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Senior SpecialistEngineering

Chennai, TN
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Activities and TasksYour responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following Carrying out all activities for the achievement of results in the Engineering and Planning components;Contributing to the design, data collection and analysis of baseline and engineering studies;Undertaking review of existing tools and methods of planning and benchmarking/assessment of urban sanitation innovations and solutions, especially pertaining to Septage Management/ Fecal Sludge Management;Providing engineering support to the GoTN and ULBs for planning and monitoring plans and projects for urban sanitation;Providing implementation review support to ULBs in pilot projects and other scheme implementation being carried out by them;Developing and implementing actions plans for strengthening of ULBs in urban sanitation, and deliver training programs as needed, in coordination with the Capacity Building team;Providing support for the design, feasibility and implementation of pilot demonstration projects;Engaging with Government of Tamil Nadu, clients, partners, communities, institutions, and other stakeholders for TNUSSP at the state and city level;Teaching and/or assist in teaching relevant courses in IIHS Academic and Executive Education Programmes;Providing support to other IIHS activities including, academics, research, operations and other activities,Participating in all activities of Institution-building at IIHS; carrying out tasks as assigned by IIHS; and travel on IIHS work within or outside the country as needed.This offer is on an exclusive basis, which implies that other professional assignments (whether compensated or not) that bear a potential conflict of interest with the IIHS cannot be undertaken.Structure and ReportingThe Senior Specialist Engineering and Planning will report to the Team Leader, TNUSSP. The TNUSSP team reports to the Chief Practice, IIHS.Person SpecificationThe candidate is required to possess a professional degree in Environmental / Civil Engineering and/or Urban Planning. In addition, she/he is expected to possess 8-15 years of relevant experience. Prior experience in urban development and sector assessment / pre-feasibility studies / implementation of projects under environmental services is mandatory.The candidate should have a demonstrable track record of having worked in Urban Development projects. She or He should also have experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams, good people management skills, and significant competency in project management and IT skills. Candidates should also have prior experience of working with government. Preference will be given to candidates with Tamil language skills, and work experience in Tamil Nadu.
Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering) | B.Sc. (Science)

Experience: 8-13


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