DATA MANAGEMENT OFFICER (Weathernet)

The Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) was established by five Southern African countries: Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zambia with financial support from the Federal Republic of Germany.

SASSCAL invites suitable applications for the positions of a Data Management Officer in its Regional Secretariat, located in Windhoek, Namibia. Reporting to the Director of Science and Technology/Research and Capacity Development (DSTCD), the WeatherNet Programming and Development Officer will be responsible for guaranteeing a seamless handover at the receiving end, contributing to the further development of the WeathernNet system and ensuring it’s sustainable operation at the SASSCAL Regional Secretariat (RS). The WeatherNet Programming and Development Officer will be prepared for his/her tasks through an intensive on-the-job training by the team currently administering the WeatherNet, i.e., they will be actively involved in all activities for regular operation as well as for the further development of software and databases powering the system. This role requires a candidate with proven experience in data base development, strong analytical skills and excellent demonstrative ability in collecting and storing of real time sensor data.

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PROGRAMMING / DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (Weathernet)

The Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) was established by five Southern African countries: Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zambia with financial support from the Federal Republic of Germany.

SASSCAL invites suitable applications for the positions of a Programming and Development Officer in its Regional Secretariat, located in Windhoek, Namibia. Reporting to the Director of Science and Technology/Research and Capacity Development (DSTCD), the WeatherNet Programming and Development Officer will be responsible for guaranteeing a seamless handover at the receiving end, contributing to the further development of the WeathernNet system and ensuring it’s sustainable operation at the SASSCAL Regional Secretariat (RS). The WeatherNet Programming and Development Officer will be prepared for his/her tasks through an intensive on-the-job training by the team currently administering the WeatherNet, i.e., they will be actively involved in all activities for regular operation as well as for the further development of software and databases powering the system. This role requires a candidate with an excellent background in user interface development, data structures, design patterns, and modern programming practices.

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PROJECT MANAGER (WeMAST)

The Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) was established by five Southern African countries: Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zambia with financial support from the Federal Republic of Germany.

SASSCAL’S Mission is to strengthen the regional capacity to generate and use scientific knowledge products and services for decision making in climate change and adaptive land management through research management, human capital development and services provision. Through five priority research areas, climate, water, forestry, agriculture and biodiversity, research projects are designed to integrate research, capacity development, and also provide the basis for the development of innovative products and services. SASSCAL invites applications for the position of a Project manager for the Collaboration Project ‘Wetlands Monitoring and Assessment Platform for Transboundary River Basins in Southern Africa (WeMAST)’ which was granted by the African Union through the Global Monitoring and Environmental Security Programme (GMES). The WeMAST project aims to support wetland assessment and monitoring methods applicable to Southern Africa by developing an integrated platform. This platform can provide wetland information service to SADC wetland authorities for assessment, monitoring by utilizing and integrating existing Earth Observation capabilities and wetland assessment/monitoring tools.

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Four Director Positions of Pan African University Institutes (Tlemcen (Algeria), Yaoundé (Cameroon), Nairobi (Kenya) and Ibadan (Nigeria))

One Coordinator for the Pan African Virtual and E-University (PAVEU), Yaoundé, Cameroon

 

The African Union Commission wishes to invite qualified and eligible applicants for the positions of the Director for four of the Pan African University Institutes located in Tlemcen (Algeria), Yaoundé (Cameroon), Nairobi (Kenya) and Ibadan (Nigeria) as well as for the position of Coordinator for the Pan African Virtual and E-university (PAVEU), Project Management Unit, located in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

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SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR (NAMIBIA)

 

The Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) has been established by five Southern African countries: Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zambia with financial support from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. SASSCAL’S Mission is to strengthen the regional capacity to generate and use scientific knowledge products and services for decision making in climate change and adaptive land management -through research management, human capital development and services provision. Through five priority research areas, climate, water, forestry, agriculture and biodiversity, research projects are designed to integrate research, capacity development, and provide the basis for the development of innovative products and services.

SASSCAL invites suitable applications for the position of SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR in its Regional Secretariat, located in Windhoek, Namibia. Reporting to the Director of Science and Technology/ Research and Human Capacity Development (DSTHCD), the Systems Administrator will be responsible for installation/configuration, operation, maintenance of systems, hardware and software and related infrastructure.

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ADMIN & FINANCE ASSISTANT (NAMIBIA)

 

The Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) has been established by five Southern African countries: Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zambia with financial support from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. SASSCAL’S Mission is to strengthen the regional capacity to generate and use scientific knowledge products and services for decision making in climate change and adaptive land management -through research management, human capital development and services provision. Through five priority research areas, climate, water, forestry, agriculture and biodiversity, research projects are designed to integrate research, capacity development, and provide the basis for the development of innovative products and services.

SASSCAL invites applications for the position of ADMIN & FINANCE ASSISTANT in its Regional Secretariat, located in Windhoek, Namibia.

Reporting to the Director of Administration and Finance, the Admin & Finance Assistant will support the directorate with accounting and administrative tasks. S/he should be able to work under extreme pressure and multi-task effectively. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter with multicurrency QuickBooks working experience.

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