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Program Coordinator

  • Post-graduate education
  • Project, program management
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) 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. This post is located in UN Environment, Executive Office in Nairobi.


Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and evaluate assigned programmes/projects, etc.; monitor and analyze programme/project development and implementation; review relevant documents and reports; identify problems and issues to be addressed and initiate corrective actions; liaise with relevant parties; ensure follow-up actions.
  • 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.
  • Research, analyze and present information gathered from diverse sources.
  • Coordinate policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies,
  • Generate survey initiatives; design data collection tools; review, analyze and interpret responses, identify problems/issues and prepare conclusions.
  • Organize and prepare written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
  • Provide substantive backstopping to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.
  • Initiate and coordinate outreach activities; conduct training workshops, seminars, etc.; give presentations on assigned topics/activities.
  • Coordinate activities related to budget funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and prepare related documents/reports (pledging, work programmes, programme budget, etc.).
  • Plan and 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.
  • Assist the Deputy Executive Director, through liaison with internal and external partners, on strategic political, policy and operational issues related to UN Environment. Lead and coordinate the development of cross-cutting strategic policy directives, position papers, statements and briefings in accordance with the organizations priorities.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


General Information

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Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Data collection; Programme management; Project implementation; Research planning; Data analysis
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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United Nations

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The United Nations Office at Nairobi, the UN headquarters in Africa, was established by the General Assembly in 1996. The office is headed by a Director-General, at the Under-Secretary-General level, serves as the representative office of the Secretary-General in Nairobi and performs representation and liaison functions with permanent missions, the host-country and other Governments, and intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations in Nairobi, as well as other organizations of the United Nations system in Kenya; facilitates cooperation between the United Nations and regional organizations; provides administrative and other support services to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat); provides joint and common services to other organizations of the United Nations system in Kenya, as applicable; and manages and implements the programmes of administration, conference services and public information and provides security and safety services for United Nations staff and facilities in the United Nations Office at Nairobi.


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