Programme Management Officer

Date Posted: Nov. 10, 2023, 7:45 a.m.

UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme

Job Description

Responsibilities

Develops, implements and evaluates assigned programmes/projects, etc.; monitors and analyzes programme/project development and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and initiates corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; ensures follow-up actions.

Provides guidance to the Head of the Unit on liaison and networking with relevant stakeholders within and outside UNEP.

Researches, analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources.

Coordinates policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies,

Generates survey initiatives; designs data collection tools; reviews, analyzes and interprets responses, identify problems/issues and prepares conclusions.

Organizes and prepares written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.

Provides substantive backstopping to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.

Initiates and coordinates outreach activities; conducts training workshops, seminars, etc.; makes presentations on assigned topics/activities.

Leads and/or participates in large, complex field missions, including provision of guidance to external consultants, government officials and other parties and drafting mission summaries, etc.

Coordinates activities related to budget funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and prepares related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.).

Collects and analyzes data to identify trends or patterns and provide insights through graphs, charts, tables and reports using data visualization methods to enable data-driven planning, decision-making, presentation and reporting.

Performs other duties as required.

Education

Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in environmental management, policy, law, economics or a related field. 

A first-level university degree in combination with two (2) years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Successful completion of both degree and non-degree programs in data analytics, business analytics or data science programs is .desirable.

Work Experience

A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management in relation to environmental governance, environmental law, or science policy in the context of sustainable development is required.

Experience in leading and/or supporting activities at global level in one or more of the following areas, environmental law, environmental policy making, governance systems, science policy linkages, policy coherence is required.

A minimum of two (2) years or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable.

Experience in the UN system or similar international organization is desirable.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications via UNEP's career website on https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=190690

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