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    Job Description
    TitleProgramme Manager CMIP International Project Office
    Job code1601
    Job posted on15/07/2021 (modified on 29/07/2021)
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Contract typePermanent
    Start date>3months
    Job Description


    Exciting opportunity for an experienced climate professional to join the Telespazio UK team, and support the development and execution of a brand new international project office (IPO) for the Coupled-Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP), in a role co-located with ESA  Climate Office at ECSAT.



    This prestigious post will support the CMIP-IPO Director and office as a whole in line with the aims and targets set out within their initial 5 year term. The CMIP-IPO is expected to be the focal point for leading national and international entities in climate modelling, coordinating independent international teams and projects working toward a common goal.

    A more prominent role is foreseen for CMIP in bringing models and observations closer together, and aims to;

    • Better understand past, present and future climate changes arising from natural and anthropogenic changes

    • Assess model performance in the past and future, including the representation in models

    • Investigate predictability of the climate system on various time and space scales as well as making predictions from observed climate states

    • Make multi-model output publically available (in a standardized format)

    • Carry out work as directed by the Working Group on Coupled Modelling (WGCM)


    CMIP-IPO will operate under overall guidance of releveant CMIP governing bodies (WGCM, CMIP Panel, WIP), and in close coordination with the WCRP Joing Scientific Committee (JSC) and Head/WCRP Secretariat. 


    Responsibilities / Duties

    The successful individual will be expected to;

    • Facilitate active liaison between the climate observations and modelling communities, with a focus on strengthening the connections, cooperation and coordination between models and observations, organising relevant meetings and conferences ;

    • Support the organisation of the activities of the CMIP panel and the WIP, being in regular contact with their respective chairs;

    • Contribute to CMIP international meetings (for instance the WCRP JSC-meetings, strategy/implementation workshops and task teams), events and to partner/sponsoring organizations;

    • Work closely with WGCM, WIP, CMIP-panel, providing scientific, technical and administrative support

    • Assist the cooperation between CMIP and other relevant international programmes and activities, including contacts and interaction with Climate Services;

    • Support coordination, planning, development and implementation of the CMIP experimental design, data archiving and dissemination, and associated observational, reanalysis, forcings, scenarios and modelling efforts;


    Qualifications / Experience

    • PhD, or equivalent qualification, in Physics, Earth Sciences or related scientific discipline.

    • Excellent track record in climate science and modelling

    • Expertise in climate science management


    Essential Skills

    • Demonstrated scientific and/or technical experience with CMIP

    • Experience working with international organisations within the climate network;

    • Experience working in large international projects and teams;

    • Excellent presentation skills



    • Ability to work autonomously, and prioritise workloads

    • Methodical, and proactive, attitude to solving problems

    • Good English language skills

    • Excellent organisational, and communication, skills. 

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    CompanyTelespazio UK Ltd
    Contact nameBethan McAulay
    Address350 Capability Green
    United Kingdom
    LU1 3LU
    Phone+44 (0)1582 399000
    Fax+44 (0)1582 728686
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