Innovation: Africa is Seeking Honest, Hard-Working, Problem Solvers in Malawi
Job Title: Field Water Engineer
Malawi Nationals Only: Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
Innovation: Africa (iA) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose team of dedicated problem solvers work together to bring solar and water technologies to rural communities in Africa. We use solar energy to pump clean water for villages and provide schools, orphanages, and medical clinics with light and refrigeration to store vaccines and medicines. With more than 300 completed water, solar, and agriculture projects, iA has provided over 1.7 million people in Africa with access to light, clean water, food security, and proper medical care. Visit www.innoafrica.org to learn more about our work.
We are seeking a highly trained and qualified individual to join our Malawi team as a Field Water Engineer, based in Mangochi District. This position works under the supervision of the local Project Manager and is responsible for managing iA’s solar water pumping systems, including supervision of geophysical surveying, drilling, pump testing, and all project construction works.
The Water Engineer is also responsible for overseeing the work of contractors, providing communities with technical support, and conducting regular monitoring visits to the project once completed. Further, the Water Engineer will assist to conduct community needs-based evaluations to identify future project beneficiaries, actively facilitate community mobilization and sensitization, and complete regular reporting.
Candidates should expect frequent travel to the field to identify prospective projects, oversee the construction and implementation of ongoing works, and monitor completed projects.
Local Program Manager, Country Director in Israel
Commensurate with experience.
How to apply
As an international organization that works across three continents, our teams are required to maintain daily communication, at flexible hours, with one another using technology solutions, including WhatsApp, Skype, and Zoom. Our ideal candidate thrives in this type of fast-paced environment and is comfortable working with a diverse international team located in various time zones.