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SOFRECO is a highly international company in terms of its clients, its partners, the nationalities of its experts, its headquarters staff and its presence in numerous countries.

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SOFRECO employs several hundred senior and junior experts of various nationalities, the vast majority of whom are technical specialists

Senior expert on waste management, Nigeria (ABUJA)

Nigeria (ABUJA)

The purpose of this contract is to contribute to the creation of Nigeria's GHG emission profile with the aim of pinpointing mitigation actions reducing energy use and costs in favour of renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions. This will be mainly achieved through the creation of sectoral MRVs (e.g. for energy and waste sectors) and a waste baseline.

The consultant will be based in Abuja, Nigeria. The intended start date of the project is october 2019 and the period of implementation of the contract will be of 48 months counting from that date.

  • Qualifications and skills:
    • As a minimum, a relevant university degree, preferably with an MSc, or equivalent, in environmental sciences/management, Solid Waste Management (SWM), Financial Management, engineering or related field.
    • Excellent fluency in written and spoken English.
    • Management of projects/programmes in the field of SWM, with a special focus onlow and middle income economies.
    • Working successfully with public authorities including Ministries or regional or local governments in similar assignments.
    • Strong communication and analytical skills.
  • General professional experience :
    • At least 12 years of professional experience relevant to the purpose of this contract, out of which at least 5 years of experience must be in an African country.
    • The Key Expert should provide project references in the last 5 years related to the solid waste management in the African context.
    • 10 years general professional experience with emphasis on experience in public services sector.
    • Experience in operating and/or monitoring of public services will be an advantage.
    • Demonstrable knowledge and good understanding of the international climate negotiation process and related mechanisms will be regarded as a strong advantage.
  • Specific professional experience :
    • Minimum 12 years' experience in jobs requiring a deep knowledge on solid waste management protocols, procedures, guidelines and regulation system.
    • Minimum 10 years' experience in Communicating Solid Waste Program policies, regulatory interpretations and technical issues.
    • Working experience within the African regional context dealing with reviewing siting and/or approval of engineering, ground water monitoring plans and/or technical plans for solid waste management sites and/or solid waste treatment and disposal facilities and similar will be regarded as a strong advantage.
    • Experience in developing, finalizing and overseeing annual solid waste program budget in coordination with national stakeholders will be regarded as a strong advantage.
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