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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 in need living in rural African villages. We use solar energy to pump clean water and provide schools, orphanages, and medical clinics with light and refrigeration to store vaccines and medicines. iA has completed over 300 solar, water, and agricultural projects, providing light, clean water, food and proper medical care to more than 2 million people in Ethiopia, Tanzania, Malawi, South Africa, Uganda, Cameroon, Senegal and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Seeking Hard-Working, Dedicated Problem-Solver Field Hydrogeologist in Tanzania Innovation: Africa
We are seeking a highly trained and qualified individual to join our Tanzania team as a Field Hydrogeologist to work in the Dodoma Region of Tanzania. This position works under the supervision of the local Project Manager and is responsible for overseeing geophysical surveys, drilling of boreholes, technical implementation of iA solar water pumping systems, liaise with local solar water contractors and in- house engineers, as well as providing technical support in all projects. The Field Hydrogeologist will also be responsible for all iA field activities, including identifying and selecting the beneficiaries of our projects, actively engaging in community mobilization and sensitization, establishing and maintaining regular communication with the communities we serve, implementing project-related activities, providing regular reports and ongoing monitoring of the projects. As this is predominantly in-the-field work, candidates should expect frequent travel to the field to identify new projects, oversee the construction and implementation of ongoing projects, and monitor completed projects.
Reports To: Local Project Manager & Country Director in Israel
The ideal candidate is a dedicated team-player with strong interpersonal skills and a background in solar powered water systems. Applicants must have competitive experience in community development and mobilization, as well as experience working with international stakeholders. The candidate must demonstrate a proven passion for working with the community and possess strong detail orientation and problem-solving skills.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
Please send your cover letter and CV as a single PDF attachment to [email protected]
The file name should be saved as your full name and please specify which job position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.
As an international organization, our team works in New York, Israel, and Africa, and is constantly on the move. To maintain close contact despite our travel schedules, we regularly use technology solutions, such as WhatsApp and Skype. The ideal candidate thrives in this type of fast-paced environment and is comfortable working with colleagues in different time zones and continents.
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply
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