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

Job Opportunity


 To provide technical and administrative support to the Project Management Unit (PMU). Page 2 of 3 


The position is open to South African citizens only. 

Responsibilities and Tasks 

  • Contribute to the development of work plans and monitoring plans for the Namibia Prosopis Demonstration project. 
  • Monitor implementation of the Namibia Prosopis Demonstration Project to ensure that timelines are met, and track and report on achievements. 
  • Coordinate meetings of the national Project Steering Committee (agenda, invitations, and minutes). 
  • Contribute to drafting of Terms of References. 
  • Contribute to drafting of project progress reports. 
  • Support the production and dissemination of materials on the Project and broader ORASECOM work. 
  • Update the stakeholder database including gender and youth disaggregated data. 
  • Support updating of ORASECOM website, drafting of annual reports for the project and ORASECOM, newsletters etc. 
  • Provide support in meetings and workshops (organization, recording of proceedings, etc). 
  • Represent the Project at meetings and other project related fora within the region and globally, as required. 
  • Provide any other functions as may be required. 

Core Competencies 

  • People Skills: Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and can support other staff. 
  • Communication Skills: Well-developed written and oral communication skills. Experience in using and developing various communication and knowledge management tools. 
  • Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment. 
  • Resilience/Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances 
  • Awareness and sensitivity of self and others: Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity. Have experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner. 
  • Work style: Is well planned and organized even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem-solving skills. 

Technical Competencies for this position 

  • Natural resources management, preferably water resources management experience 
  • Previous communications and knowledge management experience 
  • Experience in multi-donor funding environment will be useful 

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Qualifications and Experience 

  • A bachelor’s degree in natural resources management, biodiversity conservation, land/water management or equivalent. Postgraduate qualification is ideal. 
  • At least one year of work experience in a relevant discipline: water resources management, natural resources management· 
  • At least one year of experience in establishing effective partnerships within and outside an organization. 
  • Communications: Ability to explain complex concepts in layman’s language; demonstrate sensitivity for cultural and gender differences 
  • Stakeholder orientation: Understands stakeholder needs and concerns; responds promptly and effectively 
  • Teamwork: Collaborates with other structures. Has the ability to get consensus and collaboration 
  • Learning and knowledge sharing: open to new ideas 
  • Analytical thinking and decisive judgement 
  • Fluency in English 
  • Previous work experience in one or more of the participating countries, and previous work experience in the region on issues related to the Project will be very favourably considered. 

Submission of the application documents: 

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their Curriculum Vitae, cover letter and relevant qualifications (all documents should be combined into one attachment) through email to lusia.kalipi@orasecom.org with a copy to; kalipi.lucia3@gmail.com and monica.rakhuhu@orasecom.org; no later than 12h00hrs on Wednesday 31 January 2024. 

The job document description can be downloaded and viewed at this link.