UNEP International consultant in climate finance and carbon markets Jobs 2022 Kenya

UNEP JobsUNEP International consultant in climate finance and carbon markets Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the UNEP is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the International consultant in climate finance and carbon markets position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with UNEP.

UNEP International consultant in climate finance and carbon markets Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on April 27, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by May 15, 2022.

UNEP EMPLOYMENT ADVERTISEMENT
Organization Name United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted April 27, 2022
Closing Date May 15, 2022
Position International consultant in climate finance and carbon markets
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

UNEP International consultant in climate finance and carbon markets Jobs 2022

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

  • Education: Advanced-level university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent).
  • Experience: Minimum 5 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this assignment, fluency in spoken and written English is required.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • Academic Qualifications: An advanced-level university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in environmental sciences or related field is required, a postgraduate specialization in a field directly related to REDD+ is an advantage,
  • Experience: At least 5 years of professional experience in climate finance, forest carbon market and non-market standards and transactions, finance mapping or investment frameworks is required.
  • -Experience in resource mobilization, or economic integration, or development planning is an advantage,
  • -Professional experience acquired within international organizations, national agencies and donor agencies is an advantage with analytical capacity in a donor-funded environment,
  • -Knowledge and experience of REDD+ stakeholders of Uganda is an advantage.
  • Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this assignment, fluency in spoken and written English is required.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • This position is homebased under the supervision of UN-REDD Programme Management Officer, the consultant will produce a strategy for Uganda to access REDD+ results-based financing from both market and non-market sources, including notably the Green Climate Fund and LEAF, amongst others. More specifically, he/she will perform the following tasks:
  • -Identify potential LEAF buyers for the country,
  • -Assess buyers’ appetite to invest in Uganda though consultations, meetings or other identified processes,
  • -Assess country’s concerns to access these carbon markets, scale of implementation (national or jurisdictional), key factors needed (economic, socio-political, technological) and barriers to be overcame to generate emissions reductions and contribute to the forests and land-use targets of Uganda’s NDC,
  • -Identify key areas of institutional capacity (for example, national registry, legal title, safeguards requirements) that Uganda should focus on to access different kinds of RBPs,
  • -Identify clear technical contributions from the UN-REDD programme and UNEP based on their respective signature and offering.

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=179762 to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: May 15, 2022.
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