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Deputy Secretary
Tromsø, Norway
Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) Secretariat
  • Graduate Position
  • Other

The Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) Secretariat seeks a full-time Deputy Secretary.

The AMAP Secretariat, established for more than 25 years ago, supports the work of the AMAP Working Group (WG), one of six Working Groups of the Arctic Council. The primary task of the AMAP Secretariat is to support the work of the AMAP Working Group (WG), which includes developing and implementing circumpolar monitoring and assessment activities, delivering scientific assessment products, including identifying and managing finances associated with this work; preparing meetings and assisting the AMAP WG Chair in reporting to the Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials.

Responsibilities of the Deputy Secretary include:

Supporting the implementation of the AMAP multi-year work-plan by coordinating monitoring and assessment projects, including coordinating the work by AMAP Expert Groups. Tracking and reporting on the status and progress of AMAPs work, timelines and milestones associated with the production and delivery of assessments.Identifying, acquiring, managing and reporting on project finances on AMAP activities and related work. Representing AMAP in relevant international and regional processes on monitoring and assessment networking, coordinating assessment work with the other Arctic Council WGs and subsidiary bodies, and relevant non-Arctic Council organizations, as well as general outreach and communication activities.


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