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Water Resource Management Specialist


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7 Year
Male, Female, Both
Bachelor Degree


  • Organization: UNV – United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Sanaa
  • Grade: Level not specified – Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Environment
    • Water Resource Management
  • Closing Date: 2023-05-20


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The duties for Water Resource Management Specialist are:

  • Check all appropriate documents on the water sector and WRM in Yemen.
  • Supply technical support to current WRM projects and pipelines.
  • Correspond with UN agencies, and INGOs, and map the stakeholders and projects involved in support of the water sector.
  • Correspond with the WSCG FP and DTL POSU and attend WSCG meetings to position UNDP in the water sector.
  • Lead talks and carry out working sessions with relevant stakeholders, including technical staff from MoWE, MoAI, NWRA, EPA, and WRM experts to determinate priorities based on UNDP’s WRM Strategic Framework.
  • Catch and document the detailed outputs of the working sessions with relevant stakeholders and validate them with relevant ministries’ leadership.
  • Based on talks, develop detailed lists of interventions and projects, prioritized into priority projects 1,2 and 3.
  • Help the POSU in the development of WRM concept notes and proposals and contribute to proposals on Climate change, energy, and environment as required.
  • Deliver regular reports and updates on the events related to WRM.

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The requirements for Water Resource Management Specialist are:

  • 7 years of background in project document writing with proven record in Water Resource Management or a connected field, preferably within the UNDP/UN. – In-depth experience working in conflict-affected countries.
  • Proven track record of launching/leading coordination platforms within the water sector.
  • Illustrated experience in/excellent knowledge and understanding of Yemen country context, national key stakeholders are regarded an asset.
  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable in Hydrology & Water Resource Management or a related area.
  • English understanding Level Fluent, Required
  • Arabic understanding Level: Working knowledge, Desirable.


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