Programme Management Officer, P4
United Nations Environment Programme
工作地点：Paris 截止日期：07 October , 2017
This position is funded for an initial period of one year and may be subject to extension. The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. 1. All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply on-line as soon as possible after the job opening has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the job opening. On-line applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. 2. If you do not receive an email acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please resubmit the application, if necessary. If the problem persists please seek technical assistance through the Inspira "Need Help?" link.
Org. Setting and Reporting
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) 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. The overall objective of the Economy Division is to encourage decision makers in government, local authorities and industry to develop and adopt policies, strategies and practices and technologies that promote sustainable patterns of consumption and production, make efficient use of natural resources,ensure safe management of chemicals and contribute to making trade and environment policies mutually supportive. It promotes the development, use and transfer of policies, technologies, economic instruments, managerial practices and other tools that assist in environmentally sound decision making and the building of corresponding activities (http://www.unep.fr/). The position is located in the Economy Division, Energy and Climate Branch, at the Paris duty station.
Under the overall supervision of the Chief, Energy, Climate, and Technology Branch, and of the Director, Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), the Programme Management Officer has the following duties and responsibilities:
1. Provides strategic advice and operational support to the CTCN Director and Chief, Energy, Climate, and Technology (ECT) Branch by:
a) identifying opportunities for integrating CTCN activities with those of the Energy, Climate, and Technology Branch, coordinating implementation of these activities, and reporting on outcomes
b) leading CTCN engagement with the Green Climate Fund and Multilateral / Regional Development Banks, establishing modalities for collaboration on technical assistance and capacity building
c) supporting mobilization of resources for the CTCN from governments, international financial institutions, foundations, and other sources
d) coordinating the preparation of documents for meetings of the CTCN’s Advisory Board, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Technology Executive Committee, and Climate Change Secretariat
e) ensuring reporting of CTCN activities is undertaken by UN Environment and collaborating partners
f) sharing information on CTCN best practices and approaches within the Economy Division and UN Environment more broadly.
2. Manages the Oil and Gas Methane Partnership of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) by:
a) ensuring the timely completion of activities, including the submission by companies of data into the Partnerships reporting database
b) leading the public review of Technical Guidance Documents and subsequent updates and guiding their approval by the Partnership Steering Group
c) developing new projects aimed at increasing the better management and control of methane emissions in oil and gas supply chain in partnership with industry partners, NGOs, and national governments
d) ensuring public recognition of achievements of partners in reducing emissions of methane.
3. Supports the overall activities of the Energy, Climate, and Technology Branch by:
a) managing the organization of policy dialogue series on technology issues related to the incumbent responsibilities under the CTCN and CCAC
b) representing the CTCN and ECT Branch in international meetings and events
c) designing and supporting implementation of new national and regional activities consistent with the Branch’s goals.
Professionalism: Demonstrated competence in managing mitigation projects; Ability to work under pressure within tight deadlines, shows pride in work and achievements;demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines, and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges;remains calm in stressful situations. Planning and organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; Foresees risks and allows for contingencies; when planning; Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary;Uses time efficiently. •Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication;Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience; Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed
An advanced university degree (Master’s or Doctorate, or equivalent) in law, public administration, economics or related fields is required. A first-level or higher degree (Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate degree) in other fields with two additional years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in programme management working with developing countries on climate mitigation projects with a minimum of three years at the international level is required. Experience in the area of climate technologies, technology development and transfer, policy development processes in the context of climate change mitigation and in national governmental or intergovernmental organizations is desirable. Knowledge of project management methods and techniques, good knowledge of areas related to climate technologies, climate negotiations, methane emissions, knowledge of government processes, partnership management and ability to communicate in a consultative manner with stakeholders is an asset.,with good command of information technology tools including Microsoft Office package and IBM Lotus is an advantage.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in written and oral English is required. Working knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another official UN languages is an advantage.
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.