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Flood Project Coordinator

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Industry:
N.G.O./Social Services
Total Position:
1
Job Type:
Service Contract (SC) ( First Shift (Day) )
Department:
UNESCO
Job Location:
Islamabad
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Masters
Career Level:
SB4
Required Experience:
2 Years - 4 Years
Apply By:
Jul 23, 2017
Posted On:
Jul 10, 2017
Job Description

Under the overall direction of the Representative/Director UNESCO Islamabad and supervision of Project Leader and National Professional Officer (Science), the incumbent will carry out the following tasks:

 

1-    Coordinate field based hydrological studies along the Eastern Rivers of Pakistan

2-    Facilitate the application of hydrological modelling software IFAS for catchment process and river flow simulation in close coordination with Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD)

3-    Coordinate and organize capacity building workshops at the national and provincial levels in coordination with partners and stakeholders

4-    Provide technical backstopping on the knowledge systems developed under the project

5-    Engage with project partners for effective delivery of regional, national, and local flood mapping/ modelling studies to support the implementation of Flood Risk Management along the Eastern Rivers

 

6-    Coordinate with national and international implementing partners for smooth implementation of the project activities

Required Qualification and Skills:

 

The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of hydrology and information technology, both strategic and technical background

 

§   Minimum Education-  Master in Civil Engineering, Hydrology, Environment, Water Resources Management, Disaster Risk Management, with demonstrated research experience will be an asset

§   Minimum 2 to 4 years of hands on experience in flood related studies

§   Experience in diagnostic studies and hydrological modeling tools will be an asset

§   Experience in flood risk assessment and catchment management 

§   Ability to review hydrological modelling outputs 

§   Good analytical and problem solving skills.

§   Proven experience of working in a multi-stakeholder flood management project is required

§   Ability to manage hardware and software requirements of the project

§   Good communication skills, including the ability to write clearly and concisely in English.

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