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Water Infrastructure & Resilience GIS Specialist

  • Sector: Infrastructure & Construction
  • Location: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/03/2020
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
We are sourcing for a locally based Water Infrastructure & Resilience GIS specialist who will support the Intervention lead and will work with Client in Singapore,Indonesia and London to deliver the GIS-based flood modelling and capacity building work.

You must have previous experience in an engineering consultancy or similar and be a confident communicator with a good technical background in GIS applications especially for drainage and sewerage networks, and flood risk management.


· Generally support the Team Leader and the GIS Lead in the delivery of the project
· Data collection from stakeholders and analysis. Translation into English where appropriate.
· Engagement with relevant government organisations.
· Technical management and administration of the GIS datasets and databases, including data import, database compliance check, topology clean up, data conversion and interface with flood modelling tools
· Supervise and conduct quality assurance of drainage and topographical field survey and data collection done by local surveyors
· Develop and ensure GIS standard and compliance on GIS database development process based on international best practices
· Develop GIS Geodatabase Model for Drainage Network and Flood Modelling
· Develop and apply data interface procedure between Drainage GIS and Flood modelling tools
· Perform GIS-based hydrological analysis, spatial analysis, and other related analysis
· Provide related GIS mapping deliverables
· Training of stakeholder personnel including development of training material.
· Work with Flood modelling team supporting drainage network GIS development
· Work closely with flood modelling teams based in Singapore, Indonesia and London.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
You should be able to demonstrate excellent organizational, time-management and communication skills as well as being detail-oriented.

Minimum experience/requirements:
· A Bachelors qualification in a relevant discipline.
· Minimum of 5 years post graduate experience.
· Good knowledge of both English and Vietnamese
· Experience in GIS application for water, flood risk management and drainage/sewerage projects.
· Experience in stormwater, groundwater and drainage GIS database modelling and design.
· Excellent time management skills, setting priorities, planning and organising.
· Proactively seeking to enhance personal and professional development.
· Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, experience in building effective business relationships.
· Preferences for someone who is locally based in Vietnam

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
· A Masters qualification in a relevant discipline.
· Hold Chartered status with a recognised organisation.
· Delivery of GIS for drainage or flood modelling projects in East Asia, in particular Vietnam
· Experience in multiple GIS platforms (vendor & open sourced)
· Experience in developing Web GIS, GIS Cloud, GIS Dashboard or GIS Portal
· Experience in GIS data interfacing with Flood modelling tools
· Experience in GIS customization (e.g.with Model Builder or Phyton coding)
· Understand hydrology and spatial implications of rainfall on big catchments

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