Director and Secretary of the International Hydrological Programme – Paris, France
Under the authority and supervision of the Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences (ADG/SC), the incumbent shall be responsible for leading and managing the staff of the Division of Water Sciences (SC/HYD) in order to ensure the smooth planning, management and implementation of the freshwater programmes of UNESCO, as well as serve as Secretary of the International Hydrological Programme (IHP) and provide support to the World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP).
Deputy Secretary – Paris, France
The Division of Water Sciences is responsible for two major international water programmes: the International Hydrological Programme (IHP), and the United Nations system, and the United Nations system-Wide World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) hosted and led by UNESCO. The incumbent will act as Deputy Secretary of the international Hydrological Programme and assist the Director of the Division in the smooth planning and management of IHP.
Vice-Rector, Academic and Student Affairs – Delft, The Netherlands
The incumbent will serve as Vice Rector for the UNESCO-IHE Institute of Water Education, involving supervision of the educational and research activities of the Institute in fulfilling its United Nations and UNESCO mandates, strengthening the capacity of the water and environmental sectors in developing countries and countries in transition, in accordance with the strategic vision of the Institute.
SDU Coordinator – Trieste, Italy
The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)’s Science Dissemination Unit (SDU) has the broad aim of disseminating scientific contents to more people than are able to visit the Centre, and to the public in general throughout the world, via any digital media type. It researches and develops innovative, low-cost information and communication technology solutions for developing countries, and disseminates science texts via electronic media. The SDU also addresses skill shortfalls of staff in universities, research centres, scientific academies and ministries of science and technology throughout the developing world by providing free access to scientific literature and advanced training in ICT, both on-site and in Trieste. The SDU Coordinator should act as the coordinator of the SDU research and development projects being responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of such projects.