UNEP Programme Research Assistant Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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UNEP Programme Research Assistant Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNEP Kenya looking for “Programme Research Assistant”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before March 27, 2024.

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 UNEP has published a job vacancy announcement on March 14, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Programme Research Assistant to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

UNEP Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Purpose: 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. Its mandate is to coordinate the development of environmental policy consensus by keeping the global environment under review and bringing emerging issues to the attention of government and the international community for action. UNEP’s Policy and Programme Division (PPD) is a center of excellence for strategic guidance and programmatic policy for UNEP, enabling UNEP’s strategic and programmatic direction, ensuring organization-wide coherence and effectiveness in implementation and continuous improvement. Within PPD, the Development Coordination Unit (DCU) is responsible for increasing the uptake of environmental policy issues or approaches by UN entities at country level by effectively engaging with the Resident Coordinators system and coherently contributing to UN Country Teams (UNCT) processes. The position is located in DCU and the incumbent will report to the Programme Manager Officer.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Opening ID: 230047
  • Job Network: Economic, Social and Development
  • Job Family: Programme Management
  • Category and Level: Internship, I-1
  • Duty Station: NAIROBI
  • Department/Office: United Nations Environment Programme
  • Date Posted: Mar 13, 2024
  • Deadline: Mar 27, 2024

Qualification:

  • Applicants must meet one of the following requirements:
  • (a) be enrolled in, or have completed, a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
  • (b) be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s degree or equivalent).
  • (c) Applicants should have good knowledge of standard software applications, especially MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Teams.
  • Preferred area of study: Bachelor’s or Master’s in one or more of the sciences and/or a field relevant to the environment (e.g., environmental studies, environmental economics, environmental assessments, environmental monitoring), International Relations, International Development, Social Sciences, or related disciplines.
  • Ability to reflect research and analysis in an easy-to-understand narrative, and Knowledge of graphic design software and Microsoft SharePoint is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated interest in issues related to the environment or sustainable development.
  • Strong writing and communication skills are required, including experience in writing reports and summaries.

Languages

  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position fluency in English is required.

How to Apply UNEP Programme Research Assistant Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://careers.un.org/jobSearchDescription/230047?language=en

The Closing Date: March 27, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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