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  • Regional Sub-Programme Coordinator – Climate Action at United... Nairobi
  • Kenyan Jobs in Nairobi, , Kenya
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  • 4 weeks ago

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Responsibilities
• Awareness creation and advocacy – Develop and implement climate action awareness sensitization programmes and activities in Africa for all stakeholders; implement a comprehensive communication strategy including through interactive websites, social media, dialogues and other forums and platforms.
• Policy support, development and harmonization – Support governments to develop, review and implement harmonized and gender-sensitive sustainable climate action policies, institutional and regulatory frameworks.
• Program development and implementation – Conceptualize, develop, implement and monitor climate action programmes, projects, activities and initiatives to promote access to renewable and affordable energy in Africa; and incorporate environmental considerations into decision-making processes.
• Capacity building and technical support -provide technical and scientific support to countries on the collection of climate action, related data, information and knowledge... resources including the GIS-based renewable energy databases through capacity building and south/south and north/south collaboration.
• Establish and implement a regional climate action network – establish, manage and monitor a regional climate network to facilitate exchange of information, lesson learning, sharing of good practices and collaboration.
• Partnerships and resource mobilization – Develop a broad partnership for climate action, development in Africa, including with governments, UN agencies, international, regional and national non-governmental organizations, the private sector; civil society, and others stakeholders; mobilize global regional, bilateral and other resources to support implementation of climate action, programmes, projects and activities in Africa in line with the UNEP medium term strategy and programme of work.
• Additional support to the work of UNEP -undertake any other tasks as may be delegated by management of the United Nations Environment Programme.
• Collects and analyzes data to identify trends or patterns and provide insights through graphs, charts, tables and reports using data visualization methods to enable data-driven planning, decision-making, presentation and reporting.
• Perform other related duties, as required.

Competencies
• PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of UNEP institutional mandates and polices; Ability to coordinate the production of major environmental reports; Demonstrated ability to identify key strategic environmental management issues and to provide/innovate technical and scientific inputs and guidance; Familiarity with the formulation and management of UN programs is highly desirable; Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis; Ability to rapidly analyze and integrate diverse information from various sources; Up-to-date knowledge on current topics and issues affecting the environment with particular focus on climate change. Ability to analyze and interpret data in support of decision-making and convey resulting information to management. Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. Remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
• TEAMWORK: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; Places team agenda before personal agenda; Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
• PLANNING AND ORGANIZING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning.

Education
• Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in environment, climate change and/or development or related area is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Successful completion of both degree and non-degree programs in data analytics, business analytics or data science programs is desirable.

Work Experience
• A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in environment, climate change or related area is required. Experience in United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) or in a similar organization including negotiation processes is required. Experience in programme and project management preferably in the field of environment and climate change such as adaptation and mitigation is desirable Experience in UN programming processes or similar organizations at the country and regional level is desirable. Two (2) years or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable.

Deadline : Mar 5, 2024
Nairobi Kenya

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