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30 Novembre 2016 Il y a 4 ans

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  • Posting Title: Senior Programme Officer
  • Job Code/Title: SPO/66870/ Senior Programme Officer
  • Level/Grade: P5
  • Duty Station: Beijing/ New York /France
  • Posting Period: 28th September, 2016 – 30th November, 2016.

The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (UNCEDAW) 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. UNCEDAW implements legislative mandates of the United Nations Environment Assembly and the United Nations General Assembly, ensuring coherent delivery of its programme of work.. Its mandate is to, among others, coordinate the development of environmental policy consensus by keeping the global environment under review and bringing emerging issues to the attention of the governments and the international community for action. This position is located in the UNCEDAW New York Office (UNCEDAW-NYO), which is part of the UNCEDAW Executive Office at Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Director of the UNCEDAW New York Office, the incumbent will be responsible for the following:

Responsibilities:

  • Undertake discussions and support negotiations on environmental policy matters considered in intergovernmental bodies (e.g. General Assembly and its Committees, the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), High Level Political Forum (HLPF), etc) with Permanent Missions and the UN system. 
  • Provide technical expertise on environmental sustainability and sustainable development issues in support of intergovernmental processes and conferences, and in working closely with relevant inter-agency structures.
  • Provide technical input in following up on the Rio +20 outcomes and activities related to post-2015 agenda of the United Nations.
  • Support the preparation and compilation of UNCEDAW input to different reports of the Secretary-General pursuant to different resolutions of the General Assembly, the Economic and Social Council, and the High Level Political Forum.
  • Develop constituencies and build support and cooperation among the Permanent Missions in New York, through e.g. networking and the organization of regular briefings on environmental policy initiatives, as well as emerging programme issues of relevance to major intergovernmental processes.
  • Facilitate consultations with Permanent Missions in New York and regional groups of member states, liaising with UNCEDAW regional and divisional directors as appropriate in order to develop policy initiatives on new and emerging issues, and proposals for the programme of work.
  • Facilitate regular and systematic participation and coverage of, and ensure effective contributions to, intergovernmental meetings of significance to UNCEDAW, particularly with regard to those in the field of environmental sustainability and sustainable development.
  • Support the regular flow and exchange of timely and analytically sound information between UNCEDAW Headquarters and the United Nations Headquarters in New York, and expand and maintain linkages between Nairobi and New York based UN departments on all relevant policy and budgetary matters.
  • Coordinate and undertake regular and systematic coverage of the work of the UN financial, administrative and budgetary bodies, particularly the 5th Committee of the General Assembly, the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ) and the Committee on Programme Coordination (CPC), and maintain regular liaison with the relevant UN administrative and programme budget offices.
  • Support oversight of programme matters related to the New York office, including programme reporting, monitoring and evaluation requirements, medium-term plan strategies, and maintain regular liaison as appropriate with the UN Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) and Board of Auditors.

Competencies:

  • Professionalism: Proven ability in providing technical support on environmental sustainability issues to intergovernmental and inter-agency processes; proven experience in contributing to diverse international processes in the field of environmental policy development.
  • Integrity: Demonstrated ability to stand by, and defend UNCEDAW’s policies in different fora.
  • Communication: Excellent drafting and communication skills; ability to defend and explain difficult issues with respect to key policies, decisions and positions to inter-agency, inter-governmental and other fora.
  • Leadership: Ability to empower others and translate vision into results. Demonstrated skills in developing strategies to achieve planned objectives, ability to anticipate and resolve conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions.

 

Critères d'éligibilité

  • Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in international relations, environmental policy/sciences, economics or social sciences, or a first university degree with a relevant combination of academic and professional qualifications.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in inter-governmental and inter-agency negotiations or related area of which five (5) at the international level.
  • Experience in the functioning of multilateral bodies and UN environmental policy and sustainable development negotiations is required.
  • Qualifying years of experience are calculated following the receipt of the first level university degree recognized by the United Nations

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