Job Vacancy

NAWEC Job Vacancy

How to Apply. Please send an e-mail to expressing your interest and indicating the position you are interested in along with a brief resume. Your resume should be no more than 2X A4 pages and should include basic information including name, contact details, address, date of birth, education and qualifications along with a brief listing of your employment to date. Please do not send certificates at this stage.

Position Senior Communications and PR Manager
Salary Scale B
Role Summary Responsible for the development, and promoting positive public awareness of the NAWEC through external communications,  continuous  improvement, delivery, shaping, and maintaining NAWEC’s reputation and brand
Reporting Relationships Reports directly to Group Corporate Services Director
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement effective communication strategies that raise awareness of the transformative reforms NAWEC is undergoing
  • Advise management on messaging and support delivery of regular messages via appropriate channels.
  • Develop and implement the brand image in coordination with customer service
  • Oversee all internal and external communications, ensuring consistent and engaging messages.
  • Plan and manage the design, content, and production of all marketing and communications materials.
  • Supervise projects to guarantee all content is publication-ready.
  • Create communication and marketing campaigns for new products and milestones, launches, events, and promotions.
  • Lead the  Communication and Public Relations staff, including quality control of all outputs and identify and organise appropriate communications training as needed
  • Ensure timely and effective responses to emerging issues
  • Coordinate effectively with other departments, in particular customer services.
  • Support regular management interviews and audio recordings.
  • Manage budgeting process to ensure plans can be implemented
  • Work effectively with all peers and stakeholders and especially with Electricity and Water Business Units, Group  Finance, Group Human Resources and Group Corporate Services to negotiate and influence customer service improvements, PR and Brand Image of NAWEC.
  • Carries out specific business wide tasks/projects as required from time to time
Requirements and Qualifications Must have a a recognized Professional 3rd Level Qualification.

Bachelor degree in journalism, PR, marketing or related field.

Must have at least 5 years working experience in a similar role

Competency Detail
Strategy Development Understands the exigencies of a developing and changing Electricity and Water Industry and contributes to the  development of Customer Services  Vision, Values and strategic plan
Change Understands change principles and proactively leads change
Team Building Ability to build strong teams around  communication, PR and digital platform in reaching out to NAWEC customers
Leadership and Management Inspires team by articulating strategic and operational messages clearly, leading by example and taking initiatives on when, where and how to communicate
Professional Knowledge Maintains constant self-improvement by staying up to date with Electricity and Water technologies and translates into Customer Service improvements
Operational Procedures Understands the criticality of disseminating Operational information that might affect NAWEC’s service delivery
Visionary Has a clear view of what needs to be achieved
Analytical Skills The ability to visualise, articulate and solve both complex and uncomplicated problems and make decisions that make sense based on all available information
Stakeholder Management Sensitive to the importance of stakeholders, their identification and development of appropriate responses
Strategic Outlook Have a clear understanding of being strategic about communication. Appreciate the need to champion a communication strategy
Position Senior Legal Services Manager/Company Secretary
Salary Scale B
Role Summary Guide NAWEC Management about the day-to-day management of the organization, including compliance with legal and statutory requirements. Post holder will serve as the principal legal adviser to both the Board and Management.
Reporting Relationships Reports directly to Group Corporate Services Director
Duties and Responsibilities
  • organising, preparing agendas for, and taking minutes of board meetings and annual general meetings (AGMs).
  • maintaining statutory books, including registers of members, directors, and secretaries.
  • dealing with correspondence, collating information, and writing reports, ensuring decisions made are communicated to the relevant company stakeholders.
  • contributing to meeting discussions as and when required, and advising members of the legal, governance, accounting, and tax implications of proposed policies.
  • monitoring changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and taking appropriate action.
  • liaising with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers, Regulator, and auditors.
  • transcribing and proofreading legal documents.
  • taking responsibility for the health and safety of employees and managing matters related to insurance and property.
  • developing and overseeing the systems that ensure the company complies with all applicable codes, in addition to its legal and statutory requirements.
  • Handling correspondences before and after meetings, collating information and writing reports.
  • maintaining current awareness about company law, including occupational health & safety laws, labour laws and other regulatory requirements.
  • maintaining the register of shareholders and monitoring changes in share ownership of the company;
  • taking a role in share issues, Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) and takeovers
  • Supervise the work of the Legal team.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Managing Director.
Analytical & Critical thinking Has capacity to analyse often complex processes and develop sensible conclusions and recommendations
Compliance Driven Ability to assess and advise on compliance issues in all operations of the company
Communication Appreciates the value of good communications and is able to report clearly and logically verbally and in writing
Decision Making Ensure independence is maintained in decision making and advisory responsibilities
IT Knowledge Maintains up do date facility with IT especially as it pertains to systems and processes
Business Acumen Is sensitive to the business implications of the role and makes sound business judgements and recommendations
Self-motivation The determination and confidence to see things through to conclusion
Meticulousness Maintains a constant attention to detail
Confidentiality and Discretion Ability to keep confidential and classified documents and decisions in confidence. Ensure all such are availed on a need-to-know basis
Professional Knowledge Stays up to date with current legal happenings, instruments, and guidelines
Company knowledge Understands how NAWEC electricity and water operates at all levels

