VACANCY NOTICE NO: INTERNSHIP/2021/DSGO 1
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:
3 March 2021
COMMENCEMENT OF DUTY
15 March 2021
or as soon as possible thereafter
NATURE OF APPOINTMENT
Water and Cryosphere
Office of the Deputy Secretary General
| WMO is committed to achieving diversity and a balanced workforce. Applications are welcome from qualified women and men, including those with disabilities. The statutory retirement age after 1 January 2014 is 65. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the supervision of Coordinator for Water and Cryosphere and in cooperation with WMO staff involved in supporting the water and climate coalition (www.water-climate-coalition.org), the incumbent will:
Help organize meetings of the coalition members and the leaders
Help supporting the expert group and be the link between the experts in between leaders meetings
Help coordinating the cooperation between the members in the activity matrix
Assist in monitoring the progress of the coalition's activities
Particiapte in outreach activities to motivate contributions from different sectors
Support the presentation of the coalition at various international meetings
Coordinate within WMO between the coalition and other water and climate activities and groups (e.g. HydroSOS)
Research and review international water (and climate) policy milestones and synergise into background information for the work of the coalition
Help in conceptualizing and implementing indicators to describe and communicate climate change impact on water cycle
Contribute to reports
Degree in water, climate or international relations.
|The Secretary-General may appoint a candidate at a grade below the advertised grade of the post, with the possibility of promotion to that grade within three years of appointment, subject to satisfactory appraisal of performance.
Only applicants in whom WMO has a further interest will be contacted.
Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit a written assessment and/or an interview.
|Date of issue of vacancy notice:
17 February 2021
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