International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network

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24 Nov 2020
Director, International Ocean Institute South Africa
The core function of this position is to provide strong leadership and accountable management of IOI-SA in advancing its programmes of work and strategic goals, as aligned with the global mission of the IOI and context-specific ideals for the African continent. The Director reports to the IOI-SA Management Committee and is the key liaison person between the Management Committee, staff, IOI-HQ and various projects and relevant stakeholders. This role is responsible for overseeing all financial, human resources and operational aspects of IOI-SA, ensuring the organisation’s smooth functioning and developing ongoing and future financial security for the organisation through its projects, initiatives, new partnerships, etc. Deadline: 1 DEC 2020
23 Nov 2020
Programme Coordinator (Programmes of Assistance to Meet the Strategic Capacity Needs of Developing States in the Field of Ocean Governance and the Law of the Sea)
Under the overall supervision of the Director of the Division, the consultant shall be directly supervised by the Senior Legal Officer in charge of Capacity-Building and Trust Funds (the Head). The Programme Coordinator will manage and coordinate the implementation of the programme activities and will have a role in liaising and collaborating with internal and external partners, including the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad). Deadline: 29 NOV 2020
23 Nov 2020
Technical Officer SDG 6 Global Acceleration Framework
Job categoriesProject Management, Programme Management Vacancy codeVA/2020/B5117/20761 LevelICS-10 Department/officeECR, GVA, WASH Duty stationGeneva, Switzerland Contract typeFixed Term Contract levelP3 DurationOne Year initially, with possibility of extension Application period19-Nov-2020 to 09-Dec-2020
19 Nov 2020
Consultancy: IOC-UNESCO Project Preparation
UNESCO is inviting written proposals for a consultant to support various tasks for the preparation and launch of the GEF-UNDP/UNEP-IOC UNESCO IW:LEARN5 Project “IW:LEARN”. Deadline: 4 December 2020 23:59 CET
16 Nov 2020
Ocean Modeller | Job position at CMCC Foundation, Italy
Deadline: 30/11/2020 The CMCC is taking into consideration the possibility to hire a talented, motivated and proactive Ocean Modeller to work in the Ocean Modeling and Data Assimilation Division.
16 Nov 2020
Consultancy: Ocean-Food-Climate expert
This consultancy post is in UN Environment Programme, Ecosystems Division at Marine and Freshwater Branch, under the direct supervision of Programme Management Officer in Global Programme of Action for the Protection of Marine Environment from Land Based Activities (GPA),
04 Nov 2020
South China Sea SAP Project - Vacancy Announcement for Regional Consultant
Vacancy Announcement (VA) for the regional consultant that will assist the project and participating countries with the inception phase activities. Application period: 3-7 November 2020
01 Oct 2020
Team Leader/Project Document Preparation Specialist - International Waters Project Development Specialist. GEF PPG Project: “Strengthening the stewardship of an economically and biologically significant high seas area – the Sargasso
Vacancy: Team Leader/Project Document Preparation Specialist - International Waters Project Development Specialist. GEF PPG Project: “Strengthening the stewardship of an economically and biologically significant high seas area – the Sargasso Sea”.
01 Oct 2020
Medprogramme Management Officer, Athens, Greece
Under the overall guidance of the Coordinator and the direct supervision of the Deputy Coordinator, the incumbent will lead the execution, management, monitoring and evaluation of the 'Mediterranean Sea Programme (MedProgramme): Enhancing Environment Security', a multi-focal area Global Environment Facility (GEF) programmatic approach designed to accelerate the implementation of agreed upon priority actions to reduce the major transboundary environmental stresses affecting the Mediterranean Sea and its coastal areas, while strengthening climate resilience and water security and improving the health and livelihoods of coastal populations.