Team Leader / Water Resources Engineer with Egis BCEOM International - Kenya

Egis BCEOM International has acquired 60 years of experience in engineering and consultancy enabling it to carry out major development projects financed by international and national funding agencies.

The company works in 90 countries where it is a French multi-disciplinary leader in the fields of transport (road, rail, ports, airports, engineering structures, etc.), water (drinking water, sewerage/sanitation, resource management, river hydraulics, etc.), the environment, energy, and economic and institutional consultancy.

Its teams of specialists (engineers, technicians, economists, financial, legal or institutional experts, etc.) are in a position to provide any type of service (planning, feasibility, preliminary and final design studies, works supervision, impact assessments, technical assistance and audits) to its public or private clients throughout the world.

Project :

The main objective of the High Grand Falls Project is to provide a feasibility study for a large-scale Multi-Purpose Water Reservoir catering for Public / Industrial Water Supply, Irrigation, River Regulation, Flood Control and Power Production in order to effectively contribute to the Regional and National Social-Economic development.

Position duration: 18 months.

Profile :
You must be a holder of a University degree in the field of Water Resources Engineering. You shall have knowledge on integrated water resources management, basin management and multipurpose reservoir planning and design with at least 10 years experience in design of water resources engineering projects i.e. irrigation, hydropower, water supply, etc. You must have at least 5 years experience on similar assignments in Sub-Saharan Africa. Responsibilities shall include:
i) Coordinating the work of the consultants and ensuring that the agreed implementation programme is adhered to;

ii) Being main contact and focal point between the members of the team and the Government Ministry Officials;

iii) Formulating an overall programme to tackle the problems of developing the hydroelectric power generation, irrigation schemes, water supply and catchments conservation, etc.
Reference No: DEX_EBI_09-12398 
Apply by: 26 October 2009 
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