[Coral-List] POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Executive officer - GEF Coral Reef Targeted Research Project. CLOSING DATE: 22 March 2004

Ove Hoegh-Guldberg oveh at uq.edu.au
Wed Mar 17 18:20:27 EST 2004

Executive Officer, Global Environment Facility
Project Executing Agency, University of Queensland 

Exciting opportunity to manage a large international project monitoring
coral reef health 
The Global Environmental Facility (GEF) has committed resources toward a
multi-million dollar project (2004-2009) on environmental change and coral
reefs to be administered through a partnership of the University of
Queensland, World Bank and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of
UNESCO. This exciting project aims to align the expertise and resources of
the coral reef community around key research questions related to the
resilience and vulnerability of coral reef ecosystems.

In this position you will be responsible for management of the project
office, including financial issues, contract management, research reporting,
developing effective scientific communication mechanisms as well as
coordinating with Centres of Excellence in Mexico, Zanzibar and the
Philippines, the Synthesis Panel based in Washington and other participants.

You should possess a postgraduate degree in science and/or management and
extensive specialist experience in management of a research centre or large
project and at least two areas of expertise relevant to project operations
(e.g. finance, personnel or scientific communication). International and
domestic travel will be required.

This is a fixed term, full-time appointment at HEW Level 8 for three years.
The remuneration package will be in the range of $67,181 - $75,579 (AuD) per
annum which includes employer superannuation contributions of 17%. 

Obtain the position description and selection criteria online or contact
Kate Nuttall on (07) 3346 9418 or by email k.nuttall at marine.uq.edu.au. Email
Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg on oveh at uq.edu.au to discuss the role. 

Applications, including a full curriculum vitae, statements addressing the
Selection Criteria, as well as the contact details of three referees, should
be forwarded to the Business Manager, Centre for Marine Studies at the
address below, or email k.nuttall at marine.uq.edu.au 

Closing date for applications: 22 March 2004 
Reference Number: 3009759

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