Technical Specialist

Partner UNEP
Job categories Project Management, Environment
Vacancy code VA/2020/B5119/19977
Level ICS-10
Department/office ECR, GVA, UN Partners
Duty station Home based
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration 11.5 months, renewable
Application period 15-Jun-2020 to 29-Jun-2020

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

This vacancy has been cancelled.

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UN Environment Programme (UNEP) is the United Nations systems 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. The overall objective of UN Environment Programme's Economy Division is to encourage decision makers in government, local authorities and industry to develop and adopt policies, strategies and practices and technologies that promote sustainable patterns of consumption and production, make efficient use of natural resources, ensure safe management of chemicals and contribute to making trade and environment policies mutually supportive. It promotes the development, use and transfer of policies, technologies, economic instruments, managerial practices and other tools that assist in environmentally sound decision making and the building of corresponding activities.

The Chemicals and Health Branch of the UN Environment Programme, Economy Division leads UNEP subprogramme on Chemicals, Waste and Air Quality. UNEP’s Programme of work centers around assistance to countries and multilateral environmental agreement (MEA) secretariats to assist in technical-scientific issues related to priority chemicals. It has been promoting, inter alia, monitoring around the world, existing capacities and providing technical and scientific input to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.

This post is supporting the Chemicals and Health Branch of the Economy Division in Geneva, under the overall supervision of the Head of the Branch and the daily supervision of Unit Head of the Knowledge and Risk Unit.  

The Technical Specialist will support the UN Environment Programme Chemicals and...

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

Education An advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent...

Contract type: ICA Contract level: I-ICA 2 Contract duration: Open-ended, s...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...
This vacancy has been cancelled.


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