|Location:||Australia / Oceania|
|City/Cities Location Details:||Mauritius|
Project title: Building regional resilience through strengthened meteorological, hydrological and climate services in the Indian Ocean Commission member countries (HYDROMET)
Brief description: The Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) has received financing from Agence Française de Développement (“AFD”), and intends to use part of the funds thereof for payments under the following project “Building regional resilience through strengthened meteorological, hydrological and climate services in the Indian Ocean Commission member countries (HYDROMET)”. This regional multi-donor project is funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF-52.8MUSD); the Agence Française de Développement (AFD – 5million euro) and the European Union (EU- 5.6million Euro). The Services of the consultant shall consist of providing Technical Assistance Service to the Indian Ocean Commission in the implementation of the HYDROMET project. The IOC will be the Executing Entity. The Executing Entity will assume overall responsibility for the effective delivery of Project inputs and interventions in order to achieve the expected project outputs. To fulfill its role, the Executing Entity will set up a Project Management Unit (“PMU”). The IOC – with the assistance of the PMU – will manage the overall execution of the project. The PMU will be led by a Regional Project Coordinator (“RPC”).
Commencement date of the project: February 2022
Duration of the assignment: 30 months
- At least 10 years of progressively responsible professional experience in hydrometeorological services.
- Proven professional experience in assessing the value of hydrometeorological services.
- Proven experience in the assessment of the impact of the hydrometeorological services on risk reduction and improving resilience for weather, climate, and water-related disasters.
- Extensive knowledge of the climate-related political framework, especially in climate change adaptation.
- Demonstrates excellent organizational skills and a proven ability for multi-disciplinary analysis.
- Familiarity with reports and guidance documents prepared by international organizations on the socio-economic impact of hydrometeorological services.