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Programme Management Officer

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 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 position is located in UN Environment’s Corporate Services Division, under the direct supervision of the Chief, Enterprise Solutions Section.


1. Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/projects related to the implementation of the UN Environment intranet as the principal enterprise knowledge sharing, and culture-change platform; monitor and analyze programme/project development and implementation; review relevant documents and reports; identify problems and issues to be addressed and propose corrective actions; liaise with relevant parties; identify and track follow-up actions.

2. Perform consulting assignments, in collaboration with the client, by planning facilitating workshops, through other interactive sessions and assisting in developing the action plan.

3. Research, analyze and present information gathered from diverse sources, including from the various enterprise systems.

4. Assist in policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies.

5. Undertake survey initiatives; design data collection tools; review, analyze and interpret responses, identify problems/issues and prepare conclusions and publishing on the UN Environment intranet.

6. Prepare various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies and inputs to publications.

7. Provide substantive support to consultative and other meetings and conferences, including proposing agenda topics, identify participants, prepare documents and presentations.

8. Undertake outreach activities; conduct training workshops and seminars; make presentations on assigned topics/activities, especially relating to enterprise systems solutions.

9. Participate in or lead field missions, including provision of guidance to external consultants, government officials and other parties and draft mission summaries.

10. Coordinate activities related to budget and funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress reports and financial statements) and prepare related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget).

11. Perform 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: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Policy drafting and development; Programme management; Training program planning; Data analysis
Required languages: French (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)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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