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Victor Shana

Victor Shana

Young Expert at WaterWorX - Zimbabwe
YEP period 2018 - 2020, batch Tm1

YEP Role

I work as a technical expert on the WOP (Water operated Partnership) between VEI and Harare Water Department. My roles in the Water Loss Reduction Action Plan among others are:

  • carrying out of various technical in the scope of the project:
    i) Non Revenue water reduction
    ii) Maintanence and Asset management
    iii) Hydraulic modelling for the water infrastructure
    iv) Water quality improvement measures
  • It is also my responsibility to serve as a liaison personnel with other departments especially when matters of the project are cross-cutting departments. I will be assisting most Dutch specialists, during their visits, in conducting their tasks within the confines of the project.

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Skills

I am generally a critical thinker and open for constructive criticism.It is also in my ability to bring technical or engineering skills into water management aspects whilst observing societal and cultural differences. Other skills include: 

  • Research skills
  • Leadership
Background

Nationality: Zimbabwean
Education:

  • Master in Strategic Management Degree from Chinhoyi University of Technology, Zimbabwe
  • B.Eng in Civil and Water Engineering from the National University of Science and Technology, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering at Mutare Polytechnic, Mutare, Zimbabwe 

Experience before YEP

  • Graduate Civil and Water Engineer at Harare Water Department (HWD)
  • Civil Engineering (CE) Technician at HWD 2009-2017
  • CE Technician at Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) 2008-2009
  • CE Intern at Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) 2006
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Organisation: WaterWorX
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