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17 Sep 2021


Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department –  Port Vila, Efate

Job Description

Vanuatu Climate Information Services for Resilient Development (CISRD) Project

VMGD Application Developer – 2.5 years contract initially (possible renewal in line with the project timeframe subject to performance during the initial term, and availability of funds)

Vanuatu is among the most vulnerable countries on earth to the increasing impacts of climate change, including climate-related natural disasters and the effects of slow-onset events such as sea-level rise and ocean acidification. In an effort to address these challenges, the Government of Vanuatu, through VMGD and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) have successfully secured financing from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to develop and implement the Vanuatu Climate Information Services for Resilient Development (CISRD) Project.

The primary purpose of the CISRD project is to develop and strengthen climate resilient development in Vanuatu, with emphasis on supporting climate smart adaptation and disaster risk management policy and planning. The project aims to do this by building institutional and community-based capacity and providing critical resources to facilitate transformational and sustainable change in the application of science-based evidence to inform decision-making for relevant policy development and planning processes. This support will be delivered through provision of tailored Climate Information Services (CIS) specifically aligned with relevant national strategies for priority sectors, to address information gaps and priority needs of target beneficiaries (‘next’ and ‘end’-users of CIS) at national, provincial and local community levels.
The VMGD Application Developer will work under the direct supervision of the CISDRP Vanuatu Project Manager and the Acting Director of VMGD. The sole responsibility of the Developer: but not limited to; are to design and code applications for desktops and mobile applications.

This position is full time and will be for 2.5 years contract. The VMGD Application Developer will be based at the Vanuatu Meteorology & Geo-hazards Department. The incumbent will report for day to day matters including agreement of work programs to the Head of ICT and Engineering Division and the CISDRP Vanuatu Project Manager.

Job Expired 04/10/2021

Job Category: Government & council. Job Type: Full-Time. Job Salary: Not stated.

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