Full Time
May 14, 2024
Lilongwe, Malawi
May 31, 2024

Company: National Water Resources Authority (NWRA)

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The National Water Resources Authority (NWRA) is a statutory organization established by the Water Resources Act of 2013 with a specific function to regulate and manage water resources.

Furthermore, the NWRA seeks to ensure the sustainable use of water resources and address the water resources planning, development, and management challenges. In its effort to sustainably manage water resources, the NWRA seeks to recruit members of staff. In this regard, NWRA invites applications from suitably, qualified, and experienced persons to fill the following vacant position:

Job Title: Inspection Officer

Department: Regulatory Services

Grade: NW5

Responsible to : Senior Inspections Officer

Purpose of the Job

To facilitate the inspection and enforcement processes.

Key Duties

  1. Ensure that licences are inspected and monitored as per standard operating procedure.
  2. Inspect water resources users to verify if the volume abstracted is in accordance with licence.
  3. Make follow ups with industries to ascertain that the effluent discharged is not harmful.
  4. Collect water samples for further inspection by laboratory.
  5. Ensure water users and water resources undertakings comply with Water Resources Act Conducting regular investigations to assess compliance to set standards in water resource management and development.
  6. Preparing inspection reports and analysing inspections data
  7. Preparing and revising the inspection checklists and inspector’s manual
  8. Reviewing the Water Resources Regulations to align with current and international recommended practices.

Minimum Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Water resource Management or Engineering or Related field.
  • Minimum of (2) two years experience in water resources sector or in inspectorate regime.

Additional Skills and Abilities

  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Good communication skills both oral and written.
  • Good understanding of relevant laws and office procedures
  • Attention to detail.
  • Integrity, honesty, and confidentiality

The NWRA is an equal opportunity employer. Therefore, both male and female persons including persons with disabilities, who meet the prerequisite qualifications and experience are encouraged to apply.

An attractive remuneration package comprising a competitive salary and benefits will be offered to the successful candidates. The NWRA also offers excellent career development opportunities.

Interested persons should submit their application with up-to-date detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates including names and addresses of three traceable referees, to reach the undersigned not later than 31st May 2024. Only complete application will be considered. All late applications shall not be considered.

The Executive Director,
National Water Resources Authority (NWRA),
Private Bag 363,