Environment and Resilience Programme Officer (UNDP)

Environment and Resilience Programme Officer (UNDP)

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Programme Support Officer, Environment and Resilience

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience:
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Job Field: Project Management 

Summary

  • The UN Volunteer will work under the supervision of the Team Leader, Environment Resilience Unit.
  • Assist UNDP Country Office, National and County Governments with climate change, environment, and resilience programs.
  • Help the Environment and Resilience Unit (ERU) team implement portfolio projects while maintaining compliance with POPP laws and regulations.
  • Support the unit to ensure programming is aligned with UNSDCF, UNDP’s Country Programme Document, Strategic Plan, and national priorities, including the Ending Drought Emergencies Framework, Nation DRM Strategy, National Climate Change Action Plan, and other relevant policies and frameworks.
  • As needed, support implementing partners’ capacity building in environment, resilience, climate change, and disaster risk management.
  • Help county governments with environmental governance, risk reduction, and resilience.
  • Develop briefs, do research, organize events, meetings, and seminars to support the ERU portfolio.
  • Help project managers coordinate implementation with NEMA, CoG, NDOC, NDMA, and other implementing partners.
  • Daily support for implementing partners to guarantee smooth UNDP activities, including administrative and procurement.
  • In close collaboration with NDMA at the national and county levels, ensure compliance with UNDP procurement and administrative procedures.
  • Support ERU interface with GIG, PSMU, and Operations units.

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Volunteers must also:

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  • Read appropriate UNV and external literature and participate in UNV activities to improve their awareness of volunteerism (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day).
  • Learn about and build on local volunteerism in the host country.
  • Reflect on the nature and quality of their volunteer work, including continuing reflection.
  • Submit articles/write-ups on field experiences to UNV publications/websites, newsletters, etc.
  • Help UN Volunteers with the Buddy Program.
  • Promote or advise local groups on online volunteering, or encourage local individuals and organizations to use UNV Online Volunteering.

Application Method

if you’re interested. Go to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on app.unv.org to apply

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