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Project : Formulation of an Action Programme for Capacity Support on Copernicus Technology and Applications

Position : Team Leader Duration : 50 days Country : Philippines Dead line : 15/07/2019 Starting date : 05/09/2019

    Formulation of an Action Programme for Capacity Support   on Copernicus Technology and Applications       Global objective       Promote Satellite Earth Observation technology in the Philippines in support to development and   attainment of SDGs and create awareness on EO as good professional practice in policy-making and   strategic planning.       Specific objectives       To assist the EU Delegation in the formulation of a national Action Programme for capacity support   on Copernicus technology & applications in key priority areas for the Philippines.       EXPERTS PROFILE or EXPERTISE REQUIRED       Expertise required   The Team Leader will be responsible for the overall planning, supervision, implementation, and   coordination of the assignment and for final review, proof-check and submission of the Action   Document to the EU Delegation. Ideally the Team Leader should have previous experience with   programming of actions funded by the European Union. He will be responsible with Expert n.2 for a   detailed review and assessment of maturity of the Philippine Earth Observation sector and supporting   infrastructure (geo-maturity). Such assessment will have to be included as a separate Annex in the   final report. The Team Leader is expected to conduct consultations with DG GROW, DG JRC, and   ESA and (if appropriate EARSC) by whatever means most appropriate and feasible (Skype   conferencing, emails, telephone calls etc…)           Education   Master\'s Degree in Geodesy, Remote Sensing, Cartography, GIS & Remote Sensing or related   discipline. In the absence of a Master\'s Degree, equivalent professional experience above the   requirements below listed will be considered. PhD Degree in a relevant discipline will be considered   an advantage.       Required experience       At least 12 years of relevant experience in the sector(s) related to Lot 2 and pertinent to the   objectives of this Request for Services.   At least 8 years of professional experience in managing projects in the field of Remote Sensing,   Earth Observation or closely related field.   Proven experience with the EU Copernicus programme, various Sentinel missions sensors and   applications of Sentinel data is an essential requirement.   Previous experience with Copernicus-related data analysis/management/integration and/or case   study preparation or projects involving Copernicus Sentinel data essential.   Previous experience with the European Commission formulation process of new Actions and   programming documents is desirable and will be considered an advantage.   Strong presentation, organizational, reporting and communication skills           Language skills       Excellent command of English is required, both written and spoken.       Location and duration :       The assignment will be primarily conducted in Manila, Philippines. A short mission by the Team   Leader of three days to Jakarta, Indonesia or other relevant ASEAN country, as appropriate, is   recommended to take stock of advances of EU cooperation initiatives on Copernicus. Local travel   within the Philippines may be required, if and as advised by the DOST, to assess technical and   technology requirements in Local Government Units in selected municipalities in connection to   potential pilot projects to be developed under the future national Action Programme.       Starting period       5 August 2019           Contact       Qualified candidates are requested to send their CVs in English and in European Commission format by e-mail to Ms Paola Fontanilles.   Please keep in mind the following guidelines:  

  1.  The CV must be in English, no more than 5 to 6 pages, and in the European Commission CV format.
  2. Include a reference person and his/her contact information for the past 3 years of professional experience.
  3. Include the months, as well as years in past experience.
  4. To enhance your CV, please bold the items most relevant to this project and its requirements.
              Please note that only pre-selected candidates will be contacted. AlaneGlobal CV Template EN