UNEP Biodiversity Program of Work Support Contractor Jobs 2022 Kenya

UNEP JobsUNEP Biodiversity Program of Work Support Contractor Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the UNEP is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Biodiversity Program of Work Support Contractor position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with UNEP.

UNEP Biodiversity Program of Work Support Contractor Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on May 11, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by May 18, 2022.

Organization Name United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted May 11, 2022
Closing Date May 18, 2022
Position Biodiversity Program of Work Support Contractor
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

UNEP Biodiversity Program of Work Support Contractor Jobs 2022

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Education: First level university degree.
  • Experience: Minimum 1 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Working knowledge of another UN language is an added advantage.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • Academic Qualifications: First level university degree in management, natural resource management or economics, conservation science or a related subject is required.
  • Experience: A minimum of 1 year of responsible work experience in project/programme support in the environmental sector; especially in biodiversity conservation issues is required.

Duties and Responsibilities

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. Its 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. UNEP’s Ecosystems Division engages with governments and other partners to develop and promote ecosystem-based solutions for sustainable development. This assignment is in the Biodiversity and Land Branch, Ecosystems Division.

This assignment is intended to support UNEP’s Biodiversity and Land Branch in delivering on the program of work, specifically coordination processes for operationalization of the Nature for Health Fund and design of new projects.

The Individual contractor will undertake the following duties:

  • Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/projects; monitor and analyze programme/project development and implementation; review relevant documents and reports; identify problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; identify and tracks follow-up actions.
  • Perform consulting assignments, in collaboration with the Branch Coordinator, by planning workshops or other interactive sessions and assisting in developing action plans.
  • Research, analyze and present information gathered from diverse sources.
  • Prepare various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
  • Provide support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, as well as administrative support etc.
  • Coordinate activities related to budget and funding and prepare related documents/reports.
  • Perform other duties as required.

How to Apply?

  • Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
  • Interested candidates can fill the online application form by visiting official website. Candidates have to visit at https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=180266 to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: May 18, 2022.
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