ProgrammeManagement Officer, P4
UnitedNations Environment Programme
截止日期：13 February , 2018
Org. Setting and Reporting
The United Nations Environment Programme(UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets theglobal environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of theenvironmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nationssystem and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UNEnvironment’s Ecosystems Division works with international and nationalpartners, providing technical assistance and advisory services for theimplementation of environmental policy, and strengthening the environmentalmanagement capacity of developing countries and countries with economies intransition. This position is located in the Ecosystems Division at the Bangkokduty station. Under the direct supervision of the Chief, Terrestrial EcosystemUnit, with additional reporting to the Regional Director, Regional Office forAsia and Pacific (ROAP). the incumbent will be responsible for the followingfunctions:
• Performs consulting assignments, incollaboration with the client, by planning facilitating workshops, throughother interactive sessions and assisting in developing the action plan theclient will use to manage the change. • Researches,analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources. • Organizes and prepares written outputs, e.g. draft backgroundpapers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.• Provides substantive backstopping to consultative andother meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics,identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc. • Initiates and coordinates outreach activities; conducts trainingworkshops, seminars, etc.; makes presentations on assigned topics/activities. • Leads and/or participates in large, complex field missions,including provision of guidance to external consultants, government officialsand other parties and drafting mission summaries, etc. • Coordinates activities related to budget funding (programme/projectpreparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) andprepares related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget,etc.). • Performs other related duties as required.
• Professionalism: Technical knowledgeand understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to REDD+ andrelated policies and measures to reduce deforestation and forest degradation.Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution ofissues/problems. Ability to conduct data collection using various methods.Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research andanalysis, including familiarity with and experience in the use of variousresearch sources, including electronic sources on the internet, intranet andother databases. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given,plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. Shows pride in work and inachievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subjectmatter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observingdeadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather thanpersonal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems orchallenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility forincorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of womenand men in all areas of work. • Communication: Speaksand writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interpretsmessages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, andexhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone,style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing informationand keeping people informed. • Teamwork: Workscollaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits inputby genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; iswilling to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda;supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when suchdecisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for teamaccomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
An advanced university degree (Master’s or Doctorate, or equivalent) inforestry, political science, economics or a related fields is required. Afirst-level degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) in thespecified fields with two additional years of relevant work experience may beaccepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of seven years of progressivelyresponsible and interdisciplinary experience in the design and management ofcomplex multi-country programmes. Experience in policy making in forestconservation, their multiple benefits and sustainable use is required.Familiarity with international organizations active in the field of forestconservation and management is an advantage. Proven capacity to activelyinteract with government officials, NGOs and research institutions is arequirement. Familiarity with the Asia-Pacific region is desirable.
English and French are the workinglanguages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised,fluency in oral and written English is required. Working knowledge of anotherofficial United Nations language is an advantage.
Evaluation of qualified candidates mayinclude an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-basedinterview.
Appointment against this position is for aninitial period of one year and may be subject to extension. Staff members aresubject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him orher. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to newfunctions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.The United Nations is Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 genderbalance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply forthis position. All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply on-line as soonas possible after the job opening has been posted and well before the deadlinestated in the job opening. On-line applications will be acknowledged where anemail address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mailacknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not havebeen received. If the problem persists, please seek technical assistancethrough the Inspira “Need Help?” link.