[ES_JOBS_NET] Head, Ocean Science Section, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO
christin at ucar.edu
Fri Nov 27 15:09:00 MST 2015
Head, Ocean Science Section
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO
UNESCO is known as the "intellectual" agency of the United Nations. It
is a key player in the global effort to build sustainable future for our
planet. The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO
is the only specialized body in the UN system for ocean science,
observations, services, and related capacity development.
Leading the Ocean Science Section of the IOC Secretariat requires
top-level expertise in ocean sciences and a strong ability to identify
requirements and opportunities for fruitful international cooperation in
oceanography. You will be driven by priorities of IOC Member States, and
your main task will be to shape the IOC response to ocean science
challenges. In a team of highly dedicated professionals, you will
facilitate formulation of the IOC scientific priorities, agendas,
policies, bi-annual work programme, and budget. Your high-profile work
will comprise scientific advice to ocean policy in all areas of IOC
expertise including climate change and variability, ocean health and
disaster risk reduction.
Holder of at least a Master Degree in Oceanography or Earth Sciences,
you will exploit to the maximum your extensive experience in managing
international research, gained in the capacity of e.g. the director of a
major oceanographic programme, institute, centre, or agency.
We look for a specialist in oceanography, marine biogeochemistry,
ecosystems dynamics or climate change. You should bring with you strong
analytical, organisational and partnership-building skills, proven
leadership ability and an excellent command of English and French. High
academic distinctions, a record of specialist publications would be an
advantage, as would be your knowledge of other official UNESCO languages
(Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Arabic).
To view the full vacancy announcement and learn how to apply, please
Closing date for applications:*16^th January 2016*
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