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PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER, P3

PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER, P3

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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. The overall objective of UNEP’s 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. The Division 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. Find out more at http://www.unenvironment.org.

The position is located in the Economy Division, Resources and Markets Branch,Geneva duty station. Under the direct supervision of the Head, Economic and Trade Policy Unit and overall supervision of the Chief of the Branch, the Programme Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

Responsibilities
• Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of the Partnership for Green Economy (PAGE) activities; monitors and analyzes programme/project development and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; identifies potential implementing partners and liaises with relevant parties; provides guidance to implementing partners, international and local consultants; identifies and tracks follow-up actions.
• Coordinates with PAGE Secretariat and PAGE partners on country workplans; represents UNEP at PAGE meetings; reviews/monitors the implementation progress of PAGE UNEP activities.
• Coordinates activities related to budget and funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and prepares related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.).
• Provides policy advice to relevant stakeholders. Assists in policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies.
• Researches, analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources. Prepares and oversees the preparation of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
• Provides substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., including proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.
• Undertakes outreach activities; conducts training workshops, seminars, etc.; makes presentations on assigned topics/activities.
• Participates in or leads field missions, including provision of guidance to external consultants, government officials and other parties and drafting mission summaries, etc.
• Performs other duties as required.

Location: Geneva
Organization: UNEP
Deadline: September 2, 2020
External website link: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=137983
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