Project Management Support (Research and Administrative) Associate

Job categories Administration
Vacancy code VA/2023/B5002/25270
Department/office ECR, AUMCO, Water, Environment & Climate (WEC)
Duty station Bonn, Germany
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-6
Duration Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.
Application period 16-Jan-2023 to 12-Feb-2023

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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Water, Environment and Climate  (WEC)

​UNOPS Water, Environment and Climate  (WEC) supports the design and management of multi-stakeholder initiatives by providing services in financial and grant management, procurement, human resources, and project management.The cluster has supported projects in the areas of water resource management, climate change adaptation, mitigation and transparency, energy access and distribution and environmental conservation under the Paris Agreement. 

Initiative for Climate Action Transparency

The Initiative for Climate Action Transparency was established in 2015 at the Paris Conference of the Parties (COP) to support implementation of the Paris Agreement and its Enhanced Transparency Framework. 

ICAT provides countries with tailored support and practical tools and methodologies to build robust transparency frameworks needed for effective climate action in sync with national development priorities. The projects ICAT supports relate to building or enhancing transparency systems for mitigation actions; building a monitoring approach for adaptation actions;  implementing and further delivering nationally determined contributions; assessing the impacts of policies related to climate action; integrating and/or aggregating climate actions at the subnational level and for non-state actors; and identifying and increasing domestic benefits and synergies from enhanced climate action.

ICAT offers a range of methodologies and guides to assist countries. The Initiative works with over 50 developing countries ranging from large countries, like China, to small islands, such as Antigua & Barbuda.

ICAT is managed by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS).

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the ICAT Director, the incumbent will be responsible for performing a variety of administrative functions, providing support to the Director and the ICAT team, including the management of the ICAT office in Bonn, and for conducting background research on aspects related to the operations of ICAT and potential partnerships, ensuring high quality and accuracy of work.

1. Administrative and general support   Supports scheduling of an...

Education: Completion of secondary school is required.  Bachelor&r...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Contract type: ICA Contract level:  LICA-6 Contract duration: Ope...

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