UNEP Marine Ecosystem Management & Ocean Governance National Consultant Jobs 2022 Kenya

UNEP JobsUNEP Marine Ecosystem Management & Ocean Governance National Consultant Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the UNEP is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Marine Ecosystem Management & Ocean Governance National Consultant position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with UNEP.

UNEP Marine Ecosystem Management & Ocean Governance National Consultant Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on April 07, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by April 21, 2022.

UNEP EMPLOYMENT ADVERTISEMENT
Organization Name United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted April 07, 2022
Closing Date April 21, 2022
Position Marine Ecosystem Management & Ocean Governance National Consultant
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

UNEP Marine Ecosystem Management & Ocean Governance National Consultant Jobs 2022

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

  • Education: Advanced university degree (a Master’s degree or equivalent).
  • Experience: Minimum 3 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: English and French are the official working languages of the United Nations. For this position fluency in both oral and written English is required. Knowledge in French is an added advantage.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • Advanced university degree (a Master’s degree or equivalent) is required in Marine Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources Management or similar disciplines. A first level degree with two additional years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience is required; experience working in a multidisciplinary environment and demonstrated broad understanding of developmental matters in the WIO region is required; working on regional marine and coastal-related projects at a technical level; development/review of proposals for small-scale interventions in coastal ecosystem conservation, natural resources management (ecosystem management, climate change, community engagement, water resource management etc.); working with different stakeholders at both strategic and technical levels is desirable. Demonstrated ability to produce quality products in a timely manner and working knowledge of the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region and experience of working with the Governments of the WIO region would be desirable. Demonstrated competency in excellent scientific/technical writing and consistency in critical writing and review of documents and ability to work within very short timelines and with minimum supervision will be an added advantage.

Responsibilities:

Under the general supervision of the Head of the Nairobi Convention Secretariat and the direct supervision of the Project Coordinator of the SAPPHIRE Project, the consultant will be responsible for the following:

  • Organize the technical components and write a report on a national validation workshop for Blue Economy study in Kenya.
  • Work with countries and partners in the development of new project proposals for additional funding under the SAPPHIRE project
  • Organize the technical components and write a progress report on a training programme on the implementation of regional ecosystem monitoring indicators and framework.
  • Organize the technical components and write a report on leadership training in the WIO region.
  • Work with partners and national representatives in updating National Oil Spill Contingency Plans (where necessary).
  • Travel to the field to monitor progress in the implementation of demonstration projects and prepare reports as required.
  • Work with focal points and partners in development of sensitivity maps in the project countries (where necessary).
  • Organize the technical components and write a report on a regional meeting on oil spill response and coordination.
  • Work with partners on development of at least two technical studies to support the Ocean Governance Strategy development process.
  • Organize the technical components and write a progress report on a training programme on implementation of Marine Spatial Planning strategic framework.

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=178387 to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: April 21, 2022.
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