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全球治理人才推送 |联合国环境规划署高级项目管理实习生工作招募】

 

 

Job Opening

Job Opening ID:

223960

Job Network:

Economic, Social and Development

Job Family :

 Programme Management

Category and Level :

 Professional and Higher Categories, P-5

Duty Station :

NAIROBI

Department/Office :

United Nations Environment Programme

Date Posted : 

Dec 15, 2023

Deadline : 

 Dec 29, 2023

 

Org. Setting and Reporting

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UNEP's mandate is to coordinate the development of environmental policy consensus by keeping the global environment under review and bringing emerging issues to the attention of governments and the international community for action. Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, UNEP has a network of country and regional offices facilitating the relevant country and regional processes and coordinating coherent delivery of UNEP's programme aimed at addressing the causes of climate change, nature and biodiversity loss, and pollution through seven interlinked sub-programmes for action that include: Climate Action, Chemicals and Pollution Action, Nature Action, Science Policy, Environmental Governance, Finance and Economic Transformations and Digital Transformations. UNEP's Regional Office for Africa (ROA) supports environmental governance institutions and processes and engages a broad range of partners that include UN agencies, governments, non-governmental organizations, academic, and private sector entities on multilateral environmental agreements and sustainability programs and projects in response to national, sub-regional and regional needs and priorities. UNEP's support to regions and countries is guided by reforms of the UN Development System (UNDS) including the UN Resident Coordinator (UNRC) and UN Country Team (UNCT) systems. This post is based in UNEP/ROA at the Nairobi duty station. The Senior Programme Management Officer leads UNEP's engagement with the UN Development System at regional and country levels, and guides and coordinates effective UNEP support to the Regional Collaborative Platform and its Opportunities and Issue-Based Coalitions (RCP/OIBC) as well as its participation in the work of the UN Country Teams. Under the direct supervision of the Regional Director, the incumbent will perform thefollowing duties:

 

Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Regional Director, the incumbent will perform the following duties:

Responsibilities

1. Lead the engagement of UNEP with the UNDS: continuously assess requirements for improved engagement with the UNDS at the country and regional level and make recommendations to management for consideration; strengthen internal coordination within UNEP for purposes of building, strengthening and maintaining a coherent approach in its support to countries through the UNCT and RCP; oversee implementation of agreed protocols and approaches for engagement with the RCP, UNCT and UNRC systems; work to improve UNEP's agility and visibility at country and regional level in Africa, including through continuously integrating lessons learned in its approaches and processes.

2. Provide strategic environmental and policy advice to the UNRCs: provide strategic and technical advisory support to UNRCs, based on the request, on specific environmental issues and especially those related to climate change, nature and biodiversity, and pollution and chemicals; work with the UNRCs to promote advocacy for the environment, including through improving their access to policy briefs, knowledge materials and environmental assessments.

3. Provide support to the Regional Director by coordinating the UNEP's work with the RCP and OIBCs, including in the role of co-chairing OIBCs, where UNEP is a co-convener; support the Regional Director to engage with Divisions, Branches and other UNEP entities to contribute to UNCT/UNRC, led processes, including preparation of the Common Country Analyses (CCAs), development and implementation of CFs, agency and joint programmes, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting through UN Info, including reporting on non- monetary contributions.

4. Enhance UNEP’s political and strategic engagement on environmental priorities at the national and sub-national levels in Africa in support of UNEA resolutions, Multilateral Environmental Agreements, and inter-governmental processes such as G20. Coordinates policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, and preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies.

5. Promote prioritization of actions to address the triple-planetary crises by UNCT: Consistent with the cross-cutting nature of the poverty issue, be responsible for improving the cross- sectoral cohesion of policy development in the Law Division by providing strategic advice on how cross-sectoral linkages (e.g. between poverty, environment and water; poverty, environment and health; poverty environment and urban issues) should be better reflected in environmental policy development policy and law. The advice must also reflect environmental-economic-social interlinkages. The viability of, operationalizing the concept of sustainable development under the poverty and environment umbrella should also be assessed.

6. Generates survey initiatives; designs data collection tools; reviews, analyzes and interprets responses, identify problems/issues and prepares conclusions; Organizes and prepares written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.

7. Identify National priorities and develop interventions: Gather and provide information on national and regional priorities, and in close collaboration with the regional sub-programme coordinators and division leads, contribute to the preparation of specific interventions for the countries and the region in line with UNEP's medium-term strategy and programme of work.

8. Provides substantive backstopping to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.

9. Initiates and coordinates outreach activities; conducts training workshops, seminars, etc.; makes presentations on assigned topics/activities.

10. Leads team members efforts to collect and analyze data and provides insight to identify trends or patterns for data-driven planning, decision-making, presentation and reporting. Ensures that everyone can discover, access, integrate and share the data they need.

 11. Perform other duties as may be assigned by management of the United Nations Environment Programme.

 

Education

Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Environmental Studies, Economics, Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, or related discipline is required.

 

A first-level university degree in combination with two (2) additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

 

Successful completion of both degree and non-degree programs in data analytics, business analytics or data science programs is desirable.

Work Experience

At least ten (10) years of progressively responsible work experience in programme/project management, environmental management, policy development or related field is required.

 

Five (5) years experience at the international organization equivalent to United Nations at a senior level is required.

 

Experience in strategic policy setting is desirable.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of other UN languages is desirable.

 

NOTE: ''Fluency'' equals a rating of ''fluent'' in all four areas (read, write, speak, understand)and ''Knowledge of'' equals a rating of ''confident'' in two of the four areas.

 

Assessment

Evaluation of qualified candidates for this position may include a substantive assessment, which may be followed by a competency-based interview.

Special Notice

This position is temporarily available for a period of 364 days. If the selected candidate is a staff member from the United Nations Secretariat, the selection will be administered as a temporary assignment.



While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post.


Subject to the funding source of the position, the eligibility for this temporary job opening may be limited to candidates based at the duty station.


This temporary job opening may be limited to “internal candidates,” who have been recruited through a competitive examination administered according to staff rule 4.16 or staff selection process including the review of a central review body established according to staff rule 4.15.


Staff members of the United Nations common system organizations who will reach the mandatory age of separation or retirement within the duration of the current temporary need period are not eligible to apply.Submitting an application or selection for the current temporary job opening does not delay or increase the mandatory age of separation.

 

Retirees above the mandatory age of separation who wish to be considered for the current temporary job opening must indicate the reason for their last separation as "retirement." Such retirees shall not be employed by the Organization, unless (a) the operational requirements of the Organization cannot be met by staff members who are qualified and available to perform the required functions; and (b) the proposed employment would not adversely affect the career development or redeployment opportunities of other staff members and represents both a cost-effective and operationally sound solution to meet the needs of the service.

No Fee


THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.


详情及申请网站:

https://careers.un.org/jobSearchDescription/223960?language=en

联合国环境规划署(UNEP--United Nations Environment Programme,简称 UNEP)成立于1972年,总部设在肯尼亚首都内罗毕,是全球仅有的两个将总部设在发展中国家的联合国机构之一。所有联合国成员国、专门机构成员和国际原子能机构成员均可加入环境署。到2009年,已有100多个国家参加其活动。在国际社会和各国政府对全球环境状况及世界可持续发展前景愈加深切关注的21世纪,环境署受到越来越高度的重视,并且正在发挥着不可替代的关键作用。