Climate Technology and Innovation System Specialist, Multiple positions

Partner UNEP Copenhagen Climate Center (CCC)
Job categories Project Management, Climate, Environment
Vacancy code VA/2022/B5007/24702
Level ICS-10
Department/office GPO, GVA, Geneva
Duty station Copenhagen, Denmark
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration One year (12 months) initially, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds
Application period 28-Sep-2022 to 21-Oct-2022

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 UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre (UNEP-CCC) was established in early 2022. UNEP-CCC is programmatically guided by UN Environment (UNEP) and operationally supported by UNOPS. UNEP-CCC was established to ensure preservation and continuation of the experience and capacity established through a 30-year working relationship between UNEP, DTU, and the MFA, known as the UNEP DTU Partnership (UDP). 

UNEP-CCC is a leading international advisory institution on energy, climate and sustainable development. Its work focuses on assisting developing countries and emerging economies transition towards more low carbon development paths and supports integration of climate-resilience in national development. UNEP-CCC is
actively engaged in implementing UN Environment’s Climate Change Strategy and Energy Programme by delivering technical assistance and analytical work to emerging markets and developing countries in context of the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals.

Information about the Unit

The Technology – Transitions and System Innovation (TTSI) Section is one of six sections at UNEP-CCC. TTSI section is working on identifying and assessing barriers and enablers for climate technology transfer and diffusion. We support the national government's needs in technology deployment and facilitate market-based innovation, private sector engagement, and local development with an overall emphasis on creating enabling frameworks for technology transfer and market creation across developing country contexts. In each of these areas, the section is engaged in project implementation, scientific advisory work, capacity building, and provision of technical support, combined with methodology development. In addition, the section provides policy advice and engages in knowledge dissemination. 

TTSI seeks to recruit a Climate Technology Specialist in climate technology innovation systems and technology road maps. The successful candidate will be part of the team supporting Technology Needs Assessments (TNAs) in developing countries, tracking progress on climate technology transfer (nationally and globally), integrating technology into Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) implementation and assessing systems of innovation. The candidate will strengthen the visibility of the section’s technology transfer work in international fora and lead and contribute to country support, advisory work and publications.

The main responsibility of the candidate will be to provide science-based advice...

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

Education A Master’s degree in a relevant social science discipl...

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

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

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