Under the direct supervision of the Head, Marine Services Division (H/MAR), the incumbent will assist and support in performing the following duties:
Experience with the United Nations system in ocean matters would be an advantage. Experience writing reports, documents and correspondence. Maturity of judgement, initiative and tact. Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Experience in the following areas would be an advantage: (a) Marine and coastal issues in Polar regions, Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and/or low-lying coastal countries; (b) Coastal forecasting in support of multi-hazard early warning systems; (c) Maritime safety and the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS); (d) Taking an integrated earth systems approach in connecting science for services, particularly in the maritime environment; (e) International activities such as: implementing the Sendai Framework, and contributions to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP) and the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to foster diversity and team spirit.