01 International Consultant for an integrated dengue early warning system driven by climate change Earth observations in Viet Nam


Location : Homebased with possible travels to Vietnam
Application Deadline :28-May-19 (Midnight New York, USA)
Additional Category :HIV, Health and Development
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :International Consultant
Languages Required :
English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
10-Jun-2019
Duration of Initial Contract :20 months (80 working days)

Background

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Duties and Responsibilities

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Competencies

  • At least ten years of working experience with environmental/climate change/water resource planning and management, land-use planning at various levels
  • Relevant work experience in Viet Nam’s or comparable context working on climate change/environmental health, water resource management and land-use planning would be an advantage
  • Excellent conceptualization and analytical skills and proven experience in conducting site-based inventory, data collection and objective analysis on climate change, environment, water resource planning and management, and/or environmental health
  • Prior experience with UNDP or another UN or international organizations will be an asset
  • Strong written and spoken skills in English and proven experience in developing analytical reports, academic papers or comparable high quality technical documents
  • Ability to conduct objective analysis of all existing and gathered information, propose relevant and logical mitigation measures
  • Experienced in working with multi-cultural partnership and multi-sectoral collaboration is a must - 


Required Skills and Experience

  • At least Master’s degree, in climate and/or environmental sciences, water resources and environment management, environmental engineering, or related field


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