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist for Project Implementation Unit


The Gambia

Electricity Restoration and Modernization Project (GERMP)


Loan No./Credit No./ Grant No.: IDA- D6530


Assignment Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist for Project Implementation Unit

Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan): GM-NAWEC-317405-CS-INDV


National Water and Electricity Company Ltd, NAWEC, is implementing the Gambia Electricity Restoration and Modernization Project, co-financed by The World Bank (WB) and the European Investment Bank (EIB). A Project Management Unit (PMU) has been created to coordinate this work within NAWEC and with numerous Government ministries and agencies.  The role of the PMU includes, inter alia, providing specialist support in the areas of social and environmental safeguards, procurement, financial management, monitoring and evaluation, and communications. The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will work under the direct guidance of the Project Coordinator in both the preparation and regular review of the project’s activities.


The M&E Specialist will provide technical leadership to develop the project results framework, monitoring plans, and indicators to capture project results and provide effective, accurate, and timely monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of all project activities.  The overall objective is to provide strategic and technical guidance in monitoring and evaluating the implementation of project interventions and provide general M&E support (technical + capacity building) to NAWEC particularly in reporting salient operational and financial parameters as detailed in the company’s strategic development plan (SDP) and ensuring compliance with the M&E requirements of GERMP co-financiers.


NAWEC now invites eligible individual consultants (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The consultant’s Letter of Expression of Interest and CV shall be submitted to the address below.


Oversee the development and implementation of the monitoring plan to capture the Project’s performance and results, including routine reporting, baseline and result assessments, and all monitoring for process and outcome evaluations.


The M&E Specialist will perform the following tasks:


Develop an overall Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Framework and Plan in accordance with the requirements and standards of the World Bank and the Government of the Gambia:

  • Lead efforts to monitor and evaluate project interventions, document results and provide feedback to stakeholders to guide decision-making;
  • Provide oversight and monitoring of field activities and ensures that these activities are coordinated with, complementary to, and supportive of NAWEC projects and or programs;
  • Develop and continuously refine the monitoring plan to ensure that the baseline information as well as targets are set well and understood by the project implementation units;
  • Undertake monitoring field visits with the Implementing Entities and or Development partner(s) where appropriate;
  • Undertake field visits to gather information on the perception of the community members or beneficiaries and other local stakeholders;
  • Lead and support the systematic gathering of quantitative and qualitative data and reporting on project progress;
  • Monitor data quality assurance and ensure periodic programmatic reports for GERMP are produced on time
  • Work closely with project implementation units and the World Bank when undertaking periodic reviews;
  • Assist to develop project-specific monitoring and evaluation plans in consultation with the PM and other stakeholders;
  • Assist the PM to implement a project-wide M&E framework, guidelines, and other tools for the various components under the project;
  • Work closely with NAWEC management to report on identified KPI’s and performance matrices


The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will be located full-time in Banjul, The Gambia, and perform his/her duties at the PIU (GERMP).

The expected contract duration is 12 months; an extension of this position may be considered and will be dependent upon satisfactory performance.


The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be obtained at the link given below:

Monitoring_and_Evaluation_Specialist TOR


Required qualifications:


  • Advanced degree in Statistics, Data Science, Economics, Development studies, or related social sciences.
  • At least five (5) years experience in monitoring and evaluation and results-based management, including for projects financed by international donors.
  • Experience in a World Bank-funded project will be an asset;
  • Knowledge of Electricity utilities particularly in a planning function;
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills in drafting concept notes and reports;
  • Understanding and knowledge of computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, MS Project, and Database Management tools.


