Technisch Expert –


Supported by the Dutch government and under guidance of the mission- and team leader, the Technical Expert of the Dutch Disaster Risk Reduction Team will have the following tasks and responsibilities:


Key responsibilities

Assess and analyse water security risks and support the team leader in formulating recommendations for improving the situation with short term and long term measures. In doing so:

• Promote integrated and adaptive (climate-change proof) approaches to regional development, water technology and/or water- and delta management

• Position Dutch expertise, skills and technologies in the field of water security

• Identify and promote opportunities for Dutch deployment in subsequent phases

• Contribute to preparing a mission report including lessons learned and good practices and help to prepare presentations for dissemination to sector partners.


Required experience

• Proven record of achievement and experience in water related disciplines relevant to disaster risk reduction; delta technology, flood control, droughts, water supply and sanitation and/or financing/governance;

• Sound knowledge on one of the subjects mentioned above.

Required skills

• Analytical ability, adaptive and flexible capacity

• Ability to quickly analyse and understand the country context and to develop innovative solutions that meet the specific country/regional needs;

• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in Dutch and English.


• Quick and flexible deployment

• Willing and able to travel and work in areas where limited facilities are at hand


Daniël van Dijk +31 70 304 3712

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