Expat Recruitment - Engineering, Technical & Construction

Economist / Financial Expert

Job Reference:OT025  
Location:UgandaSalary:Negotiable + expat benefits.

We have a position, with a European company, for an International Economist / Financial Expert (Fund Manager) for setting up a sanitation levy fund (or micro-financing mechanism) for sanitation facilities in settlements in two Ugandan towns.

The main objective of project is to provide long-term solutions to the water supply in Kampala. The project is comprised of five components namely; upgrading and rehabilitation of the water treatment complex, Kampala network restructuring and rehabilitation, extension of water supply and sanitation services in informal settlements, construction of a new water treatment plant to the east of Kampala and associated network and institutional support.

The Consultant will be responsible for successfully implementing following tasks and project measures:
Create institutional, regulatory and financial framework for a Sanitation Levy Funds and organize the management the installed funds during the first years;
Develop and carry out information, public relations and sanitation marketing campaigns for raising interest in installing private sanitation facilities, raising acceptance for introduction of the Sanitation Levy Funds, and generally raising hygiene awareness;
Develop business opportunities in the sanitation sector (construction and faecal sludge dis-posal), organize operation & maintenance activities and organize vending system.

The inputs will be based in Uganda for approximately 8 months input, to be completed over the next 12 to 18 months.

On offer is an attractive Day Rate, plus Per Diem, accommodation, flights and local transport.

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