AfDB seeks water expert for ZimFund

AfDB seeks water expert for ZimFund
Published: 21 August 2017
The African Development Bank is in the process of recruiting a water supply and sanitation specialist to join the Zimbabwe Multi-donor Trust Fund (ZimFund) for a year.

ZimFund is an AfDB-managed funding facility that focuses on infrastructure investments in water and sanitation, as well as in energy sub-sectors.

And donors' commitments to fund have amounted to $144, 5 million, of which an actual amount of about $140 million had been released to the fund's account as at end of 2015.

AfDB said it "requires the services of a highly experienced Water and Sanitation Specialist to be part of the Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) Management Unit."

The water supply and sanitation expert will be engaged for a period of one year, starting this October."The assignment is expected to start on October 1, 2017 for a period of one year. The duration of the assignment may be extended for a further period based on need and the performance by the consultant. The consultant will be based in Harare and will be reporting to the Manager of the MMU (ZimFund Manager) based in Harare.

"The main objective of the assignment is to provide water and sanitation related technical assistance to the ZimFund management Unit (MMU) during the continuation of the implementation of the ZimFund project," according to ZimFund manager Mr Emmanuel Nzabanita.

In terms of water and sanitation, ZimFund is implementing the Urgent Water Supply and Sanitation Rehabilitation Project (UWSSRP) whose objective – under Phase I to provide support for restoration and stabilisation of water supply and sanitation services in six major cities, namely: Harare, Chitungwiza, Chegutu, Kwekwe, Masvingo and Mutare.

The Phase 1 projects have since been completed in all the six cities of Harare with Government having already officially commissioned the Chitungwiza, Mutare and Masvingo Sewage Treatment Works. The second phase of the UWSSRP will further "the benefits and impacts of the first phase."
- bh24
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