Project Coordinator

Partner UNEP
Job categories Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2018/B5414/15843
Department/office LCR, BRPC, Brazil
Duty station Brasília, Brazil
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-8
Duration 12 months
Application period 20-Jun-2018 to 04-Jul-2018

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On 05 March 2018 the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication (MCTIC, the Executing Partner) and UNEP concluded an Executive Programme appended as Appendix 1 for the implementation of the project entitled “Promoting Cities in Brazil through integrated urban planning and investment in Innovative Technologies”, fully described in the revised CEO Endorsement Document appended as Appendix 2 in which the Office for Brazil is providing execution support to the Project.

The project will work with 3 co-executing partners: (1) Aries (through the Nucleo de Gestao do Porto Digital) to manage the project activities in Recife, (2) the Center for Strategic Studies and Management (CGEE) to manage the project activities related sustainable solutions and provide execution support to the project activities in GDF (Brasilia) and (3) Sustainable Cities Programme (SCP) (through the Instituto Sao Paulo Sustentavel) to manage project activities related to the knowledge platform.  The co-executing partners (Aries, CGEE, and SCP) will receive their funds from UNEP through Project Cooperation Agreements (PCAs), and do their own funds management, procurement, recruitment, and travel, etc.

A Project Coordinator will be hired and located in the UNEP Office for Brazil. S/he will coordinate between the different parts of the project, support project co-executing partners to prepare financial reports, consolidate all financial and progress reporting at the project level in English and submit these documents and cash advance requests to UNEP for approval and funds disbursement. S/he will support the Project Director with travel and will organize all relevant project related meetings described in Annex H of the CEO endorsement document appended in Appendix 2.

The project will also have a Project Technical Coordinator hired by and located at CGEE. The Project Technical Coordinator will compile together with the Project Coordinator the bi-annual work plans and budgets for approval by the Project Director and ensure the quality of project deliverables through submission of written recommendations to the Project Director.

The Project Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the project(s) and provides services to the different co-executing partners, implementing agency team and the UNEP Office for Brazil.  S/he is expected to meet and exceed the organizations' performance and delivery goals and will be hired under a full-time contract. 

Under the supervision of the Programme Officer (UNEP) and the Brazil Office Repr...

A. Education University Degree (bachelor’s degree / first level) in P...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Type of Contract: Individual Contractor Agreement (ICA) Level of Contract: LICA ...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time, 7pm Brazil (Brasi...
This vacancy is closed.


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