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Programme Management Officer(Gender)

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Project, program management
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • 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. UN Environment's Policy and Programme Division is responsible for the organization's strategy, overseeing special initiatives, which includes environment and security work, and the organization's performance review and monitoring. This post is located in the Policy and Programme Division at the Nairobi duty station. Within delegated authority and under the direct supervision of the Senior Gender Adviser and Head of Gender and Safeguards Unit (GSU).


1 .Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/projects related to the implementation of the UNEP Policy and Strategy on Gender Equality and the Environment; monitors and analyzes programme/project development and implementation, reviews relevant documents and reports, identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions, liaises with relevant parties and identifies and tracks follow-up actions with a focus on the gender and environmental and social safeguards component.

2. Researches, analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources on gender and environmental and social safeguards issues.
3. Assists in policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends in gender and environmental and social safeguards, and the preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies.
4. Prepares various written outputs on gender and environmental and social safeguards in UNEP, e.g., draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies and inputs to publications.
5. Undertakes outreach activities on gender and environmental and social safeguards issues; conducts training workshops, seminars, etc.; makes presentations on assigned topics/activities as required.
6. Performs other duties as required.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Document and archive management; Policy drafting and development; Programme management; Training program planning; Project implementation; Research planning; Data analysis
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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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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