Australia nationals: International Engagement Support Officer

Australia Bureau of Meteorology

Melbourne VIC, Australia 🇦🇺

Perth WA, Australia 🇦🇺

Brisbane QLD, Australia 🇦🇺

The Bureau is offering an opportunity for a dedicated, collaborative individual with program administration and stakeholder engagement experience to join the International Relations team in the Office of the CEO. The primary function of the International Relations team is to support the Bureau’s international engagements with intergovernmental bodies and bilateral partners. Specifically, the team supports:- The Bureaus adherence to Australias formal obligations under the Convention of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) 1947, including supporting the CEO / Director of Meteorology as the Permanent Representative of Australia to WMO;- The Bureau’s role on behalf of the Australian Government as the National Focal Point with the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC); and- Bilateral relationships with meteorological and hydrological partner agencies.
To support these engagements the team relies on and interprets expert and often technical advice provided by staff across the organisation, maintains a network of strategic relationships across the Australian Government and internationally, and develops tools and processes to uplift international engagement across the enterprise.

The role reports to the Manager of International Relations and involves regular direct engagement with the Bureau’s Executive, internal and external stakeholders and includes a strong emphasis on program governance and administrative tasks. It offers the opportunity, over time, to develop strategic international governance and engagement skills in a support capacity and thus play a role in ensuring Australia is a global leader in weather, water and climate information.

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