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  • Job reference: RMS0224311

Flood Modeller/Deputy Team Leader

  • Sector: Infrastructure & Construction
  • Location: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/03/2020
  • Duration: 17 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (05/05/20)
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The Role:
We are looking for a locally based flood modelling expert who will support the Intervention lead and will work with Client in Singapore and London to deliver the flood modelling and capacity building work. To be successful, you MUST have previous experience in an engineering consultancy or similar and be a confident communicator with a good technical background in hydrology/ flood risk management/drainage.

Responsibilities
· Generally support the Team Leader in the delivery of the technical aspects of the project
· Data collection from stakeholders and analysis. Translation into English where appropriate.
· Engagement with relevant government organisations.
· Flood model building and use for identifying flood management options.
· Training of stakeholder personnel including development of training material.
· Work with GIS team supporting drainage network GIS development
· Work closely with flood modelling teams based in Singapore, Indonesia and London.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
· A Bachelors qualification in a relevant discipline.
· Minimum of 10 years post graduate experience.
· Good knowledge of both English and Vietnamese
· Experience in water, flood risk management and drainage projects.
· Experience in completion and technical review of 1D-2D hydraulic modelling. Including calibration/validation
· Experience in stormwater, groundwater and drainage modelling and design.
· Understand hydrology and spatial implications of rainfall on big catchments
· Excellent time management skills, setting priorities, planning and organising.
· Proactively seeking to enhance personal and professional development.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
· A Masters qualification in a relevant discipline.
· Hold Chartered status with a recognised organisation.
· Delivery of water modelling projects in East Asia, in particular Vietnam.

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