Post Number : SC 234
Grade : P-1 / P-2
Parent Sector : Natural Sciences Sector (SC)
Duty Station: Paris
Job Family: Natural Sciences
Type of contract : Fixed Term
Duration of contract : 2 years
Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 10-JAN-2022
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General, Natural Sciences (ADG/SC), guidance from the Director of the Division of Water Sciences (DIR/SC/HYD) and Secretary of the Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme (IHP) and direct supervision from the Chief of Hydrological Systems and Water Scarcity (HSS) section, the incumbent is responsible for providing thematic coordination, implementation, monitoring and support research and analysis of activities related to hydrological processes and extremes, water scarcity and climate change in accordance with the IHP strategic Plan and as outlined in the C4/ C5 priority areas and 2030 development agenda, Sendai Framework and Paris agreement.
In particular, the incumbent will:
Skills and competencies
Skills and competencies
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