[Gfoss] Offerta di lavoro - ECMWF Reading (UK)


segnalo questa posizione Web Content Manager all’ECMWF di Reading (UK).
In bocca al lupo.
Cordiali saluti,

Diego Magni

Date of Issue: 27 June 2013


Web Content Manager


A2, according to the scales of the Co-ordinated Organisations.




ECMWF Headquarters at Shinfield Park, near Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom


The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) is an international organisation supported by 34 States.*
ECMWF’s principal objectives are the development of numerical methods for medium-range, monthly and seasonal weather forecasting; the preparation, on a regular basis, of these weather forecasts for distribution to the meteorological services of the Member States; scientific and technical research directed to the improvement of these forecasts; and the collection and storage of appropriate meteorological data. Satellite and in situ observations provide the information for up-to-date global analyses and reanalyses of the atmosphere, ocean and surface. For details see:
ECMWF’s main computing facility includes supercomputers, archiving and data handling systems. ECMWF is connected to the meteorological telecommunication system and to its Member States via efficient networks linking 44 countries. A detailed description is available at:

This position sits in the Communications Section of the Administration Department and the successful candidate will report to the Head of Communications.


The Web Content Manager will be responsible for taking a lead role in maintaining and co-ordinating ECMWF’s web-based communications.
The successful candidate will work closely with the Centre’s management, editors, project leaders and other stakeholders to co-ordinate the site content to ensure it meets the needs of the target audience
The main duties of the post are:
- Creating an excellent web content editorial function that is integrated into the working processes of ECMWF
- Co-ordinating the website content development, in line with the web content strategy
- Supporting all stakeholders in delivery of the strategic website content
- Managing and supplying web design services, ensuring timely delivery of appropriate technical web infrastructures
- Launching and maintaining web content throughout its lifecycle
- Understanding the habits of users of both the internal and external websites across the many different platforms, ensuring successful delivery of ECMWF web services
- Setting key performance indicators
- Monitoring qualitative and quantitative website usage data and using this to identify improvements to the website


To be considered for this role, candidates should be qualified to degree level or equivalent in an appropriate field. The successful candidate should be experienced in the delivery and on-going management of high-quality websites and also have knowledge and demonstrable experience of project management.
The successful candidate should have excellent technical skills with advanced knowledge of HTML, together with experience with known content management systems, such as Drupal.
He or she should have excellent communications and relationship management skills as this role involves influencing a number of different users from other backgrounds and cultures. Candidates should have a flexible approach, be able to work alone or within a team, to multi-task, drive projects and meet tight deadlines.
Extremely strong writing and presentational skills are needed for this role and candidates should have the ability to solve and analyse problems and make informed decisions.
Experience of working in a scientific research or weather forecasting environment is highly desirable.
The working languages of ECMWF are English, French and German. Candidates must be able to work effectively in English. A good knowledge of one of the other working languages would be desirable. Interviews will be conducted in English.
ECMWF has an Equal Opportunities Policy Statement and applications from all suitably qualified candidates are welcome.
Staff are normally recruited from among the nationals of the Member States and Co-operating States.


The successful candidate will be recruited at the A2 grade and the annual basic salary will be £52,299 net of tax. This position refers to the employment category STF-C as defined in the Staff Regulations.
Full details of salary scales and allowances are available on the ECMWF website at: www.ecmwf.int/newsevents/employment/en/conditions_en.html


As soon as possible


Maximum of four years for initial contract, with the possibility of renewal.


Application forms can be downloaded from ECMWF’s website:


Completed applications for this post must reach the Personnel Section of the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts not later than 8 August 2013.

* The ECMWF Member States are: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

The ECMWF Co-operating States are: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Hungary, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Morocco, Romania, Serbia and Slovakia.