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Job WATER RESOURCES REGULATION & COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST Organization MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT
Level 3.II Reports To DIRECTOR GENERAL OF LAND, WATER AND FORESTRY DIRECTORATE GENERAL
No. of Positions 1 Deadline 20/Dec/2018
Job Description
• Operate, maintain and develop water quantity monitoring network • Periodically review and initiate improvements to the policy, legal and institutional framework for water quality management in Rwanda. • Develop, review and update water quality management plans including interventions for national disasters and emergencies. • Design, review and operate national networks for ambient and operational water quality monitoring including compliance monitoring of effluent discharges. • Provide technical support and participate in water regulation activities. • Provide support for water treatment especially in small towns, rural growth centers and institutions that are not under NWSC (National Water Steering Committee). • Introduce and oversee application of various tools for water quality management such as economic instruments, setting water quality objectives for water bodies and biological monitoring. • Operate a national reference laboratory for water quality analysis. • Establish and operate regional water testing laboratories. • Monitor, quality
- assure and regulate operations of all water testing laboratories in the country by instituting common analytical protocols and carrying out technical audits. • Establish and operate a national database for water quality data. • Package and disseminate information on water quality to all stakeholders. • Participate in the building capacity and support catchment offices, districts, civil society organizations and local communities in catchment
- based water quality management. • Carry out research in water quality and innovations for low
- cost water treatment.
Job Profile
A0 in Water Resources Management, Hydrology, Water Engineering, Environment or Natural Resources with 3 years of working experience; Or Master's Degree in Water Resources management, Hydrology, Water Engineering, Environment or Natural Resources Key technical skills and knowledge required: 1. Extensive knowledge in water resources planning and management; 2. Knowledge in water laws, water institutions 3. Deep knowledge of water resources policies, laws and regulations; 4. Comprehensive knowledge on Integrated Water Resources Management approach 5. Knowledge of water resources monitoring framework. Strong Leadership skills; 6. Excellent organizational skills; 7. Ability to coordinate, organize and anticipate details for special programs and events; 8. Ability to coordinate and handle multiple priorities, to juggle multiple/ conflicting priorities and set priorities; 9. Time management skills; 10. Ability to work as a team coordinator and ability to work and make decisions with minimal supervision; 11. Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage.