Climate Services for Infrastructure - developing NBI services in flood frequency analysis and application of the Nile DSS to assess reliability of service of water infrastructure projects under climate change

Nile Basin Initiative (NBI)

Home-based/Remote

(International/Regional Consultant Company with a team of Water Resources Modeler and Hydrologist)

Objective:

The core objectives of the assignment are:

(a) to develop a Nile Basin Reference Guideline for Flood Frequency analysis in the Context of Climate Change and assist planners, policy makers, design experts, dam owners, operators, etc. in design flood analysis for new projects and hydrological safety evaluation of existing water infrastructures.

(b) include infrastructure to be assessed in the CSI project in the Nile DSS and generate reports of key hydrological and performance indicators to be used in the Climate Risk Assessment and make report to detail the methodology for replication . This will be done by applying the method for conducting climate risk assessment of water infrastructure for the seven (7) NELIP prioritized multi-purpose projects.

(c) support the NELSAP in strengthen the capacity of the NEL countries to respond to and adapt to climate change challenges by providing coaching for participants on the above method as part of the Climate Services in planning and climate risk assessment of infrastructure investment training program. This will be done by coaching within the training program using the above developed methods for conducting climate risk assessment of water infrastructure for the seven (7) NELIP prioritized multi-purpose projects.

How to Apply:

Interested consultants are advised to submit applications electronically through [email protected] proposals indicating the title of the assignment accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae of the key experts should reach the Secretariat latest 20th July, 2021, not later than 5:00 pm (Local time in Entebbe, Uganda).

Terms of Reference: ToRs can be downloded here


POSITION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL