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Associate Project Officer P2 Position at the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Associate Project Officer P2 Position at the World Meteorological Organization

Annual net base salary on initial appointment is: US$ 50377. Annual post adjustment on initial salary is: US$ 42871 (in addition to the net base salary).

Associate Project Officer P2 Position at the World Meteorological Organization


Under the supervision and guidance of the Head of the Project Management and Implementation Unit (PMIU), the Associate Project Officer will support Project Officers with the development and delivery of assigned projects in WMO Regions: RAI (Africa), RAII (Asia), RAIII (South America), RAIV (North & Central America and Caribbean, RAV (South West Pacific) and RAVI (Europe). The incumbent will perform the following duties:

(a) Support project activities on a day-to-day basis, with the responsibility of ensuring that the project produces the results specified in the project work plan within the specified constraints of time and cost;

(b) Review project components, develop project budget and timelines, assess delivery issues and work with national counterparts to build common understanding and coordination on projects activities;

(c) Track and manage project expenditures in accordance with the project budget, as well as WMO rules and procedures, to ensure transparency, responsibility and timely fulfilment of both project targets and budget targets;

(d) Track and manage project risks, identify emerging risks, address project delays, propose and implement mitigation measures as needed;

(e) Maintain regular communication with the project implementing partners and key stakeholders, ensuring their active participation, involvement and support of the project’s objectives and activities;

(f) Prepare, manage and track various contracts issued to ensure timely work completion per schedule and disbursements;

(g) Maintain accurate data and information to facilitate monitoring and evaluation of project and service activities, and to institutionalize and disseminate knowledge;

(h) Prepare project reports and documents and ensure compliance with contractual obligations;

(i) In cooperation with relevant colleagues, support the process of developing and mobilizing resources;

(j) Participation in meetings and events related to the project;

(k) Carry out other relevant duties as required.


Master’s degree or equivalent in natural sciences, meteorology, climatology, international relations/international development, or a closely related field.

A minimum of two years of combined national and international progressively responsible experience in project or programme management with development assistance projects or related area.

Other requirements
Experience in disaster risk reduction (DRR), climate services, Multi-hazard Early Warning Systems (MHEWS), capacity building and climate information in decision-making. Knowledge of weather, water, climate-related activities of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and/or other United Nations agencies is highly desirable and would be an advantage. Strong sense of responsibility, maturity of judgement, and initiative. Experience in writing and revising technical documents and reports. Good analytical and communication skills Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to foster diversity and team spirit.

DEADLINE: 06 October 2023

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