Job categories :Finance
Vacancy code VA/2017/B5323/12678
Department/office AFR, KEOH, Kenya
Duty station Nairobi, Kenya
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-5
Duration 12 Months
Application period 19-Jul-2017 to 26-Jul-2017
Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.
Background Information – Job-specific
The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) 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 UN Environment 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. It 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 (http://www.unep.fr/). The position is located in the Economy Division, Energy and Climate Branch, Global Environment Facility (GEF) Climate Change Mitigation Unit, at the Nairobi duty station under the supervision of the Fund Management Officer, GEF/ Climate Change Mitigation Unit in Nairobi.
A consultant’s assistance is needed to support the Fund Management Officer in undertaking activities related to the fund management of the GEF portfolio of Climate Change Enabling Activities and the growing Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency (CBIT) portfolio.