target river basin organization and create synergy with ADB projects in the same river basins

The target countries of the TA (Afghanistan, Bhutan, and Nepal) were identified based on the following: (i) geographical location and vulnerability to climate change; (ii) needs of counterpart agencies in supporting river basin planning and institutional strengthening of river basin organizations (RBOs); and (iii) strong linkage with ongoing or pipeline ADB projects supporting river basin management. Target river basins are Panj-Amu (Afghanistan), where a project preparatory TA for the Panj-Amu River Basin Project is undertaken; Wangchhu (Bhutan), where the TA will supplement efforts undertaken by the Adapting to Climate Change through Integrated Water Resources Management TA; and Bagmati (Nepal), where the TA will be implemented in conjunction with the Bagmati River Basin Improvement Project

Country Team Leader (Bhutan-National 33 p/m). The CTL will monitor and coordinate the implementation of TA activities with ADB’s water sector group and TA implementation partners. The CTL will assist the team leader in communicating with counterparts in Bhutan. The CTL will work closely with the National Environment Commission Secretariat (NECS) to help the target RBO strengthen its institutional capacities. The CTL will support NECS in the operationalization of the Wangchhu River Basin Committee (RBC), including supporting the work of the RBC secretariat. The mandate will include coordination with stakeholders; facilitation of regular meetings, and the formation and registration of water users associations; and implementation of other mandates as Wangchhu RBC secretariat. The CTL will take overall responsibility for tailoring capacity building programs and institutionalizing the RBO performance benchmarking procedure in consultation with counterpart agencies. The CTL will customize performance benchmarking for RBC and its secretariat, develop a procedure to evaluate RBO performance benchmarking, and assist the Wangchhu RBC to demonstrate RBO performance benchmarking. The CTL will develop a human resources capacity development plan to ensure the level of performance of the RBC. After project completion, the CTL will compile recommendations for the RBC’s sustainable operational arrangement, taking financial, human resources, responsibility, authority, and other relevant aspects into consideration. The CTL will support the team leader in preparing knowledge products and outputs.


Job Specification

Position Requirements:

The CTL preferably has 15 years of experience in institutional strengthening, capacity development, and communications in water resources projects. Regional experience is preferred. The CTL preferably has a master’s degree or its equivalent in water resources management, institutional strengthening, or financial management. Working experience in designing and implementing training programs related to water resources management and modeling will be considered positively

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