River Basin Modeler

Niras

Laos 🇱🇦

Description

The project development objective is to improve water resource and fisheries management in selected areas of the Lower Mekong Basin. The project development objective is to establish key examples of integrated water resources management practices in the lower Mekong Basin at the regional, national and subnational levels, thus contributing to more sustainable river basin management in the lower Mekong. 
The specific component (2) – National Water Resources Management aim to improve institutional capacity for IWRM in the Lao PDR, including strengthening hydro-meteorological systems, water quality monitoring, and water resource modeling. The component also contributes to helping the Lao PDR reduce disaster risk and respond to climate change by improving hydro-meteorological services, as well its flood and drought management capacity.

Qualifications required

Only the experts meeting the set criteria will be shortlisted and contacted.

MSc/PhD in water resources engineering/modelling or relevant field. Professional experience required

Professional experience required

  • 20 years international experience, incl. developing countries. 
  • Water resources development 
  • flood and drought modelling 
  • River basin simulation modeling 
  • Experience from Laos/South East Asia

Duration

Project approx.36 months (anticipated 12 MM)

Commencement

Spring 2018

Deadline For Applications

2018-03-31

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