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Team Leader – Climate Change, Environment, Energy and Disaster Risk Reduction

Team Leader – Climate Change, Environment, Energy and Disaster Risk Reduction

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Under the direct supervision of  the  Deputy  Resident  Representative  (DRR),  the  Team Leader  of   the  Climate change, Environment, Energy and Disaster Risk Reduction programme Unit  acts  as  a programme manager  for  all  aspects  of  UNDP  Tunisia  programme  in  the  area  of Environment & Energy, overseeing a major portfolio of project initiatives by UNDP. The main roles of the Team Leader are to develop, position and manage the E & E and Disaster Risk Reduction programme, to oversee and  provide  quality  assurance  to project implementation, and to manage the Unit. The Team Leader leads and supervises the unit team in strategic planning and identifies new programme areas while ensuring consistency with the United Nations Development Action Framework/CPD priorities and creative responses to emerging challenges and opportunities.
The Team Leader works in close collaboration with the Management, the Programme and Operations teams to ensure effective and efficient programme delivery within the overall strategy and approach of UNDP in Tunisia. She/He will work as well with Programme staff in UNDP CO and other UN Agencies, UNDP HQs staff and Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society to successfully implement the UNDP programme.

Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key functions: 
Acts as a Team leader (TL) and advisor to Senior Management on aspects of CO environment, energy and disaster risk reduction (EDR) programme;
The main role is to manage the climate change, environment, energy and disaster risk reduction programme including continued monitoring of implementation. The TL leads the EDR programme team in strategic planning and identifies new programme areas while ensuring consistency with UNDAF/ CPD priorities and creative responses to emerging challenges and opportunities;
The TL heads and supervises EDR Programme team and works in close collaboration with the Management, Operations team in the CO, Programme staff in other UN Agencies, UNDP HQs staff and Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society to successfully implement the UNDP EDR programme;
The TL ensures synergy and coordination with other relevant programmes at CO to enhance impact of all CO interventions;
 
As a member of the CO management team, ensures the strategic direction of UNDP EDR programme focusing on achievement of the following results:
 Thorough analysis of the political, social and economic situation in relation with environmental issues in the country and collaborative preparation/revision/Quality assurance of CCA, UNDAF, CPD, CPAP, AWP and other documents.
Identification of strategic programme and new areas of cooperation.
Operationalization of UNDAF/ CPD in collaboration with the main partners and other UN Agencies. Identification of possibilities for joint programming.
Analysis and presentation of UNDP EDR policies and their implementation in the CO.
CO business Procedures mapping and establishment of internal standard Operating Procedures in Results Management, control of the workflows in the EDR Programme.

Location: Tunis, Tunisia
Organization: UNDP
Deadline: December 15, 2020
External website link: https://jobs.partneragencies.net/erecruitjobs.html?JobOpeningId=33656&HRS_JO_PST_SEQ=1&hrs_site_id=2
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