Consultant – BUPUSA Administrative Assistant

The Buzi, Pungwe and Save (BUPUSA) Tri-basin Project, an initiative that will support the ongoing negotiations on the Buzi and Save River Basin Water Sharing Agreements, and establishment of the BUPUSA Tri-basin Institution, invites candidates to apply for the position of Consultant – BUPUSA Administrative Assistant.

The BUPUSA Administrative Assistant will support the BUPUSA Project Coordinator while working closely with the GWP SA Finance and Administration Manager and the BUPUSA Project Officer. He/she will support the day-to-day administration and procurement for the project in accordance with GWP SA and International Water Management Institute (IWMI) internal controls, and the Project Grant Agreement.

The project will be managed by GWP SA on behalf of the ministries responsible for water resources in the governments of Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Project implementation will be carried out by Project Implementation Unit (PIU), housed in the Administração Regional de Águas do Centro (ARA) Centro Office in Beira, Mozambique. The PIU consists of a Project Coordinator and a Project Administrative Assistant. The PIU will be supported by a Program Officer based at the GWP SA office in Pretoria, South Africa. The GWP SA Regional Program Manager: Transboundary Water and Environment based at the GWP SA office in Pretoria, South Africa, will be responsible for management of the Grant Agreement. 

Reporting:  The BUPUSA Administrative Assistant will report to the BUPUSA Project Coordinator.

Duty station: Beira, Mozambique, or Chimoio, Mozambique, depending on the location of Project Coordinator.

Duration of assignment: Approximately 6 months subject to final Project Agreement timeline and funding availability

Requirements and submission deadline

Interested candidates should send an application letter highlighting suitability for the advertised position and a detailed curriculum vitae by email to:

Mr. Tendai Gandanzara ( and copied to
Ms. Cathrine Mutambirwa (

Application deadline: January 18, 2019 (Friday)