United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)


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The United Nations Surroundings Programme (UNEP) is the main international environmental authority that units the worldwide environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable growth throughout the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the worldwide surroundings. The Regulation Division is the lead Division charged with finishing up the features of UNEP within the subject of environmental regulation, environmental governance and associated coverage points together with these associated to Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs). The Regulation Division promotes the contribution of the environmental dimension of sustainable growth by way of regulation, nationwide and worldwide governance and associated coverage points, together with these associated to Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs). This place is positioned within the UNEP Regulation Division in Nairobi, Kenya. The place will lead the Frontiers in Environmental Regulation Unit (FELU) throughout the Environmental Rule of Regulation Department within the Regulation Division. Beneath the general supervision of the Director and the direct supervision of the Deputy Director, the incumbent will likely be chargeable for the next:
1. Takes the result in develop, implement and consider assigned programmes/initiatives within the subject of rising or frontier points in environmental regulation; directs subordinates in programme/undertaking growth, implementation, monitoring and evaluation; directs evaluation of related paperwork and studies; identifies priorities, issues and points to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with related events; identifies and initiates follow-up actions. 2. Directs analysis and programme evaluation within the subject of rising or frontier points in environmental regulation and presents info gathered from various sources. 3. Coordinates authorized and coverage growth for enhanced implementation of environmental regulation, objectives, targets and targets; evaluations the assessments of points and tendencies within the subject of environmental coverage and regulation, preparation of affect analysis or equal research. 4. Undertakes survey initiatives amongst numerous stakeholders focused by UNEP initiatives within the subject of rising or frontier points in environmental regulation; evaluations and analyzes responses, identifies issues/points and prepares conclusions. 5. Supervises preparation of varied written outputs, e.g. background papers, evaluation, substantial sections of studies and research, inputs to publications. 6. Directs substantive assist to consultative and different conferences, conferences, workshops and seminars within the subject of rising or frontier points in environmental regulation to incorporate proposing agenda subjects, figuring out contributors, preparation of paperwork and shows. 7. Manages outreach actions; designs and conducts coaching workshops, seminars, makes shows on assigned subjects/actions within the subject of environmental regulation and governance. 8. Leads technical help missions, together with provision of steerage to exterior consultants, authorities officers and different events and drafting mission summaries. 9. Coordinates actions associated to finances and funding (programme/undertaking preparation and submissions, progress studies, monetary statements) and ensures preparation of associated paperwork/studies (work programme, programme finances ). 10. Establishes collaboration and partnerships with key officers in any respect ranges inside and outdoors the group to reinforce programmes and actions within the subject of rising or frontier points in environmental regulation and coverage usually. 11. Ensures efficient utilization, supervision and growth of workers; guides, evaluates and mentors workers. 12.Leads workforce members efforts to gather and analyze knowledge and gives perception to establish tendencies or patterns for data-driven planning, decision-making, presentation and reporting. Ensures that everybody can uncover, entry, combine and share the information they want. 13. Performs different duties as required.
PROFESSIONALISM: Data of worldwide environmental negotiations, and rising or frontier points in environmental regulation. Skill to establish key strategic points within the subject of worldwide environmental regulation, alternatives and dangers. Skill to generate and talk broad and compelling organizational path. Skill to speak clearly hyperlinks between the Group’s technique and the work unit’s objectives. Demonstrated potential to supply modern technical management by performing and/or overseeing the planning, growth, and administration of operation. Demonstrated potential to barter and apply logic. Reveals delight in work and in achievements; demonstrates skilled competence and mastery of subject material; is conscientious and environment friendly in assembly commitments, observing deadlines and reaching outcomes; is motivated by skilled somewhat than private issues; reveals persistence when confronted with tough issues or challenges; stays calm in nerve-racking conditions. Skill to research and interpret knowledge in assist of decision-making and convey ensuing info to administration. COMMUNICATION: Speaks and writes clearly and successfully; listens to others, appropriately interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks inquiries to make clear and reveals curiosity in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, type and format to match viewers; demonstrates openness in sharing info and preserving individuals knowledgeable. PLANNING & ORGANIZING: Develops clear objectives which are according to agreed methods; identifies precedence actions and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates acceptable period of time and assets for finishing work; foresees dangers and permits for contingencies when planning; displays and adjusts plans and actions as vital; makes use of time effectively. LEADERSHIP: Serves as a job mannequin that different individuals need to observe: empowers others to translate imaginative and prescient into outcomes; is proactive in growing methods to perform targets; establishes and maintains relationships with a broad vary of individuals to know wants and achieve assist; anticipates and resolves conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable options; drives for change and enhancements; doesn’t settle for the established order; reveals the braveness to take unpopular stands. Offers management and takes duty for incorporating gender views and guaranteeing the equal participation of men and women in all areas of labor; demonstrates information of methods and dedication to the purpose of gender steadiness in staffing. MANAGING PERFORMANCE: Delegates the suitable duty, accountability and decision-making authority; makes certain that roles, obligations and reporting traces are clear to every workers member; precisely judges the period of time and assets wanted to perform a job and matches job to abilities; displays progress in opposition to milestones and deadlines; usually discusses efficiency and gives suggestions and training to workers; encourages risk-taking and helps creativity and initiative; actively helps the event and profession aspirations of workers; appraises efficiency pretty.
Superior college diploma (Grasp’s diploma or equal) usually worldwide regulation, worldwide and nationwide environmental regulation, worldwide relations, environmental administration, or a associated subject. A primary-level college diploma together with two extra years of related work expertise could also be accepted in lieu of the superior college diploma. Profitable completion of each diploma and non-degree packages in knowledge analytics, enterprise analytics or knowledge science packages is fascinating.
Job – Particular Qualification
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Work Expertise
A minimal of ten years of progressively accountable expertise in undertaking or programme administration within the subject of surroundings is required. Expertise in growth, implementation and enforcement of worldwide and nationwide environmental regulation is fascinating. Expertise in worldwide and nationwide environmental governance is fascinating. Expertise in knowledge analytics or associated space is fascinating.
English and French are the working languages of the UN secretariat. For the place marketed, fluency in English is required. Working information of French is fascinating. NOTE: ”Fluency” equals a score of ”fluent” in all 4 areas (learn, write, communicate, perceive) and ”Data of” equals a score of ”assured” in two of the 4 areas.
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