Associate Programme Management Officer

Associate Programme Management Officer

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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. Under the overall direction of the Deputy Director and the direct supervision of the Head of Vienna Programme Office, the incumbent will be responsible for development and implementation of various environmental programmes/projects in the Western Balkans sub-region funded by Global Environment Facility (GEF), Austrian Development Cooperation and Green Climate Fund (GCF).
Under the direct supervision of the Head of Vienna Office, the Associate Programme Management Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

•Works with key clients to facilitate the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/projects in the Western Balkans sub-region;
•Monitors and analyzes specific aspects of programme/project development and implementation;
•Reviews relevant documents and reports;
•Identifies problems and issues to be addressed and recommends corrective actions;
•Liaises with relevant parties;
•Identifies and tracks follow-up actions;
•Carries out basic research on selected aspects of programmes, operations and other activities, etc., to include collecting, analyzing and presenting statistical data and other information
gathered from diverse sources;
•Provides substantive support for policy coordination and evaluation functions, including the review and analysis of emerging issues and trends, participation in evaluations or research activities and studies; •Assists in performing 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;
•Participates in survey initiatives; assists with design of data collection tools; issues data collection tools, reviews, analyzes and interprets responses, identifies problems/issues and prepares preliminary conclusions;
•Contributes to the preparation of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analytical notes, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.;
•Provides administrative and substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying and proposing participants, preparation of background documents and presentations, handling logistics, etc.;
•Undertakes outreach activities; participates in the development of training workshops, seminars, etc.; participates in and makes presentations on assigned topics/activities;
•Participates in field missions, including provision of substantive and administrative support, data collection, etc.;
•Coordinates activities related to budget funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and preparation of related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.);
•Performs other duties as required.

Location: VIENNA
Organization: UNEP
Deadline: January 16, 2021
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