The MANILA OBSERVATORY is a Jesuit scientific research institution with research work in the fields of atmospheric and earth science in the Philippines and the Southeast Asian region. It advocates a science-based approach to sustainable development and poverty reduction through its principal focus on the areas of climate change and disaster science.
Research Laboratory: Regional Climate Systems (RCS)
Position: PROJECT ASSISTANT
Employment Type: Full Time
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Project Assistant shall assist the Program and Project Leaders and teams in:
- Overall program implementation, including program-relevant logistic arrangements, documentary/ secretarial support during meetings, workshops, etc.
- Preparation of program-related technical reports
- Compiling, analyzing and integrating data and information, including maps and existing literature and local information relevant to the program, and maintaining an organized directory of files (both hard and soft copies)
- Design, logistics preparation, implementation, and post-processing of program-related training and workshops
- Linking and corresponding with funders/donors, stakeholders, agencies and partners related to the program
- Preparation of progress reports (quarterly and annual), and in the implementation of the monitoring and evaluation plan of the program
- Providing general financial and office support to the program, including monitoring of general program-related expenses, and the daily operation activities of the program
- Bachelor of Science degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics, preferably Physics or Atmospheric Science, with research experience. Masteralunits is an advantage
- .Proficient in oral and written communication, particularly in preparing technical scientific reports
- Experience in data analysis, regional climate models and scientific computing (including Linux, programming and scripting languages)
- Capable of handling coordinative and administrative tasks systematically, with focus and due diligence
- Works well with a team with good organizational and interpersonal skills
All interested applicants must submit the following:
- a) An Application Letter addressed to Gemma Teresa T. Narisma, PhD, Executive Director of the Manila Observatory.
- b) Curriculum Vitae with three professional work references (including their emails and contact numbers).
- c) Transcript of Records and recent passport size photograph.
Please submit the required documents via e-mail to email@example.com, with “Applicant- RCS Project Assistant” as subject.