The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” July 2016 and revised November 2017 and July 2018 and November 2020 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.  A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant selection method set out in the Procurement Regulations. Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours from 08:00 to 16:00. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by close of business November 11th, 2022 

Managing Director

Attn: Haddy Njie – Project Coordinator

Address: National Water & Electricity Company Limited,

Project Implementation Unit

Emporium III Building,

Fajara114 Kairaba AvenueFloor/ Room number: Conference Room, 1st Floor

City: Banjul

Country: The Gambia

Telephone: +220 996 1301/ 9967791/ 7009342

Electronic mail address:, (and copy to



NAWEC with the support of Government and partners is undertaking a major program of transformation and change designed to modernize its infrastructure and re-engineer its systems, procedures, and organization. This includes a determination to radically improve services throughout the country by improving business processes. Central to this is a skilled and competent workforce. Based on the foregoing, the Management positions listed below have been created and will be filled over the coming weeks. Applications are invited and encouraged from all interested and qualified Gambians. The positions are as follows:

Financial Controller, Water and Sewerage Business Unit

The Role

Overall control and responsibility for NAWEC WSBU Financial Management.

The Person

Must be a Qualified financial accountant (ACCA or ACA or equivalent) with a minimum of 5 years of experience working in the field of financial accounting or financial audit.

Financial Controller, Water and Sewerage Business Unit (Job Description)

Senior Internal Audit Manager 

The Role

Overall responsibility for Nawec’s internal audit planning, execution and reporting.

The Person

Must be a Qualified financial accountant (ACCA or ACA or equivalent) and have 5 Years post qualification experience with at least 5 years in a senior role in a business with a similar scale and scope to NAWEC.

Senior Manager Internal Audit (Job Description)

Staff Welfare Manager

The Role

Supports in delivering HR staff welfare and administrative services.

The Person

Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or CIPD level 3.

A Master’s degree will be an added advantage.

At least 8 years of relevant working in an organisation with a similar scale and scope to NAWEC.

Staff Welfare Manager (Job Description)

Human Resources Development Manager


The Role

Support in the implementation of NAWEC’s Workforce planning processes and Staff Development programs through standardized execution of staff training and development, Performance Management and other key HR Policies and programs.

The Person

Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Management/Public Admin or CIPD level 3 Qualification.

A master’s Degree will be an added advantage.

At least 8 years of relevant working experience in an organization with a similar scale and scope to NAWEC. 

Human Resources Development Manager (Job Description)

Manager, NAWEC Training Center (NTC)

The Role

Lead, maintain and coordinate the overall activities of the NAWEC Training Institute in delivering the highest standard and quality of Technical and Vocational education to the company’s staff and the public, through the introduction, updating and implementation of relevant policies and processes that befit a Learning Center of excellence.

The Person

Must have a BSc in Business or Public Admin/ HR Management, Talent Management and Development or related areas.

A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.

8 years experience working in a Training environment.

Manager, NAWEC Training Center (Job Description)

Call Center Manager

The Role

Responsible for responding to all customer enquiries/complaints received by phone, e-mail, or social media and for the development and management of the NAWEC customer complaints process.

The Person

3rd Level qualification standard.

Manager Call Centre (Job Description)

All applications, with updated curriculum vitae and credentials, should be submitted to The closing date for all applications is 19th August 2022, by the close of business.

NB: Applicants must indicate the titles of positions being applied for in the subject section of their emails.



About NAWEC:

At NAWEC we’re proud to live in and work for our country.  Our vision is to be among the top best managed and financially viable water and electricity companies in West Africa by the year 2025.  Key to achieving this vision is having competent and healthy staff that can deliver on the task in order for us to meet the current and future requirements of the Gambia.  That’s where you come in!

About The Gambia:

The Gambia known as ‘The smiling coast of Africa’ is situated in West Africa. It is the smallest country within mainland Africa and is surrounded by Senegal, except for its western coast on the Atlantic Ocean. We have an awesome coastline on our doorstep, plus plenty of cafes, restaurants, along with some amazing provincial villages which makes it a great choice whether you’re seeking a quieter, more rural environment or a greater sense of community, Gambia has a lot to offer.

Projects & Planning Engineer

The Role

The Projects and Planning Engineer will bring his/her experience in project management and asset planning to: assist with the inhouse investigation and delivery of all capital and operational projects and the management of the water supply and wastewater asset planning process to enable effective decision making and long-term planning.

The Person

Must have a degree in Engineering with extensive knowledge in project management and experience working in the Utility Sector. For detailed information click on the link below.

Projects and Planning Engineer (Job Description)

Payment Manager

The Role

The Payment Manager has overall responsibility for Water and Sewerage payments and processes and for revenue reconciliation for Key accounts.  The post holder should have a strong functional relationship with the Group Director of Customer Services and her team.

