16 May, 2019

Water Loss Management Consultant

Department of Water Resources

Due Date
31 May 2019

Contract (2months)

Organisation Description
The Department of Water Resources (DOWR) under the aegis of the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources (MLNR) is the nation agency responsible for the water sector in Vanuatu. DOWR is both an implementing agency and a regulator with primary focus on community water supplies. DOWR was established in 2016 after amendment to the Water Supply Act of 2002 which saw the amalgamation of the urban water services under Public Works Department and the Rural Water Supply and Water Resources Unit of the former Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources.

With the implementation of the key policy: Vanuatu National Water Policy (2017-2030), DOWR is looking at improvements for urban water supply services – particularly water supply services still operated and managed by the Government of Vanuatu. As part of the planned improvements, DOWR is putting effort into development of its capacity in different areas and one important one is in terms of water loss management and reduction of Non-revenue Water (NRW) in its water supply services. The Vanuatu National Water Policy seeks to deliver the policy objectives established by the National Sustainable Development Plan (2016-2030).

Job Description
The consultant will be required to support DOWR through provision of on-the-job training in water infrastructure operation and management, Water loss management and risks and safety around water supply infrastructure.
Selection Criteria
Qualifications or Specialized Knowledge/Experienced Required:

A relevant degree in Engineering


At least 15 years of experience in water utility operation and maintenance.


English or French and Bislama


• Communication
• Working with people
• Drive for results
Not Stated

How to Apply
Apply by:
In person

Contact Person
Esther Sandrin Teitoka

Contact Phone Number
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E-mail to send applications to

Postal Address or location to apply in person
Esther Sandrin Teitoka
Department of Water Resources
George Pompidou Complex
PMB 9001
Port Vila

Website to Obtain Further Information
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How to apply - more information
Job Descriptions and TOR can be downloaded here or collected at the Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources. George Pompidou Area, or for further information, please contact   Esther Sandrin Teitoka on email  esteitoka@vanuatu.gov.vu

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