Hydraulic/flood Modeling Specialist at Rwanda Water Resources Board


Job Description

Development and updates of hydraulic and flood models in various catchment areas for hydraulic structure design and flood forecasting (HEC
– RAS, MIKE), Integration of hydraulic and flood models to water allocation and planning, Hydraulic and flood models parameterization and calibration using field data, literature, and remote sensing so that they can represent current/ planned water resources conditions, Contribution in the review of hydraulic structure design (Dams, Bridges, Culvert, Hydropower, Weirs, Dykes, Critical road sections, etc) from different economic sectors, government agencies, private sector, NGOs, etc, Analysis of hydraulic and flood models output and elaboration of recommendations based on those outputs, Hydraulic and flood modeling support to all technical divisions, Data compilation and preparation for hydraulic and flood models, Documentation of preferred hydraulic and flood models selected by the board knowledge management system, Hydraulic and flood models dissemination and sharing to general public especially to investors, Publication and sharing of important key insights, lessons and expertise, Contribution to regular updating of water portal tool box related to hydraulics and floods, Work with other technical divisions on flood risk and landslide mapping, Work with other technical divisions on defining suitable location of artificial water storage, Perform any other duties assigned by supervisors

Job Profile

Bachelor’s Degree in Hydrology,Bachelor’s Degree in Water Resources Engineering,Master’s Degree in Water Resources Engineering,Bachelor’s Degree in Flood Management,Bachelor’s Degree in Hydro
– informatics,Master’s Degree in Hydrology,Master’s Degree in Flood Management,Master’s Degree in Hydro
– informatics, , Integrity,Creativity/innovation,Inclusiveness,Accountability,Communication,Teamwork,Client/citizen focus,Professionalism,Commitment to continuous learning,Resource management skills,Analytical skills,Problem solving skills,Decision making skills,Time management skills,Risk management skills,Results oriented,Digital literacy skills,Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage.,Knowledge in hydrology and flood modelling,Knowledge in hydraulic modeling with experience of river, road, drainage works,Knowledge in flood protection structures and approaches (dams, dikes and other hydraulic structures),Knowledge using hydrodynamic model for 1D/2D modeling such as HEC
– RAS, Tuflow, LISEM and Info works, etc. and GIS tools,Ability to effectively understand, analyze and interpret qualitative and quantitative information collected from the field


Method of Application

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Closing Date : 25th December, 2020.


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