We are looking for a consultant for the IODE “Ocean data and Information System’ Programme component to take on the following tasks:

(i) Coordinate the implementation by all ODIS partners of the ODIS programme component workplan, as agreed upon by the SG-ODIS and approved by the IODE Committee and IOC Assembly, in close consultation with the members of the ODIS Steering Group and IODE Secretariat;

(ii) Ensure effective communication and exchange of information between all ODIS partners;

(iii) Coordinate communication and cooperation between the ODIS partners and other organizations, programmes and projects;

(iv) Promote the joining of new partners and make arrangements for their training and technical implementation;

(v) Prepare and supervise contracts for necessary technical contractors;

(vi) Assist with the organization of regional workshops (online or hybrid) in close consultation with IOC regional offices and regional partners;

(vii) Update the ODIS web site regularly;

(viii) Participate in relevant events to promote ODIS;

(ix) Develop communication products such as posters, leaflets, brochure etc.;

(x) Organize 2025 session of the ODIS Steering Group, including preparation of the agenda, timetable and working documents, and prepare meeting reports;

(xi) Identify additional ODIS partners;

(xii) Report on results to the IODE Committee;

(xiii) Prepare annual and other reports (as requested);

(xiv) Identify opportunities for raising extra-budgetary funds and coordinate proposals to be written for such funding opportunities

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Deadline to apply: EXTENDED till 15 July 2024 (23: 59 CEST).