Chief Engineer: Support to Integrated Catchment Management in Lesotho (SADC Regional)

Apply By: 19 January 2020

Position Type: Full-Time 

Organization Type: Government

Experience Level: Mid-Level (5-7 Years)

Degree Required: Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) programme “Transboundary Water Management in the SADC Region”, funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), supports the SADC Secretariat in the implementation of its regional strategy for Integrated Water Resource Management.

In its next phase, the focus lies on supporting the national programme for Integrated Catchment Management (ICM) in Lesotho, which is co-financed by the EU. ICM is conceived as a multi-stakeholder initiative that includes ministries, civil society and the private sector. The programme aims at developing capacities of Basotho stakeholders and implementing concrete rehabilitation and prevention measures at catchment level.

The Chief Engineer will be part of the GIZ Technical Assistance team and support the programme’s efforts under Result 4 (ICM measures). In particular, the Chief Engineer will:

  • Lead a team of three engineers based in “regional hubs”
  • Oversee planning and implementation of infrastructure-related ICM measures at sub-catchment level, including contractors
  • Contribute to the overall strategic development of the project

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