Senior Programme Specialist - Sustainable Development Policies

Hosted Entities Center for Mediterranean Integration
Job categories Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2021/B5007/22664
Level ICS-11
Department/office ECR, GVA, Geneva
Duty station Marseille, France
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration RETAINER (see details below)
Application period 12-Oct-2021 to 07-Nov-2021

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

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From 1 July 2021 UNOPS hosts the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), based in Marseille (France). The CMI is a multi-partner knowledge exchange platform where development agencies, governments, local authorities, and civil society from around the Mediterranean convene to exchange ideas, discuss public policies, and identify regional solutions to address regional challenges in the Mediterranean.

By acting as a knowledge sharing center that links ideas to policy making and reforms, the CMI benefits from the technical support of UNOPS and other member countries and institutions such as the World Bank. By focusing on integration beyond national borders, under a development perspective, the CMI’s agenda complements the work of the European Commission and the Union for the Mediterranean, as well as that of Mediterranean research institutes, think tanks, and other regional partners.

  • The CMI is the only Mediterranean institution bringing together governments, international financial institutions, local authorities, and civil society.

  • The CMI fosters synergies between development lenders, governments, technical partners, and citizens.

  • The CMI leverages technical expertise, financial resources, and networks.

  • The CMI offers a neutral platform for dialogue using its multi-partner model.

  • The CMI aims at promoting regional development through Mediterranean integration, on the basis of inclusive growth and decreasing disparities between member countries.

  • The CMI promotes scaling-up of successful experiences at the local, country, and regional level.

Given the realities of Mediterranean countries and the dynamics of the region, the CMI selectively focuses on the following main pillars, with youth and gender are cross-cutting themes. They are:

  • Socioeconomic transformation

I.1 Co-development and Integration

I.2 Human capital mobility

  • Resilience

II.1 Climate Change Resilience (incl. Energy, Water, Territorial Resilience to Climate Change) 

II.2 Conflict: Forced Displacement 

  • Promoting projects led by civil society through the CMI-hosted “Dialogue of the Two Shores Technical Platform”

The CMI is looking for a “Senior Programme Specialist - Sustainable Develo...

a. Education  An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equi...

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

Contract type: Individual Contractor Agreement (ICA) Contract level: Internati...

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 is closed.


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