Director of Networks and Observations – Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA)

Organisation: Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Uganda National Meteorological Authority (formerly Department of
Meteorology) under Ministry of Water and Environment is a semi-autonomous
government authority for weather and climate services (UNMA Act. 2012) and a
focal institution to Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an
international body mandated to carryout scientific research on climate change.
Job Summary: The Director of Networks and Observations will be
in charge of the design, installation and maintenance of weather stations
whilst carrying out inspections and ensure stations are operational.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Advises the Executive Director on Networks
    and Observations
  • In charge of developing quarterly work
    schedules for installation and inspection of all meteorological stations.
  • Actively coordinate all World Meteorological
    Organization activities that fall within the Directorate
  • Perform any other duties as assigned
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The prospective applicant should hold an
    Honors Bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences  and a Master’s degree in Meteorology or
    related fields (Environmental studies, Agriculture, Forestry, Hydrology and
    Atmospheric Science). Additional training in either Public Administration,
    Business Administration or Management Studies is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of eight years’  experience in a related field with a
    reputable organization, 2 years of which should be at a senior managerial
    level.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an
application letter, updated resume /CV, copies of academic documents &
professional qualifications along with contact details of at least three
professional referees to: The Director, Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4th
Floor, Diamond Trust Building, Kampala Road, P.O. Box 34934, Kampala, Uganda either
by post, courier, hand delivery or email to: consultant@futureoptionsug.com.
Please include the title of the position you are applying for in the subject
line of your application letter.
NB: Only the shortlisted candidates will be
contacted
Deadline: 4th May 2015 by 5PM

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