|Project Officer||04 October 2020||Nat. Specialist||UNESCO||Kenya|
04 October 2020
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Under the overall supervision of the Director of the UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa in Nairobi, Kenya and under the direct supervision of the Senior Programme Specialist for Natural Sciences, the Project Officer shall contribute to the development, management and implementation of activities in the field of water sciences and disaster risk reduction within the overall commitment of UNESCO towards the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. In particular, s/he will be expected to provide technical and coordinative support to the Programme Specialists working on the implementation of the following two projects: “Water Security in Turkana” and “Strengthening Disaster Prevention Approaches in Eastern Africa”.
The incumbent shall in particular be required to perform the following tasks:
Master degree or equivalent
Water Science, Disaster Risk Reduction, Environment, or Natural Resources; or related discipline
Other development programme/project experience, Water, sanitation and environmental engineering, Disaster risk reduction
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
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