 The Person

A recognized Professional 3rd Level Qualification ideally to Masters level with extensive experience and exposure in a Water utility preferably at a senior level with 5 years’ experience. For detailed information click on the link below.

Payment Manager (Job Description)

Manager – Non-Revenue Water

The Role

Responsible to lead effective performance of water resource and distribution networks through proactive system monitoring, analysis and operational water resource modelling to support the strategic direction of minimizing and managing water loss.

The Person

Bachelor’s degree in related operational or functional field such as Chemical, civil, hydraulic engineering or data science is desired with extensive experience in the Utility Sector. For detailed information click on the link below.

Manager Non-Revenue Water (Job Description)

Hydraulic Modeler

The Role

The Hydraulic modeler will be responsible for the development, maintenance and operations of water supply hydraulic models and contribute to the development of operations and capex proposals.

The Person

Must have a Degree in Engineering / Environment Science and extensive knowledge of water supply progressive hydraulic modelling and master planning experience. For detailed information click on the link below.

Hydraulic Modeler (Job Description)

Human Resources & Admin Manager

The Role

The HR’s Manager will provide strategic HR and people leadership advice and guidance across the business to ensure staff are motivated to get to work, carry out their work and to return home safely at the end of the day

The Person

Must have a Master’s Degree or with CIPD with clear visions for Human Resource Management and ability to lead the organisation towards the vision while managing the day-to-day activities. For detailed information click on the link below.

HR & Admin Manager (Job Description)

Procurement and Materials Manager

Procurement and Materials Manager (Job description)


Vacancy – Senior Manager, Strategic Planning and Policy

NAWEC is pleased to invite suitably qualified Gambians to apply for the vacant position of Senior Manager, Strategic Planning and Policy. The said position forms part of NAWEC’s ongoing organizational restructuring that aims to build a solid team which will adequately respond to the demands, aspirations and expectations of the government and people of The Gambia regarding the electricity and water sectors.

NAWEC is therefore currently recruiting for the above position to join our new Group Projects and Planning team. The position details are as follows:


Position Senior Manager Strategic Planning and Policy
Role Summary Overall responsibility for Nawec’ s long term Master Planning and Strategic Business Planning
Reporting Relationships Reports direct to Group Projects & Planning Director but works closely with NAWEC Technical Departments , Corporate Directorates especially Finance, Head of Project Development and Head of Policy and Monitoring & Evaluation
Duties and Responsibilities Master Planning

–          Develop a  master plan for Nawec Electricity, Water & Sewerage to serve as a blueprint for the future growth and  expansion of the business infrastructure.

–          Contribute to and incorporate consultant led Roadmap work into master plan and reflect strategic vision, mission and values and relevant aspects of Gambian  National Development plans.

–          Translate Masterplan/Roadmap/ Strategic Business plans / National plans into prioritised potential projects and obtain outline approval

–          Develop rolling 5 year capital budget and obtain organisational and stakeholder approval annually.

Strategic Business Planning

–          Care and Maintenance to Nawecs Strategic Business Plan including:-

o   Annual review of plan  to reflect emergent issues

o   Periodic major  plan updates

–          Monitoring of Strategic Plan progress via Departmental annual business plans and the various Business Objective KPI’s.

–          Monthly KPI performance reporting to Nawec executive management and Quarterly reporting to the Board of NAWEC



Requirements and Qualifications 3rd Level Degree ideally to Masters level with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in planning at a strategic level in an organisation of similar scope and scale to Nawec.

Good understanding of electricity and water businesses.

A Masters Degree in Business Administration would be an advantage

Competancy Detail
Visionary Has capacity to envision the future based on extensive experience and knowledge
Systematic Plans carefully and foresees obstacles in plenty of time
Analytical Skills The ability to visualise, articulate and solve both complex and uncomplicated problems and make decisions that make sense based on all available information
Stakeholder Management Is sensitive to the importance of stakeholders, their identification and mobilisation in support of objectives and plans
IT  savvy Comfortable in modern IT environment, excellent with MS suite and able to exploit IT systems for business use especially for strategic analysis
Team Building Finds, recruits and develops the best people for the supporting  team
Professional Knowledge Maintains constant self-improvement by staying up to date with developments in Strategic Planning and Utility business.
Results and Performance The ability and drive to  achieve and surpass targets


Interested and qualified candidates can submit their applications to the following address:

Managing Director

National Water and Electricity Company Ltd (NAWEC)

P.O Box 609



Applications could also be submitted electronically to

Closing date for all applications is Friday 27th August, 2021.