1. Executive Secretary: Orange Senqu River Commission
  2. TERMS OF REFERENCE For The Appointment of a Service Provider for The Review of The Estuarine Management Plan (EMP) For The Orange – Senqu River Mouth Estuary
  4. Consultancy services to facilitate the marketing and sales of prosopis products for /ai-/ais, dreihuk, gibeon and mariental pilot sites
  5. Procurement for supply, installation, training and commissioning of water quality monitoring and laboratory equipment for Orasecom member state of Lesotho
  6. Consulting Services – Water Information System (WIS)
  7. Support to the Orange River Mouth rehabilitation project
  8. Namibia prepares for combating Prosopis
  9. ORASECOM is hiring consultants
  10. 4th SADC Groundwater Conference 10-12 November 2021
  11. Botswana Desalination Plant Project Launched
  12. 39th IAHR World Congress
  13. Water is a matter of life and death – Opinion piece
  14. Webinar: Transboundary Water Management under conditions of Climate and Political Uncertainty: Middle Eastern and South African Perspectives
  15. World Water Week Groundwater Webinar
  16. Interview with Lenka Thamae, Executive Secretary of ORASECOM on the Lesotho-Botswana Water Transfer scheme
  17. Webinar Series: Groundwater – Base Rock of Resilience
  18. Climate Resilient Water Resources Investment Strategy & Plan & Lesotho-Botswana Water Transfer (L-BWT) Project
  19. GIZ
  20. Joint Water Resources Quality Survey (JBS)
  21. FGEF Support
  22. Water Information System (WIS)
  23. Joint Irrigation Authority (JIA)
  24. Water Information System (WIS)
  25. Adequate Rainfall Predicted for SADC October-December Season
  26. Orange-Senqu Basin Wide Groundwater Survey
  27. Fundraising for the Lesotho-Botswana Water Transfer Project
  28. Orange-Senqu River Awareness Kit
  29. International Conference on FRESH WATER GOVERNANCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, 5th – 7th November, 2012, Champagne Sports Resort, Central Drakensburg (KwaZulu-Natal), South Africa
  30. 4th Orange-Senqu River Basin Symposium, 6th – 7th June 2012, Campus of the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
  31. The African Transboundary River Basin Support Programme came to an end
  32. Towards Transboundary Evironmental Assessment Guidelines for the Orange-Senqu River Basin
  33. ORASECOM initiates work on the Orange-Senqu River Learning Box
  34. The ORASECOM Secretariat takes delivery of a three dimensional map of the basin
  35. ORASECOM publishes its “State of the Orange-Senqu River System” Report
  36. ORASECOM initiates work on the Orange-Senqu River Learning Box
  37. Training on Aquatic Ecosystem Health Monitoring
  38. The Urban Pollution Workshop at Mohale Dam
  39. Phase 2 of an IWRM Plan Development Project came to an end
  40. ORASECOM opens the Secretariat offices
  41. ORASECOM is visited by the Volta Basin Authority
  42. Training on Water Resources Yield Simulation Models
  43. ORASECOM at the 3rd Africa Water Week in Addis Ababa
  44. ORASECOM comes of age at 10!
  45. ORASECOM participates in the 13th International RiverSymposium
  46. ORASECOM works with the Benguela Current Commission
  47. Environmental Flows Requirements Site selection and survey for Caledon, Kraai, South Africa & Lesotho
  48. First Delphi Workshop, June 2010, North West, South Africa
  49. ORASECOM Prepares for the Joint Basin Survey – 1
  50. Workshop on Stakeholder Participation – Maseru, Lesotho
  51. Visit of the Nile Equatorial Subsidiary Action Plan group
  52. Visit to Lesotho Flow Gauging Stations

Job Vacancy

Communication and Knowledge Management Specialist

The Orange-Senqu River Commission (ORASECOM) (the Recipient) has received financing grant from its State Parties towards the cost of the Preparation of the Lesotho-Botswana Water Transfer Project (L-BWT) and intends to apply part of the agreed amount to payments under the contracts for the position of the Communication and Knowledge Management Specialist within the Project Management Office (PMO) of the L-BWT, based in Maseru, Lesotho.


Ensure a timely, efficient, effective & robust communication, as well as appropriate management of information and knowledge being generated by the Lesotho-Botswana Water Transfer Project (L-BWT), through: – (i) leadership in Project’s communications and liaison with stakeholders e.g. being responsible for the overall day-to-day communications of the project; having oversight and maintaining communications output standards and quality to adequately represent the project, ORASECOM and the riparian countries in terms of best international practice in all forms of digital and print media; (ii) media liaison e.g. ensuring day-to-day maintenance of regular communications including the web site and social media; ensuring project level interaction related to media resources with external media and communications consultants and agencies; preparing internal and external communications outputs; (iii) stakeholders engagement processes, e.g. mapping of stakeholders, interested and affected parties for all stages and project related activities; liaising with all project related consultants, contractors, international development partners and other parties; preparing regular news bulletins/sheets on the project, targeted at stakeholders and interested parties; and (iv) knowledge Management e.g. documentation of successes, challenges and lessons being learnt during the implementation of the project; and monitoring and evaluation of the knowledge sharing, including external benchmarking, with projects of the same nature and complexity. The successful candidate will report to the Project Coordinator, at the PMO.


  • At least a Degree in Communications, Mass Communications, Public Relations and other relevant field like Journalism;
  • At least 7 years’ post-graduate experience with organisation’s operations and business tools addressing project communication aspects;
  • Work Experience in stakeholders’ consultation/engagement strategies, plans and their implementations; water resources development experience would be an added advantage.
  • Experience in quality management systems for project document and knowledge information management systems;
  • Experience in public relations to deal with disputes on labour, expropriation of land, compensation, community and institutional issues;
  • Communications: ability to explain complex concepts in layman’s language;
  • Stakeholder Orientation: understands stakeholder needs and concerns, responds promptly and effectively;
  • Ability of Working in a Team; and
  • Prior experience in a similar role and familiarity with the Orange-Senqu River Basin will be an added advantage.
  1. Term: Nine months contract, renewable based on performance and possibility of extension of the project (tentatively estimated to cover the period April 2023 to December 2023;
  2. Payment: A cost-to-the-company monthly remuneration will be negotiated with the successful candidate based on budget and experience;
  3. Duty Station: The position will be based at the PMO office, to be established in Maseru, Lesotho. The ORASECOM Secretariat will help with obtaining of a work permit for a successful candidate, if required. The successful candidate will therefore be required to reside in Maseru at his or her own cost; and
  4. Application Submissions: Interested candidates should submit their applications and comprehensive CVs to: pmo@orasecom.org; copy: secretariat2@orasecom.org not later than 28 February 2023. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.