Water Modeling Specialist Team Leader at Rwanda Water Resources Board


Job Description

Supervision of Hydraulic/Flood, Hydrologic, Water allocation and Ground Water modeling, Coordination of water resources models integration, Contribution to models parameterization and calibration using field data, literature, and remote sensing so that they can represent current/ planned water resources conditions, Overseeing and review of all hydrological components from different economic sectors, government agencies, private sector, NGOs, etc, Update knowledge management system to cope with emerging issues, Contribution to national water resource master plan update, Meta analysis of model outputs and presentation of recommendations based on those outputs, Water resources modeling support to all technical divisions, Coordination of data compilation and preparation, Work with other technical divisions on flood risk and landslide mapping, Work with other technical divisions on defining suitable location of artificial water storage, Update map of water availability, demand and deficit and propose intercatchment water transfer, Documentation of preferred models selected by the board knowledge management system, Coordination of model dissemination and sharing to general public especially to investors, Publication and sharing of important key insights, lessons and expertise, Coordination of regular updating of water portal tool box, Update RWB’s capacity building plan related to hydrology, hydraulics, water allocation and ground water, Contribution to the establishment of a proper governance for water resources at all levels, 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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