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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