Knowledge Generation Officer

Partner UNEP GGKP
Job categories Programme Management, Environment
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5119/17056
Level ICS-10
Department/office ECR, GVA, UN portfolio
Duty station Geneva, Switzerland
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract level P3
Duration 1 year initially (with possible extension subject to satisfactory performance and funds availability)
Application period 10-Jan-2019 to 23-Jan-2019


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The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.  Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organisations.  With over 6,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, where they need it.  By implementing around 1,000 projects for our partners at any given time, UNOPS makes significant contributions to results on the ground, often in the most challenging environments.

The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the United Nations system’s designated entity for addressing environmental issues at the global and regional level. Its mandate is to coordinate the development of environmental policy consensus by keeping the global environment under review and bringing emerging issues to the attention of governments and the international community for action.

UN Environment, in partnership with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), serves as the joint host of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Secretariat (www.greengrowthknowledge.org) on behalf of the GGKP Steering Committee (UN Environment, GGGI, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, and the World Bank). The GGKP is a global network of 50 international organisations, research institutes, and think tanks focused on promoting a green economy transition by:

  • identifying major knowledge gaps in green growth theory and practice and addressing these gaps by promoting collaboration and coordinated knowledge generation; and
  • using world-class knowledge management and communication tools to provide practitioners, policymakers, and other experts with opportunities to access, share, and utilize green growth policy analysis, guidance, information, and data.

The GGKP knowledge generation programme is organized around a number of collabor...

Summary of Functions: -       Strategy...

a. Education A Master’s degree in economics, environment, public policy, o...

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment Contract level: ICS10/P3  Con...

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