17.05.2013 - Natural Sciences Sector

Vacancy: consultant expert for the Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System

The Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (ICG/IOTWS) was formed in response to the Indian Ocean tsunami that occurred on 26 December 2004. Located at the offices of the Bureau of Meteorology in Perth, Western Australia, the ICG/IOTWS Secretariat works closely with regional, national and international organizations to establish the regional Tsunami Warning System.

The ICG/IOTWS Secretariat is looking for an expert consultant to assist with the organizational arrangements for meetings, preparation of technical documents and reports, provision of scientific and technical expertise/guidance and support to Indian Ocean Member States, maintenance of databases and the ICG/IOTWS website, and provision of administrative assistance to support the effective functioning of the ICG/IOTWS Secretariat, among other duties.

The consultancy will start as soon as possible and continue until the end of 2013. For details on how to apply, please see the Terms of Reference (pdf). The deadline for applications is 1 June 2013.

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