Interim Management Accountant
1. Position information
Vacancy No.: VN19-22
2. About ECMWF
ECMWF is both a research institute and a 24/7 operational service, producing and disseminating numerical weather predictions to its Member States. ECMWF carries out scientific and technical research directed to the improvement of its forecasts, collects and processes large amounts of observations, and manages a long-term archive of meteorological data. Satellite and in situ observations provide the information for up-to-date global analyses and climate reanalyses of the atmosphere, ocean and land surface.
For details, see www.ecmwf.int/.
3. Summary of the role
ECMWF is moving its Data Centre to Bologna (Italy) in 2019. This role will play an import part in the initial set-up of the Data Centre and will be instrumental to the smooth running of the Data Centre Administration-related activities once it is fully functional. The incumbent will work closely with the Head of the Data Centre to provide support to the implementation of Administration-related activities at the Data Centre under the functional supervision of the relevant focal points in the Administration Department in ECMWF’s headquarters in Reading, UK. As part of a matrix organisation, this role will have a line reporting relationship to the Head of the Data Centre and a strong functional reporting relationship to the Administrative Department in the headquarters in Reading.
4. ECMWF’s Bologna Data Centre
The new datacentre in Bologna will be located on the site of the old Manifattura Tabacchi complex which is being converted into the Bologna Technopolo. The facility is in the process of being built and will open in September 2020. In the meantime, ECMWF operates from a temporary project office in the centre of Bologna.
5. Main duties and key responsibilities
6. Personal attributes
7. Qualifications and experience required
Knowledge and skills (including language)
8. Other information
The successful candidate will be recruited at the B6 grade, according to the scales of the Co-ordinated Organisations and the annual basic salary will be €57,619.08 NET of tax.
This position is assigned to the employment category STF-C as defined in the Staff Regulations. ECMWF offers an attractive salary package and the successful candidate will also be eligible to join the ECMWF Pension Scheme and will also be covered by Cigna, the Supplementary Health Insurance Scheme.
Full details of salary scales and allowances are available on the ECMWF website at www.ecmwf.int/en/about/jobs/, including the Centre’s Staff Regulations regarding the terms and conditions of employment.
Starting date: As soon as possible.
Length of contract: Four years with possibility of a further contract.
Location: The position will be located in the Bologna area, in Emilia-Romagna, Italy. The successful candidate should be prepared to undertake occasional business travel to the UK and to Rome. There will be a short induction period in the UK.
8. How to apply
Please apply by completing the online application form available at www.ecmwf.int/en/about/jobs/.
To contact the ECMWF Recruitment Team, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
At ECMWF, we consider an inclusive environment as key for our success. We are dedicated to ensuring a workplace that embraces diversity and provides equal opportunities for all, without distinction as to race, gender, age, marital status, social status, disability, sexual orientation, religion, personality, ethnicity and culture. We value the benefits derived from a diverse workforce and are committed to having staff that reflect the diversity of the countries that are part of our community, in an environment that nurtures equality and inclusion.
Staff are usually recruited from among nationals of the following Member States and Co-operating States:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
Staff from other countries may be considered in exceptional cases