UNEP Deputy Director Programme Jobs 2022 Kenya

UNEP JobsUNEP Deputy Director Programme Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the UNEP is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Deputy Director Programme position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with UNEP.

UNEP Deputy Director Programme Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on April 21, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by April 26, 2022.

Organization Name United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted April 21, 2022
Closing Date April 26, 2022
Position Deputy Director Programme
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

UNEP Deputy Director Programme Jobs 2022

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

  • Education: Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent).
  • Experience: Minimum 15 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of French or Spanish is desirable.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business or public administration, finance, accounting, social sciences, management is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Professional certification in any of the management disciplines is desirable.
  • A minimum of fifteen (15) years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management, administration, financial management, internal control frameworks or budget culminating in leadership roles is required.
  • Experience in strategy setting and implementation is required.
  • Demonstrated leadership in change management initiatives and senior engagement in organizational reform activities is required.
  • Experience in resource mobilization and donor reporting in an international organization is desirable.
  • Experience engaging at senior levels within the UN or other intergovernmental bodies is desirable.


In close consultation with the Evaluation Manager, the Evaluation Consultant will be responsible for the overall management of the evaluation and timely delivery of its outputs, data collection and analysis and report-writing. More specifically the following process will be applied:

  • Advises and assists the Director on technical and functional issues across the operational spectrum the impact the effectiveness of the division and agency.
  • Assists the Director in overseeing the programmatic/administrative tasks necessary for the functioning of the Division, including preparation of budgets, financial management, reporting on budget/programme performance, evaluation of staff performance, interviews of candidates for job openings, evaluation of candidates and preparation of inputs for results-based budgeting.
  • Leads and supervises the organization of meetings, seminars, etc. on substantive issues.
  • Manages the substantive preparation and organization of such meetings or seminars.
  • Manages, guides, develops and trains staff under his/her supervision and also oversees corporate wide training activities.
  • Fosters teamwork and communication among staff in the Division and across organizational boundaries.
  • Supports the review and redesign of inter divisional processes that address simplification and efficiency whilst maintain essential internal control frameworks: Ensures that the outputs produced by the Division maintain high-quality standards; that reports are clear, objective and based on comprehensive data. Ensures that all outputs produced by the Sections under his/her supervision meet required standards before completion to ensure they comply with the relevant mandates.
  • Develops and reviews processes to support the preparation of the work programme of the Division, determining priorities, and allocating resources for the completion of outputs and their timely delivery.
  • Plans, directs and coordinates the preparation of reports for presentation to intergovernmental bodies such as the Committee of Permanent Representatives, UN Environment Assembly and other UN headquarters bodies like the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budget Questions, Committee for Programme Coordination, Economic and Social Council, the General Assembly and other policy-making organs, as appropriate.
  • Engages with key stakeholders across the UN system to support relevant UN reform and strategic business alliances and initiatives.

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=179417 to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: April 26, 2022.
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