UNDP Water Consultant Job in Kenya 2013 

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National Individual Consultant
Water Consultant – Implementation and Development of Inclusive Business Models to Improve Access to Safe Water and Increase Agricultural Productivity by Utilizing Japanese Water Purification Technologies in Kenya

Background

Kenya is classified as a water scarce country.
The amount of water source per head is 647m3 per year in Kenya, which is far less than water poverty criterion of 1,000m3 per year (FAO).
This amount is expected to decrease to 235 m3 per year by 2025, mainly due to population growth.
The Government of Kenya, through the Ministry of Water and Irrigation (MWI), which is the key institution responsible for the water sector in Kenya, has obligations to meet in various international treaties relating to rivers, river basins, water courses and lakes.
Under the MDGs, Kenya is committed to a 50% reduction of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation by 2015.
Provision of water is also a prerequisite for the attainment of targets under the other MDGs.
MWI, therefore, has a big challenge in ensuring the necessary availability and access to water services to facilitate the attainment of the MDGs.
Objective
UNDP seeks to recruit a National Individual Consultant to develop inclusive business models to improve access to safe water and improve agricultural yields in Kenya, by utilizing Japanese water purification technologies.
Application Procedure
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application which should include the following:
1. Detailed Curriculum Vitae
2. UNDP Personal History Form (P11) ( template provided)
3. Proposal for implementing the assignment (template provided)
Please quote “Water Consultant: IMD pilot project – 2013”on the subject line.
Applications should be emailed to consultants.ken@undp.org to reach us not later than Thursday, 14 February 2013 at 4.00 P.M Kenya Time.
Please see the Terms of Reference, the P11 form, the Individual Contract Proposal form and the Terms and Conditions of Individual Contracts under by visiting the UNDP Kenya Website:
http://www.ke.undp.org/content/kenya/en/home/operations/procurement
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