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DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 20 May 2021 Recruitment Completed

Member of the WMO Audit Committee

28 June 2021
or as soon as possible thereafter

Fixed-term - 3 years
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.

The Audit and Oversight Committee, composed of 7 members, each of whom sits in a personal capacity, is mandated by the WMO Executive Council (EC) to provide objective advice and recommendations to EC and the WMO Secretary-General on all matters relating to financial management and reporting, systems of internal control and risk management, audit and evaluation processes, monitoring of compliance with financial rules and regulations and the Framework of Ethics, taking into consideration the policies and procedures applicable to WMO and its operating environment.

Expertise in financial, risk, audit, oversight governance matters.

Extensive professional expertise in financial, risk, audit, oversight, ethics, investigation and governance matters, including a balanced mix of public and private sector experience at the senior level, including knowledge of the operational strategic direction of WMO.

Other requirements
The members must be independent of WMO management and may not hold any position or engage in any activity that might be liable to, or appear to, impair their impartibility in the exercise of their functions. Members of the WMO Executive Council cannot concurrently serve on the AOC.

Excellent written and oral knowledge of English.

(Note: The official languages of the Organization are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.)
Additional Information:
Former staff of WMO cannot be appointed to the Committee for at least five years following their separation from the Organization. Members shall serve for a period of three years and may be re-appointed for a further period of three years. No individual may serve for more than six years in total.

The members of the AOC shall not receive any remuneration from WMO for their services. However, WMO will, if required, meet the travel and subsistence costs involving their attendance to the meetings of the Committee.

The terms of reference of the Audit and Oversight Committee can be found at:
Date of issue of vacancy notice: 23 April 2021

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