Meteorological Specialist (Contractual), Climate Change Programme (CCP)

Job Description

Title: Meteorological Specialist (Contractual), Climate Change Programme (CCP)

Company Name: BRAC

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master in any relevant discipline preferably in Meteorology/ Climatology/ Geography from any recognised institute.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ The BRAC Climate Change Programme (CCP) supports communities to develop their capacity to adapt to climate change and improve their resilience to climate change, as well as supporting communities and organisations to reduce their climate change impact. Eager to make a difference and help communities to tackle climate change? Work with us to protect resources, improving quality of life and raise awareness, while providing people with access to the tools and knowledge to adapt and respond to adverse climatic impacts and adopt sustainable practices. Working at brac is not like any other job. It is a platform where you can bring about real change for people who need it the most. We are not just dreaming of a better world, we are building it. Join us to find the way.
∎ JOB PURPOSE: The meteorologist of the project will be a key strategic position to support Climate Resilience Early Warning System (CREWSnet) project, CREWSnet in collecting, detaining and translating the meteorological and climatologic data to drive the Climate Adaptation and resilience agenda forward. CREWSnet will extend proven forecasting and simulation methods to predict climate impacts at village- and community-scale in western Bangladesh.
∎ Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme`s goals of safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
∎ Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
∎ Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, and encourage others to do so.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Responsible to collect meteorological data and climatic data from different sources.
∎ Responsible to analysis of the data and translation to weather prediction and climate projection and draft the messages to share with the local community in the native language Bangla.
∎ Responsible to weather data assessment and climate risk analysis.
∎ Support in running climate/environmental modelling.
∎ Ensure Literature review on the weather and climatic data and keep the research and implementation team aware of the updated information.
∎ Communicate the weather and climatic information with the community in an easy language.
∎ Ensure active participation in local-level planning and execution.
∎ Responsible to Documentation, Article writing and communique development.
∎ Ensure to prepare monthly, periodic, need-based reports.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Computer Literacy (MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
∎ GIS and Remote sensing.
∎ Excellent speaking and writing skills both in Bangla and English.Proposal and Report writing.
∎ Supervision of field operations.
∎ People Management & Donor Coordination.
∎ Minimum 5 years work experience in the relevant field.

Salary: Negotiable

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Festival Bonus, Health & Life Insurance and others as per organisation policy.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 30 Mar 2023

Company Information:
∎ 21 Mar 2023
∎ Business : BRAC is an international development organisation founded in Bangladesh that partners with over 100 million people living with inequality and poverty globally to create sustainable opportunities to realise potential.

Category: NGO/Development


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