Climate Services Expert

Niras

, , LA

Description

The project development objective is to improve water resource and fisheries management in selected areas of the Lower Mekong Basin. The project development objective is to establish key examples of integrated water resources management practices in the lower Mekong Basin at the regional, national and subnational levels, thus contributing to more sustainable river basin management in the lower Mekong.
The specific component (2) – National Water Resources Management aim to improve institutional capacity for IWRM in the Lao PDR, including strengthening hydro-meteorological systems, water quality monitoring, and water resource modeling. The component also contributes to helping the Lao PDR reduce disaster risk and respond to climate change by improving hydro-meteorological services, as well its flood and drought management capacity.

Qualifications required

Only the experts meeting the set criteria will be shortlisted and contacted.

MSc in meteorological sciences or any relevant similar field

Professional experience required

Minimum of 10 years of experience in climate services including agro-meteorological services within a National Meteorological Service. Experience in the delivery of climate information to sectoral users, especially agriculture, is essential.
Experience in training, capacity building and QMS is essential
Experience from Laos/South East Asia. Local language is an asset.

Duration

Project approx.36 months (anticipated 8 MM)

Commencement

Spring 2018

Deadline For Applications

2018-03-31


POSITION TYPE

ORGANIZATION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED