International Waters Cluster
As a UNDP global
network of networks for capacity building for sustainable water resources
management, Cap-Net has to respond to training needs from different water
managers and professionals around the world. For more than 10 years, through a structure
of affiliated networks at country, regional, and global levels, and with
partner organisations, Cap-Net has been delivering capacity development through
various types of face-to-face trainings.
impact in responding to knowledge demands for sustainable water management, current
technologies and connectivity offer Cap-Net the possibility to deliver virtual
training, without the intention to replace face to face courses. Cap-Net has a
structure of experts and knowledge in place which constitute a strong basis to start
delivering virtual courses. Cap-Net has recently initiated the process of
developing the web-based platform from where its virtual campus will operate.
The web based
platform from where virtual courses will be delivered is referred to as a
virtual campus to illustrate the expectation that the platform will eventually
host a variety of on-line courses and other type of on-line based activities,
such as: conferences; virtual spaces for working groups; and facilities for
virtual meetings, for example.
The virtual campus coordinator
will be responsible for the overall functioning and management of the virtual
campus including its setting; proper functioning; annual work plans; guidance
for course design, content preparation, and delivery; partnership development;
monitoring; reporting; and strategic development and strengthening. The campus coordinator
reports to and works closely with the Cap-Net Secretariat.
offered is a part time assignment of two days per week with a maximum of 100
days per annum.
The VC coordinator will perform additional tasks related to the
character of these terms of reference. In particular the VC coordinator will:
It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns.
Recruitment/internship in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.