Vacancies

Position Title: Project Officer
Open Period: 25 September - 24 October 2017
Position Description:
The Project Officer shall liaise with government agencies, local authorities and communities, and other partners for implementing RIMES activities in the Southwest Pacific region. In collaboration with the countries’ National Meteorological and Hydrological Services, organize, facilitate, and document training workshops on analysis of risks to hydro-meteorological hazards and application of assessment outputs in users’ planning and decision-making processes; collect data and relevant information needed for developing decision support systems to aid climate risk analysis in the agriculture sector; organize, facilitate sessions in, and document climate information provider-user forums; assist in facilitating processes for user uptake of customized climate information in planning and decision-making for resource management and disaster risk reduction; and organize, facilitate, and document other RIMES capacity building initiatives in the countries through the Papua New Guinea RIMES Sub-regional Hub. The Project Officer shall also assist in project documentation to communicate project highlights, good practices, and lessons learned to its stakeholders.
Duty Station:
RIMES Program Unit, 2nd Floor Outreach Building, 58 Moo 9 Paholyothin Rd., Klong Nung, Klong Luang, Pathumthani, Thailand
Type of Contract:
Project-based
Remuneration and Benefits:
  • Monthly base salary negotiable, commensurate with qualifications
  • Housing allowance
  • Health, life insurance
  • Annual leave allowance of 24 days
Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge: Bachelor’s, preferably Master’s, degree in rural development, social science, or allied disciplines; knowledge on application of climate information in planning and decision-making is desired, but not required

Experience: At least 4 years relevant experience, particularly in coordinating work with different stakeholders at various levels and in documenting and communicating project experiences

Skills and Abilities: Proficiency in English oral and written communication

Personal Qualities: Excellent inter-personal skills; flexibility and ability to work hard independently and in a team; self-motivated, with ability to prioritize work, multi-task, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities

How to Apply:
Send application letter and CV, stating salary expectation, and including names and contact details of two referees, not later than 24 October 2017, by email to dusadee@rimes.int. Please state ‘Project Officer Position’ in the Subject line of the email. Application letter should be addressed to:

Ms. Dusadee Moya
Human Resource Officer
Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System
RIMES Program Unit
PO Box 4 Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120
Thailand

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

The Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES) is an international and intergovernmental organization, owned and managed by its Member States. RIMES provides regional early warning services and builds capacity of its Member States in the end-to-end early warning of tsunami and hydro-meteorological hazards. Please check the website for more details.