[Coral-List] Mangrove: VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
coral at scientist.com
Mon Dec 12 20:57:58 EST 2005
This is an outdated announcement as the deadline for submission of
applications were on 16th Sept 2001.
Has this deadline been revised?
And also nothing is mentioned regarding the salary?
Have a nice day.
Ranjeet Bhagooli, PhD.
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From: "Ed Green"
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Subject: [Coral-List] Mangrove: VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2001 14:48:00 +0100
Apologies for cross postings
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - ONLY REPLY TO THE ADDRESS GIVEN AT THE END
OF THIS MESSAGE - NO OTHER REPLIES WILL BE ACCEPTED
Vacant Position: Technical Advisor (TA)
Project: Conservation Management of Eritrea's Coastal, Marine and
Island Biodiversity (Project ERI/97/G31)
Duration: Two year full-time position
Contract type: Appointment of Limited Duration (ALD) (One year
contract to start, extendable for second year based on performance)
Duty Station: Massawa, Eritrea
Start-date: as soon as possible
The objective of the project is to ensure the conservation and
sustainable use of the globally significant biodiversity of
Eritrea's coastal, marine and island (CMI) ecosystems. These are
currently threatened by the rapid development of fisheries, tourism
and oil exploration. The project will facilitate sustainable
development of the CMI resources, through a participatory
management framework, establishment of conservation areas and
species programs, an operational information system, and increased
public awareness of the needs and benefits of CMI biodiversity.
Technical Advisor qualifications
The Technical Advisor (TA) will be a senior international technical
expert with a second degree in Biological or Natural Resources
Sciences. The TA will have strong record of scholarly publications
and extensive experience in the acquisition, assimilation and
synthesis of information relevant to CMI biodiversity assessment
and management, preferably in the Red Sea region. A good working
knowledge in the application of RS/GIS techniques in tropical ICZM,
computer skills, a valid driving license and SCUBA certification
are essential attributes. The person will have a demonstrative
ability to network and work in close collaboration with others.
Terms of Reference
Under the overall supervision of the National Project Manager, and
in close collaboration with the National Implementing Agency, the
Project Coordinating, Planning and Implementation Committee (PCPIC)
and UNDP, the TA will be responsible for providing technical
oversight, guidance, leadership and supervision to the project. The
TA will serve full-time for a period of two years, with the option
for discontinuation after the first year. The Duty Station will be
Massawa, Eritrea. The schedule of duties for the TA is as follows:
1. Lead responsibility for providing oversight, guidance and
supervision for technical components of the overall CMI Framework
2. Act as the technical focal point for national, regional and
international integration and coordination in this project, and as
requested by the NPM, National Implementing Agency and PCPIC,
represent the project at the technical level and provide expert
3. Performing training needs assessments through routine
evaluations and appraisals of the technical capacity of project
staff and national partners to implement project activities. Based
upon these assessments, identify and coordinate with relevant
national and international institutions in the development of
appropriate in-situ and ex-situ training programmes, seminars and
short courses, in consultation with the NPM and National
4. In consultation with the NPM, National Implementing Agency,
PCPIC, UNDP and UNOPS, draft detailed clear TORs and contracting
mechanisms for activities to be undertaken by the collaborating
institutions and individual consultants and trainers, and monitor
and supervise the fulfillment of contractual obligations.
5. Providing backstopping and overall supervision for the practical
implementation of technical components of the project's field
responsibilities, including logistical and safety considerations,
and providing oversight for data management and synthesis (GIS).
6. Creating and maintaining technical linkages and partnerships
with relevant national, regional and international groups.
7. Establishing a website to promote the project internationally
and provide a forum through which to share information and ideas.
8. Providing guidance in the search for technical information,
reference literature and data relevant to the project, coordinating
the establishment of a metadata base of this information.
9. Assisting the NPM with the organization of national workshops
and other fora to promote coordination for biodiversity protection.
10. Advising and assisting the NPM with the procurement,
maintenance and upgrading of technical items of project equipment.
11. Assisting the NPM with the preparation of Annual Work Plans and
budget reviews, and the preparation of project reports.
12. Lead responsibility for compilation of technical reports and
publications, including reviewing those submitted by contracted
individual consultants and collaborating institutions.
13. Undertaking the preparation, coordination and monitoring of
study-tours and fellowships.
14. Advising the National Implementing Agencies on issues relating
to the project and their regional and international significance.
15. Undertaking other relevant duties as directed by the NPM,
National Implementing Agency and PCPIC.
Please mail, fax or E-mail your cover letter and full CV by 16
September 2001 to:
United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
Attention: Ms. Katherin Topar-Michon, Portfolio Manager
Division for Environmental Programmes
United Nations Office for Project Services
The Chrysler Building, 405 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10174
Fax: (212) 457 4044
E-mail: katherintm at unops.org
Ref: ERI/97/G31 - Technical Advisor
Please note that:
* Applications received after the closing date will not be
* Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be
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