The other five positions will target international experts. Expertise is required in the following areas:
Gender transformation approaches
Climate resilience/climate adaptation/climate policy
Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)/water security
Water, energy, land and ecosystems nexus
Political Economic Analysis
Project preparation and financing
Investment Transaction Advisory experience in water
Monitoring and evaluation.
An application will be deemed admissible only if it is sent by the deadline and includes the documents referred to below. As the working language of the expert panel is English, all applications must be completed in English.
2. Supporting documents required with application
Each application shall include the following documents:
A letter of motivation
A curriculum vitae (CV) in electronic format (preferably.pdf), not exceeding four pages.
3. Deadline for application
Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria are invited to submit an expression of interest by July, 15th 2020 at 05:00 PM GMT to the email address below:
Ms Shamiso Kumbirai
AIP Secretariat GWP Africa Coordination Unit
4. Eligibility and selection criteria
Interested applicants are required to meet the following criteria for eligibility:
An advanced university degree (Master’s or Doctorate) in the relevant areas of expertise
At least 10 years of relevant professional experience related to the area of expertise being applied for
Demonstrated experience in knowledge management processes and providing technical oversight to complex projects.
Preference will be given to applicants currently domiciled in one of the Member States in that region. English proficiency is a must. Applicants who do not meet these criteria will be excluded from the selection procedure.
Applications that meet the eligibility requirements will be evaluated based on the provided evidence against the following criteria relating to technical and professional capacity:
Professional experience areas relevant to the call
Direct experience in the implementation of development interventions
Experience in knowledge management processes
Good understanding of the African context
Demonstrated experience working in Africa
Experience working in a multi-disciplinary/international environment
5. Selection procedure
The selection procedure shall consist of an assessment of the applications performed by a Selection Committee against the selection criteria based on the requirements above. When selecting the composition of the regional Reference Group, gender balance as stipulated by the AU Gender Policy will be considered.