• Consultant- Mobile Potable Water Cleaning Systems (Turkmenistan)

    Job Locations TM-Ashgabat
    Category
    Professional Services
    Type
    Contract
    Close Date
    5/17/2018
  • Overview

    About QED

    The QED Group, LLC, is a full-service international consulting firm committed to solving complex global challenges through innovative solutions. We are determined to provide all our clients with best-value services so they increase their efficiency, learning capacity, and accountability to the public in an ever more complex and interconnected world. Through Monitoring and Evaluation and Knowledge Management practice areas, QED is working to maximize our clients' return on investment through accountability, continuous learning, and sound management.

     About the Program

    The USAID-funded Governance Support Program (GSP) in Turkmenistan provides technical expertise, training, and other technical assistance to the government institutions in Turkmenistan.

    The QED Group, LLC seeks the international consultants to conduct a two-day workshop on World Advanced Technologies on Mobile Potable Water Cleaning Systems.  The anticipated period of work is June 20-June 28, 2018. The tentative dates for the seminar are June 25-26, 2018.  The dates are contingent upon Turkmenistan Government’s approval. Consultants will report directly to the Chief of Party of Governance Support Program in Turkmenistan and Project Coordinator of the QED in the US.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities

    1. Design and deliver presentations with strong visuals and graphics appealing to GSP’s national counterparts, particularly for senior specialists of the Ministry of Public Utilities of Turkmenistan and enterprises under its authority, including the Institute of Public Utilities under the Ministry of Public Utilities and “Turkmencommunaldesign”  Design and Planning Institution.
    2. Develop Draft of Program of a 2-day seminar on world advanced technologies on mobile potable water cleaning systems.
    3. Transfer key concepts, schemes on world advanced technologies on mobile potable water cleaning systems
    4. Provide examples of successful practices on using advanced containerized mobile water treatment and solar powered UF systems in remote areas
    1. Provide information on using mobile potable water cleaning systems for densely  and sparsely populated areas 
    2. Present information on mobile water treatment plants operation and design systems

     

    1. Deliver information on international drinking water regulations and rules

     

    1. Deliver information on system responsibilities to set out at the federal, provincial and municipal levels for drinking water quality compliance

     

    1. Provide information on international drinking water quality management standards
    2. Design and provide hand-out materials and information for the participants

    Qualifications

    1. A minimum experience of 10 years in the field of water supply, water treatment plants and mobile potable water cleaning systems;
    2. Applied technical proficiency in one or more of the following areas: water resource management; water/wastewater treatment; water supply, demand, and storage, water treatment technologies, etc.
    3. Working knowledge on technologies for desalination water treatment, such as reverse osmosis; nanofiltration and electrodialysis reversal;
    4. Good understanding of current practices/trends related to water, water treatment products and standards, concepts and terminology.
    5. Excellent presentation, consultation and public speaking skills. Proven experience of delivering presentations to large audiences.
    6. Be flexible and ready for possible last minute changes to the program agenda and audience.
    7. Ability to interface effectively with team members, governmental counterparts, donors, and beneficiaries.
    8. Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
    9. Written and spoken proficiency in English (or Russian) is required.

    How to Apply

    Application Process

     To apply for this position please follow these steps:

    1  Complete the online application

    2  Attached your resume

    3  Click on the link ______to complete and attached to your application.

    4  Submit your application, resume and biodata.

    Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.

    Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.

    Accessibility Notice: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: Recruitment@QEDGroupLLC.com

     Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.

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