The International Oceanographic Commission is seeking a Consultant for Ocean Acidification related Project Implementation. Applications are due February 28, 2018.
Under the overall authority of the Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) and under the particular supervision of the Head of the Ocean Science Section, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
i. Ensure effective communication among members of the Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network (GOA-ON) Executive Council, including the organization of workshops, meetings, telephone conferences and the facilitation of email exchange;
ii. Coordinate and deliver IOC’s and GOA-ON’s contribution to relevant ocean acidification UN processes, in particular compilation of relevant information for the reports on progress made to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target 14.3, support the IOC secretariat and GOA-ON in developing the SDG indicator 14.3.1 (IOC is the custodian agency for indicator 14.3.1);
iii. Develop ocean acidification information products and contents of training modules with respect to the SDG target 14.3, in strong collaboration with the IAEA Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre and GOA-ON at large;
iv. Support GOA-ON and IOC with respect to the Community of Ocean Action on Ocean Acidification, the organization and implementation of capacity building activities, the development of technical protocols, reporting requirements, best practices, and their publication via the IOC website, in consultation with the IOC web officer, as well as to regional ocean acidification networks;
v. Assist the Head of the Ocean Sciences Section with other IOC activities related to Ocean Acidification, as required;
vi. Produce the deliverables related to the tasks (i) to (v) above (including documentation for meetings, minutes of teleconferences, written technical notes and reports, contents of training modules, and information products) in a timely and effective fashion.
More detail about the position and application process can be found here: http://www.unesco.org/new/fileadmin/MULTIMEDIA/HQ/SC/pdf/ioc_joboffer_oss.pdf