PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER (Filled from Roster)
Application deadline 1 month ago: Wednesday 21 Jul 2021 at 23:59 UTCOpen application form
This is a P-3 contract. This kind of contract is known as Professional and Director staff. It is normally internationally recruited only. It's a staff contract. It usually requires 5 years of experience, depending on education.
The salary for this job should be between 107,047 USD and 140,169 USD per month.
Salary for a P-3 contract in NairobiThe international rate of 74,649 USD, with an additional 43.4% at this the location, applies.
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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. The overall objective of UNEP's Economy Division is to encourage decision makers in government, local authorities and industry to develop and adopt policies, strategies and practices and technologies that promote sustainable patterns of consumption and production, make efficient use of natural resources, ensure safe management of chemicals and contribute to making trade and environment policies mutually supportive. It promotes the development, use and transfer of policies, technologies, economic instruments, managerial practices and other tools that assist in environmentally sound decision making and the building of corresponding activities.
This post is located in the Economy Division's Sustainable Mobility Unit (http://www.unep. org/transport/) at the UNEP Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. In the Sustainable Mobility Unit, we promote sustainable, no and low-emission transport and work to reduce the sector’s contribution to air pollution and climate change. The staff member will be involved in the implementation of two major new programs on electric mobility and digitization of decarbonization of transport on a 50/50 basis.
Under the general supervision of the the Head of the Sustainable Mobility Unit, the staff member will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:
Responsibilities 1. Programme Management: - Participate in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of sustainable mobility projects, in particular electric mobility projects (Africa and Latin America), and digitalization for decarbonization of transport projects (in Latin America); - Monitor and analyze programme/project development and implementation; review relevant documents and reports; identify problems and issues to be addressed and propose corrective actions; liaise with relevant parties; identify and tracks follow-up actions. - Support countries and regions with the development and adoption of electric mobility and decarbonization of transport policies, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies. - Research, analyze and present information gathered from diverse sources.Undertake survey initiatives; design data collection tools; review, analyze and interpret responses, identify problems/issues and prepares conclusions. - Prepare various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
- Programme Administration:
- Perform consulting assignments, in collaboration with the client,by planning facilitating workshops, through other interactive sessions and assisting in developing the action plan the client will use to manage the change. - Undertake outreach activities; conduct training workshops, seminars, etc.; make presentations on assigned topics/activities. - Provide substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.
- Finance and budgeting:
- Coordinate activities related to budget and funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.). - Support fundraising for activities and programs, and prepare related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.).
Lead and/or participate in large, complex field missions, including provision of guidance to external consultants, government officials and other parties and drafting mission summaries, etc
Performs other duties as required.
Competencies PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to sustainable mobility (especially electric mobility). Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
TEAMWORK: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
PLANNING AND ORGANIZING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies. Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required. Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning. Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently.
Education An advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in environment, transport, economics, public policy, sustainable development, or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with an additional two years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Work Experience A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management is required, of which at least three years programme management experience on environmental issues at the international level working with developing countries is required. Experience in clean and sustainable mobility, especially in electric mobility is desirable. Experience dealing with large international donor institutions in proposal writing, project reporting and budget supervision is desirable.
Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in written English is required. Working knowledge of another UN language 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 may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.
Special Notice This position is open for recruitment for an initial period of one year and may be subject to extension. Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by Him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.
The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. An impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential.
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