SAICM Industry Engagement Specialist

Partner UNEP
Job categories Project Management, Environment, Health, Safety and Environment
Vacancy code VA/2020/B5007/20355
Level ICS-10
Department/office GPO, GVA, Geneva
Duty station Home based
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration one year
Application period 21-Sep-2020 to 05-Oct-2020

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

Please note that UNOPS will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.

This vacancy is closed.

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The United Nations 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 UNEP'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 Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) is an inclusive, voluntary global policy framework on the sound management of chemicals and waste and is hosted by UNEP, Chemicals and Health Branch in Geneva. The SAICM Secretariat is implementing Resolution IV/5 of the fourth session of the International Conference of Chemicals Management, including the intersessional process to prepare recommendations regarding the Strategic Approach and the sound management of chemicals and waste beyond 2020.The Chemicals and Health Branch of the Economy Division leads UNEP’s 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 and implementation of the United Nations Environment Assembly and Governing Council resolutions, in particular UNEP’s medium-term strategy 2018-2021, UNEA Resolution 1/5 on chemicals and waste V. Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management and UNEA Resolution 4/8 on the sound management of chemicals and waste.

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