Mentor for Mozambique WASH Project

We are now looking for an experienced mentor with a background in water engineering and/or environmental engineering, who can steer the project team working on the following project.

Project Number: 2021.006

Project Name: Pre-study of water, sanitation and hygiene services at a healthcare facility in Linga Linga, Mozambique

Skills required in the project: Water resources engineering; Environmental monitoring and assessment; Preferably with prior experience engaging in developing countries

Description:

The KTH chapter has been in contact with the organisation Project Vita, a nonprofit organisation with roots in Sweden and Mozambique, to establish a partnership. Project Vita aims to implement technologies and transfer knowledge to the local area and people, focusing on Linga Linga village located in Morrumbene, Mozambique. The healthcare facility, consisting of a medical clinic and maternity clinic, in the village is lacking sufficient Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services which are crucial to prevent infections and provide quality care. In this project, EWB-SWE will conduct a pre-study to further investigate the WASH conditions and provide a report with recommendations for future improvements concerning the WASH situation at the facility.

 

What you can expect to gain from this role:

  • Opportunities to work in a dynamic and international environment;
  • Collaboration with Project Vita in Mozambique;
  • Opportunities to help a community and create a global impact;
  • Drive the goal to achieve sustainable development.

Main responsibilities:

  • Work with a team of students studying related disciplines;
  • Provide advice on technical issues and project management to the team;
  • Preside in internal meetings;
  • Give 3 hours-per-week (flexible and dynamic working hours);
  • Be able to communicate effectively within the team.

[As with all volunteer positions within Engineers Without Borders KTH, this position is unpaid]

We look forward to your application!

Want to know more about these positions or the organisation in general? More questions? Contact vice.kth@ewb-swe.org. 

Stay tuned following us on Facebook and Instagram

-----

The information collected when applying to this ad will only be stored for the purposes of recruitment, accordingly to our personal data policy. To take part in our personal data policy, please visit our website https://www.ewb-swe.org/person.

Engineers Without Borders Sweden is promoting equality and inclusivity. We are strengthened by our differences. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply for the position, regardless of gender, age, ethnic background, religion, disability or sexual orientation.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Join EWB-SWE

  • Volunteer

    We have a passionate and experienced volunteer network of professionals and students who help make a difference and influence our work. Explore our volunteer opportunities and see how you can contribute with your range of skills, experience and knowledge directly into our activities. There is no requirement for an engineering degree, everyone is needed, and all are welcome.

  • Be part of inspiring children

    Sweden currently has a shortage of engineers, a profession that historically has been a very homogenous group. Because of this, EWB-SWE inform and inspire children to seek an education in engineering or technology. This is accomplished by assisting students with their studies, acting as role-models, and showing a non-conventional perspective on science, technology and engineering.

  • Personal development

    Develop your leadership and technology skills by participating in the seminars and activities we organize.

  • Be part of our network

    By getting involved, you become part of an extensive network of talented people. We are not just engineers - everyone is needed, and everyone is welcome! We are located all over Sweden with our groups in 8 different cities.

EWB-SWE's network

We have a passionate and experienced volunteer network of professionals and students who help make a difference and influence our work. We are engineers, architects, scientists, educators, healthcare professionals, administrators and many others. 
You can be active in projects, in the business or passive support. We collaborate with technical colleges and universities, with organizations and the business community.

Already working at Engineers Without Borders Sweden?

Let’s recruit together and find your next colleague.

email
@ewb-swe.org
Teamtailor

Applicant tracking system by Teamtailor