Early Warning, Risk data and information systems specialist at MINEMA :Deadline: Sep 30, 2022

Job Description

1. Develop and maintain multi risk determination system
 Initiate development and regular update of risk metrics for all hazards;
 Develop computer-based risk determination algorithms;
 Set data and information collection and analysis mechanisms.
2. Ensure continuous collaboration with forecasting agencies
 Establish and maintain working relationship with government and non-government institutions specialized in risk forecasting, data management and remote sensing;
 Collaborate with forecasting institutions to establish SOPs to capture forecast data and information and translate them into warning information.
3. Produce accurate warning messages
 Using research-based data, remote sensing data, field observation data, real time data collection/analysis and adequate software and other tools to determine risk levels and produce accurate warning messages;
 Develop mechanisms to verify the accuracy of the warning messages.
4. Put in place an effective system for dissemination of warning messages
 Establish and keep updating database for warning messages users at national, local and community level;
 Put in place SOPs for provision of warning messages to various users including response teams, risk awareness, operation room and quick mitigation;
 Ensure collaboration with various partners including telecommunication companies, media houses and volunteers’ channel for effective dissemination of warning messages

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering3 Years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science3 Years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering3 Years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information and Communication Technology3 Years of relevant experience
  • Master’s Degree in Software Engineering1 Year of relevant experience
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science1 Year of relevant experience
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering1 Year of relevant experience
  • Master’s Degree in Information and Communication Technology1 Year of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Management Systems,3 Years of relevant experience
  • Master’s Degree in Information Management Systems,1 Year of relevant experience
  • Bachelor of Science in Electronics3 Years of relevant experience
  • Master of Science in Electronics1 Year of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunication Engineering3 Years of relevant experience
  • Master’s Degree in Telecommunication Engineering1 Year of relevant experience

Competency and Key Technical Skills

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  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Inclusiveness
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Client/citizen focus
  • Professionalism
  • Commitment to continuous learning
  • Resource management skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Time management skills
  • Risk management skills
  • Results oriented
  • Digital literacy skills
  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage
  • Advanced skills in software development
  • Knowledge in Disaster Management

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