Several Entry Level UN Program Management Assistant Job Opportunities – United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

Organisation: United Nations Volunteers (UNV)
Duty Station: UNEP, Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The United Nations Volunteers programme is a United Nations
organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism
worldwide. Volunteerism is a powerful means of engaging people in tackling
development challenges, and it can transform the pace and nature of
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the
direct supervision of UN Environment GSP Project Manager the national UN
Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
Engagement as a resource person in national,
regional or international training workshops and seminars
Support to the countries by consultation in
developing terms of reference (TOR) for climate change consultancies
Developing guidance documents
Reviewing draft reports
Webinar presentations
Assisting countries to develop national MRV
systems and institutional arrangements
Managing Communication and providing technical
support to the regional MRV networks

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the United Nations
Volunteers Program Management Assistant job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
economics, finance, engineering, environmental science or a related discipline
or a relevant bachelor’s degree with relevant experience.
Any post-graduate training on climate change and
A master Degree in the above areas will be an
added advantage
A minimum of two years of professional relevant
experience that includes development of technical reports or guidelines on
climate change topics;
Proficiency in report writing; conducting
research; and providing consulting or advisory services;
Area of expertise: Energy and environmental
economics, carbon market mechanisms, Climate change mitigation and mechanisms
for technology transfer, Other energy, environment and climate change related
Proficiency in report writing; conducting
research; and providing consulting or advisory services;
Experience using IPCC guidelines for national
GHG inventory development; CGE and/or US-EPA GHG inventory and inventory
management systems training materials;
Demonstrated competence in the development of
national level GHG inventories, mitigation reports, Vulnerability and
Adaptation Assessments
Familiarity with developing national MRV systems
Familiarity with developing national
institutional arrangements
Experience working in an international setting,
in particular with Non-Annex I Parties is highly valued.
Preferable to be listed as a technical expert in
the UNFCCC GHG inventory review programme for Annex 1 countries, or/and have
served/actually serving as a CGE (UNFCCC’ Consultative Group of Experts) member
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Ethics and Values,
Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing
Language skills: English
(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
How to Apply:
All candidates for the United Nations UNV job should apply
online at the link below.
Deadline: 27th
February 2020
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