|Associate Programme Officer||13 May 2021||Nat. Specialist||UNEP||Kenya|
13 May 2021
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
This position is initiated to support Africa Office Regional Development Coordination (RDC) Unit under the SIDA ( Sweden’s government agency for development cooperation) fund.
The national UNV being recruited will support the Coordination work to advance SIDA priorities and UNEP activities and related work in Africa.This includes strengthening and developing national authorities and UN teams in countries where the government agencies are weak or inadequate and need support to be able to give their citizens the service they are entitled to, as per SIDA’s ambitions.
Under the direct supervision of the Regional Development Coordinator for Africa, the UNV is responsible for the following duties:
Bachelor degree or equivalent
An advanced university degree in International Development, Public Administration, Environmental sciences, Chemistry, Environmental management, or in a related field is required.
A first level university degree in combination with two years qualifying professional experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
5 years of relevant professional experience and proven track record in progressively responsible in international environmental management; Experience in planning and project management would be an asset. Work experience with the United Nations is highly desirable
Water, sanitation and environmental engineering, Administration and administrative assistance, Chemistry and biology
International Development, Public Administration, Environmental sciences, Chemistry, Environmental management
Accountability, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams
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Application deadline: 13 May 2021