Solid Waste Management (SWM) experts wanted!

Job Details
Thursday, October 18, 2018
GOPA Infra is searching for Solid Waste Management (SWM) experts for ongoing and future projects
  • At least 5 years experience in one of the following areas:
  1. Integrated solid waste management (IWRM);
  2. Waste minimisation, waste collection, waste treatment, recovery, composting, recycling and landfilling;
  3. Hazardous waste, pollution control, eco-efficiency, SWM environmental policy;
  4. E-Waste/WEEE;
  5. Waste management facilities: all types of landfills, waste transfer stations, compost and sorting plants;
  6. Design and operation of landfill sites;
  7. Implementation and operation of municipal and industrial waste collection, transportation, treatment and disposal systems;
  8. Support in the extension and improvement of municipal waste services;
  9. Specifications & procurement for street sweeping, waste collection and waste transport equipment;
  10. Preparation of tender documents;
  11. SWM institutional strengthening/capacity building;
  12. Planning, strategy, legal and policy development (national and regional maters plans) in SWM;
  13. Waste management policy analysis and financial mechanisms;
  14. Management information systems (MIS) and financial management systems (FMS) for SWM;
  15. Development and implementation of a gate fee and tariff system including a tariff collection mechanism for SWM;
  16. Communication, PR and awareness raising campaigns for SWM; and
  17. Gender mainstreaming in waste management.
  • S/he will have an accredited University Graduate Degree in one or more relevant fields (Civil Engineering, environmental science, or similar)

  • S/he will have significant experience in the developing world. Experience in Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia and/or Latin America or geographically similar countries, and other lower-income or lower-middle income countries would be advantages.

  • S/he must have excellent communication skills and it is essential to have full professional proficiency in at least one of the following languages: English, French, Spanish & Portuguese.
How to apply: 

If you are interested, please send your application along with an updated CV, pertinent certificates and diplomas to

For speedy evaluation, please include in the subject line of your email the following header: SWM Worldwide. Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.